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Black Bear Coffee House

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Organic, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Bakeries, Healthy
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Mile 238.5 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
907 683 1656
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: We offer a full espresso bar, as well as a variety of other craft...
We offer a full espresso bar, as well as a variety of other craft beverages, shakes and fresh fruit smoothies. In the mornings, you can come enjoy a home style breakfast, complete with scratch buttermilk biscuits, and for lunch and dinner it's southern style slow smoked BBQ with all the fixins. Our case is always full of fresh, scratch pastries from our in-house bakery. And you should come check out our deli case for fast fresh food to take on your adventures. If you're coming off a busy day, just grab a local beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you linger on our deck, breathe deep and take in the mountains. We pride ourselves in offering fresh, simple food with integrity... And are THE healthy destination in Denali, offering a wide selection of vegan and gluten free items. Also we have fast, free wifi.
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Coffee

We just stopped here to get coffee on our way to Anchorage, and it was delicious. Cant comment on the food, but the options on the menu seemed pretty good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Gaurav C
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Fairbanks, Alaska
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

I have had coffee here several times and the folks have always been nice. Today I decided to have lunch and I ordered the chimichurri tacos with a side of guacamole. When the tacos came out I noticed that they were missing the guacamole and I mentioned this to the waitress. She pulled out the order slip that she had... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We just stopped here to get coffee on our way to Anchorage, and it was delicious. Cant comment on the food, but the options on the menu seemed pretty good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

While staying at the Princess Lodge across the street, my fiance and I got tired of paying $$$ for a tiny amount of horrible food. Finally we decided to walk across the street for a cup of coffee. Turns out, this place has great coffee and hot food as well! We both got a cup of coffee and the breakfast... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I drink my coffee black with no sweetener, and the coffee here is definitely good. I also got a breakfast burrito and my wife got a breakfast plate. Both were microwave quality. Scrambled was the only egg choice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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233 reviews 233 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Coffee shop and restaurant, also has salads and sandwiches to go (around $10). Excellent vegan options (bagel with hommus and spinach $7, chia pudding $5 and almond cookie with jam $3,75). Nice place to have breakfast and prepare snacks to go to the park.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My sister and I stopped here on the way out of town to grab some breakfast and coffee. We split the Bohemian Breakfast and were not disappointed. It was all very tasty and the mocha we got was great! Staff was friendly and our to-go order came out very quickly.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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89 reviews 89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Came here for lunch over Memorial Weekend. Ordered the street tacos. They were pretty soggy and didn't have much meat. The veggie chunks were huge for tacos. They had Mexican coke out of the bottle which I liked. My mom had the soup of the day and an apricot muffin. She said they were tasty. I didn't see any staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Coffee was excellent black!! Awesome staff with great personality. Had the "bear"ritto, good portion and flavor. Also get the Expresso Shake, mmmm!!!

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Raymore, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The breakfast is average and overpriced. The carrot cake muffin out of the pastry case was delicious. They serve breakfast until 11:00 AM

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New Gloucester, Maine
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99 reviews 99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

They had just opened and things were not running smoothly. Ordered a pulled pork sandwich with Mac and Cheese. Although beer is on the menu they had yet to put in their order so had none. Pork had a bunch of crunchy overcooked bits in it and was cold, sauce and bread were good but the sandwich contents ruined it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mile 238.5 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: 907 683 1656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 18
  • Cuisine: Organic, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Bakeries, Healthy

Description

We offer a full espresso bar, as well as a variety of other craft beverages, shakes and fresh fruit smoothies. In the mornings, you can come enjoy a home style breakfast, complete with scratch buttermilk biscuits, and for lunch and dinner it's southern style slow smoked BBQ with all the fixins. Our case is always full of fresh, scratch pastries from our in-house bakery. And you should come check out our deli case for fast fresh food to take on your adventures. If you're coming off a busy day, just grab a local beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you linger on our deck, breathe deep and take in the mountains. We pride ourselves in offering fresh, simple food with integrity... And are THE healthy destination in Denali, offering a wide selection of vegan and gluten free items. Also we have fast, free wifi.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?