Best of Iqaluit 2014: The Results


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Last month we asked our readers to weigh in on their food and entertainment favourites in our first Best of Iqaluit 2014 poll. And the results are in! Here is what you chose as your top Iqaluit eateries, bars, and social spots for this year.

Best of Iqaluit 2014

Best Upscale Dinner: The Granite Room at the Discovery Hotel
Runner Up: The Gallery at the Frobisher Inn
The Granite Room prevailed in one of the tightest races in the poll, with only 4% of the vote separating the first- and second-place winners.

Best Casual Dinner: Storehouse Bar & Grill at the Frobisher Inn
Runners Up: The Kickin' Caribou Pub at Hotel Arctic; Grind and Brew

Best Upscale Lunch: The Gallery at the Frobisher Inn
Runner Up: The Granite Room at the Discovery Hotel

Best Casual Lunch: Yummy Shawarma
Runner Up: Baffin Deli

Best Breakfast: The Gallery at the Frobisher Inn
Runner Up: Water's Edge Seafood and Steakhouse at Hotel Arctic

Best All-You-Can-Eat Brunch: The Gallery at the Frobisher Inn
Runner Up: The Granite Room at the Discovery Hotel

Best Lunch Buffet: The Legion
Runner Up: The Captain's Table at the Navigator Inn

Best Food Truck: Kulu's
Runner Up: Nanook Express

Best Burger: The Snack
Runner Up: The Gallery at the Frobisher Inn

Best Pizza: Grind and Brew
Runner Up: Yummy Shawarma
Grind and Brew is the runaway favourite here, with 58% of the total vote!

Best Poutine: The Snack
Runner Up: Kulu's

Best Wings: Storehouse Bar & Grill at the Frobisher
Runner Up: The Legion
Be sure to check out our take on Iqaluit Wing Night.

Best Take-Away: Yummy Shawarma
Runner Up: The Snack

Best Coffee: Caribrew Cafe at the Frobisher Inn
Runner Up: Tim Hortons

Best Bar: Storehouse Bar & Grill at the Frobisher Inn
Runner Up: The Legion
Only three votes separated the Storehouse from the Legion in this category.

Best Dancefloor: The Legion
Runner Up: Storehouse Bar & Grill at the Frobisher Inn
No contest: The Legion won with 76% of the vote. Check out the video below to see why.

Winner of the Best of Iqaluit 2014 Draw

And the winner of the $100 gift certificate to The Granite Room is...

Joanasie Naulaq!

Congratulations, Joanasie! We will be in touch shortly to give you your prize.

And a deserving congratulations to all of our awesome local businesses! And thank you to everyone who voted in our Best of Iqaluit 2014 poll. Special shout outs to those who offered great suggestions - for example, Best Delivery, Best Baked Goods, and Best Service categories - we will be sure to add them to the Best of Iqaluit 2015 poll! Now we don't know about you, but we're hungry...

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