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Flying Squirrel Bakery Cafe

Mile 11 Talkeetna Spur, P.O. Box 685, Talkeetna, AK 99676
907-733-6887
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Ranked #3 of 19 restaurants in Talkeetna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Eclectic, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Stop in for a visit at Flying Squirrel, a unique new cafe with creative deli-style menu and artisan breads baked in a wood-fired brick oven. Something for everyone: vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and meat-lovers, too, organic Alaska-roasted espresso, free WIFI. Three miles from Talkeetna - no tour bus crowds, trees out the windows, open year round.
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

What a fantastic find. Interesting and delicious real food. We had the soup, sandwiches and the rugelach (and my hubby loved the rhubarb-ade. Staff was lovely, and cafe was cozy and sweet. Recommend highly.

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Hungary
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went for a coffee on a rainy day, the espresso machine was broken and I ended up eating soup and quiche and different types of cakes and biscuits. Very dangerous place! ;) Rugelach was indeed the best! Very nice people, doing this place with heart.

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Talkeetna
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This cafe is a little bit out of town (3 miles) but worth the drive/walk!! The owner, Anita, loves what she does and it is very obvious in the food!!! They have options for people with intolerances/allergies and vegetarians/vegans! My most favorite treat was the "original" ruggelach, and the tastiest of all was the rhubarb-ade! Definitely a must!

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El Cerrito, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This casual cafe is a lovely place to enjoy a healthy and tasty meal. They appreciate the value of freshness and as a bakery, have lovely baked goods to offer too.

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Manchester UK
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Situated on the main road into Talkeetna, about three miles before town. Only called in as a couple of people we had been chatting to gave it a recommendation A pleasant and airy interior. We both enjoyed a coffee and cake from the large selection on display. The blackboard menu was full of sandwiches and other items that looked tempting.... More

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were so happily surprised to discover this GF gem in tiny Talkeetna. They had fresh baked breads, homemade soups, wonderful desserts and yummy sandwiches all prepared GF! My husband who is not GF loved his meal as well! Be sure to check it out!!!

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Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. England
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236 reviews 236 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I saw this cafe on the way into Talkeetna!!! Pulled in and what a treat. This lovely bakery and cafe is a real surprise !!! I had a cup of tea in the cafe and took away homemade bagel with Hummous and two delicious pastry treats, all really fresh and tasty. Everything cooked on the premises and all looked so... More

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Big Lake, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

While the bakery goods are very tasty, I had the Cuban Black Bean soup there and it was uniquely flavored and delicious. The brownies are enormous and fudgy!!!

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Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great little spot! Amazing breads, sandwiches and the bakery items Oh my havens delicious. Make it a must stop!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fun place off the beaten path (no crowds). Great pizza! Had the 'nuts' pizza. Not crowded, good seating area. Mostly just locals here as most tourists come via train and bus (not walkable from downtown, must have car).

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