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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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“soup” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Mile Post 229 Parks Highway, McKinley Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the cod and the salmon. The food was delicious and cooked perfectly. We split a bottle of wine and were impressed with the wine selection.

Thank Anne5880
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is clearly one of the best if not the best restaurant in Alaska. We have tried a half of the menu and everything was great! It is on par with some 'fancy' restaurants I have visited in California. This is a must in Alaska.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our last night at Denali because it was recommended to us by a shuttle driver. I wish we had found it sooner- this was the best meal I ate in Alaska (and there were some good ones!). Our waitress was extremely...More

Thank myg1212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to dinner with our 3 kids. The food was excellent, but the choices for kids were limited unless your kids are adventurous.

Thank pawatson5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've been to Denali Park and experienced bad food at astronomical prices, take note: 229 Parks is the exact opposite! Our family of four all got different meals and they had to hold me back from licking the plates . . . seriously I...More

Thank rocketman55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very, very good and the service excellent. The facility is beautiful. Apparently the chef recently competed on Top Chef and it was obvious from the quality of the meals.

Thank MBudd2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful surprise in the remote of Alaska. The food and service are amazing. Would highly recommend you stop, if you are in the area. If you get there and there is a wait, it's definitely worth the wait!

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

We make the drive from Fairbanks just to spend and evening here. Great food! Small portions but still filling and very very flavorful. After it's always nice to go back to Denali village and walk around a little :) worth a visit for sure!

Thank hales908
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Sarah V
July 9, 2016|
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Response from JelDesigns | Reviewed this property |
Well it's not really towns up there... Denali Cabins is super close, but i didn't stay there. We stayed at the Denali Grand Lodge which is probably a 15 min drive to 229. Princess Lodge and Chateau are also same distance. 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
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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