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Base Camp Bistro

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Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, 23601 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Lunch

We had lunch with a large group at Base Camp Bistro and had a nice lunch. There is a magnificent view but it was raining the day we visited. The service was attentive and friendly. I had the Salmon sandwich and others had chicken ceased salad, and a burger. Each meal was good and topped off with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Arkansas
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New Jersey
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Convenient since it is in the hotel and we did not feel like leaving once we arrived. We were seated right away. The views are impressive. Expect to pay more due to the convenience factor of being in the hotel.

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New Jersey, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This restaurant is more seasonably priced than the other on the property. The food is very good but there are limited choices (especially if you are a vegetarian). The wait staff was great. Be sure to try the strawberry-rubarb wine made in Alaska.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Ate dinner here. The seafood chowder was seafoodless-literally. I had the amber beer battered cod which was very tasty but nothing special. Menu said served with steak fries which why I ordered the fish but came with regular Ole fries. The waitress was very abrupt throughout service. Never smiled-in fact none of the staff had a smile. Had to keep... More 

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Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had lunch with a large group at Base Camp Bistro and had a nice lunch. There is a magnificent view but it was raining the day we visited. The service was attentive and friendly. I had the Salmon sandwich and others had chicken ceased salad, and a burger. Each meal was good and topped off with a mixed berry... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food was good but the view of Denali was even better. This restaurant has both inside and outside seating and the view is great from either one. The menu is diverse and you can have a burger, soup, steak, or seafood. The service was very good as well. We ate here instead of going into town and we were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The burger is very low quality but costs about $18. The servers were inexperienced and disorganized.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Base Camp Bistro in the Talkeetna Lodge is a great place to enjoy a wonderful dinner. a picturesque view of Mt. McKinley serves as that backdrop. The menu has a good variety of many local catches, and the preparation and presentation was outstanding! I know that you wouldn't necessarily think of ordering Pasta Bolognese in Alaska--but it was some of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We ate a few meals, they are only open for lunch and dinner despite on-site signage, located at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. The food and local brews were always excellent. However, once you get seated service was quite slow. The best part of this restaurant are the views from your table, you can be situated outside on the patio and... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a fabulous meal at the Base Camp Bistro while visiting Talkeetna. We chose to eat on the outdoor patio where the views were phenomenal. The menu is quite innovative - interesting twists on old favorites. We chose to have a couple of appetizers and share an entrée. The Crispy White Cheddar Curds were wonderful and... More 

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Forster, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We had travelled from Fairbanks and were ready for a relaxing evening. We had a wonderful time sitting outside enjoying the view, the warm weather and the great food and drinks. My husband and I had the Alaskan Cod and chips which came with a nice side of coleslaw for $19. The staff were excellent, happy, attentive and very helpful.... More 

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Address: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, 23601 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna
Cuisine: Contemporary

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  • Address: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, 23601 Talkeetna Spur Road, Talkeetna, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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