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“Very good food here”

McKinley Creekside Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$21
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very good food here”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

This cafe has a great breakfast and dinner. During our stay we were able to have breakfast- disappointed that they ran out of biscuits though. Pancakes were very good . Dinner was yummy. Salads are huge, pasta specials very fresh. They also ran out of potato soup one night. The Denali cinnamon rolls are almost as big as Denali and taste great. The service was always attentive. The option to sit outside was tempting but the mosquito population won the battle and we were forced in. Bring your bug spray!

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Simply amazing!”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Was driving from Fairbanks to Anchorage and we happened to find this cute place. The cafe itself is small yet cute and well laid out. We actually sat outside as it was a nice evening. Our server was possibly best server we have ever had! The food itself is just simply amazing. A must stop on the Parks highway! Prices very reasonable and they have a nice case of baked goods! Try a monster cinnamon roll! :) Wonderful job folks! Keep up the good work!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank hiam1977
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Liberty, Missouri
2 reviews
“Delish”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

A great surprise to find this restaurant ... Absolutely everything was delicious, from the incredible breakfasts to the lunches they packed for us to the variety at dinner options. Homemade granola and treats were top drawer! And the service is excellent to boot!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Michelle W
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TraceySmith, Owner at McKinley Creekside Cafe, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Thanks!
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Bismarck
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wow, great food”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

A quaint little place to eat in the wilds of Alaska. Great homey atmosphere with wonderful staff. The cinnamon rolls are HUGE and soon good. It compliments their cabins by the creek.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Warren L
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TraceySmith, Owner at McKinley Creekside Cafe, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Thanks for the review and I will share your feedback with our baker and chef!!
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Park Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Small place, excellent food”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We stayed at the cabins here and ate at the restaurant for the 4 days we were there, no reason to look elsewhere when the food was so good right there. Dinner each night, good menu with nightly specials. Also have them prepare a sack lunch for your Denali tour, a good value and they will have it ready for you the night before or early next morning for pickup. Small place so getting there early keeps your wait to a minimum.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Lynn L
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TraceySmith, Owner at McKinley Creekside Cafe, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Thanks taking time to review our restaurant.
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