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Gold Rush Dining Room

George Parks Highway, Mile Post 231, Denali Park Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-8925
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good23%
  • Average38%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
George Parks Highway, Mile Post 231, Denali Park Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

had buffet lunch there on 29 september 2018. there were green flies everywhere, dessert ice cream was not iced-it was more like melted cream, the staff was very unfriendly and had no curteousy, no cutlery on our table-we had to fetch from other tables ourselves....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Climber821432
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The restaurant looks really nice, although the service really needed more training. The Main waiter approached us telling that they had a really good deal $20 for a king crab meal. I added a photo just to show how they treat their customers. One crab...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank asuncionl714
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Ditto to all previous comments about expensive, average quality food, and inconsistent customer service. We had to use them for our "sack lunch" before our Tundra Tour. We specifically asked for gluten-free sandwiches-aka a hummus wrap. Soggy, FLOUR tortilla filled with hummus and a few...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The breakfast buffet was decent but I found it a bit expensive. It opens really early so you can start your visit to Denali early as well.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank woutv227
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This place is run by Aramark. A sports stadium food concessionaire. It's all overpriced stadium food. $18 burger that was very clearly a cheap frozen patty from a factory. The cheese wasn't even melted. The breakfast buffet is not at all worth the price they...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 415Cyclist
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

As expected in a national park and in Alaska the excellent food was over priced. The one star evaluation was earned by their inability to rid themselves of Mario. He took pleasure in making our experience ugly. He was rude. The only plus was his...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mike- M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner and breakfast; dinner waiter was inattentive and for a $200+ dinner for 4 that’s unacceptable. Breakfast buffet was $25/p and waitress couldn’t pay any attention to us before cleaning and resetting already cleared and reset tables. Cruise ship like experience with captive audience....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JWP8221
Reviewed 9 August 2018

After a full day in Denali, we left the park and immediately knew that the only choice for late lunch/early dinner was a burger. We stopped at the first place that looked like it might have a restaurant, the Denali Park Village dining room. It...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Melvillean
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. The seafood chowder was to die for. My major complaint was how they over charged for everything. $25 for a cheeseburger ,fries and soda pretty high. But nothing else to eat. You are bussed into this very remote location, then all food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank betteewac
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Food was good, lots of variety for vegetarians. Service was prompt and pleasant. We at here for 2 dinners and a breakfast as we thought it was that good and there were enough choices to please everyone.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PatCincinnati
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Parks Highway, Mile Post 231, Denali Park Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-8925
Join us at Denali Park Village's Gold Rush Dining Room. We serve a scrumptious breakfast buffet and a la carte items as well as an Alaskan inspired lunch and dinner menu that feature our chef's specials.
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