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“Better than I expected!”

Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge
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Description: After a day of enjoying the great outdoors, there is nothing more satisfying than treating yourself to one of Alpenglow's fresh, wild-caught Alaskan seafood selections, featuring creatively prepared salmon, halibut or king-crab legs. If your taste leans in a different direction, our tender, all-natural steaks, pasta, chicken, soups, salads and sandwiches are certain to satisfy. The Alpenglow Restaurant is open early in the morning to help get your day started with our plentiful breakfast table and offers a wide variety of satisfying lunch menu options during the middle of the day. Whenever you decide to dine, our offerings are prepared to please the most discriminating palate and every table at the Alpenglow Restaurant offers a majestic view of the Denali National Park area.
Reviewed July 13, 2014

An easy choice if you're staying at the Lodge, but the food is quite good. Between the restaurant and bar, you'll have a good array of options.

Thank mermaidaground
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ddkalaska, Director of Sales at Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2014

Dear thelaterflight, I am so pleased that we exceeded your expectations and I am very happy that you found variety on our menu. We try very hard to make sure that if you are staying more than one night, you will want to dine with us more than once. Thanks for your comments! Dee Dee

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Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The staff is very friendly, Shawn did a great job. The view is truly awesome as others have said. The breakfast buffet is $16, and not overly exciting. The scrambled eggs were cold, the pancakes empty. The gravy was very bland. It time permits go down the mountain.

Thank Jeff B
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ddkalaska, Director of Sales at Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2014

Dear Jeff B, Thanks for your review - I am concerned about your breakfast experience. Did you inform our staff that the eggs were cold, etc. I am surprised as Chef Laura walks out and checks on the food quality several times every morning. I am passing your comments on to our Food and Beverage Director as we need to make sure we address your concerns. It is always easier to address these if we can know immediately. Thanks for sharing and I am sorry we weren't able to make things right while you were on property. Dee Dee

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Reviewed June 28, 2014

Expensive with average service and average food. Nothing spectacular about the meal, but the view is fantastic. Stop by here on a nice sunny day and try and get a table on the deck and enjoy the view.

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Thank deanshan
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ddkalaska, Director of Sales at Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Dear deanshan, thanks for visiting us. It is always nice to have fellow Alaskans dine with us. I am glad you enjoyed the view. I am concerned that you were not impressed with our food. It would be great to know what you ordered, etc. Of course we strive to be the best we can be and if we can target the challenges you faced it is much easier to address them. I do hope that you will drive up the hill again when in the area and give us another try! Dee Dee

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Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

This is the restaurant in the grand Denali lodge. We ate here for breakfast both days, and dinner one night. Breakfast was a buffet for $16 per person. It was included in our tour. They did have several items on the bar. Breads, bagels pastries, bacon, sausage, eggs, pancake, French toast, fruit , yogurt, cereal, oatmeal.
Dinner was a little more formal. It is Alaska so not very. I ordered the steak with a bernaise with crab and fingerling potatoes. Tasty but cold. We had to wait awhile for food. A big table came in before us. We had to keep asking for refills. They were not that busy. Do not like to do this. They did have a kids menu. Son had the fish & chips. Yummy he said.hubby had the halibut , he loved it.
Tip: try the crab gratin appetizer
Coupon in your room

Thank phislamajama
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ddkalaska, Director of Sales at Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Dear phislamajama, thank you so much for writing a review. I am sorry to hear that your table was not given the attention during dinner that it deserved. I will certainly pass this on to our dining room manager and Food and Beverage Director. I am also disappointed to hear that your steak entrée was cold. I am pleased that your son and husband enjoyed the halibut and fish and chips and that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We strive to have exceed our guests expectations on food and service. Your review will help us achieve that goal. Were you able to share your concerns with a manager or floor supervisor. Of course, the easiest coaching to our staff occurs on the spot. Once again thank you for your review and I will make sure that our food and beverage department is able to discuss your concerns at their weekly meeting. Dee Dee Kay

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Reviewed June 24, 2014

the atmosphere was nice and staff very good. Food not so good. The fried brie was good however. Son liked pork chop. Sent steak back and they brought small piece of salmon and charged us. will not return.

Thank andrea p
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ddkalaska, Director of Sales at Alpenglow Restaurant- Grande Denali Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Dear AndreaPPP, I believe that you expressed some of these concerns on the Grande Denali Lodge page - I am so sorry for your dining experience - glad the brie was good and that your son enjoyed his pork chop. I have already shared your concerns on your steak and replacement salmon with our team. Just wanted you to know we are listening and reacting! Dee Dee

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