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Inn Cafe

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325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
+1 907-746-6118
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I can't go on enough about this marvelous place. I had my engagement dinner here. It was the best. We got a private dining room. And the food was awesome. All the tables and chairs were real birch and at least 50yrs old. All preserved and well cared for. The wait staff were inexperienced but really eager and friendly. I... More 

Thank Michael F
Portland Oregon
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I enjoyed the homey feel...the service was great. Staff warm and attentive. My cheeseburger was disappointing. The meat had firm pieces of something...not sure....the lettuce was chopped and squished in mayo to hold it all together..Would prefer a lettuce leaf or 2.....Didn't really care for the skinny fries. Probably not going back.

Thank katt238
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have eaten before and enjoyed it thoroughly, I came back and loved it even more! I came on a Sunday afternoon at about 2:00 pm. I tried every dish in my party and -wow!- they were fantastic. I wouldn't recommend getting a burger (the burger was great, though) because the other sandwiches were out of this world. I had... More 

Thank mariainak
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154 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The bucket of shellfish (I forgot what it's called) was fantastic. Generous amount of mussels, clams, crab legs, potatoes, and corn. The servers were very helpful as well. Only good things to say about this place.

Thank Dustin10
Wasilla, Alaska
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've been to this lovely historic restaurant several times and ordered several different dishes. Everything I've ever had has been delicious. Beautiful presentation of the food, great service, and cozy setting. We love this place!

Thank Charlotte C
Palmer, Alaska
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113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The shrimp were big and plump and very fresh. the batter light and sealed in the sweet flavor of the shrimp. clam pasta was light and flavorful. a little expensive but quality food and server was friendly and efficientt..

Thank Palmer_AlaskaSlm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very quaint , lovely place. We had the seafood bucket and enjoyed every morsel. Our waitress was extremely friendly. The evening was very enjoyable. Beat everything Anchorage had to offer!

Thank Sword60
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A great locals hang-out, where you can tell the regulars are greeted by name. Friendly folks and reindeer sausage made it a great stop for the cheapest meal I had while in Alaska, which means it cost double what my PA diner costs.

Thank Tom H
San Diego
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We tried several fish restaurants in Seward and the Inn Cafe seafood bucket was by far the best. So good in fact my husband was sorry he had the steak and wants to return to try one.

Thank jancowan
Wasilla, Alaska
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I have never had anything to eat that wasn't delicious. The service is great, atmosphere amazing and if you like history you should check that out too. This building was the Teacher's Dormatory when the Colony was settled in the 30s. Take some time to learn about the history while your there.

Thank Charlotte C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645-6622
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-746-6118

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?