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McKinley Creekside Cafe

Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-2277
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cinnamon rolls” (31 reviews)
“coffee cake” (22 reviews)
“meatloaf” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mile 224 George Parks Hwy, at McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After spending the night at The Perch we set out at 7am heading toward Denali Park in search of breakfast. As soon as we pulled onto the highway we saw this place and stopped in. The skillet was amazing and the coffee hit the spot....More

1  Thank Seatac77
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We went there on our first day in Denali... Then we just kept going back for breakfast and dinner for the 4 following days. Food was absolutelly great! I think we tried everything on the menu - and we were never disappointed. Friendly staff, great...More

Thank AnaBeatriz
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We ate here during the 2 days we were in the Denali Park area. The food was good especially for an area in which good food is hard to find. They also offered a box lunch that will be ready for you the next day...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have been to Alaska five times now and fortunately discovered this restaurant on the first visit, It never disappoints. During a recent visit, my friends and I ate here twice. For dinner one night I had the halibut entree, and it and the sides...More

Thank gafarmgirl623
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great friendly service very accommodating. Food is over the top there were six of us each ordering something different every meal a winner. Owners on site very friendly nice folks. Highly recommend if you're in the t

Thank sourdoughought
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Food was great. Fair prices for Alaska. Only complaint was that they charge $2.50 for a cup of coffee and we didn't get offered refills. But we got complimentary mimosas so it made up for it. I would definitely go back!

Thank Foodie4Life81
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Wow!! The cinnamon rolls are as big as Denali. To big to try. But the rest of the fare is awesome. Everything made in house. Ate breakfast here two mornings. Large portions and great options. Service was great. One of the owner/managers worked the room...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at cabins here so dining was convenient, but it was also quite good. We had breakfast and dinner here and both were enjoyable, especially their monster sized cinnamon rolls. It was pricey but so is everything here.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Can you say nummy cinnamon rolls? Great selection of menu items to choose from with great food and service. The prices were a bit high but what can you expect you are in Alaska. The young lady that served us was really friendly and helpful...More

Thank luv2wk2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this no-frills, home cookin' café. Their turkey pot pie was huge and absolutely delicious! Wish I had some right now!.

Thank Linda R
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Marlene Z
6 February 2018|
Response from AnaBeatriz | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for the late response, I just saw your question. I hope it still makes it in time! I believe you can check the opening hours on their website. We also had an early bus to Denali. If you book the day before... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from TraceySmith | Property representative |
Our staff is great about highlighting some naturally gluten free options and even creating something special that will suit your dietary needs. Feel free to give us a call on the main line if you'd like to discuss some... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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