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Roadside Potatohead

Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-4504
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“breakfast” (20 reviews)
“burrito” (18 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate there 3 times in two days. Family of 4 including two kids 15,18. For a middle of nowhere like Mccarthy we could not expect more!

Thank ghela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled to McCarthy 2 years ago and The Roadside Potaohead, it was a little food truck and the food was wonderful then. Well, they have grown by leaps and bounds in 2 years, but they're still wonderful! The food was great, and the ambiance...More

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't get to try anything other than the fries but they were very tasty! This is such a nice place to hang out and get some WiFi in town.

Thank PieCity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made the trip their for breakfast one morning from the lodge and it was well worth it. Great breakfast burritos and the fries are a must. I wish we had the time or it was easier to get there for dinner from the lodge....More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun quirky place in McCarthy. Food was good, staff was friendly and helpful. It seemed to be as popular with the locals as it was with tourists.

Thank JB-WStPaul
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

The food here is outstanding!! Get the garlic fries for sure, the salad with lentils, and anything with the sweet potato mash. Wish I lived there, I'd definitely be a regular. 😊

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Oh my. This place is REALLY good. The lentil salad, the fries, and some fish in a sweet potato sauce. All mouth-wateringly good. Just go.

Thank Bigskies5
Reviewed August 12, 2017

If you're only going to eat at one place in the area, this is it. Staff is wonderful: friendly, fast, hard working. I had the hummus plate with the most amazing fresh veggies and feta that could put a Greek restaurant in Astoria, NY to...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed August 7, 2017

After spending two weeks in the McCarthy area I really looked forward to dining at the Potato and considered it home. They offer the most variety of foods in the area all with a local touch and many local ingredients. The Copper River salmon dish...More

2  Thank Don866
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We weren't sure what to expect for dining options in McCarthy, but our meals there exceeded our expectations. We had lunch at the Potato on our first day...we enjoyed the black-bean wrap, with added house-made bacon, and the pulled-pork sandwich, along with a basket of...More

Thank 383ingridn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $24
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: +1 907-554-4504
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