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Roadside Potatohead

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Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
9075542500
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good grub!

Surprisingly good food in a very remote location. Any visit to McCarthy should include a stop at the Potatohead.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
woodwardc66
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Surprisingly good food in a very remote location. Any visit to McCarthy should include a stop at the Potatohead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Lovely little friendly place serving great coffee. My tour guide told me I had to visit The Potato before I left McCarthy and I'm so glad I took his advice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had a sandwich and a wrap for breakfast with a warm chocolate and a mocca. We were served very quickly and were very satisfied with the quality of the food. Good value for money!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Considering McCarthy is so far off the beaten track, this place does an excellent job! I got breakfast and a packed lunch from here for $20!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our driver for the McCarthy Kennecott Shuttle told us about this hidden gem and recommended their namesake burrito. It was delicious! This quaint little roadside stop is a must for anyone visiting McCarthy!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We shared a breakfast burrito and an egg sandwich--ingredients were fresh and meal was delicious and easy to get on the go!

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

What a cute little place, kind of a food truck (bus) with a addition on the front. You order t the window and wait for your food to come out. The 2 girls working there were just adorable. The food was good, for what it was and the inside was full of Mr. & Mrs. Potato Heads, local books and... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Loved my breakfast here, Wish I had found it earlier. A nice walk down the back road a piece. Good potatoes and coffee.

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is the place to come to get great food in McCarthy. Had breakfast there two days in a row and everything was just delicious! Wonderful, fast service and the best burrito I have ever had! Also try the poutine-yummy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you're looking for the local flavor you must stop at the Roadside Potato! I've had almost everything on the menu over the last 5 years and love it all!! The spudniks the black bean wraps the KBay espresso etc etc! Just treat yourself and pay a visit to the Potato!!

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  • Address: Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: 9075542500

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  • Cuisine: American

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