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Hole in the Wall

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Shields Townsite, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
492-4804
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Exquisite appetizers, great cocktail, good meal but let down dessert

We had to travel for 2 hours plus to get to this restaurant. We planned ahead since you need reservations. The service was very good and friendly (Michael was our waiter) and he explained, rightly so, that it would take some time for the meal (this is not a fast food restaurant!) so to relax, visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Maria J
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Regina, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to a nice dinner and I was disappointed. They had issues with serving a warm bun with butter. It was cold. The sorbet was so cold it was difficult to eat but the most disgusting part was putting a cold scallop into my mouth. Wow! The vegetables were cold too. This place has... More 

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Thank Ruth D
Regina, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We had to travel for 2 hours plus to get to this restaurant. We planned ahead since you need reservations. The service was very good and friendly (Michael was our waiter) and he explained, rightly so, that it would take some time for the meal (this is not a fast food restaurant!) so to relax, visit and enjoy. They had... More 

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Thank Maria J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My husband and I came on our wedding night and we have been coming back here to celebrate our anniversary every year! We always have the chefs choice and are never disappointed. We love the quiet romantic atmosphere. We truly feel like we are away from the rush of every day life when we are here. Just the two of... More 

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1 Thank Glenda B
Saskatoon
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I really really really wanted this to be a positive review. I really wanted to love this place. Finally – after years of it being on our “Foodie Bucket List” we were going to experience the Hole in the Wall. Regaled as THE dining experience to be had in Saskatoon. Well friends I am here to tell you that this... More 

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4 Thank daLesters
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Went for our one year anniversary. As we drove out we read some reviews that weren't very positive. We got a little nervous but thought we had to try it ourselves and thank goodness we did. It was amazing! Not only does it feel like your somewhere tropical while inside the building but the food is just beyond words. We... More 

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1 Thank Brad L
Dundurn, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Over sold, over priced to an extreme. Same comments echoed by others. Old worn down. Food....meh. Service....meh. $75 per person for the "experience" oh hell no. Don't do it. We were told how amazing this place was. Not a chance. Go to the Dundurn Pub if your out here, at least they don't pretend to be something they aren't.

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1 Thank Scott M
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately went here for birthday supper. Ceiling tiles falling in from bathroom ceiling (yellow and water damaged). Wallpaper peeling from wall. Decor is a time warp. Food was cold. Picked Chef's Choice (3 item selection). He picked 3 cheapest entrees on menu. All were cold. Waiter was flippant and stated Chef had been working for 35 years and needed to... More 

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1 Thank TAMember10242013
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

if you're looking for a 4 hour meal with small portions, average taste, average service, dirty washrooms and an over priced menu then this is the place for you. don't go to this place hungry.

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2 Thank Alldea
Saskatoon, Canada
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411 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This should be Saskatoon's top restaurant, in my opinion. The menu is wonderful, the food exceptional, and the service excellent. The location and setting are unique, but the drive is well earth the effort. Try one of the fixed menus, but expect to be there for a longggggg time. Did I say the food was superb? Nothing in the city... More 

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5 Thank WhitehorseVancouver
Lloydminster, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went to this restaurant for the first time had read some reviews so decided to see for ourselves. When pulling up it has a hacienda look to it. They are open at 6:00 pm reservations only. Upon entering where met by a friendly staff who seated us. It is rustic with hacienda style interior also. Where seated in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shields Townsite, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon
  • Phone Number: 492-4804
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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