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The Golden Saloon

101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
+1 907-554-4402
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here on my last trip to McCarthy 2 years ago, we ate here again this trip and it was just as good as it was then. The food was very good, again. The service left a little to be desired, the waitress/bartender was...More

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Loved the decor and vibe at the Golden Saloon, bartenders were very friendly and informative of the area. They offer inside seating for dining, seating at the bar, and a outside deck so finding a comfortable place to suit your mood and needs is easy....More

Thank Don866
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After crossing the bridge walking up to small village of McCarthy you find this wonderful bar and eatery! It's like taken a step back in time - love the decor - people friendly had some great live music going on ! Loved the place a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was not the greatest place that I have ever eaten at but it was good for a casual dining and hang out spot. I loved the different displays and decorations that they had and the atmosphere was extremely friendly. The food was your average...More

Thank Jimena M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Good beer, good burgers, friendly spot to hang out and chat with the locals and other visitors. Thumbs up!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We took a shuttle from Kenny Lake to McCarthy/Kennecott and were looking for food and a beer after hiking the Root Glacier. We stopped by the Golden Saloon for a late lunch/early dinner. Our server was very knowledgeable about the broad range of on tap...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent beers on tap, great bar area and friendly knowledgable staff. You felt really welcome even though quite obviously a tourist. After some beers we asked for a recommendation for a bourbon. Wow the one suggested would have been a triple measure back in the...More

1  Thank SalsaKing
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a bar resturaunt. Very popular place to go, we wanted lunch, but it wasn't available at the time we were there, it was delivery day. If you can bring your own 4 wheeler, we did and it was raining but was a good...More

1  Thank Carman S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We met the owner Neil and he was a very nice man. Elise was the bartender and was very nice as well. Super fries were amazing and so was the burger. A good stop for a few drinks as well.

2  Thank Palmgirl33
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent 3 days in McCarthy- we ate our first dinner at the Golden Saloon, already loved it. The meals were prepared very nicely, with beautiful fresh ingredients and were fairly priced. The breakfast was especially nice, serving fresh fruits, homemade granola and baked goods....More

Thank Tschubidu
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Dean E
9 June 2016|
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Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
There are no TV's in the saloon or the hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 01:00
Monday
14:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 01:00
Thursday
14:00 - 01:00
Friday
14:00 - 01:00
Saturday
14:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: +1 907-554-4402
  • E-mail
Description
The Golden Saloon is open for Lunch and Dinner only. No reservations required. Casual menu. Open Mid May to Mid September. Full service bar, entertainment, and the late night local community gathering place.
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