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Hangar on the Wharf

Hangar on the Wharf (2 Marine Way #106, Juneau) — looking for that majestic waterfront view? Check out Hangar on the Wharf, one of the best Alaska restaurants for hearty dinners. Built out of an old airplane hangar, this restaurant provides lovely views of the channel. There are 25 beer taps and over 125 beers […]

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Gold Creek Salmon Bake

Gold Creek Salmon Bake (1061 Salmon Creek Lane, Juneau) – featured on Bravo Television’s “Top Chef” show, this restaurant is a must for those visiting Juneau. Diners can savor the aroma of wild Alaska salmon grilling over a fragrant alderwood fire – the signature entrée at this all-you-can-eat adventure. Along with salmon, there’s Cheechako chicken, […]

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Ginger

  Ginger (425 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage) — Creativity reigns supreme in this Asian-themed restaurant. Ginger is passionate about providing deliciously fresh and exciting dishes. Start things off with Spring Rolls or to-die-for Banana Lemongrass Soup. Choose from a delightful and always surprising menu that includes fresh Alaska seafood, as well as Mee Krob, lobster-glazed […]

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Fat Ptarmigan

Fat Ptarmigan (441 West Fifth Avenue, Anchorage) — Fat Ptarmigan passionately pursues the best pizza. From a wood-fired oven at the center of the restaurant, house-made mozzarella and specialty ingredients come together atop a crisp, golden crust. The pizza menu incorporates classics and packs in some surprises as well. From the simple, cheesy goodness of […]

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El Dorado Restaurant

El Dorado (4300 Old Seward Highway, Anchorage) – launched by the Hurtados family since 1997, the homey El Dorado restaurant has become a local favorite, and not just because a great Mexican restaurant is a bit of an anomaly in these parts. Visiting diners will find all the standards here, as well as some more […]

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Crush Wine Bar & Bistro

Crush Wine Bar & Bistro (328 G Street, Anchorage) – this sleek spot in downtown Anchorage has made its way to the top of the list of captivating haunts for food and wine lovers. A central locale, mellow tenor and gourmet undercurrent guarantee Crush Wine Bistro & Cellar will age as gracefully as its vintages. […]

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Crow’s Nest

  Crow’s Nest (Hotel Captain Cook, 939 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage) — located atop Tower III of downtown Anchorage’s luxurious Hotel Captain Cook, Crow’s Nest offers 360-degree views and a very pricey menu from chef Reuben Gerber (consisting of various French and American dishes). Signature dishes include Alaskan black cod with tempranillo-braised oxtail and confit […]

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Charlie’s Bakery

Charlie’s Bakery (2729 C Street, Anchorage) – Charlie’s menu is nicely balanced between homier, harder-to-find, authentic dishes and some standard, craveable Americanized Chinese favorites. One can order lo-mein, Mongolian beef and fried rice, but you can also get taro root dumplings, pork with pickled noodles soup, or even, as a special, chicken feet. The dining […]

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Bridge Seafood Restaurant

  Bridge Seafood Restaurant (221 West Ship Creek Avenue, Anchorage) — Spanning one of Alaska’s most popular sport fisheries, Ship Creek, Bridge’s connection to locally caught salmon is readily apparent. Open seasonally from the day after Memorial Day to Aug. 31, guests dine on fresh Alaska seafood as anglers cast for their own dinner in […]