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Mountaineer Grill

Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-7000
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good30%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
8 Oct 2016
“Very limited menu”
9 Sep 2016
“Ok breakfast buffet and dinner”
Open Now
05:00 - 10:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
££ - £££
Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at Denali Bluffs which is wonderful,and really didn't want to leave the property so we decided to give it a try. Yum. The rain deer sausage (sampler plater) and salmon special were delicious! Server was super friendly. Stopped at the bar after...More

Thank Go2FunFood
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would come back! We'll be waiting!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service are both good in this restaurant but it took us more than 30 minutes + to get the bills settled. They need to improve their computer system.

Thank Wycee L
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Wycee. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service. I am so sorry there was such a delay in the payment process. Computers are finicky here in our remote location but I will investigate!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant does not compliment the hotel. Featured barbecue was very dry and broccoli very overdone. I would avoid both this restaurant and the coffee shop in favor of taking the shuttle up the hill to the Grand Denali where we had a lovely meal with...More

Thank Merasheen
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Merasheen, I am so sorry you were dissatisfied with your meal, I am certain we offered other options. We smoke all of our meat on premises have had many positive comments. Thank you for your input. We strive to improve every day and all comments...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Located at the Denali Bluffs hotel. Seating is available inside and outside with nice mountain views. The menu is very limited; this is mostly a BBQ restaurant. Not many options for vegetarians. The restaurant does boast a good number of beers for such a small...More

Thank MarylandCatmom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast buffet was ok, decent selection and variety of food. BBQ menu is very limited, quality is fair. Service at dinner was terrible. We accidentally walked out on the breakfast bill one morning because there was no pricing info and no one watched over us.

Thank AllStarMP
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Had the breakfast buffet there and it was horrible!!! Coffee was cold the synthetic eggs were awful and the bacon was old! Way overpriced !!!

Thank Joey S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I've never reviewed a restaurant negatively before but felt compelled after our meal last night. I've never had tough beef brisket. I'm not sure how you could produce brisket that was so lacking in moisture. To add insult to injury the waitress didn't even offer...More

Thank AussieInBoston2015
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Denali Bluffs one night and had dinner and breakfast here. Both meals were very good. No reservations needed. The restaurant is on site and very convenient. It has a log cabin kind of feel and looked clean and well maintained. The staff...More

Thank 2windsurfandski
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The food was horrible. I got ribs - had 4 ribs with 2 burnt and dry for over 30.00. Service was bad - never got a refill on my drink. AND thankfully I started drinking my drink with a straw because I found lipstick on...More

Thank G4826OMkarenc
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The views here are amazing and it is a great place to have a drink or just sit and relax. You do not have to order to sit there. We ate one dinner and it was horrible. My husband ate the breakfast buffet and said...More

Thank tbarton901
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
05:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 10:00
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05:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-7000
  • E-mail
The Mountaineer Grille and Bar serves smoked meats and southern style food. Take in a view of Mt. Healy from our patio while enjoying Denali's only wilderness home-style BBQ in the evening and a buffet breakfast each morning.

The Mountaineer is not open for Lunch, but please visit The Perky Moose Pantry and Cafe in the Denali Bluffs lobby for lunch and a specialty coffee!
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