Traders Grill

The Executive Chef at Trader's Grill is Mr. Sean Tweten.  Chef Sean has applied his craft at a number of International five star hotels, as well has won several awards including the Chaine de Rotisseurs Competition in 1993.

The Trader's Grill restaurant at the Explorer Hotel is the hub for business and entertainment in Yellowknife. Our loyal guests appreciate the many conveniences that only The Explorer Hotel provides.

If it is -40C and you don't want to go out, there's no reason to sit alone in your room for the evening.  Superb steaks, a warm and relaxed atmosphere, friendly people and great service are all available at the Trader’s Grill.  

Avoid the predictable and join us for a truly satisfying experience in a comfortable, casual and contemporary setting. Let us create a fun and memorable evening for you, your friends or your business associates.

The Trader's Grill hotel restaurant regular hours are:


Breakfast Menu

Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Sunday 8:00 am to 10:00 am


Lunch Menu

Monday to Saturday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm



Dessert Menu Dinner Menu APPETIZER MENU

Monday to Sunday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sunday Brunch



Join us for the best Sunday Brunch in the North running every Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00pm.

In-Room Dining



If you prefer dining in the privacy or your own room, don't forget about our room service options.

Private Dining Room



Trader's Grill also offers two private dining rooms for a special celebratory dinner or private business meeting. Please contact our front desk for reservations.

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