We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“We visited twice with locals!”
Review of Wildcat Cafe

Wildcat Cafe
Ranked #10 of 77 Restaurants in Yellowknife
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was a fun place. Excellent menu. Expensive though but the beer was COLD and the food was tastey!

1  Thank Sandi M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (190)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

130 - 134 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2014

Good food; friendly service; licensed; quaint decor. Located near Pliot Monument in Old Town Yellowknife.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
1  Thank Larry L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 July 2014

There is a nice outside deck but the night we went it was rainy so we had to eat inside. The good thing is that the tables are communal and you might end up sitting with strangers. We were lucky enough to sit with a regular who gave us advise about the menu and also some local history. The food was very good. We wanted to keep it local so we had bison burgers and smoked fish - delicious!

1  Thank DawnMike19
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Communal seating means you may be seated along one of the long picnic tables with people you don't know. Might be fun, as long as you are expecting that.

The service: friendly, efficient & cheerful despite very hot conditions.

The food: The salad was fresh & tasty. There were nice sides, the main (fish of the day) was a nice piece but relatively plainly seasoned.

The drinks: good for beer drinkers.

The price: consistent with similar places in the area. NOT cheap: $11 salad, $34 main course, $3 non-alcoholic bevs

The entertainment (live theatre taking us through the history of the Wildcat Cafe & area) was great! Communal seating, bannock & tea adds to the ambiance, for sure.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank MumJakeShy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We arrived with local friends and it appeared to be a mix of locals and tourists eating. The deck was full so we ate inside.The food was good not great. The fish special was good and the ribs were OK. Having rated this as average, it was more the inattentive service that rankled.
However you do have to go here as this place has a ton of history. The log walls and foundation have been redone. It is a piece of Yellowknife history.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
2  Thank HughWhitehorseYT
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Wildcat Cafe also viewed

 
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
 
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
 

Been to Wildcat Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing