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229 Parks Restaurant and Tavern

Mile Post 229 Parks Highway, McKinley Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-2567
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • 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 October 8, 2018

OK, we went to 229 based on glowing reviews. Our experience was not glowing. The service was OK at best, we figured out this was due for the most part to the waitstaff being down by at least one, maybe two, servers. The Food? My...More

Thank ProPhotowriter
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is our third meal here and we have purchased box lunches and bakery goods. Everything is expertly prepared with the freshest ingredients. The service is friendly, efficient and professional. We have sent many visitors there and they rave about the restaurant.

Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful meal! There is such an incredible attention to detail, and flavor and texture combinations. Emily our waitress was sweet and informative. Everything we ate was amazing, we enjoyed each bite and cleaned our plates. The location is a bit away from...More

Thank leia r
Reviewed September 20, 2018

After reading all the 5 star reviews and talk on the Alaska Travel Forum about this restaurant, we were expecting it to be delicious and it was. My husband and I both started with a fresh and crispy green salad. He had the Kodiak scallops...More

Thank AngieSyracuse_NY
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This restaurant is 8 miles south on the Parks Highway from Denali Park. It is an awesome place for delicious food. The owner and head chef was on Top Chef a few years ago. I thoroughly enjoyed the scallops with grapes and vegetables. I also...More

Thank Marci W
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Awesome and creative food!!! Great recommendation from Donna at Tonglen Lake Lodge! Get yourself a reservation and try this place - it will not disappoint!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Tried this restaurant out first night in Denali and really enjoyed it. Started with cod and salmon Chicharons, which were a little salty buy very tasty. Soup and salad were next, followed by king crab pasta and reindeer ragout. Our favorite dish of the meal...More

Thank Jenz99
Reviewed August 31, 2018

If you have an evening in the Denali area be sure to make a reservation at 229 Parks. The food is really inventive and fresh. We highly recommend the rhubarb soup. Seriously - you have to try it.

Thank cindyschwarz
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I've eaten at 229 Parks several times and the meals are creative, well-prepared and excellently presented. We recently celebrated our 25th anniversary there - well worth the two-hour drive from Fairbanks. The wide variety of dishes will satisfy vegetarians, meat and fish eaters in your...More

Thank scottvb27
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food in a cozy setting! 12 of us dined here together and not one was disappointed! Delicious offerings and beautiful presentation as well.

Thank eatrummel
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, 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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