The Dancing Moose Café is the place for a tasty and enjoyable dining experience, nestled in the heart of Yellowknife’s historic Old Town

Featuring an expansive waterfront veranda, delicious menus for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, and frequent live musical entertainment, the Dancing Moose is a delicious and relaxing place to unwind and enjoy!

We carefully select our products. For example, we only use Free-range Eggs in all our eggs dishes. We do our best to accommodate vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets, and we also purchase our fish locally – as well as vegetables, when possible.

Open Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am to 3 pm, Thursday to Sunday 8 am to 9 pm.


Dancing Moose Café Day Menu

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Dancing Moose Café Night Menu

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Night Menu

Bruschetta – Fresh tomatoes, basil & garlic on French bread $ 9.00
Escargots – in garlic parsley butter & mushrooms $ 10.00
Bacon Wrapped Scallops - served with chestnut sauce & sage $ 11.95
Calamari - Served with tzatziki sauce $ 12.95
Caesar salad - romaine, croutons, parmesan cheese and bacon with caesar sauce, $8.00
“Popeye’s salad” -
Spinach, strawberries, almonds and a raspberry vinaigrette, $9.00
Beet & Goat Cheese –
baby greens, beet and goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette, $9.00
Green Tabouleh -
Quinoa, Feta, Cherry tomatoes and cucumber, with basil vinaigrette, $10.00
Make it a dinner size + $5.00 or/and  add some chicken your salad + $5.00

Main Course:

Beer Battered Whitefish - Fish & Chips made with Great slave Whitefish, $19.95
Great Slave Whitefish - Pan-fried with lemon/caper sauce or tartar sauce,$25.00
Cambridge Bay Arctic Char - “Papillotte” in the oven, with dill sauce, $29.95
Shepherd’s Pie –
beef, veggies, mashed potatoes and gravy sauce, $22.00
Pork Tenderloin –
with blueberry and balsamic reduction, $27.95
Beef Tenderloin - 10 OZ, topped with a Brandy Peppercorn sauce, $ 34.95
Buffalo Rib Eye Steak - 10 OZ topped with Wild Mushroom sauce, $ 36.95
Rack of Lamb –
New-Zealand Spring Lamb, with rosemary sauce, $ 36.95

    All served with Vegetables in garlic butter, and your choice of Potatoes or Rice

Layer Cake or Pie of the day $8.00 or Cheesecake of the day $ 9.00
Add a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream +$1.00

Wine List

House Red, Fuzion – Shiraz/Malbec, Argentina;
Glass: $8.00   ½l caraf: $18.00    Bottle: $28.00

McGuiGan – Black Label, Shiraz, Australia, 2010, $30.00

McWilliams – Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia, 2010, $32.00

1884 Reservado – Malbec, Argentina, 2012, $34.00

Gray Monk – Malbec, Okanagan Valley (BC), 2011, $39.00


House White – Fuzion, Chenin/Torrontes, Argentina,
Glass: $8.00     ½l caraf: $18.00     Bottle: $28.00

Cono Sur – Viognier, Chile, 2012, $30.00

Hardy’s Stamp – Riesling, Australia, 2012, $32.00

Stoneleigh – Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, $36.00

Tawse – Sketches of Niagara, Riesling, Ontario, (CA), 2010, $39.00


Yellowtail Bubbles – Sparkling white,
Glass: $ 9.00     Bottle: $ 30.00
Mimosa –
Sparkling wine and orange juice, $ 9.50


Burgers and Pastas

Homemade beef burger - on a pretzel bun, with mayo lettuce and tomato, $13.95

Buffalo Burger - on a pretzel bun, with mayo, lettuce and tomato, $16.95

Make it loaded - add cheese, bacon sautéed mushrooms and red onion, $2.00

Grilled Chicken Club - served on a ciabatta bun, fully loaded, $15.95
(Burgers and club come with your choice of Fries, salad or soup)

Lasagna - 3 cheeses, meat sauce and a garlic toast, $18.00

Chicken Alfredo - chicken, linguine & parmesan sauce, and garlic toast, $24.00

Florentine Linguine - shrimp, spinach, linguine and creamy sauce, and garlic toast, $26.00

Vegetarian and Vegan

“Ratatouille” Lasagna - eggplant, zucchini, mushrooms and tomato based sauce, $19.00

Veggie Biryani - lentils, raisins, carrot and cauliflower in rice, $19.95

Veggie Burger - Carrot, Chickpeas, onions and flax seeds patty, $13.95,
and your choice of fries, salad or soup.
Portobello Burger - Portobello mushroom and eggplant with mayo, lettuce and tomato, $14.95
Add Cheese (Swiss or Cheddar) $1.00 Add Sautéed Onions and mushrooms $1.00

Gluten Free Bread is available (+$2.00)

Hungry Kids (12 yrs old and under)

Grilled Cheese & Fries – Melted Cheddar in a toast, $7.00

Mini Burger & Fries – your choice of beef or chicken, $8.00

Bacon wrapped hot dog in a bun, $8.00