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Waterfront, Saint Paul Island, AK
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Columbia, Missouri
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671 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is the only regularly served food on the island. Access is up outside metal stairway. The Filipino cooks serve up a fine variety (usually 4 entrees, several sides, good vegetables). The salad bar was as good or better than most small or mid-sized town cafes in the lower 48. The desert cooler had 6-8 options (not counting the 2... More 

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Burien, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were here with St. Paul tours and the package included three meals a day. I was surprised at the variety in this cafeteria. Usually several entree choices. Always something I could enjoy. Every meal included white rice. Variety of deserts usually including cookies. Was nice to be able to walk in and instantly be able to sit down to... More 

Thank Angeles
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Trident cafeteria is pretty much what you might expect. It is the fish processing worker's cafeteria. The nearby Aleut Store--the only grocery store on the island--rarely has fresh produce, so if you want a salad or fruit then you might find yourself paying $15 to $25 for a meal at Trident. This is not handicap accessible and it is located... More 

Thank Christina L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

This cafeteria features at least 3 or 4 entree choices for each meal plus plenty of sides and a well-stocked salad bar. The cooks are eager to please and ensure everything is at the right temperature. Since meal hours are limited to about 90 minutes, the food is not sitting out for hours at a time. I was able to... More 

Thank drillisj
Catonsville, Maryland, United States
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

We came to St. Paul Island (hosted by the local TDX Corporation) to do some birding. As Bill and Richard before me stated, there's only one place to stay and one place to eat. I thought it a bit odd to walk into a fish factory, though the halls, and into the company cafeteria to eat. Many of the workers... More 

1 Thank Cathy H
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

A great place for wildlife. I was to see close to many different species it is difficult to see elsewhere. The highlights were the tufted puffins, arctic foxes and crested auklets. Facilities are basic (see my review of the King Eider Hotel) but the wildlife experience more than outweighs this. Nobody should go to St Paul expecting good weather as... More 

1 Thank Richard M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2011

If you are on St. Paul in the Pribilofs, you are either a birdwatcher, a fisherman, or you have business with the native corporation. Either way, there is but one place to stay (The King Eider Hotel) and only one place to eat - The Trident Cafeteria. I'll write this from my experience as a birdwatcher who visited in mid-May... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Saint Paul Island, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Pribilof Islands  >  Saint Paul Island
"Only place for visitors to eat on St. Paul. Birdwatchers, Fishermen and people doing business with the native corporation will want a review".

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