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49th State Brewing Co.................................4 Anchorage Cider House at Fat Ptarmigan............................................6 Benihana............................................................8 Bridge Seafood Restaurant.....................10 Crow’s Nest......................................................12 Fletcher’s..............................................................14 Flying Machine............................................... 16 Gelatte..................................................................18 Ginger..................................................................20 Glacier BrewHouse.....................................22 Haute Quarter Grill.....................................24 Jack Sprat........................................................ 26 Jens’ Restaurant........................................... 28 Kincaid Grill................................................... 30 Midnight Sun Cafe......................................32 Muse..................................................................34 ORSO.................................................................36 Red Robin....................................................... 38 Seven Glaciers Restaurant......................40 Slippery Salmon Bar & Grill....................42 Snow City Cafe............................................. 44 Solstice Bar & Grill..................................... 46 South Restaurant + Coffeehouse........ 48 Southside Bistro...........................................50 Spenard Roadhouse.................................... 52 Table 6...............................................................54 Visit Anchorage’s Official Anchorage Restaurant & Entertainment Guide is published annually (2020). For more information, call (907) 276-4118. Photography Cathryn Posey, JodyO.Photos, Rebecca Coolidge, Roy Neese, Wayde Carroll. Select photo submissions by area restaurants and entertainment providers. Cover Art – Katie Sevigny Katie Sevigny was born in East Chicago, Illinois and studied art at the Chicago Art Institute. Sevigny moved to Alaska in 1994 and enjoys depicting Alaska in whimsical, colorful, and happy art.

Tequila 61°....................................................... 56 The Fancy Moose.........................................58 The Whale’s Tail Bistro and Wine Bar....60 Turnagain Arm Pit BBQ............................ 62 Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria....................................64 Yak and Yeti....................................................66 DINING DIRECTORY.................................68 BREWERIES, WINERIES & DISTILLERIES DIRECTORY.......................... 82 Double Shovel Cider Co. . ............................. 84 ENTERTAINMENT DIRECTORY...................91 ADVERTISERS Glacier BrewHouse/ ORSO.................................... Inside Front Cover The Aurora Show..........................................72 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport..............................77 Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall................... 79 G&P Fine Tobaccos..................................... 93 Rust’s Flying Service.................................. 95 Hard Rock Cafe..................... Inside Back Cover Bridge Seafood Restaurant....... Back Cover MAPS Dining Map....................................................80 Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries Map.......................................86

LEARN MORE ABOUT ANCHORAGE’S SCENE Pick up your Official Guide to Anchorage in the Log Cabin Visitor Center at 4th Avenue & F Street or VisitAnchorage.com


LOCAL FLAVOR Anchorage’s sizzling culinary scene serves up a hearty helping of Alaska grown ingredients – don’t miss the chance to savor fresh Alaska seafood, wild game, produce harvested from local farms, or the growing variety of locally produced craft brews. There’s also plenty of caffeine to fuel an Alaska-sized adventure – Anchorage boasts more coffee shops per capita than anywhere in the contiguous United States. Home to some of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the United States, Anchorage is packed with mouth-watering cuisines from around the world. Filipino, German, Thai, Indian, Hawaiian, Mexican, and more – no matter what flavors you crave, chances are good you can find them in Anchorage. And whether you’re looking for a food truck or a fine dining establishment, Anchorage has options. 2


5 TASTES OF ANCHORAGE WILD BERRIES – Blueberry patches drape the

SEAFOOD – Alaska has more coastline than any other state in the union, and the waters near Anchorage teem with savory salmon, flaky, fresh halibut, buttery crab, and juicy shrimp. Enjoy them grilled, chilled to perfection, or used in chowders, tacos, crisp salads, and everything in between. There’s always something in season.

REINDEER SAUSAGE – In the summer,

the spicy scents of succulent reindeer sausage fill the air over downtown Anchorage. Try one smothered in caramelized onions, or studded with sautéed pineapple. In the winter, warm up with a hearty bowl of reindeer stew.

hillsides, cranberries carpet mountain passes, and raspberries line sidewalks and alleys around Anchorage. Taste them in handmade ice creams and gelatos, sweet jams and jellies, fresh tarts, and a variety of other treats.

