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Tonsina River Lodge Restaurant

Mile 79 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Russian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Mile 79 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We ordered one of the delicious Russian specialties and the staff wisely advised us to split it. We got a side salad and were completely full. Comfortable dining room and friendly service.

Thank Ms_Martha
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Cycling around Alaska raises an appetite, and doing it in the rain makes a place like Tolsina River Lodge especially welcome. We arrived looking like drowned rats, dripping all over the place, cold, tired and hungry. The warm welcome we received, together with the hearty...More

Thank adnilelag
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Blinchiki, Kolduny and Russian Pot. Just three of the items on the menu at the restaurant at Tonsina River Lodge. Located at mile marker 79 on the Richardson Highway heading to Valdez or Wrangall St. Elias, this is a hidden gem. Stayed at the motel...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Decided to drive 30 miles to try this restaurant based on other TA reviews and the local's recommendations and I am glad we did. We were a group of 7 and got to try alot of different dishes - they were all excellent, but my...More

Thank RhondaMathis
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Had the Mashenka, a Russian dish with shredded beef and veggies, very tasty. Would definitely recommend trying this.

Thank enochNH
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent authentic Russian food served in a beautiful dining room! Reasonable prices for the quality and quantity. Loved it and highly recommend!

Thank Pia R
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Your loss if you pass by the awesome food prepared here. Kolduny, Crab Cakes, Mushroom Medley, Machanka, and Draniki was awesome. Run by the owners and family that care about what they do. Would do very good in any big city yet we are privileged...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Yes, out in the middle of no where this restaurant was recommended by the B and B we are staying in. It didn't look like much but the food was the best we have eaten since we started traveling 2 weeks ago. I had the...More

Thank MtTime2
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

What a delectable treat on our way from Anchorage to Valdez. Tonsina River Lodge is located about 60 miles north of Valdez along the Richardson highway. The owners are Russian and they make and serve the most delicious, authentic homemade Russian food. There are several...More

1  Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

What a surprising and unusual experience. When we entered the restaurant we weren't sure it was open.... A man who spoke Russian nodded for us to wait a second, and then a nice woman arrived and seated us in the clean, quaint table area. We...More

Thank Toby P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 79 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Copper Center
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