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Portage Glacier Lodge

Portage Glacier Highway, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-783-3117
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Portage Glacier Highway, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We stopped here on our tour before we caught our Portage Glacier cruise. Besides the soup most of the stuff is pre made cold sandwiches and the like. Had a roast beef sandwich and some chips. Okay bit your basic cafeteria fare.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed September 14, 2018

As others have said, this is literally the only place to get food between the town of Girdwood and the town of Whittier, but thankfully the food and service here is good. Don't expect dinner type entrees, don't come super hungry, and you'll be happy...More

2  Thank Thrifty3
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped before and after the cruise along the Portage glacier. They had options for everyone, including vegetarian and vegan. This is a very relaxing cafeteria and the staff are very efficient and welcoming. There aren’t other places to stop in Portage, before the tunnel...More

Thank 927vivianag
Reviewed August 8, 2018

If you goto Byron Glacier Trail and need a place to put up your feet, this is the place. Very basic, but an oasis.

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We stopped at this facility near the train/car tunnel to Whittier and the Portage Glacier visitors center. Lunch was fresh, hot and good, cafeteria style. The menu even had a few Vegan choices. Don't expect a large menu but what that had was very good,...More

1  Thank SteveAndPeachie
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The day lodge advertises a cafeteria. It really was just a choice of 3 pre-made deli sandwiches and a choice of 3 soups. We went there good and hungry and were disappointed with the selection.

Thank Geralyn K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you want to eat while in this area this is your only option. The food was good but it's a little on the expensive side for what you're getting. But it was convenient while touring the area.

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This small cafeteria, reached through a lovely gift shop, offered us a good choice of soups, sandwiches, salads, and pies. I opted for the vegan navy bean soup and tortellini salad on greens with feta and peppers. Everything was fresh and really delicious. We sat...More

1  Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed August 27, 2017

The small cafeteria had a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was pleasant. It was a rainy day, but a nice view looking out the windows into the trees. There is also a nice gift shop attached...More

Thank SusannaCreek
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Run by a wonderful women who is about to retire, she will be sorely missed at Portage Glacier. We wish her a happy and healthy retirement in Anchorage. The food wass very good but the gift shop was excellent. Great suprise purchase for my lady.

Thank williamc640
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portage Glacier Highway, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage  >  Girdwood
  • Phone Number: +1 907-783-3117
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