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All 3 McCarthy Restaurants

Roadside Potatohead

Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
907-554-4440
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in McCarthy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

McCarthy is a small place so can't expect too many facilities, so when you find somewhere that does coffee you are so appreciative. Food is supposed to be amazing..but it's quite big, heavy food. I just wanted something light and the choices were limited (had a toasted muffin but it was all I was looking for). This is supposed to... More

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Near Boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Hubsand declared this the best coffee in AK!!! Breakfast burritos were good too! Located in a old bus, but don't let that scare you off!

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Cloverdale, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is a huge surprise because it is housed in a kind of run down building that must have been one of the McCarthy originals. The food was really good and cooked to order with plenty of yummy choices. The young lady manning the kitchen was friendly and did a good job. We would definitely go back on the... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If going out for the day, call here to let them make you a sandwich. Great selection of hot and cold sandwiches prepared by friendly staff and good value. The Breakfast Burrito is the best ever and should be tucked away in your knapsack on every journey!

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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241 reviews 241 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place has great food. On a tour we asked the guide what she recommended, and she said this place. We were somewhat skeptical at first, but then noticed that all the guides and employees of the various places were eating there, so we tried it. The dining area could be better, but the food is really good and reasonable.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We walked here the morning after our grueling backpacking trip. This was recommended by my friend and even though he had great things to say about it, we weren't sure what to expect out here in the wilderness in McCarthy. It turned out to be one the best breakfast burritos I've ever had in my life! I had the PotatoHead... More

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Park City, UT
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

So glad we discovered The Roadside Potatohead on our recent visit to McCarthy. We had both a dinner and a breakfast there. Delish! Our best meals in McCarthy! We made a point to eat at the one in Valdez too. Big portions and good service.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Pleanty of choices for your dining pleasure! Only place open early for great coffee and food but just because its the only place does not limit it in taste! Off main street McCarthy...you can't miss it!

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Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

For $10 bucks you will get a filling, yummy breakfast to launch a day of adventure in Wrangell-St. Elias. Get there excellent breakfast burrito called the Potatohead.

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McCarthy, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I live in McCarthy and love this place. Good folks to visit with, delicious coffee, and hearty food. I highly recommend a visit.

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Address: Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
Phone Number: 907-554-4440
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
Cuisine: American

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