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Inn Cafe

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325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
907-746-6118
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 2
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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
Always Good!

When visiting Palmer you can't go wrong if you head to the Inn Cafe for lunch or dinner. I've eaten there five or six times already and I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal or experience. It's always good. One of my favorites is their Full Rack of Ribs. A lunch favorite is the Pulled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
llstelck
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Palmer, Alaska
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Palmer, Alaska
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When visiting Palmer you can't go wrong if you head to the Inn Cafe for lunch or dinner. I've eaten there five or six times already and I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal or experience. It's always good. One of my favorites is their Full Rack of Ribs. A lunch favorite is the Pulled Pork Sandwich.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My husband and I went there for an early anniversary dinner. They brought out lovely bread with a home made balsamic vinaigrette butter- which was really good. My husband had the seafood steamer/boil pot - it came in a bucket with crab, shrimp, clams etc. he said it was awesome and was a good value for all that seafood. I... More 

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Bellingham, WA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My family ate dinner here with our children. It was the nicest meal we've had as a family. The building is so charming, a turn of the century boarding house. The staff was warm and kind. We enjoyed the crab and bacon stuffed mushrooms, fresh baked grainy bread and herb butter, bbq ribs and ribeye, homemade key lime pie. The... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As a Valley resident, I always enjoy taking friends & realitves visiting to the Inn Cafe. A charming pioneer atmosphere & amazing food. I am not a quiche person, but their lobster quiche was absolutely amazing! My father-in-law thoroughly enjoyed the clam chowder. They use local food when possible & always tastes like a good home-cooked meal.

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Whitehorse, Canada
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 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
61 reviews 61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
  • Phone Number: 907-746-6118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?