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Caribou Family Restaurant

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45015 Kalifornsky Beach Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669, Soldotna, AK 99669-8228
+1 907-420-3978
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whittier, ca
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179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times over the years and it use to be much better. The service is spotty, the food isn't very good. Breakfast isn't bad, I might do that again but not dinner or even lunch.

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Thank edward v
La Center, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Wonderful food, with a friendly, helpful, sweet waitress who was a local with great information for several interests. Food was hot, delicious, and arrived fresh and steaming within 15 minutes of ordering.

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Thank Wild_Annie_Oakley
Soldotna, Alaska
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The food was very close to cheap bar food and had been sitting under a heat lamp or microwaved to long only one server for a half full restaurant and price for the fool I would say high

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Thank 182stanlyk
Bedford, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Horrible experience here. First, they were out of all game meat. We all ordered elk, bison, and caribou burgers thinking with a name like "caribou" this would be a good place for this kind of food. We waited about 10 minutes for the server to come back and say we're out of all game meat so we ordered something else.... More 

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Thank Dana M
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Stopped in for breakfast on a Sunday morning. First, keep a reasonable perspective. If you're expecting a Michelin star, you're in the wrong place. It's a restaurant that could easily categorized as a diner or greasy spoon. They don't do deconstructions or reductions or emulsions -- they do straight-forward food. The restaurant itself is very homey -- mostly hardwood and... More 

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Thank Dirtdog76
Columbia, Missouri
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Menu kind of limited for my tastes- nothing fancy. Prices consistent with area and food served. Salad bar very basic. Service was OK. Food OK- greasy spoon type diner. Obnoxious guy on cellphone in booth behind us (inappropriate language, loud, etc) Found out he is an owner or something like that ( went in and out of kitchen / serving... More 

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Thank nuprofessor
Greensboro, North Carolina
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you need some down home(Lower 48) cooking on your visit to the Peninsula. Then the Caribou is your place of choice. Breakfasts are plentiful and tasty and Dinner is the same. You can get you craving settled here. Open 24 hours.

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Thank GSODave
Waimanalo, Hawaii
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The food was really good & the prices reasonable. However, the service is super slow. The servers are friendly & nice, I just think they are understaffed. I visited on three separate occasions & found this to be true with every single time I went there.

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Thank kanaia808
El Monte, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Came into this location at about 1am sat night, this place is open 24hrs. I didn't have too many options. Food was $10-15 on average. We all got the Caribou and Reindeer burger, which was the same thing; for 6 people it came out to be about $115 with tip. Asked the waiter if the caribou burger was 100% caribou,... More 

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Patterson, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The outside of this restaurant looked so inviting, that we spent the summer looking forward to trying it out. When we finally did, we wished we hadn't. It was expensive, the service was very slow, and the food was bland, greasy, and cold. The only redeeming factor here was the salad bar, which barely made the place worth half the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45015 Kalifornsky Beach Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669, Soldotna, AK 99669-8228
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Soldotna
  • Phone Number: +1 907-420-3978

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