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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 #5 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
Fingal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for coffee with the thought that perhaps lunch too. When we suggested pizza were told that they didnt start for another half hour. thats ok as we expect oven heating takes time but remember that. We ordered coffee and cookies at the counter. It was possibly the servers first day as service was slow and she appeared to... More

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Park Falls, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We stopped for coffee and a treat on our drive to Denali. Interesting selection of baked goods and good coffee/hot chocolate. A nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Only a short distance off the main highway and worth the extra miles to include Talkeetna too.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We picked up a lunch at the Flying Squirrel Café to take with us on the Hurricane Turn Train. The hummus was the best I have ever eaten - seriously! The salami, eggplant and mozzarella cheese on an olive oil baguette was also delicious. I highly recommend this café!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

The food can be hit or miss. When it's good, it's really good, but it can be just as poor. The owner even put out bread that I heard her saying was done incorrectly. The staff is miserable and slower than molasses through a funnel. I probably waited 5 minutes for just a coffee. I also realize this is a... More

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DC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Far enough from "town" to be a respite and close enough to be convenient for meeting up with friends, the Flying Squirrel has amazing, fresh food. Kale crisps accompanied my half sandwich (thank goodness small portions are an option because the serving size is plentiful!). Great coffee and beers an added plus. I love to make this a stop when... More

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Minneapolis
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I had a wood fired pizza that was wonderful. This seems more like a locals place, with a nice relaxed and honest vibe. I also bought a pound of KBay coffee to take back with me.

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Mommabell
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for coffee on a cooler, rainy day after visiting Talkeetna. Warmed by the huge brick oven for their artisan pizzas. Their coffee blends and flavor combos are 2nd to no one. The pastries - cranberry, walnut, chocolate chip cookies and apricot/almond rougelach - devine!

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Flying Squirrel is an awesome bakery with great selection of breads and other treats. We stopped for lunch and soups and sandwiches were tasty. Unique selection and fresh ingredients made it a place we'd love to return to.

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Food was fine, but nothing exceptional. We ordered the Panini's for dinner and they were a bit dry and hard to chew because the bread was dried out. My husband was put off by the fact that he tipped after ordering and didn't realize that there was no service, other than bringing out the food, so he had tipped more... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Give this place a try and you will not be disappointed! It is outside of Talkeetna on the spur road as you come into town so stop on your way in and you will be very happy you did!

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