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Mountaineer Grill

Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 907-683-7000
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good26%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
22 Jul 2017
“Bad service, good food”
10 Jul 2017
“Good food, not so good servoce”
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to eat at Mountaineer Grill for both Dinner and Breakfast during our stay at Denali Bluffs Hotel. Dinner was late night after a bus tour and they were serving a limited bar type menu. I had some smoked chicken and a...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Want to give a shout out to Emma, Jeremy and Jess. These fine folks took great care of us during labor day weekend. Service was incredible and everything Jess suggested for us to eat was spot on. We understood it was nearing the end of...More

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We're staying three nights here and have busy days planned. It's most convenient to eat here at night. Our first meal just had burnt ribs, so burnt you could not see meat inside when you cut into them. The manager said she'd adjust our bill...More

Thank GailMerrill
FandBBluffs, Manager at Mountaineer Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you so much for choosing the Mountaineer for your dining experience as you stayed at the Denali Bluffs Hotel. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable restaurant experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent experience....More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We chose to eat here the first night of our stay....thought the BBQ would be something our spouses would enjoy. Unfortunately we were wrong. Ribs were way over cooked pretty much black and the replacement ribs were not black but they were still over cooked....More

Thank Kathy T
FandBBluffs, Manager at Mountaineer Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you so much for choosing the Mountaineer for your dining experience at the Denali Bluffs Hotel. It’s quite unfortunate to hear about your time here as we strive for an exceptional and memorable experience. Please accept our sincere apology! As we start to come...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

This restaurant was conveniently located where we were staying and we stopped the first night for dinner. Good service with a full bar. The food was excellent and we proceeded to have dinner there the next two nights as well. Breakfast buffet was good too

Thank DrJim2
FandBBluffs, Manager at Mountaineer Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for the great review DrJim2!! We always appreciate it when guests take the time to write one. We are so happy that you enjoyed the food and service!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing service, great food, and awesome drinks made from scratch. Not really understanding where all of the negative comments are coming from, probably picky unhappy people who like to complain. The restaurant is nice and so is the view.

Thank Jessica Z
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We visited this restaurant twice during our family stay at Denali Bluffs hotel. The restaurant focuses on BBQ dishes. The first time, on arrival, we had for starters bowls of chili and nachos. The nachos portion was enormous and a bit too sweet to our...More

Thank Maurits V
FandBBluffs, Manager at Mountaineer Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Maurits, I am sorry you were unhappy with the service during your second visit to the restaurant. We were experiencing some equipment issues at the time which, unfortunately, affected the beer we were able to serve. There are times when circumstances are beyond our...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

After a long travel to the Denali Park we arrived at the hotel almost 9PM. We decided to have diner at the hotel's restaurant. Although the restaurant was almost empty the hostess took a couple of minutes to seat us, and, after that, it took...More

Thank Carlos F
FandBBluffs, Manager at Mountaineer Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry your experience at the Mountaineer was less than wonderful. We strive daily to provide the best customer service and if it was lacking during your visit I do apologize. We are...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After eating so much Alaskan seafood we were ready for some BBQ. The portions were large and the food good. But the service was not. We were seated for a long time before we had to ask for someone to wait on us. Then our...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Denali Bluffs which is wonderful,and really didn't want to leave the property so we decided to give it a try. Yum. The rain deer sausage (sampler plater) and salmon special were delicious! Server was super friendly. Stopped at the bar after...More

Thank Go2FunFood
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would come back! We'll be waiting!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 238, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: +1 907-683-7000
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Description
The Mountaineer Grille and Bar serves smoked meats and southern style food. Take in a view of Mt. Healy from our patio while enjoying Denali's only wilderness home-style BBQ in the evening and a buffet breakfast each morning. The Mountaineer is not open for Lunch, but please visit The Perky Moose Pantry and Cafe in the Denali Bluffs lobby for lunch and a specialty coffee!
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