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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews salmon roll burrito cheesesteak pulled pork fries sausage gravy ate here great breakfast wrap mccarthy supreme rosemary yummy bite
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is close to the harbour in Valdez. We had ordered curly fries, salmon roll and black bean wrap. The food was good, price reasonable and large portions. I really enjoyed there curly fries

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place while we were walking along the harbor, the weather was perfect to eat outside. They were busy which is always a good sign and the food was delicious.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited McCarthy and discovered this restaurant and were delighted that they had a location in Valdez. The location in Valdez is smaller than that of McCarthy, but just as good. For the area, it is reasonably priced. More seating outside than inside...but some...of both. Bathroom available inside. Serve yourself for silverwear/water/napkins/etc. Order at counter, and pick up food when ready.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed September 7, 2021

Went for lunch, the place was a little busy, the order took awhile to get, had to wait on the fries, we both had the cheesesteak, we agreed without the cheese, there wouldn't be a lot of flavor. Just okay for lunch

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 5, 2021

The steak and cheese was very good. The Mrs said the pulled pork was "ok", but the fries, rosemary and garlic, were the stars of the show. A huge basket that we couldn't stop eating.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 22, 2021

If you love Fries, don't let this opportunity pass you by. it is a dive but the food is awesome. I had a yummy Salmon Roll, but shared Sputnik with my family. The sausage and gravy and cheese are so good.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 20, 2021

Don't let the title fool you! It's a good thing - for breakfast, and when you have a long line, that's where you want to go!! A simple menu on board. I've had the Potatohead Burritos and that lasted me until dinner. When you put...in your order, it will be ready in 20-30 mins depending on what you ordered. We took a walk along the harbor and back to see a little more of Valdez while waiting for our breakfast. Oh - we ordered TO GO! And oh - this place offers Gluten Free.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 14, 2021

We stopped here on our travel home for beakfast. Would have tried other meals had we found earlier in our stay!! Sausage was tremendous - not positivie but I think they said they make it themselves. Loved that they didn't "judge" when I asked if...they had french fries that early - they did and they were delicious. (had not had french fries yet during our stay)More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 5, 2021

Family friendly. The portions are good sized. The Spudnik Supreme (Eggs, clurly fries, covered in sausage gravy and cheese, topped with Jalapenos) is awesome! The sausage comes in chunks - not little tiny bits and pieces.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 3, 2021 via mobile

Nice place to sit by harbor and have meal. I had bean wrap, hubby had cheesesteak with fries. Both very good. Nice beer choices.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 3, 2021 via mobile

Fantastic spot for breakfast, great service, and more importantly absolutely killer burritos. I would recommend anyone to stop by.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 8, 2021

My kids and I ate here multiple times during our last few stays in Valdez. My kids love the food. It is a definite must for hungry travelers.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed October 2, 2020

Excellent food served hot and fresh at the counter! Great location in Valdez. Not many food options in Valdez, so it was refreshing to find this corner hot spot across from the harbor. Had the potatohead burrito, chili cheese fries, hummus wrap, and the chugach...cheese steak and the rosemary garlic fries. Everything was awesome! I was not disappointed in any of these items. The food is ordered at the counter and made to order, so if any of the ingredients aren't your favorite, just have them make your food without that ingredient. Went back everyday that I was in Valdez. It was walking distance from just about anywhere in town. The staff is super friendly and personable. Worth the walk for sure! Next time I'm back in Valdez, I will stop by the potatohead again!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 30, 2020

reasonable prices, great food, favorite place we ate in Valdez. Give it a try next time you are there

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 25, 2020

The breakfast burritos are $10 to $14 (depending if you add meat), they were outstanding and huge (could be two meals). We have returned from our trip to Alaska and are missing these burritos. Also spudniks (fries, homemade sausage gravy, cheese) are incredible and a...great deal at $10. But be warned they can run out of these.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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August 23, 2017|
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Response from Rodger B | Reviewed this property |
They do have vegan food on their menu. You can see the menu on their website. They also have a location in McCarthy Alaska.
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my last reply- have flu and not thinking straight- they were so helpful at the place they made mine up specially and I would think the burrito without cheese and cream would be vegan and just as tasty- it would be... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Roadside Potatohead

Yes, The Roadside Potatohead offers takeout services.

The Roadside Potatohead is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4