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The Creekside Cafe

Casual Dining at its Finest!

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McKinley Creekside Cabins hosts the poplular "Creekside Cafe". Casual dining, quality service and some good home cooking is what you'll get.  

We are situated on the banks of
beautiful Carlo Creek with breathtaking views of the Alaska Range.

Relax and enjoy the amazing mountian views from our deck while you sip a cappucinno planning your day or drink one of our Alaskan crafted beers while you ponder the days explorations.

We work hard to offer a menu that has a mix of Alaskan seafood along with some traditional favorites. Our food is prepared with love using fresh quality ingredients, you can taste the difference, from our fresh homemade breads, house smoked turkey to our AMAZING bake case filled with delights!

  • Breakfast * Lunch * Dinner
  • Open daily from 5am-10pm (June- mid September) Shortened hours in mid May.
  • A Gourmet espresso bar
  • A fine selection of wine and Alaskan crafted beers.
  • We can cater small groups and now have a beautiful covered pavillion along the creek for special events.
  • PARK Tour Hearty Lunches-To-Go ORDER HERE

Menu-2017 PDF

  • Cropped Cinn Rolls

Home of the Mt. DENALI cinnamon rolls!

Try a slice of our Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake...GUARANTEED to please!

We make our bread and sandwich rolls daily for your enjoyment - FRESH homemade bread-um-um good!

We smoke our turkey, salmon, and ribs.

 Creekside's Award Winning Chili
Hearty & comforting beef, black beans & hominy chili topped with cheddar cheese. Served w/ corn bread & honey butter.

  • Creekside Cafe-Chef Reedy and window filled with a breakfast order-now get that food to the table!!

Saturday & Sunday
BRUNCH served til 3pm!

Taco Tuesday
Beef, Chicken, Halibut & Salmon
w/homemade rice, beans, chips & salsa!

Thursday Night
RIBS!  Dry Rubbed & Slow Smoked

Friday Night Prime Rib
Herb & rock salt encrusted  then slow roasted to juicy perfection-WOW!

Sunday Suppers
A traditional favorite!

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Creekside Café …Casual Dining at its finest

Thank you or choosing to dine with us. We strive to bring you the freshest ingredients that Alaska has to offer, including Alaskan seafood and meats, produce and even herbs and greens from our onsite greenhouse just a few steps from the kitchen back door. It is our goal to exceed your expectations with every plate, every time, all while providing excellent service.

BREAKFAST- 5am-11am (Weekend brunch till 3pm)
THE MOUNTAIN MAN
(or WOMAN) 15.99
Three eggs, fried potatoes, biscuit & sausage gravy, ham/bacon or reindeer sausage +2

HUEVOS RANCHEROS 13.99
Two eggs, fried corn tortillas, black beans, ranchero sauce, cotija cheese, pickled poblano peppers, pico de gallo, sour cream Add: ham/bacon +2, reindeer sausage + 4
TWO EGG BREAKFAST 12.99
Fried potatoes, homemade toast or biscuit, ham/bacon, or reindeer sausage +2
CREEEKSIDE SKILLETS 14.99
Two Eggs, three toppings, fried potatoes with homemade toast or biscuit.   Toppings: cheddar cheese, extra egg, zucchini, red peppers, mushrooms, onion, pico de gallo, ham, reindeer sausage, bacon, fresh tomatoes, sour cream, salsa (Extra toppings + 1.50 each)
BREAKFAST BURRITO 12.99
The Creekside – Scrambled eggs, potatoes, cheddar cheese, bacon or ham, sausage gravy
Southwestern – Scrambled eggs, potatoes, cheddar cheese, black beans, salsa, sour cream.   Add ham, bacon or reindeer sausage +2
B & G 12.99/6.99
Two homemade biscuits and sausage gravy with 2 eggs / One biscuit and gravy
FRENCH TOAST 10.99
Our signature bread with a hint of Grand Marnier. Add: ham/Bbcon +2, reindeer sausage +4
BUCKEYE OATMEAL 8.99
Two toppings & toast or biscuit. Extra toppings +1.5. Toppings: raisins, craisans, brown sugar, pecans, chocolate chips, cashews
Pancakes Featuring the Miller family recipe 😊 Three cakes with a choice of Ham, bacon or reindeer sausage (+2), Add pure maple syrup (+1)

