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McKinley Creekside Cafe

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Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-2277
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed at the McKinley Creekside Cabins and ate almost every meal here at the Café. It is small and quaint and quite popular. On the day we went into Denali for the entire day, for a reasonable charge, the Café packed our pre-ordered lunches which included a bottle of water, a huge salad or huge sandwich, chips, a huge... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The first night I tried the chicken pot pie because I love a good chicken pot pie. There is a wide spectrum of what you might get when you order a chicken pot pie. The chicken to veg to gravy to crust ratio was spot on. So much so that I went the second night and got the exact same... More 

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Thank showmeadeal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The baked goods are the best. Meatloaf and eggs are great. Service is the best you can find. Locally owned and operated. Amazing property. Dont miss out.

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Thank Josh D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

had halibut to die for-in a slightly sweet glaze with a roasted sweet potato. Great salad to go with it.

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Weston, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin next door and ate 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts as well as a "to go lunch box". The Creekside Cafe was a very nice surprise. The food was very good! The portions were so huge we ordered too much the first night. Thursday night is the chef special! Fantastic halibut! The prices were reasonable and the... More 

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Thank Pomerols
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great food , good value, great homemade bakery, locals eat here, good take-out, we got our lunches for park shuttle and train ride here

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Thank Jerry D. B
Torrance, California
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food! The chili was great as was the burger! No frills but yummy! There is s bit of a wait so if you go to the Thai food truck down the street it seven more amazing food!

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Thank Belgin L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to eat before starting our 5 nights of camping in Denali National Park. I had the Guinness Beef Stew which was tasty and hearty. My companion had a side summer salad and added grilled salmon to it to meet her celiac disease/gluten free needs. Rustic atmosphere with a stream nearby. They also had cabins that looked nice... More 

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Del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This little cozy cafe was such a pleasant surprise. Everything is homemade and delicious. We stopped going to Denali Park for breakfast. And then we stopped for lunch on our way back to Anchorage. I had the tomato homemade soup and roll. I wish I had it right now! Everything is so fresh and delicious.

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ate dinner here 1 night and liked it so much we came back for breakfast the next day! The location is truly creekside, you can wander over to the creek (near an outdoor fire pit) and enjoy the relaxing scenery before or after your meal. The food was fresh, plentiful, and delicious. The servers were freindly and attentive. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 21
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-2277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?