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1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587
(907) 754-2237
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Breakfast

Service was very excellent, food off the menu was good. Buffet rather spendy so we kept to the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
JoLynnC56
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Service was very excellent, food off the menu was good. Buffet rather spendy so we kept to the menu.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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184 reviews 184 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had breakfast here one morning. Food was good. Buffet seemed expensive, but looked like it had good food also. Customer service was pretty good, but a little slow.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were originally going to eat @ the Double Musky & decided against the crowds & ate dinner here in the hotel. It was a quiet, intimate atmosphere with amazing food!

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Wasilla, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had the breakfast buffet, They had a pretty good selection but not large compared to other hotel breakfast buffets. They have a create your own omelet bar and the omelet was really good. Lots of fresh fruit, oatmeal, eggs,bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy and pastries were available. We were there when the restaurant was not busy and the staff... More 

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Sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We visited the pond cafe for breakfast 1 day and dinner another. Its an adequate, albeit it basic restaurant. I think it may have been open for dinner as 7 Glaciers was closed, so it had a minimal range for dinner. Staff super lovely

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice location, beautiful views, meals were pretty good. Just like the hotel, lots of potential if there was ANY decent customer service. Very rude staff. Problems can occur anywhere, but at this hotel, staff have not desire/interest to solve/troubleshoot.... For such a nice hotel, its a shame. Customer service makes or breaks the experience.

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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137 reviews 137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Was normal breakfast for a hotel. I had a omelet for $12 and waffle was same price. Coffee was $2.00. Our waitress was good and answered our questions about food, hotel and area.

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Wasilla, Alaska, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The Pond has tried to reinvent itself as a steak house, but they should really stick to breakfast and lunch. Their breakfast buffet, even though its really pricey, always has good food with a good selection of fresh fruits, oatmeal, and hot breakfast items. Their dinners are not hitting the mark with the steaks.

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Brooklyn, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Food was all pretty good, strongly disliked that breakfast is only till 11 (even on weekends?? Really??) Also, the first day I ate there, the waiter brought me a juice I didn't ask for and charged me for it.

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Grand Cayman
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I went to the steak night on a Thursday. The service was super friendly and efficient. I had the salmon cakes to start with which were deliciously packed with salmon. The steak was cooked exactly to order with delicious sides. I would definitely recommend this place for good food, good portions, good service and a nice relaxed... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Girdwood
  • Phone Number: (907) 754-2237

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