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Roughwoods Inn and Cafe

623 N a St,, Nenana, AK 99760
+1 907-832-5299
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
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623 N a St,, Nenana, AK 99760
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some time so we stopped in this quaint little café/ brew pub. Exceeded our expectations. The potato soup was excellently spiced, her secret recipe. The beers were better than most brew pubs. The wheat beer was the best, deserving of a blue ribbon.

Thank John P
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Even though they only had three of their own beers on tap they were some of the best I have had in a long time. The Hefewiesien was one of the best ones in ages. Simple decor and set up and the food was good....More

Thank Discover545065
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Well, we all cleaned our plates! The food was great; service was on-point and we loved the kitschy decor. We were driving from McKinley Village to Fairbanks and decided to eat in Nenana @ Roughwoods Sling the way. We are so glad we did. Highly...More

2  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Pretty standard issue "old school" Alaska cafe. Food was good, not great. They do offer some lunch specials, but show up early or they'll likely sell out. Prices are reasonable for Alaska (like $8 hamburgers). Pies are good. Town feels a little down on its...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Man-O-Manischewitz !! What an excellent visit this was. The Roughwoods Inn and Cafe is located on North A Street at East 2nd Street, in the main downtdown part of Nenana, Alaska. As I just wrote, it is one excellent restaurant. Its name is spelled different...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Friendly folks served up a sumptuous breakfast with eggs, hash browns and reindeer sausage! Just appreciated the fine interior of the inn and the hard working qualities of the two ladies who cooked and served us! A great stop on the way from Fairbanks to...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We had both dinner and breakfast at Roughwoods Cafe. Both were good. Ruth and Karen were very friendly and service was great.

Thank JeanetteD268
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place between Denali and Fairbanks. Cute and clean inside the Cafe. My wife has bronchitis, warm Lemonade and Homemade Chicken Noodle soup great for her. I had a fluffy buttermilk pancake, 2 eggs and Reindeer sausage, extra but worth it. Friendly...More

Thank RichDar
Reviewed June 9, 2018

It is a cute little rustic restaurant with good food and friendly staff. I recommend trying it out. They serve good salads and burgers!

Thank SamuelV1353
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem by accident, and what a pleasant cafe shop it feels like home far away from home. Best breakfast ever - in Alaska! Decoration cosy and quiet special even in the bathroom! Very friendly staff.

Thank erbr63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 N a St,, Nenana, AK 99760
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Nenana
  • Phone Number: +1 907-832-5299
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