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Roadside Potatohead

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Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 907-554-2500
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had breakfast and dinner here during our stay in McCarthy. Really good casual food, very tasty. Staff were lovely and friendly. Great atmosphere

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Thank ajmaguire2016
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went here everyday during our four-day stay in McCarthy. Great atmosphere and the views from the outside patio are great.

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Thank Ripig79
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Thumbs up for the hummus wrap, the cheeseburger and the rosemary garlic fries!!! Definitely a must!!

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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The food was great. Don't hesitate to ask your waitress for her thoughts on what to eat here...so much to choose from. This is "the place" to eat if you find yourself in McCarthy. Ask about the history of the establishment from its humble beginnings to a brand new building built over the winter. If you want the T shirt...grab... More 

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Thank Bob R
Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

A treat to find excellently prepared whole foods with veggie, seafood and meat options. Excellent selection of beers on tap. Perfect place to eat after a vigorous hike.

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Thank seattlejim01
Richmond Hill
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Not many choices in McCarthy but a good one at that. Friendly atmosphere and service. The food is good and ample.

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Thank Barry A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Not a fancy restaurant, but lots of great reasonably price food options and drinks. Nice newer building with great service. After a day hiking or ice climbing, this the place to go. Great indoor or outdoor seating. More like a really nice brewery atmosphere.

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Thank Sam D
Omaha, Nebraska
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in McCarthy for a couple days recently and ate both breakfast and dinner here. The breakfast was amazing! The homemade yogurt and granola bowl was drizzled with a bit of honey and the perfect amount of sweet, while the breakfast burrito was filling and a great way to start the day. You would think a restaurant in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! Perfect lamb gyro paired with a beer with perfectly cooked French fries. A great stop in McCarthy!

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Thank Palmgirl33
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Burger, pulled pork and beer, all three of those were good. The fries were good too. I had the pork, someone else got the burger, we both finished most everything, there's just too much food they give you, which is good, because it's not exactly a cheap meal. There's a bunch of Mr. Potato Head toys around the dining room,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kennicott Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: +1 907-554-2500

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