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229 Parks Restaurant and Tavern

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Mile 229.7, Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-2567
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Laramie, Wyoming
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Beautiful log style setting, great food with a flair for the unusual. Beautiful presentation of the food as well!

Thank ETraveler-99
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were at Denali for one night and celebrated a birthday at one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. The food was superb and the desserts were heavenly This was a great restaurant !!!

Thank pghrdhdirish
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Love, love, love the food! Some of the best food I've ever had. There is also a lot of variety on the menu. You can't go wrong. Oh, and really good pastries and treats as well. Their eclairs are to die for!

1 Thank MJBlazingTrails
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

we had scallops on potato medallions and crab stuffed pasta envelopes, wonderful salads all with fresh local produce and fabulous rolls with lemon-dill butter.

1 Thank lois_finney
Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I can't believe it took me this long to finally stop at this restaurant. Everything we had was delicious. I'm not a fan of octopus, but my dad ordered it and I couldn't resist to take a bite. It was SO good. All of our entrees, appetizers and desserts were wonderful. Any restaurant we went to after just couldn't compare.... More 

1 Thank leslieknope2016
Savannah, Georgia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Our night began with the house made "cocktails" which were loaded full of syrup and tooth achingly sweet. After two of them we gave up and stuck with wine. Sadly, it didn't stop there. The various appetizers were all completely over seasoned and/or drenched in dressing. The soup was quite nice and the presentation of the dishes were beautiful but... More 

1 Thank Natalie G
Fairbanks, Alaska
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This restaurant could be the best in Alaska. It is certainly better than any restaurant in Fairbanks. I had the golden masa soup - incredible flavor. light, but rich. My dinner companion had oysters which were beautiful plump little things, and spot shrimp with home made pasta. My little crisp pork-belly was served with a watercress and apple salad in... More 

Thank RIki S
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210 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here many times over the years when we go to the Park. My halibut was over cooked. The scallops used to be huge, but now they're just regular sized. The atmosphere continues to be somewhat casual. Lots of hard surfaces translates to a noisy experience. We actually prefer dining now at the Denali Grande or the Princess Hotel.

2 Thank Coldduck
Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The staff did an outstanding job with our group of 13, we obviously had a reservation. The food was delicious and the presentation was very attractive. Meals were served at the same time and were hot. A festive place for a fun evening. Desserts were delicious, too!

Thank 2manygr8places
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Someone local recommended this place as the best place to go in summer in Denali, and we weren't disappointed. We had a flatbread pizza for appetizer, I had main course of duck and my wife had miso baked cod. Each were great. Service and atmosphere were equally good. Highly recommend it.

Thank Gaijin2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 229.7, Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-2567

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?