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Wildcat Cafe

3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
+1 867-873-4004
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (9 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for to have a break to have a snack, and ordered the Jalapeño Poppers. They were so nasty. Regular jalapeño peppers, hallowed out, with what tasted like cheese that came from one of those spray cans with bits of bacon. I've had better...More

Thank Vacation20151979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was lovely as the float planes were flying out right next to us. It was a perfect sunny day to be out on the patio! I enjoyed my fish tacos while my friend had the poutine. I think i would recommend it over...More

2  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique history as Yellowknife's first restaurant and cafe in a early city building. Has an outside patio where we had dinner as well as inside seating. Food was very good and our group had both fish and bison and everyone was pleased. The service was...More

3  Thank 587Canuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a point of searching out this historic building housing the Wildcat Cafe and enjoyed an excellent lunch here. My friend, who is from Trinidad, was delighted to discover a Caribbean roti that she loves, and she just raved about it. I had the...More

2  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great service. best burger I've had in a while. flavorful, juicy and large size for the cost. Cappuccino was a nice surprise.

2  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed July 13, 2017

It was a lot of fun to be at such an iconic Yellowknife landmark. We sat on the deck which had a clear view of Back Bay. The service was excellent and the staff was extremely friendly and cheerful. Clearly they like working there. The...More

2  Thank Juliette144309
Reviewed July 10, 2017

One of the original restaurants built in the 1930's in Yellowknife that was restored back in the 60's I believe. The building is very rustic & the bison burgers are excellent. The service was great.

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Said to be the oldest restaurant in Yelllowknife, this resto is so iconic, a replica was made and installed in the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec. It is a cozy little log cabin, now with outdoor seating since it's refurbishment a few years...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

The Wildcat Cafe generally offers a contract to the lowest bidder to provide the food service every two years. With the current contractor I thought the food would be good and it wasn't. Three of us went and the food was "okay". You really hope...More

Thank Ykcat1
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

One of the originals in Yellowknife. Great food and a view of backbay. Not open in the winter ? Log cabin, pole roof

1  Thank Oakville89
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-873-4004
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