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Things to do in Great Slave Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
“The hippest place to be for local beer and high end pub grub. Noisy and busy, this is the place to be on a Friday evening, year round.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best fish and chips for miles around — maybe in the country. Fish is fresh and northern. Meals are on the pricy side, but this is authentic Yellowknife, and well worth a visit. Environment is relaxed and casual. Don’t even try to get a reservation... just show up and be ready to wait a bit for a table.”
  • 23 locals recommend
History Museum
“An excellent museum for a small city. The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre produces exhibitions that tell stories about the land, people, and history of the NWT. Take a stroll through, you'll learn a lot! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great local pub with amazing sweet potato fries. Reasonable prices and great atmosphere.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Nature
“Literally across the street from our Airbnb, this elevated monument gives you a 360 degree view of Great Slave Lake. One of the best places to view Aurora (and for free!). Must climb stairs. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Very nice, quaint spot, Right by Air Tindi float base so at times you can see the bush planes land and take off. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“HUGE grocery store, you can find pretty much anything you would ever want including fruits and veggies from Asia.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The second of two Vietnamese restaurants. Similar menu to the Noodle House, but a little better ambiance.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“This is another great coffee shop to stop for a latte, cappuccino or a hot chocolate! Birchwood Coffee also has a northern flair to their food dishes such as bannock. Very tasty!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Yellowknife's longstanding coffee shop. I prefer the newer Fat Fox and Birchwood, but Javaroma has a more classic menu with good sandwiches, basic brunch etc. Also a convenient second location at the airport if you need a sandwich or baked goods to go.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The original meeting place in Old Yellowknife. The original log cabin building has been refurbished, and is operated as a seasonal (summer) restaurant. Seating inside and on the patio. This is a good place to meet people — seating is communal.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
“The movie theatre is run down and dirty, but it is the only theatre in town. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“All local art for sale. I can always find something I love and support the local art community. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Decent sushi, with some excellent non-sushi dishes as well (ask for recommendations or try the asparagus fried rice and the avocado salad).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“Don't let the plain outside fool you-this place has the best and up to date winter gear! If you're looking for a Canada Goose parka or winter boots or any winter gear...this place has it all! This is where we buy all of our winter gear-no need to shop down South when we have this store. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Just a few minutes' walk from our Airbnb, the Gallery of the Midnight Sun is the NWT's largest gallery and gift shop offering fine arts and crafts from across the North. Located in Yellowknife's historic Old Town in a traditional trading post style setting, we also carry a wide selection of outerwear, northern apparel, books, souvenirs, giftware, furs and craft supplies. In additional we offer a fine selection of Canadian diamonds and jewelry. Diamond polishing demonstrations and cream catcher workshops are available by appointment. More than just a place to shop, Gallery of the Midnight Sun is an authentic northern experience.”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“The hippest place to be for local beer and high end pub grub. Noisy and busy, this is the place to be on a Friday evening, year round.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best fish and chips for miles around — maybe in the country. Fish is fresh and northern. Meals are on the pricy side, but this is authentic Yellowknife, and well worth a visit. Environment is relaxed and casual. Don’t even try to get a reservation... just show up and be ready to wait a bit for a table.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
“Great local pub with amazing sweet potato fries. Reasonable prices and great atmosphere.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Very nice, quaint spot, Right by Air Tindi float base so at times you can see the bush planes land and take off. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The second of two Vietnamese restaurants. Similar menu to the Noodle House, but a little better ambiance.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Decent sushi, with some excellent non-sushi dishes as well (ask for recommendations or try the asparagus fried rice and the avocado salad).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
“My favourite restaurant in town. Really good Ethiopian restaurant! Big plates nice for sharing. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Yellowknife’s first (and best) sushi restaurant. Food is fresh and delicious. Atmosphere is casual and sparkling clean. Order at the counter.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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