  • PANCAKES YOUR WAY Add blueberries, pecans, chocolate chips (+2.00 each) 10.99
  • TRACEY’S APPLE CINNAMON PECAN PANCAKES 13.99
  • ROBIN’S SWEET AND SAVORY Bacon and Chocolate chips 13.99

MT DENALI CINNAMON ROLLS 6.50
WILCOX FAMILY STRAWBERRY RHUBARB COFFEE CAKE 6.50

SIDES
Fried potatoes, 2 Eggs, Ham, bacon, Reindeer sausage, sausage gravy +4
Pancake, Toast, Homemade Biscuit, Pickled Poblano Peppers +3

Breakfast & Lunches To Go (Please order the night before) 13.99
THE SOURDOUGH - Sandwich (House smoked turkey/provolone cheese or Ham/cheddar) Vegetarian Southwestern Quinoa salad (Add grilled chicken +2), chips, snack, fruit
homemade dessert and bottled water.

GRAB AND GO @ 5AM Oatmeal to go & check our bakery case for muffins, bagels, cinnamon rolls and more!
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LUNCH (Served 11-5pm)

Small Plates
ALASKA SAMPLER 18.99
Halibut, Calamari, Reindeer Sausage, Smoked Salmon Dip, fresh baked bread
CASHEW CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS 12.99
Grilled Chicken, red peppers, carrots, cabbage mix, lettuce, cashews, Thai peanut sauce
FRIED CALAMARI lemon artichoke aioli 10.99
SMOKED SALMON DIP with fresh baked bread 8.99

Salads (Add Halibut + 12 / Salmon + 10 / Chicken +6)
SUMMER Side 7.99 / Entrée 11.99
Romaine, candied walnuts, craisins, apples, fried goat cheese, poppy seed vinaigrette
HOUSE CAESAR Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, parmesan cheese, homemade croutons
HOUSE GREEN Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons. House Dressings: Ranch, Blue Cheese, Thousand Island, Vinaigrettes: Poppy Seed, Cumin Lime

Soups, Chili and Chowder (Add fresh baked bread +2)
HOMEMADE DAILY SOUP w/ oyster crackers Cup 4.99 / Bowl 7.99
CREEKSIDE’S AWARD-WINNING CHILI cornbread and honey butter Cup 6.99 / Bowl 10.99
HOUSE SALMON AND CORN CHOWDER w/ oyster crackers Cup 6.99 / Bowl 10.99

THE FAMOUS MOOSTER BURGER (or Grilled Chicken, Halibut +12, Salmon +10) 12.99
Lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, mayo. 
Add Cheese: American, cheddar, pepper Jack, provolone +2, Bacon +3
CHILI CHEESE BURGER 17.99
Open faced with our house chili, topped with cheddar cheese and onions
DUKE’s BURGER 18.99
House mustard BBQ sauce, bacon, cheddar cheese, sautéed onions, pickles
McCREEKSIDE 😉-A 12oz Mountain Man (or Woman) burger 19.99
Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onion, on a sesame seed bun. 

GRILLED HALIBUT TACOS Gluten Free 18.99
Flour or corn tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, pickled poblano peppers, lemon crema
With tortilla chips and salsa
HALIBUT AND CHIPS French fries or a cup of soup 18.99
HOLLY’s THAI STIR FRY Vegetarian & gluten free 14.99
Rice noodles, cremini mushrooms, red peppers, asparagus, onion, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, cashews, cilantro in a soy-sweet chili-garlic sauce. Add: Chicken +6, Halibut +12 Salmon + 10)
SOUTHWESTERN QUINOA PLATTER Vegetarian & gluten Free 14.99
Black Beans (cheddar cheese on request), cabbage mix, pico, pickled poblano peppers, cumin lime vinaigrette, tortilla chips. Add: Grilled Chicken +8, Halibut +12, Salmon +10
HOUSE SMOKED TURKEY BLT 14.99
Bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo on our homemade bun, French fries or a cup of soup
HOUSE CHICKEN STRIPS French fries or a cup of soup 12.99

