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Pond Cafe

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1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-754-2237
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Cary, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The Pond Cafe has a nice breakfast buffet and a wonderful omelette station to get freshly made omelettes. We especially enjoyed the reindeer sausage and fresh French pastries.

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Thank jweiss10
Portland, Oregon
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168 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Awesome breakfast buffet. Highlight was the omelet chef which has great ingredients that you choose yourself including reindeer sausage. Then you give it to the chef and tell him how many eggs and other special requests. The buffet was $20 including coffee and juice. The featured lots of great choices including chorizo hash which was awesome, a vegetable terrine which... More 

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Thank Happydevo
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

A very nice place for breakfast. The buffet is very good and good value. Service was very good, if in a hurry tell them you have a tour to catch and they will work with you. But I would try and schedule so you have enough time to not rush through breakfast. The breakfast burrito is huge. Portions are solid.

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Thank travelgurutx
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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164 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We were staying at the resort and needed a breakfast option. This was it. Pricey comes to mind. The buffet had lots of options but much of the cooked food was dry and needed replacing. The servers seemed unhappy on the day we were there, not very outgoing or helpful. Wish there was a different option available there.

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Thank shuggs30
Baltimore, Maryland
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384 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Breakfast at the Pond was a nice buffet. All the expected fare with reindeer sausage and eggs made to order. Tasty and adequate with juice and coffee included. My biggest problem was with the servers, as it was at the other restaurant at the Hotel Alyeska as well. No one seemed to know just how much the buffet cost. One... More 

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Thank mttaylor9
The Woodlands, Texas
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Breakfast options include a buffet with many choices as well as a menu. Excellent coffee and a view that can't be beat.

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Thank KKFW
Ken Caryl, Colorado
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016

We ate here our first breakfast at the Alyeska resort. There is a buffet, but it did not look that exciting, so we ordered off the menu. The omelet was good, the waffle was very good. Prices are typical of a hotel.

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Thank Eugene S
Allen, Texas, United States
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016

The buffet was included in our hotel package and it was a great way to start our day. They chef was cooking omelets to order and everything was good and fresh.

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Thank Neil F
Anchorage
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I like to eat breakfast at the POND café when I stay at the hotel or am out there early to berry pick or hike. They have a pretty restaurant with great service and really good breakfast food. it's also fun to meet fellow skiers there for breakfast. They can accommodate groups.

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Thank Nicole O
Denver, Colorado
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182 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast at this American-style café on our last day staying at Alyeska Resort. It is slightly upscale, but still comfortable.  I had the salmon omelette, while Bob had oatmeal with nuts and berries.  Both were quite good.  There was a very nice,  but a little pricey,  buffet with a chef-manned egg station.  The large window offered great views of... More 

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Thank Adam S

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage  >  Girdwood
  • Phone Number: +1 907-754-2237

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?