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Roadside Potatohead

Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-2500
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Dec 2016
27 Oct 2016
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American, Cafe
Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We ate here twice in September, which is right at the end of the season. Like many other seasonal places here, they were closing September 15th for the season, so we were glad to have discovered this place while they were still open. For dinner,...More

Thank MJS4444
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had breakfast and dinner here during our stay in McCarthy. Really good casual food, very tasty. Staff were lovely and friendly. Great atmosphere

Thank ajmaguire2016
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went here everyday during our four-day stay in McCarthy. Great atmosphere and the views from the outside patio are great.

Thank Ripig79
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Thumbs up for the hummus wrap, the cheeseburger and the rosemary garlic fries!!! Definitely a must!!

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The food was great. Don't hesitate to ask your waitress for her thoughts on what to eat here...so much to choose from. This is "the place" to eat if you find yourself in McCarthy. Ask about the history of the establishment from its humble beginnings...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A treat to find excellently prepared whole foods with veggie, seafood and meat options. Excellent selection of beers on tap. Perfect place to eat after a vigorous hike.

Thank seattlejim01
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Not many choices in McCarthy but a good one at that. Friendly atmosphere and service. The food is good and ample.

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Not a fancy restaurant, but lots of great reasonably price food options and drinks. Nice newer building with great service. After a day hiking or ice climbing, this the place to go. Great indoor or outdoor seating. More like a really nice brewery atmosphere.

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in McCarthy for a couple days recently and ate both breakfast and dinner here. The breakfast was amazing! The homemade yogurt and granola bowl was drizzled with a bit of honey and the perfect amount of sweet, while the breakfast burrito was filling...More

1  Thank Napoleonjr1
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! Perfect lamb gyro paired with a beer with perfectly cooked French fries. A great stop in McCarthy!

Thank Palmgirl33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: +1 907-554-2500