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Golden Saloon (NOT THE LODGE), Barrett Way & Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
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Description: The Golden Saloon is open for Breakfast and Dinner only. No reservations...
The Golden Saloon is open for Breakfast and Dinner only. No reservations required. Casual menu. Open Mid May to Mid September. Full service bar, entertainment, and the late night local community gathering place.
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  • 30
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great accept for 1 thing...

Every thing was Very Good accept the service was slow. I really like the Golden Burger. I recommend it if u like live music, because it's difficult to find live music in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Josh S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Every thing was Very Good accept the service was slow. I really like the Golden Burger. I recommend it if u like live music, because it's difficult to find live music in the area.

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

From the hearty breakfasts to the steaks and burgers, everything was top-notch. Not what I expected to find in a whole-in-the-wall town over a 100 miles from nowhere!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant was linked to Ma Johnson's Hotel accommodation. It was just across the 'road' and was the breakfast venue for hotel guests. Breakfast was great - good selection, generous portions and friendly, attentive staff. We also dined there one evening and the food quality was very good; the 'open mic' performances were entertaining! Good bar facilities, too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stopped in after our trip down the river. The restaurant was very busy and a bit behind in serving drinks and meals in a timely manner. The atmosphere was relaxing after being on the River for the afternoon . Our sever did a nice job of trying to keep up. The beer was fantastic as well the company we... More 

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Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had to visit McCarthy and the Golden Saloon and we are very glad we did. At the "edge of Alaska" with great food and ice cold beer. Entire staff are very warm and friendly. Beautiful saloon and memorabilia everywhere. Got to buy a Golden Saloon t-shirt to prove you were really in McCarthy! And yes...Neil was there and got great... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped into the Saloon for a beer after a day at Kennecott and it was a nice local stop. The next morning we were looking for an early breakfast before a guided hiking tour, so we stopped here. The waitress was really nice about trying to get our food out to us in time. It was all very delicious,... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had dinner in the non bar side. The decor early times related . The waiter was great . The food was awesome we tried everything on the menu and they made our granddaughter a grilled cheese. Medium price point.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts. The breakfasts were incredible: had a stir-fry with potatoes, kale, and eggs and even better was 2 flapjacks with reindeer sausage. Never had such light delicious pancakes in my life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had a night out in McCarthy at the Golden Saloon, the meal was beautiful and it was their "Open mike night". They have some amazing talent in that town!! We stayed until 1am and loved every minute!!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was staying over labor day weekend September 2014 and the people visiting during this vacation period helped add to the atmosphere. Probably the main place to eat/hang out in McCarthy, but thoroughly enjoyed it. Met some fun people and played darts with my Trek America group. Food was lovely and just what we needed after a day's Ice Cimbing.... More 

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Address: Golden Saloon (NOT THE LODGE), Barrett Way & Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: Golden Saloon (NOT THE LODGE), Barrett Way & Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

The Golden Saloon is open for Breakfast and Dinner only. No reservations required. Casual menu. Open Mid May to Mid September. Full service bar, entertainment, and the late night local community gathering place.

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