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Reviewed November 27, 2022 via mobile

We visited with a group of friends about 3 summers ago and had lunch here. It was amazing and everyone in our group was able to order something- vegetarians. vegans and meat eaters alike. The one thing that I will never forget though is the...black beans. So good. They use a lot of local grown veggies too so the food was fresh and flavorful. The view isn't half bad either. 😆 This is a must-good if you are ever in Kennecott!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed September 29, 2022

Located right in the heart of the Kennicott mine. Outdoor location but relatively sheltered and with an overhead tent (very useful as it poured rain the day we visited). We shared a delicious meatball sub and an excellent soup (a salmon chowder I think).

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 20, 2022

Yummo! A wonderful treat in the middle of nowhere. Kennicott Mine is a National Historic Landmark within Wrangell St. Elias National Park

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 27, 2022 via mobile

The comical owner came out me picked sunflower seeds for my daughter and her friend as we enjoyed the delicious salmon bisque and what the girls described as “the world’s best meatball sub” Jacquie from the kitchen made our meal more enjoyable by visiting with...us as we took in the stunning view. I was hoping the adorable Italian chef would come over and flirt with me, but those carnitas just weren’t going to make themselves!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 26, 2022 via mobile

Great service, the cook is so kind and very funny, service is wonderful and attentive. The view is stunning, and the food is amazing, full of flavor and great portions. So happy with my visit. Will be returning for more!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 25, 2022

We were so happy to find this gem in Wrangell-St.Elias NP. The workers were super friendly and the food delicious. There were many choices for those who do not eat meat as well as for meat eaters. Great brownies and cookies too.! A perfect place...to eat after a long hike.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 4, 2022 via mobile

Starting with the negative: Although the owner/chef J.Macchina boasts years of culinary experience, he lacks basic decency and customer service. On 8/3/22, I was a customer here (see positive) and spent $23. On 8/4/22, after a full day of hiking, I sat in the table...area to eat a personal packed fruit and relax. 0 customers around at this time. I walked to the wagon to use 1 napkin, where J.M didnt greet me nor offered me an item to purchase. As I thew the napkin in the business trash can after cleaning my area, J.M sarcastically remarked: "thanks for using our stuff we really appreciate it". I continued walking away, until I realized this was the owner. I went back to state his comment was unnecessary and rather he could have reframed his point. J.M doubled down by proceeding to scold me, and made a point that unless I buy from the wagon I was not welcomed on his "property". Future Kennicott visitors, this is a terrible way of doing business. Instead, eat at the Kennicott Glacier Lodge, buy food from the McCarthy General store or pack in your own food then sit at the many other benches and rest areas along the walkway. Positive: 8/3/22 I had a basic and bland salmon burger. Salmon was the round frozen type offered at walmart.. but, with limited options and after a full day of hiking this will do. Female workers were kind, had excellent customer service and thankful. The owner J.M could learn these skills from his seasonal workers.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 25, 2022

The Meatza wagon has really god food and is a welcome alternative to the Kennicott Lodge. They do have vegetarian options!! They have a nice covered area to sit when it’s raining which is a nice reprieve.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 25, 2022

I am still dreaming about that sandwich. This is definitely the best place to eat in Kennicott. Soup, salmon BLT, and cookies were also good.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 15, 2022

We ate at this food truck after our mill tour. We don't expect much generally from a food truck. However, this food blew us away! It was so good, high quality, and just a great lunch. We would have eaten here multiple times if we...had been in Kennicott again. I am GF and easily found several GF options. The one I ordered was fantastic and I had no issues from it. We highly recommend this place!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 11, 2022

Food was excellent! Fresh ingredients and and incredible combinations! Get the chocolate peanut butter brownie!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed August 30, 2021

We were in Kennicott, AK for 3 days and ate 5 meals at the Meatza Wagon. We ordered the whole menu. It was all excellent. Just incredible. My favorite was the fish tacos: so fresh! And that salsa? SO GOOD.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 18, 2021

Fresh, gourmet food from a food truck in the middle of a national park - who knew! Friendly service and a spectacular view from the outdoor seating area was the icing on the cake.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

The Meatza Wagon has a perfect location in this unique Alaska setting. Joe's food is delicious! He even grows his own Basil on the dashboard of the truck.Excellent lunch with a perfect view. The meatball sub was sooooo good.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

Highly recommend the meatball and the fish .If not for other choices would have eaten their twice. 2 thumbs up

Date of visit: August 2021
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The Meatza Wagon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5