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The Golden Saloon

101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
+1 907-554-4402
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The food was delicious, there was a nice variety of beer, and the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed.

Thank wildajo
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I ate here on my last trip to McCarthy 2 years ago, we ate here again this trip and it was just as good as it was then. The food was very good, again. The service left a little to be desired, the waitress/bartender was...More

1  Thank Kara G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Loved the decor and vibe at the Golden Saloon, bartenders were very friendly and informative of the area. They offer inside seating for dining, seating at the bar, and a outside deck so finding a comfortable place to suit your mood and needs is easy....More

Thank Don866
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After crossing the bridge walking up to small village of McCarthy you find this wonderful bar and eatery! It's like taken a step back in time - love the decor - people friendly had some great live music going on ! Loved the place a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was not the greatest place that I have ever eaten at but it was good for a casual dining and hang out spot. I loved the different displays and decorations that they had and the atmosphere was extremely friendly. The food was your average...More

Thank Jimena M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Good beer, good burgers, friendly spot to hang out and chat with the locals and other visitors. Thumbs up!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We took a shuttle from Kenny Lake to McCarthy/Kennecott and were looking for food and a beer after hiking the Root Glacier. We stopped by the Golden Saloon for a late lunch/early dinner. Our server was very knowledgeable about the broad range of on tap...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent beers on tap, great bar area and friendly knowledgable staff. You felt really welcome even though quite obviously a tourist. After some beers we asked for a recommendation for a bourbon. Wow the one suggested would have been a triple measure back in the...More

2  Thank SalsaKing
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a bar resturaunt. Very popular place to go, we wanted lunch, but it wasn't available at the time we were there, it was delivery day. If you can bring your own 4 wheeler, we did and it was raining but was a good...More

1  Thank Carman S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We met the owner Neil and he was a very nice man. Elise was the bartender and was very nice as well. Super fries were amazing and so was the burger. A good stop for a few drinks as well.

2  Thank Palmgirl33
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Nearby Attractions
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9.27 km away
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Dean E
9 June 2016|
Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
There are no TV's in the saloon or the hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Kennicott Ave, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99566
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve  >  McCarthy
  • Phone Number: +1 907-554-4402
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The Golden Saloon is open for Lunch and Dinner only. No reservations required. Casual menu. Open Mid May to Mid September. Full service bar, entertainment, and the late night local community gathering place.
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