Find the status of Riverwest Bistro liquor licence application, item #20-15

Applicant or licensee

Mackensen Food Enterprises 

Name of premises

Riverwest Bistro 

Status of application, item #20-15

Partially granted.

Download the Yukon Liquor Board decision document.

Deadline to object 

3 p.m. on July 13, 2020.

Any person who wishes to object to the granting of this application should file their objection with reasons in writing to:

Yukon Liquor Corporation
9031 Quartz Road Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4P9

Application details

Download the public notice document.

Download the application summary document.

Location of premises

958 Front St., Dawson City, Yukon

Nature of the application

New application food primary- all and off premises liquor.

Current liquor licence(s)


Number of licensed premises in the area

There are currently 12 food primary – All liquor licences and 14 off premises liquor licences in the Dawson City area. The closest licensed premises that holds these licence types is the Downtown Hotel, which is located at 1026 Second Ave, approximately 74 metres away. 

Issues and considerations

Structure and premises

The cafe is located in a two storey building with indoor seating, as well as upper and lower outdoor patios. 


The menu consists of café style fare including soups, sandwiches, pastries.

Hours of business and hours of liquor service

The business hours are 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., with liquor service hours being 9 a.m. to  2 a.m., 7 days a week.


For questions about applying for a liquor licence email or phone 867-667-5245 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5245.