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McKinley Creekside Cafe

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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English first
erin corner, wi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

My husband & I ate dinner here. It was so good we went back for breakfast too! For dinner, he had meatloaf & I had the pot pie. It was unreal! Best dinner we had in a long time. For breakfast, we shared a cinnamon roll, side of bacon & potatoes. Delicious! Servers were great & prices were fair. Great... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the cabins across the road and came here for a late launch. The lunch special was salmon tacos, both my husband and I had them and they were very good. The waitress was very pleasant and also helped us order box lunches for our bus trip into the park the next day. They also had several... More

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner ... Nice menu, reasonable prices and and wine and beer selection. Better quality food than what I found in the shopping area ...

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Brooklyn, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

... through no fault of their own. There aren't that many eating options (at least on this end of the park) so you're liable to find a huge line before 10:30, and they'll serve you in the order you sit down, so expect a wait on your food even once you're seated. In other words, if you're trying to rush... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We love it now in the jets they should add more bathrooms.the distance are to far away.thank you,bedside that everything else is good.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Yes, there was a fantastic view along with your food - and the food was outstanding - very large portions. The wait staff consisted of summer workers and they were delightful.

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Huntsville, Al.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We found this little restaurant on Tripadvisor and would like to make note- never judge a book by it's cover! It's not fancy & the menu isn't huge, but they make an amazing cheeseburger! The food was fresh, well prepared, & servers friendly. They also had a good selection of fresh baked goods for dessert in a case- too hard... More

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Manchester UK
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Discovered the café on our road journey from Anchorage to Fairbanks at Mile 224 from Anchorage. Our first visit was for a quick snack, a soup and drink. First eating establishment we had passed for a while so the timing was perfect. The café is fairly small, around 25/30 seats. A number of lodgings/cabins are situated here as well. Impressed... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed at McKinley Creekside Cabins in July while visiting Denali with friends, and we loved it! Like other reviewers, we weren't expecting that they would have such a great café as well. The food was so good that we ate all of our meals there. The servers were very friendly, and fun, and you could tell that they really... More

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Madison, WI
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant had specials ranging from halibut to pasta all prepared exquisitely at a quality that surprises. Service is good, consistent. Desserts are worth saving a little room for--the rhubarb coffeecake was WOW...the cinnamon buns are dinner plate sized.

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