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DINNER (Served 5-10pm)
Small Plates
ALASKA SAMPLER 18.99
Halibut, Calamari, Reindeer Sausage, Smoked Salmon Dip, crostini’s
CASHEW CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS 12.99
Grilled Chicken, red peppers, carrots, cabbage mix, lettuce, cashews, Thai peanut sauce
FRIED CALAMARI lemon artichoke aioli 10.99
SMOKED SALMON DIP crostini’s 8.99

Salads (Add Halibut + 12 / Salmon + 10 / Chicken +6)
SUMMER Side 7.99 / Entrée 11.99
Romaine, candied Walnuts, craisins, apples, fried goat cheese, poppy seed vinaigrette
HOUSE CAESAR Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, parmesan cheese, homemade croutons
HOUSE GREEN Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons. House Dressings: Ranch, Blue Cheese, Thousand Island, Vinaigrettes: Poppy Seed, Cumin Lime

Soups, Chili and Chowder (Add fresh baked bread +2)
HOMEMADE DAILY SOUP oyster crackers Cup 4.99 / Bowl 7.99
CREEKSIDE’S AWARD-WINNING CHILI cornbread & honey butter Cup 6.99 / Bowl 10.99
HOUSE SALMON AND CORN CHOWDER oyster crackers Cup 6.99 / Bowl 10.99

Entrees

GRILLED ALASKAN HALIBUT or SALMON 28.95/26.95
Choice of Lemon caper cream sauce, Blueberry butter compote or simply grilled with a squeeze of lemon, parmesan parsnip puree, fresh grilled asparagus
IRISH GUINESS BEEF STEW 18.99
Beef, carrots, parsnips in a rich demi-glace gravy with mashed potatoes and homemade bread
TURKEY POT PIE 18.99
House smoked turkey and veggies in a flaky pie, served with a house or Caesar salad
HALIBUT AND CHIPS 18.99
A Creekside favorite…with a choice of fries or daily soup (Sub chowder or chili +2)
GRILLED HALIBUT TACOS Gluten free 18.99
Flour or corn tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, pickled poblano peppers, lemon crema,
tortilla chips and salsa
HOLLY’s THAI STIR FRY Vegetarian & gluten free 14.99
Rice noodles, cremini mushrooms, red peppers, asparagus, onion, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, cashews, cilantro in a soy-sweet chili-garlic sauce. Add: Chicken +6, Halibut +12 Salmon + 10)
SOUTHWESTERN QUINOA PLATTER Vegetarian & gluten Free 14.99
Black Beans (cheddar cheese on request), cabbage mix, pico, pickled poblano peppers, cumin lime vinaigrette, tortilla chips. Add: Grilled Chicken +8, Halibut +12, Salmon +10

Burgers Ground fresh, served on Elaine’s signature homemade bun….… enough said. Choice of fries or cup of daily soup 
THE INFAMOUS MOOSTER BURGER (or Grilled Chicken, Halibut +12, Salmon +10) 12.99
Lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, mayo. Add Cheese: American, cheddar, pepper Jack, provolone +2, Bacon +3
CHILI CHEESE BURGER 17.99
Open faced with our house chili, topped with cheddar cheese and onions
DUKE’s BURGER 18.99
House mustard BBQ sauce, bacon, cheddar cheese, sautéed onions, pickles
McCREEKSIDE 😉-A 12oz Mountain Man (or Woman) burger 19.99
Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onion, on a sesame seed bun.

An 18% Gratuity may charged on groups of 6+

Cafe menu items and pricing vary by seasonal availability and could change without notice. For the most updated version, please contact us.

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