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Surly Bob's - CLOSED

4910-50 Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3S5, Canada
867-873-5626
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CLOSED
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner

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  • English first
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English first
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Surly Bobs closed but fairly recently reopened as "the Cellar". It's a pretty good place to go for lunch, and sometimes has live music in the evening on weekends.

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Yellowknife, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Its ok nothing fancy but a fun place for sure, friendly staff! , lots of big screen TVs to view your favorite sports game

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Yellowknife, Canada
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Sorry to see that Bobs has closed, this was a good place to go for a quick and affordable lunch. We can only hope something goes in to the location to address the same downtown lunch crowd.

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Lethbridge, Canada
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

It was quiet when I went in and the (female) bar-person was not at all Bob or surly; she was cheerful and helpful. Food service was, however, slow I thought (since it was virtually empty at the time). Food quality was average bar food, reasonable value (remember you are in the North so stuff is more expensive than elsewhere). Not... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Surly Bob's used to be owned by a good friend and it was another one of those places that took bad service to an art form. Bob was a character and always willing to stop and chat(complain). The food was very good although somewhat typical of a bar/restaurant. The biggest complaint most people had was the portions were huge -... More 

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Yellowknife
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Food is really good, service is quick and friendly. Really would suggest visiting if you have not been before!

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Spent one week in the Knife, and went to watch a hockey game at Surly Bob's. Bob was an inconsiderate rude person, and the food was OK at best. We went back a few nights later to watch another game at around 8 o'clock (since your only options in Yellowknife to actually go out and watch games are Boston Pizza... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

How can you be rude to a paying customer.? Even if you are the owner. what happened to "the customer is always right?"

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Go on a Wednesday night for half-priced wings, which are either saucy or dry, not breaded and average in size. The staff is capable; however, the management leaves much to be desired. We found that much of the liquor was in such short supply, they ran out after one or two mixed drinks. Further, they only have two beers on... More 

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Ottawa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

This sports bar is in the basement and overall was pretty good. The food wasn't too bad and they had several TVs with the game on. Not a bad option.

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Additional Information about Surly Bob's

Address: 4910-50 Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3S5, Canada
Phone Number: 867-873-5626
Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife

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