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Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Mile Post 133 Parks Hwy, Trapper Creek, AK
+1 907-733-2900
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Weehawken, New Jersey
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674 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are only two restaurants at the lodge, and IMO this is the better one. The service was certainly faster and I think the food was a bit better. The main difference is that this one, if seated near the window, has an incredible view whereas the other choice doesn't. Since you are probably here for a Princess Cruise adventure,... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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467 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

While this is far from a fine dining restaurant, after all you are in Talkeetna, the food is very good (this was our fourth visit over a 6 year period), and we have found the wait staff to be friendly, and we even have chatted with the owner on several of our visits.

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Upper Hutt
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146 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We only had our evening meal and breakfast here and we had no problems with the menue's which offered many variaties of things to eat.

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Maine
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant was a bit more formal than we anticipated but dressing casually is still fine. The service was good and the food was equally good - a nice treat after a busy day!

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Sydney
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our meal at the Mountain View restaurant was very expensive and disappointing. My husband had the chicken breast, which seemed to be two pressed pieces of re-constituted chicken, with an unusual taste. I fared better with Alaskan salmon, broccoli and some sort of pasta – which I left. The bread rolls came with whipped margarine. Our waiter was unpleasant and... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Mediocre food; clueless service by completely untrained staff. Not different from other restaurants on the property

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We did not have high hopes as we had eaten at the bar next door which shares the kitchen but the duck and the steak were excellent as was the service. A welcome respite from an otherwise disappointing stay.

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FAIRFIELD
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were in a party of four with my foodie brother and his girlfriend. We had two truly outstanding dinners in the Mountain View (even though we didn't see the mountain!). The menu was varied, the appetizers and salads were creative (salads in Alaska are among the best I've ever had, with wonderful local greens), and the entrees were amazing... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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187 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Food medocre, and very much overpriced in my estimation. Would not eat here again. Would choose the 20320 Alaskan Grill of the Base Camp Bar & Grill first. There is a coffee shop that offers Starbucks coffee and some deli type items too, the displays were not appetizing to me.

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East Central FL
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309 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We ate here a few times. Service ranged from excellent to 'just ok'. I think the server you get (and maybe the mood he/she is in) determines your experience. Reservations are required. Dress is "Alaska casual" - come as you are or dress up. The king crab legs are good as is the halibut.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Mile Post 133 Parks Hwy, Trapper Creek, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Trapper Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 907-733-2900

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