Restaurants

Top Choice American in Denali National Park & Preserve

229 Parks

South of McKinley Village, this stylish timber-frame hideaway is quintessentially modern Alaskan: locally owned, organic and fervently committed to both the community and environment. Everything is made on-site, inc…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in McCarthy

Roadside Potatohead

Don't leave without popping into this food shack, where the signature burritos share a menu with overstuffed cheese steaks and delicious hummus wraps. The coffee ain't half bad either. Decor is Potatohead toys and d…
Top Choice American in Talkeetna

Flying Squirrel Bakery Café

Located a little ways outside of town, this Flying Squirrel soars above the competition (see what we did there?). There's no official menu, just a rotating list of seasonal pizzas, breads, sandwiches and baked goods…
Top Choice Pizza in Denali National Park & Preserve

Prospectors Pizzeria & Ale House

Perennially busy and with good reason! Set in the Old Northern Lights Theater building, this cavernous alehouse-cum-pizza-parlor has quickly become one of the most popular eating establishments in the park area. In …
Top Choice Breakfast in Talkeetna

Talkeetna Roadhouse

The oldest of old-school Talkeetna establishments, the Roadhouse is decked out in frontier-era kitsch and dishes out the best breakfast in town. The restaurant also doubles as a bakery, cooking up giant cinnamon rol…
Top Choice Burgers in Delta Junction

Buffalo Center Drive-In

At this novel Alaskan drive-in they bring heaped burger baskets out to your car, or you can enjoy them on an adjacent patio. The patties and relishes are excellent – the setting may be casual, but these are gourmet-…
Top Choice Pizza in Talkeetna

Mountain High Pizza Pie

Cold beers, outdoor patio, excellent pizzas and live music all come together in a pretty purple building that houses one of Talkeetna's better chill-out spots. There are plenty of toppings, from reindeer sausage to …
Top Choice Sandwiches in Talkeetna

Wildflower Café

This is one of the better dining options on the Talkeetna main drag. Indulge with delicious burgers, fantastic fish and chips, daily specials that utilize Alaskan ingredients, and a deck facing Main St. There’s also…
Top Choice American in Tolsona Creek to Matanuska Glacier

Sheep Mountain Lodge

The restaurant at Sheep Mountain Lodge (Mile 113.5) is, to be succinct, fantastic. Creamy chowders, perfectly grilled burgers, creative salads and gorgeous fish and chips are all delicious, but save room for the des…
Top Choice Bakery in Fairbanks

LuLu's Bread and Bagels

The coffee is carefully brewed and delicious; the baked goods, from rosemary bread to quiche, are gorgeous; and the bagels just get the day started right. All baked goods and breads are created on-site – no plastic-…