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325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
907-746-6118
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Ranked #10 of 45 Restaurants in Palmer
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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English first
Whitehorse, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

After reading the reviews, I guess we just hit it on an "off night". We went with another couple, and were asked ahead of time that we each pay for our own. We arrived first, and I informed the waitress (who to her credit was very polite and cheerful) that we needed separate checks, which she forgot about. One of... More 

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Palmer, Alaska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My parents having being raving about the lunch special they had here one day, the BLTAP. The bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado and prime rib sandwich. The special came up again and I knew my husband and I had to try it. We called for a lunch pick up and they told me it would be ready in ten minutes. And... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I enjoy going here for the historic ambience, but the food is good too. Always neat and clean (well decorated) and excellent service.

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Palmer, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I am always pleased when I get a chance to stop in and enjoy lunch at Cafe. They do not try to do everything only 15 items on menu. Classic high quality lunch in the old school teacher nurses housing building when Palmer was a Colony. Great service and quality food must try.

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Palmer, Alaska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have enjoyed various occasions at the Inn Café. The old dormitory is fun to see and revisit early days in Palmer. Scot, the chef does a super job with his cooking whether it be lunch on a workday, Sunday brunch or special dinner events. Best prime rib ever. Desserts are spectacular. Intimate setting or family friendly.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Ate lunch with a tour group. Servings were generous and the food was good. Waitstaff was friendly and efficient.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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124 reviews 124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Was in Palmer with family and just happened to see the Colony Inn Café and we decided to stop. Jay, our server was awesome. What a delightful young man. Very service oriented and attentive to each of his guests. Many he knew by name and interacted immediately. Since we had a toddler with us, he immediately asked if he needed... More 

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LA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We both had the Salmon burgers, which were good. They also had a homemade Apple cobbler which was good. Mostly locals here, it seems. Since everything in Alaska is expensive, the prices here seemed on par with other places. Comfortable setting, friendly service

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Wasilla alaska
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Always enjoy going there on Friday for the Bowl Salad Roll Clam chowder. Good service, nice old building. If you ever get to Palmer, this place is a must try!

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Marietta, GA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The lunch we had at the Inn Cafe was absolutely the best we have had in Alaska. The soups are wonderful, as are the sandwiches. You can't go wrong when stopping here!

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Additional Information about Inn Cafe

Address: 325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
Phone Number: 907-746-6118
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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