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Prairie Ink

1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6, Canada
+1 204-975-2659
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“peanut soup” (14 reviews)
“bison burger” (13 reviews)
“tourtiere” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely bright location for a bite to eat before a movie. Service by Cole was great. Our food came very quickly but was nothing above average. I had the West African peanut soup and the curry chicken wrap. The cup of soup accompanying the wrap...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MargaretA249
Reviewed 1 week ago

While browsing at McNally's Bookstore in Grant Place (mall), you can have a great meal at Prairie Ink, a cafe with an interesting menu. In addition to many coffee and specialty tea drinks, Prarie Ink specializes in many great desserts, as well as has a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank YayeMama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been there 3 times in the last week. Great place to stop for coffee and a scone while you are xmas shopping at mcnallys book and gift shop. They also serve delicious meals, check their website. But I go mainly for the scones, macaroons,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BettyBoopWinnipeg
PrairieInk, General Manager at Prairie Ink, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! We are happy you enjoy coming here. To the bookstore as well as the restaurant. Happy Holidays!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We took our 7 year old granddaughter for a birthday treat, and were struck by unusually inattentive, slow service. If we wouldn't have had better experiences in the past, the level of service wouldn't draw us back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Out-of-Wolseley
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with w few colleagues. I had the daily quiche (serving size is BIG!) and the side of peanut soup (serving size SMALL). The quiche was nice, not outstanding. But I was expecting something from this African peanut soup people were going on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Crowlberg
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

I often go out for lunch by myself and have never had an issue with getting a table because I am one person. Although my name was on a waiting list the hostess kept skipping over me because I was by myself. I questioned her...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank allshaws
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went back in July. My food was extremely bland and tasteless. Her's was supposed to be celiac friendly (98% of the menu states it is CF) and she was sick for 3 days after we ate there. Management did not appologize,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank James V
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I have been to this restaurant many many times. Mainly because it is convenient before and after a movie and because the friend I go with won't go anywhere else. The food is decent. The peanut soup is always delicious. I prefer their lunch menu...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Canada1631
PrairieInk, General Manager at Prairie Ink, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

We apologize for the service you have experienced with us. We can only improve when we understand what went wrong. We do care about the service we provide and will work on making it better. Thank you for letting us know.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Some of us had breakfast items, and others had burgers. Everything was well prepared and tasty. The ham and cheese scone was delicious, and just enough for a light meal. The server was very nice and helpful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TannisRob
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Our first experience at Prairie Ink was just to go for dessert. But we enjoyed the experience so much we came back for dinner a few weeks later. We were not disappointed. Everything was very tasty. We had their soup, And hamburger and carrot cake....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank snaggybear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-975-2659
  • E-mail
Prairie Ink A bistro-style restaurant that started in 1996, as a wholly-owned part of McNally Robinson Booksellers. Local Whenever possible we use local produce and ingredients. We try to use in-season produce as much as possible to support local producers. Events & Entertainment We have hosted over 5000 author events, featuring local, national and international writers, speakers and artists. Healthy Choices We offer celiac friendly choices. Our baking and desserts are made in-house daily by our bakers. We use farm-fresh eggs from grain-fed chickens and Manitoba sourced menu items in season. Environment Our take-out containers are enviro-friendly and compostable. Our coffee is organic and fair trade.
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