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Border City Cafe

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Mile 1225.5 Alaska Highway, 90 miles south of Tok @ USA/Canada border, Tok, AK
+1 907-774-2205
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing some work nearby, and Border City was much more convenient than staying in Tok. Tourist season hasn't kicked in yet, so the cafe was closed. The rooms are clean and provide a dry roof over your head. No internet, no TV, but you have a microwave. The lodge caretaker was excellent, very friendly and easy to work... More 

Thank Scrimage M
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my experience here, it was a nice place to break and rest before continuing my trip. I will return hereif I find myself when it is open

Thank Michael K
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I made the long drive from California to work as a raft guide for my second season in Denali park and managed to make it to Alaska barely. My transfer case began having major issues as I stopped to get a cold drink my first stop in Alaska after crossing the border a few short miles back. The guys who... More 

Thank Tim L
Sterling, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The is an awesome lodge near the Canadian border. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful and assisted me with tire problems late at night while I was traveling alone with three young kids. They really helped us out and I couldn't thank them enough. We stayed the night and our room was spacious and clean. The breakfast the next... More 

Thank prosunshine
La Rochelle, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I stayed for one night during my bike trip in Alaska. Very convenient, juste close to the Canadian Frontier (5km) with all services at the same place. People working there are perfectly welcoming and will care about your well being. Nice rooms made of wood and massage shower. Tasty french fries and burger for dinner. I recommend to have a... More 

Thank Maud S
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I met came across this awesome place as I was cycling into Canada almost a week ago today. I had no money for a room and only went in for a bite to eat. What came from this experience is probably one of the nicest memories of my life. An incredible father son team who's hospitality knows no boundaries. They... More 

Thank Chris M
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

When getting a late start heading back from Fairbanks to the continental U.S., we wanted to get close to the Canadian border before stopping for the night. Although Border City Lodge was listed in the Milepost and there were a few reviews on TripAdvisor, we didn't have much else to go on. We called ahead, there were rooms available, so... More 

1 Thank BReall
Sedona, AZ
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Stayed overnight. The room was great; motel room that looked like a little cabin, moose/bear flannel sheets, small flatscreen tv with tons of channels, hot shower. The people are incredibly nice and the cook usually has something special cooking up on the stove. We had a delicious beef stew one night (it was winter) and then the breakfast was incredibly... More 

Thank alaskacie
Palmer, Alaska
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We found this place in the Milepost and gave it a try. After getting beaten up on the Alcan for most of the day, we were happy to pull in. The staff was extremely friendly. My young daughter and the desk clerk/housekeeper/waitress played together during our stay. The food was very good and good portions. We stayed in a double... More 

Thank Hugh L
Oregon Coast
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1,049 reviews
483 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,651 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This location on the Alaska Highway calls itself "Border City" and is located about 90 miles south of Tok, just a few miles north of the Alaska / Canada border. It's about 35 miles north of Beaver Creek, Yukon. Gas prices were lower here than in Beaver Creek, so the first order of business was to fill up! They give... More 

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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Mile 1225.5 Alaska Highway, 90 miles south of Tok @ USA/Canada border, Tok, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Tok
  • Phone Number: +1 907-774-2205
Phone: 907-774-7705http://www.karo-ent.com/border.htmzip code 99780

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