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Totem Inn Restaurant

144 East Eagan Drive, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-835-4443
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (8 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
144 East Eagan Drive, Valdez, AK 99686
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Can't give 5 stars only because we were sat at the table right behind the podium, table #9. It was like an earthquake everytime someone walked past. That was every few seconds, then when the kids ran by hold on. The salmon was great and...More

Thank D D
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

D D, I know what you are talking about. I have had the same experience sitting at those first couple tables. That is in the future project to get fixed one of these up coming winters. We are defiantly please to hear that our food...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Although there was a restaurant where were staying in a nearby hotel it was suggested we try this instead. Evening meal was excellent, wide choice, good value, well cooked and presented and moreover first class staff. We were in Valdez a few days and tried...More

Thank Alex1706
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Alex1706, This review is the first order of business for me today and I am just saying, It sets the mood for the day. A very nice review. It brought a smile to my face to hear not only a guide recommended us, but you...More

Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Halibut with sour cream and cheese had to much sour cream for my taste, but it was good, and the waitress to confirm that that is what I wanted as it had sour cream on it. My wifes food was excellent, and so was...More

Thank TJ F
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2016

Retired-Coastie 1790, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate as much feed back as possible. Sorry to hear that the Halibut Olympia was not up to your flavor profile. I hope that we took care of that for you with...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

We heard about this restaurant from Eagle's Rest RV Park & decided to give it a try. Being a little road weary, It was nice to sit down to a full menu of great options. The salad bar is fresh, servers/staff are friendly & helpful....More

Thank love2go2015
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Love 2 Go 2015, We are pleased to hear that we met your expectations. We make mostly everything in house to give it that home cooked feel. Thank you so much for leaving a review. We love to hear how to improve as well as...More

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stopped in for Breakfast and it was great, came back later for Shrimp tacos, they were out of coleslaw for the tacos, then they were out of shrimp and prime rib, summer season, need to plan better. the breakfast was good.More

Thank ZoAnne B
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

ZoAnne B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a message. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast. Yes you are right summer is here. We try to keep it fresh for our guest and sometimes we under shoot. Sorry you had...More

Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great homestyle cooking. Great service and food! Free WIFI available in the restaurant. Nice gift shop. Has a full bar in back.

1  Thank Zack M
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2016

Zack M, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It really helps our future guest to help make educated decisions when booking there stay here in Valdez. Again truly, Thank you so much, Jerid

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped by the Totm Inn because it was across the street from Bayside Campground where we were staying. The food was very good, and the service was excellent! A little something for all six of us. Our waitress was very friendly, and helpful? The...More

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jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

RW 1 Ben, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Totem Restaurant. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a refreshing review to let everyone else know as well. We invite you to come back and see us...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016

You will have a great authentic Alaskan experience if you choose to come here, and you should, because there is no better place in town! The restaurant is not "touristy" at all and is frequented by locals as well as visitors to the area. Love...More

Thank KatrinaKitty
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Katina Kitty, That is one of the most refreshing and pleasant reviews we have had this season so far. When we hear reviews like this we know our jobs are being done right. We are absolutely pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our establishment...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016

Nice little place. I think it was the only place to eat breakfast in the whole town. Staff was super nice. Food was good and decent price. Living up in the Fairbanks area, we don't get good service, good food, or good prices. So I...More

Thank Michelle J
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Michelle J, It is nice to hear that we beat competition in service. We strive for customer service and when we hear reviews like yours we know we are on the right track. We also appreciate you as our guest and welcome you back anytime....More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went for breakfast, since that is our favorite. No disappointment there. Decent size servings and the food is quite good. They even have deer sausage. They have a neat little gift shop with lots of nice jewelry and carved old ivory.

Thank 193pat
jerid H, Manager at Totem Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

193 Pat, We are happy to hear that our breakfast was up to standards. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review saying so. Thank you and please feel free to stop in anytime. Thank you, Jerid

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Davina S
Any thing safe on the menu for gluten free travelers? :) Have celiac but am looking to make a trip and want to know where I can eat a head of time
30 May 2015|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
Hi Davina, Although no menu items are designated as "gluten free", we can certainly accommodate any request and prepare separately. Our preparation area has gluten present so I cannot state 100% gluten free in any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 East Eagan Drive, Valdez, AK 99686
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Valdez
  • Phone Number: +1 907-835-4443
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