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Base Camp Bistro

££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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Hwy 1, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our server had an arrogant attitude. The food was pricey and not that great. Service was incredibly slow. The server overcharged us. He couldn't possibly been new since It was the last week they were open for the season. Since it was the end it doesn't mean you leave service behind.

Thank Dale S
London, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Staying at the lodge on our land cruise with Princess ,we had dinner here .Seated quickly with a warm greeting .Simple menu but the food was well cooked and presented .Attentive service staff and a relaxed unhurried atmosphere .Not able to sit outside since it was too busy but that did not spoil our meal .Accepting that there is little... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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316 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was our go top place to meet the other 4 in our traveling party. Service was wonderful. View is great. We did have appetizers but mostly had drinks/wine. I did have the Bloody Mary one day and it was off the charts. We enjoyed this bar. It has a couple of tv's and it open til 11pm. Totally enjoyable

Thank txlnstr
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

While there is ample room indoors for the Base Camp restaurant, we especially appreciated the seating on the outdoor deck, with a view of the mountains, even if Mt. Denali itself was hiding behind the clouds. We had an early lunch [11:30 AM] here one day before setting off on afternoon excursions. Food and service were good. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank mbotos
Plano, Tx
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179 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

There are several eating places on property at the Princess and Holland American owned interconnected lodges at Denali. I thought this one was the best and most reasonable. It was informal as they all are. The menu selections had reasonably priced options as well as more expensive ones. If you are on a tour you may even have a discount... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

I enjoy trying dishes that are new to me, so I chose the Seafood macaroni & cheese. It had large pieces of lobster, crab and little shrimp in this classic comfort food. It was delicious! I tried the Blueberry Bread Pudding for dessert. My husband had the huckleberry ice cream. Both were very good. Our server was friendly. The decor... More 

Thank Grandmoose
New Lenox, Illinois
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Both mu husband and I had burgers in this restaurant. They were huge and tasty with fries that were fresh out of the oil. We definitely enjoyed our meal. Atmosphere was outdoorsy and relaxed. Enjoyed our window seat which overlooked the river and mountains. Our server was good and she was quite friendly. I realize everyone who visits Alaska always... More 

Thank Holly S
Anchorage, Alaska
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Spent the weekend in Denali Park and ate two meals at the Base Camp. Prime Rib sandwich was passable, but their King Crab Cake sandwich was just great. Great Alaskan brews on tap, I would recommend the Alaskan White myself. Great place to pay reasonable prices for good food. Views out the window are awesome too.

Thank JamesAK2001
Naperville, Illinois
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276 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Located on the grounds of the Denali Princess Lodge with a great view of the Alaskan landscape, we enjoyed sharing the delicious Seafood Nachos. Also tasty were the Blackened Salmon Tacos and the Crab Cake Burger.

Thank LenEvanston
Bellaire, Michigan
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice. The steak was not so great but the seafood nachos were terrific. The view from the deck made up for so-so items.

Thank Saluki66686

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 1, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve

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