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Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, (at McKinley Creekside Cabins), Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
907-683-2277
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $21
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

9 of us stayed in 2 cabins they were located about 1/2 a mile from each other so that was a bit of a pain but we just used the larger cabin in the evenings to socialise. The cabins were clean and had everything we needed. We used the cafe on the 1st evening as it was a fair distance... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It opened early so that we were able to go to the National park for a full day each day of our visit. The food was outstanding with delicious homemade bakery items. You could get a box lunch to take with you for the day and they also serve dinner. It is a small place, but the food is exceptional!... More 

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Byron Center, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed north of Denali National Park so didn't have a chance to visit this restaurant until the morning we left. We made a point of stopping here for breakfast due to a referral from a friend who had stayed there a year before us. The breakfast was great and the service fast. Prices were as expected for the area.... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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140 reviews 140 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Friendly efficient waiters. Good Alaskan fish prepared simply Only crowded when tour buses arriving and leaving

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Sherman, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Was in the Denali area for the land portion of the cruise. I'm a T A believer so I always check out our options. We visited here on two nights. We enjoyed both nights but first night was much better. We had the evening special pasta dish with various seafoods with a slight Cajun flair, fabulous salad with apples, cranberries,... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a good variety on menu. Very good. They were close to shutting down for season so were had everything left in kitchen and all good. We cooked some Salmon we had caught on Kenai River on gas grill and they shared some spices and aluminum foil.

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Cadillac, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Breakfast-ham & cheesy biscuits, cinnamon rolls Lunch-box lunch to-go with filling sandwich, fruit, & treats Dinner-crab leg night (Tues) omg-good All great with great service, even when you come in right when they open or right before they close (sorry); always cheerful!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

About 15 miles of the visitor center. A great breakfast, the best we had in our 2 weeks in Alaska. Highly recommend it. Seems like a local's place. We had the big cinamon bun, but it really wasn't that good. Prices about right for the area.

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Clifton Park, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed at the cabins here so we were able to try the dinner and breakfast they had to offer. Both were very good and quite filling! The portions are quite large and reasonable priced for Alaska. The wait staff was very friendly.

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England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were staying at the McKinley Creekside cabins and had been told that the on-site restauarant was good, but we were still pleasantly surprised by what we experienced. It's just a small place but very busy, and one can understand why - the chef really did a good job on the food on each occasion we dined. The dinner menu... More 

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Address: Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, (at McKinley Creekside Cabins), Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Phone Number: 907-683-2277
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
Average Prices: USD 8 - 21
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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