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229 Parks Restaurant and Tavern

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Mile Post 229 Parks Highway, McKinley Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-2567
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mile Post 229 Parks Highway, McKinley Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife Ruth and I ate here on our honeymoon after many recommendations from locals. The building isn't anything special--a nice wood structure with an interior kind of similar to a breakfast bistro. The food, however, is the real reason to go here. We ordered...More

Thank RDGsquared
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family of 4 came here and loved everything! We love to order in shifts and share many items so that we can taste more, and they made us feel badly doing so, even though we end up ordering as much as any average table...More

Thank Foodie Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit started poorly, as we stood at the entrance for 10 minutes with employees rushing by, not one stopping to make eye contact or welcome us. I was ready to walk out. Finally, my husband asked if there was someone to help us, and...More

Thank Bluedevil27
Reviewed 1 week ago

By reading the reviews, one would think this was someplace special, and it isn't, although it's a very nice setting. Food was bland and mediocre and overpriced. Service was practically non-existent.

Thank LCnSac
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant itself was rustic but elegant! The food & service was excellent. Fine dining with a casual atmosphere.

Thank c_moyers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Denali National Park is only a few miles away, pizza and burger joints and forest are neighbors to this fantastic restaurant. The chef is a two time James Beard Foundation winner as best chef in the Northwest. The menu was imaginative and diverse and the...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fresh, served elegantly, and very tasty. Service was speedier than we expected even. Yay

Thank MACJimbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming up here for a few seasons and working. This was my first time to 229. I was completely blown away and upset with myself that I hadn't tried this place sooner. Everything we ate was amazing and had the freshest flavors...More

Thank arizzo9999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This farm to table restaurant has amazing food and great service. My wife had the crab stuffed lemon pasta and she thought it was the best meal she ever had at a restaurant anywhere. Our rhubarb tart for dessert was also very good. One hint...More

Thank John S
Reviewed July 18, 2017

After a couple of nights eating road house food we were ready for an upgrade! That is exactly what we got- ingredients, service and atmosphere were first class, resulting in a meal to remember. Main dishes and desserts were unique and it was fun to...More

Thank 421Susan
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Sarah V
July 9, 2016|
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Response from Adola N |
Denali Cabins is a great location to spend your nights. Cabins are clean and comfortable. Plus the location is quiet without the busy bustle of people. Denali Cabins are basically across the road from Mile 229 Restaurant... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile Post 229 Parks Highway, McKinley Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve  >  McKinley Village
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-2567
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