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Prairie Ink


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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
$8 - $23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in the McNally Robinson Bookstore (which is worth a visit itself!), Prairie Ink is a warm and cozy restaurant, perfect for friends catching up and families enjoying a meal. The menu has something for everyone from delicious soups to pastas, with accessible flavours reminiscent...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank IrmaNova
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is attached to Rand McNally bookstore - what’s not to love there. So there’s a little literary and arts theme going on. Seriously it’s got great food in a great location. Their peanut soup is to die for. And the sandwiches were soft,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Growfbear
Reviewed July 31, 2019

We are regular customers of Prairie Ink in the McNally Robinson store in Saskatoon. Being in Winnipeg, we thought we would give the Prairie Ink there a try. The menu is different, the the type of cuisine is the same. If we lived in Winnipeg,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GuatadeLapis
PrairieInk, General Manager at Prairie Ink, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2019

Happy to hear that you came for a visit and had a good time:) I do happen to have a good real estate agent....LOL

Reviewed June 2, 2019

After perusing the book store, we had a quick dinner here. I wasn't very hungry, so had a small salad and chicken breast - which was fine - and my husband had the tourtière (pork and beef pie), which he enjoyed very much. The server...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank LauriH44
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

A lovely setting in the context of a book store, nestled in a cozy corner with ambience and natural lighting! Yes our party of 5 included a call for a reservation with a pleasant and accommodating staff experience, which ensued upon arrival. Excellent selection and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank wands12018
Reviewed May 2, 2019

On Saturday, April 27th, I called to make a reservation for 15 people for breakfast on Sunday, May the 5th. At the time of the reservation, the person taking the call said "we open at noon on Sunday". I said that would be fine. FIVE...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank JustMe1060
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Went for my birthday brunch with 2 of my daughters. It was fantastic. We all had the eggs Benedict. We all had dessert. It was all delicious. Love this place. Staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bbarnes60
PrairieInk, Manager at Prairie Ink, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Happy Birthday! Thank you for sharing it with us:)

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The food was delicious. The live music was great. The assortment of dessert options were plentiful. Walking through the bookstore after made for a great night out. Will return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lostcanadian_999
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Very pleasant place for lunch. Bright with windows, and I love the tree! Great service. And when there was a slight problem with my order, the manager came over and apologized. Will return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 577olivegirl
Reviewed March 18, 2019

If you go for quality instead of quantity , Prairie Ink is your go to place. Great cakes.A slice is around $8.

Date of visit: March 2019
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