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“Saloon Closed Temporatily - Good Restaurant”
Review of Longhorn Saloon

Longhorn Saloon
Ranked #3 of 7 Restaurants in Cantwell
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Good for: Bar Scene
Description: This is an authentic Alaskan establishment. It is owned by an Alaskan homesteader from the 1960s and operated by her family. They love a good time and a party. The third week of July, the Longhorn Saloon in conjunction with the Cantwell Lodge, hold their annual Bluegrass Festival. Many Bluegrass legends have blessed their stage over the years playing their fine music while looking at the Alaskan and Talkeetna mountain ranges. Music lovers do not want to miss this yearly event. There is modest inexpensive lodging in addition to space for RVs and camping from May to October.
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Hi Folks. The Saloon is Closed Temporarily (Ownership and Liquor License Problems) but they have a Surprisingly Good Restaurant. This is basic outback Alaska fried and deep fried food. You eat what ever comes off the truck from Anchorage. They have a young cook who makes the best of what ever he has. This place is popular with the locals, think "Northern Exposure" from the 90's. The service is a little slow but worth the wait. These are good people. Regards, OldeBear

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Reviewed 2 May 2015

I can't tell you what a great time I have had at the Longhorn Saloon. I make it a point to go every time I am in Cantwell. This is a place with great food and fun people. The prices are more than reasonable, but the people are what make the place great. The next time you are driving though Cantwell make it a point to stop in, you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I've always felt right at home here, even the first time we went in. I've always had really good food: steak sandwich, burgers, tater tots and hot wings. Last time we were there was at the tail end of the Bluegrass Festival and everyone was dancing having a blast. Also the lodge is clean and quiet, and the view outside spectacular

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

My riding buddy and I were there in early July on our motorcycles. You have to go down the road a bit to find downtown Cantwell but it's worth it. The woman running the bar/making the food/cracking the jokes is wonderful lift after a day on the highway! The food was good - and the cheese and broccoli soup she made herself. We asked about accommodation and she told us about the 'bunkhouse' next door - a series of ATCO trailers butted together. Two beds to a room, clean communal showers and bathrooms. After a day on the Denali Highway or the Parks Highway this is a great place to wind down.

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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

We were so tired coming back from Denali park, and our group of 6 was thrilled to find a place in the area open for a late night meal. What a burger! We were helped quickly and Cindi was a great server and bartender. The food and drinks were the perfect end to our outdoor adventure. We also enjoyed the ping pong, darts, and pool table. Thanks!

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