Creekside Café

  • Creekside Café
  • Creekside Café
  • Creekside Café
  • Creekside Café
  • Creekside Café

Casual Dining at its Finest!

Creekside Café

McKinley Creekside Cabins hosts the poplular "Creekside Café". 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 cappuccino planning your day or drink one of our Alaskan crafted beers while you ponder the day's 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)
  • 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-2018 PDF

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Menu items and pricing may change throughout the season.

Beer & Wine List

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.

Weekend Brunch
Served Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2pm

Sunday Supper
Down home cooking with a new menu each week!

Wednesday Night BBQ
House-smoked ribs with all the fixin's!

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

Sunday Supper
Homestyle comfort food at its best!

Come on in on any other night to try one of Chef DJ's nightly fish specials!

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)

HUEVOS RANCHEROS *V/GF 13.99
Two eggs, fried corn tortillas, black beans, ranchero sauce, cotija cheese, pickled poblano peppers, pico de gallo, sour cream (on request)  Add: ham/bacon +2, reindeer sausage +4 avacado +3
MEATLOAF & EGGS 15.99
Homemade meatloaf, two eggs, fried potatoes, homemade toast or biscuit, sausage gravy
TWO EGG BREAKFAST 13.99
Fried potatoes, homemade toast or biscuit, ham/bacon, or reindeer sausage +2 Add one pancake +3.50
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, bacon, reindeer sausage (+1), fresh tomatoes, sour cream, salsa (Extra toppings + 1.50 each) Add avacado +3
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 (on request)
Add ham, bacon or reindeer sausage +2
B & G 9.99/12.99
Our large homemade biscuits and sausage gravy / with two eggs
BUCKEYE OATMEAL V/GF 8.99
Two toppings & toast or biscuit. Extra toppings +1.5.
Toppings: raisins, craisins, brown sugar, pecans, chocolate chips, sliced almonds, cashews
PANCAKES 9.99
Three cakes featuring the Miller family recipe! Add ham or bacon +2, reindeer sausage +4 
Add blueberries, pecans, chocolate chips (+2 ea.) Add pure maple syrup (+1.50)
Dan's Pancake of the Day 12.99
Nutty Blues 13.99
     blueberries and pecans
Tracey's Apple Cinnamon Pecan Pancakes 12.99

MT DENALI CINNAMON ROLLS 9.95/5.50
Choose from Alaska size or Texas Size
WILCOX FAMILY STRAWBERRY RHUBARB COFFEE CAKE 6.50

SIDES
Fried potatoes, 2 Eggs, Ham, Bacon, Sausage gravy +4 / Reindeer sausage +5
Pancake 3.50/ Toast, Homemade Biscuit +3
Pickled Poblano Peppers, sour cream and salsa +3, 1/2 avocado +4

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, chips, granola bar, fruit, homemade cookie and bottled water.Add a Jumbo Block and Barrel pickle +1.50, Add avocado +3.00

LUNCH (Served 11-5pm)

Small Plates
ALASKA SAMPLER 22.99
Halibut, Calamari, Reindeer Sausage, Smoked Salmon Dip, house-made bread
CASHEW CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS *V/GF 12.99
Grilled Chicken (or tofu), romaine, red peppers, carrots, cabbage mix, cashews, Thai peanut-sweet chili sauce
CREEKSIDE CALAMARI 12.99
Lemon artichoke aioli
SMOKED SALMON DIP 8.99
 house-made bread
 

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
CAESAR Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, house Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan, homemade croutons
HOUSE GREEN Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, homemade 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 CHOWDER w/ oyster crackers Cup 6.99 / Bowl 10.99

