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All 4 McCarthy Restaurants

Roadside Potatohead

Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
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Ranked #3 of 4 Restaurants in McCarthy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Description: Small shack of a place
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English first
Near Boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Top Contributor
241 reviews 241 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 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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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

OMG... this was good. seriously. We're from Texas so I'd like to think we're semi "experts" on breakfast burritos, and this place had some of the best burritos we've ever had. We went back two times it was that good and debated going a third, lol. The place is tiny, a food truck with a built on dining area, but... More

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Austin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

busy little place as there isn't any other place for breakfast/lunch. Continental breakfast is offered at lodge and packaged items along with $1 coffee at the general store

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Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As advertised on Main Street McCarthy they serve good food at reasonable prices. (little bit of nostalgia with the Mr Potatoeheads inside)

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Right on the edge of town (omg that's at least a 5 min walk to build up the appetite ! lol ). Had a hot and spicy (chilli) egg muffin for breakfast with a lovely coffee. It's quirky but then so is McCarthy and its good to spread the love between all the outlets in this metropolis so that they... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I just had a chai, but I love this place. I watched other people eat breakfast burritos with great joy, I just wasn't sure I could handle that so early in the morning. The potato heads were hilarious, there was lots of fun stuff to read and just a lovely atmosphere. We were actually guided there by Blitz, the three... More

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Address: Kennicott Road, 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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