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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon rolls” (33 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 yesterday via mobile

We ate here for breakfast both mornings and one dinner while staying at the cabins. The food is awesome and the staff are all very friendly and very helpful. Everything was cooked like we ordered and well seasoned. The homemade bread at breakfast is amazing...More

Thank mayday9722
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place makes you feel good the moment you enter. There were four men who were running the dinner time and they bent over backwards helping you. The food selection was great. We had the Great Mooster Burge, Stir-fry and Asian lettuce leaf tacos. The...More

Thank 2bellringers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

How does fresh halibut with tzatziki with a side of cumin-lime dressed quinoa salad sound? Homemade bean and ham soup? Three berry pie? Delicious, right? Well, they were, as were many other food items we ate at McKinley Creekside Cafe. However, we’re not just talking...More

1  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 4 nights in Denali, ate here 2! Party of 6, all ordering different dishes, not one complaint. Halibut, Stir Fry, Smoked Ribs, Cinnamon rolls, the list goes on. Staff is very accommodating and have a service mentality that you find in high end restaurants....More

Thank obliving
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here a few times during our stay at the cabins. The food is fresh and homemade at fair prices for the Denali area. We enjoyed the meatloaf with mashed potatoes after a long day in Danali, and this dinner was very filling and...More

Thank ChiNicole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food that we had while visiting Alaska. And that’s saying a lot! Friendly staff. Worth the drive if not staying there.

Thank Sherri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly and informative! nightly specials offered! Amazing salmon served! server had great recommendations for us. Very enjoyable atmosphere.

Thank rljradtke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice little place for lunch or dinner. Excellent food with a beautiful patio view. Make sure you check out the photo opportunities at the creek.

Thank FrancesTampa_Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on the way to Denali and had one of the best burgers I’ve ever had. Obviously all home made food and the buns looked delicious. So good we stopped for breakfast on the way back to Anchorage. Well worth stopping for.

1  Thank billwH518ZB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have king size cinnamon rolls all freshly made! Cute little place right off the main highway. Cabin style building. Nice staff!

Thank Shari H
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Questions & Answers
17 June 2018|
Response from BrianMaryAdventures | Reviewed this property |
No, they are about ten miles south of Denali Park
Marlene Z
5 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
25 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
US$8 - US$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, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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