THE FAMOUS MOOSTER BURGER 13.99
(sub Grilled Chicken / Veggie Burger, Halibut +10, Salmon +8)
Hand-pressed beef served on Elaine's signature homemade bun. Comes with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, mayo. Choice of fries or cup of daily soup.
Add Cheese: American, cheddar, pepper Jack, provolone +2, Bacon +3
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. 
VEGGIE SOUTHWESTERN BLACK BEAN BURGER 15.99
Pico de gallo, Pickled Poblano peppers, fresh avocado
GRILLED ASIAN SALMON BURGER 20.99
Ginger Aioli, cucumbers, carrots, pickled onions Add: Avocado +3 
GRILLED CAJUN HALIBUT BURGER 22.99
Cabbage, pickles, caper tartar sauce
FRIED CHICKEN BURGER 14.99
American cheese, pickles, red onion, mayo

RICE BOWL *V/GF 14.99
Steamed jasmine rice, stir fry veggies, grilled chicken or tofu (sub Halibut +10/Salmon +8
GRILLED HALIBUT TACOS *GF  20.99
Flour or corn tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, pickled poblano peppers, lemon crema, tortilla chips and salsa. Add avocado +3
HALIBUT AND CHIPS French fries or a cup of soup 18.99
HOLLY’s THAI STIR FRY *V/GF 14.99
Rice noodles, cremini mushrooms, red peppers, broccolini, onion, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, cashews, cilantro in a sweet soy-chili-garlic sauce. Add: 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. Add avocado +3
HOUSE CHICKEN STRIPS 12.99
French fries or a cup of soup 

DINNER (Served 5-10pm)

Small Plates
ALASKA SAMPLER 22.99
Halibut, Calamari, Reindeer Sausage, Smoked Salmon Dip, house-made bread
CASHEW CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS *V/GF 12.99
Grilled Chicken (or tofu), romaine, red peppers, carrots, cabbage mix, cashews, Thai peanut-sweet chili sauce
CREEKSIDE CALAMARI 12.99
Lemon artichoke aioli
SMOKED SALMON DIP 8.99
 house-made bread

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
CAESAR Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, house Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan, homemade croutons
HOUSE GREEN Side 6.99 / Entrée 10.99
Romaine, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, homemade 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 FRESH ALASKAN HALIBUT or SALMON 28.95/26.95
Choice of Chef DJ's Lemon caper buerre blanc, blackened, or simply grilled with a squeeze of lemon, crispy risotto cake, broccolini
GRANDMA EMMI'S MEATLOAF 18.99
Whipped potatoes, broccolini and mushroom gravy
TURKEY POT PIE 18.99
House smoked turkey and veggies in a flaky pie, served with a house or Caesar salad
HALIBUT AND CHIPS 22.99
A Creekside favorite…with a choice of fries or daily soup (Sub chowder or chili +2)
GRILLED HALIBUT TACOS *GF 20.99
Two flour or corn tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, pickled poblano peppers, lemon crema,
tortilla chips and salsa. Add avocado +3
HOLLY’s THAI STIR FRY *V/GF 14.99
Rice noodles, cremini mushrooms, red peppers, broccolini, onion, carrots, zucchini, cabbage, cashews, cilantro in a sweet soy-chili-garlic sauce. Add: Chicken +8, Halibut +12 Salmon + 10

THE FAMOUS MOOSTER BURGER 13.99
(sub Grilled Chicken / Veggie Burger, Halibut +10, Salmon +8)
Hand-pressed beef served on Elaine's signature homemade bun. Comes with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, mayo. Choice of fries or cup of daily soup.
Add Cheese: American, cheddar, pepper Jack, provolone +2, Bacon +3
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. 
VEGGIE SOUTHWESTERN BLACK BEAN BURGER 15.99
Pico de gallo, Pickled Poblano peppers, fresh avocado
GRILLED ASIAN SALMON BURGER 20.99
Ginger Aioli, cucumbers, carrots, pickled onions Add: Avocado +3 
GRILLED CAJUN HALIBUT BURGER 22.99
Cabbage, pickles, caper tartar sauce
FRIED CHICKEN BURGER 14.99
American cheese, pickles, red onion, mayo 

An 18% Gratuity may charged on groups of 6+

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