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McKinley Creekside Cafe

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Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first night I tried the chicken pot pie because I love a good chicken pot pie. There is a wide spectrum of what you might get when you order a chicken pot pie. The chicken to veg to gravy to crust ratio was spot on. So much so that I went the second night and got the exact same... More 

Thank showmeadeal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The baked goods are the best. Meatloaf and eggs are great. Service is the best you can find. Locally owned and operated. Amazing property. Dont miss out.

Thank Josh D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

had halibut to die for-in a slightly sweet glaze with a roasted sweet potato. Great salad to go with it.

Thank lois_finney
Weston, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a cabin next door and ate 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts as well as a "to go lunch box". The Creekside Cafe was a very nice surprise. The food was very good! The portions were so huge we ordered too much the first night. Thursday night is the chef special! Fantastic halibut! The prices were reasonable and the... More 

Thank Pomerols
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food , good value, great homemade bakery, locals eat here, good take-out, we got our lunches for park shuttle and train ride here

Thank Jerry D. B
Torrance, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food! The chili was great as was the burger! No frills but yummy! There is s bit of a wait so if you go to the Thai food truck down the street it seven more amazing food!

Thank Belgin L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to eat before starting our 5 nights of camping in Denali National Park. I had the Guinness Beef Stew which was tasty and hearty. My companion had a side summer salad and added grilled salmon to it to meet her celiac disease/gluten free needs. Rustic atmosphere with a stream nearby. They also had cabins that looked nice... More 

Thank OregonScooter
Del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little cozy cafe was such a pleasant surprise. Everything is homemade and delicious. We stopped going to Denali Park for breakfast. And then we stopped for lunch on our way back to Anchorage. I had the tomato homemade soup and roll. I wish I had it right now! Everything is so fresh and delicious.

Thank Ginger K
Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here 1 night and liked it so much we came back for breakfast the next day! The location is truly creekside, you can wander over to the creek (near an outdoor fire pit) and enjoy the relaxing scenery before or after your meal. The food was fresh, plentiful, and delicious. The servers were freindly and attentive. We... More 

Thank sellacar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe was a pleasant surprise! Homemade everything. Tasty, friendly service and priced right. For such a boutique offering it was a highlight of our trip which included extended treks into Denali park. Could n't wait to experience one of the homemade, mega deserts. Mouthwatering to just think about it. Only negative was not being able to charge the meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $21
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: 907-683-2277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?