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The Granite Room at the Discovery Lodge Hotel

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1056 Mivvik St, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
+1 867-979-4433
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Edmonton, Canada
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I have been to Iqaluit several times and I always stay at The Discovery. If you want quality food with incredible flavor and traditional wild game from the land, it's the place. I have the Caribou, Bison and Arctic Char and every time it has been to die for. It is a must eat restaurant. All city restaurant owners should... More 

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Thank Wireton
Iqaluit
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Very good food and service, and nice atmosphere if you want to eat out in Iqaluit and have a special celebration, this is the place to go for a pleasant meal with your special loved ones and friends, recommended.

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Thank jtmaurice
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

If you like good service, good food and a relaxing ambiance then the Discovery Lodge is where you should plan your next visit. I have tried many of the menu items and all were very good. The prices are a little higher than the other restaurants here in Iqaluit but, for what you receive it is well worth it. I... More 

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Thank piitakutaak
Markham, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

During a recent trip I had dinner at The Granite Room. I ordered the arctic char, which was good, but unfortunately the wait of over an hour to be served was a ilttle long. The gentleman the served us was rather unfriendly and although the restaurant was not overly busy he seemed overwhelmed.

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Thank TravelGal1228
Hamilton, Canada
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

While staying at this hotel, I went for breakfast to the Granite Room. Eggs Benedict with Smoked Arctic Char was delicious. Service was great and very attentive, and everything was really tasty. Highly recommend this place if staying in Iqaluit. Not cheap, but what is cheap in Nunavut!?

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Thank Daveee00
Saskatoon, Canada
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55 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Arctic Char was grilled to perfection. The vegetables and rice complimented it perfectly. Your fresh bread was fantastic.

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Thank Rick Z
Kingston, Canada
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I have eaten here a number of times, both breakfast and dinner. The food is consistently of high quality and served in pleasant surroundings. As others have mentioned, it is expensive. Also, check their hours before going as they close earlier than is common in the south. The dinner menu is somewhat limited but there should be sufficient options for... More 

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Thank Joe F
Winnipeg, Canada
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827 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

The best restaurant in town, priced accordingly and worth the money. Although the wine list was a touch depleted on the night we visited, the food was terrific and made solid use of local ingredients where possible. Nothing bad to say!

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Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Calgary, Canada
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448 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Dinner was not cheap but was worth it - likely the best option for class taste and civilized culture in the north - beautiful art - friendly service - very good northern fare.

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Thank BenLar137
Butler, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

My husband had the Atlantic Char and it was wonderful,I had a wonderful Ceasar and French onion soup,everything was great. A little pricey but very much worth it. Very nice,it is a keeper!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 99
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1056 Mivvik St, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nunavut  >  Iqaluit
  • Phone Number: +1 867-979-4433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?