SOURDOUGH – While other yeasts were difficult to ship and store in Alaska’s early days, sturdy sourdough passed the test, making it a statewide staple for years to come. These days, you can find it flavoring crusty loaves of bread and fluffy stacks of pancakes in restaurants and diners around Anchorage. BIRCH – The slender birch trees feathering the Southcentral Alaska landscape produce more than just picture-perfect foliage: Trees are also tapped each spring to produce a supply of birch syrup, a sweet addition to everything from French toast to candies, marinades, and glazes. Only a few thousand gallons of the syrup are produced annually worldwide; a large portion of it flows from Alaska. GET MORE! VisitAnchorage.com/yum 3


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49th State Brewing Co.

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Brewpub and American Neighborhood Downtown Owners

David McCarthy Jason Motyka Contact 717 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 277-7727 49statebrewing.com

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Craft beer meets craft food at 49th State Brewing Company. 49th State brings recipes perfected in the shadow of Denali at their Healy outfit to local digs: an Anchorage brewpub. The restaurant pours its soul into beer and the best of Alaska into the menu. House-made hefeweizen, inspired IPAs, and peerless pilsners flow from the taps. They’re not flowing very far either; beer is brewed on-site. And it’s hard to go wrong when the first brewing ingredient is water from a glacier. Known for sourcing Alaska meats and produce, the menu is perfect for a filling meal, light lunch, or snack to balance what’s in the glass. Sip a Solstice IPA, soak in the sun, and take in the view. On a clear day you can see Denali from the deck. There’s tons to toast in this downtown favorite. Local favorites: Solstice IPA, Alaskan yak burger


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Anchorage Cider House at Fat Ptarmigan

Executive Chef Guy Conley Cuisine Wood-fired pizza, sandwiches, craft brews, and ciders Neighborhood Downtown Contact 441 W 5th Ave, Ste 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 777-7710 fatptarmigan.com

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Fat Ptarmigan specializes in wood-fired pizza and local craft brews, served a stone’s throw from Town Square and the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Imagine classic dishes with an Alaska twist – the salmon pizza combines wild smoked salmon with creamy dill sauce, fresh green onions, and leeks; the reindeer pizza pairs local sausage with black olives and spicy red sauce. The full menu – which includes fresh salads, sandwiches, pastas, and gluten-free and vegetarian options – pairs perfectly with local beers on tap. Diners thirsty for something different can immerse in the crisp tastes of Alaska orchards in the newly opened cider room. Built in partnership with Double Shovel Cider Co., it’s a great spot to soak up front-row views of downtown and savor the wood-fired flavor of Fat Ptarmigan’s signature pies. Local favorites: reindeer pizza, Guy’s meatballs, Forget-Me-Hopped cider


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Benihana

Cuisine Japanese teppanyaki Neighborhood Downtown General Manager Jimmie Moore Contact 1100 W Eighth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-5212 benihana.com

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Benihana gives dinner theater a completely new meaning. The tender steak, hibachi chicken, and colossal shrimp dishes served up teppanyaki-style at tableside will feed the senses and entertain the appetite. Your chef knows how to delight the eyes as well as the taste buds; the extraordinary theatrics of the steel grill are perfect for date night or a meal out with friends. Start with rich Benihana onion soup followed by Benihana salad, then choose from succulent seafood, juicy chicken, savory steaks, and noodles or tofu grilled to delicious perfection. From the filet mignon and lobster tail of Deluxe Treat to a full menu of specialty sushi rolls, Benihana offers great food served with flair. Pair any menu item of your choice with unique cocktails, cold sake, beer, wine, or a deliciously flavored lemonade for a complete dining experience. Local favorites: chili shrimp roll, hibachi chicken rice


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Bridge Seafood Restaurant

Executive Chef Patrick Hoogerhyde Cuisine Fresh Alaska seafood Neighborhood Downtown Owners Al Levinsohn Patrick Hoogerhyde Contact 221 W Ship Creek Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 644-8300 bridgeseafood.com

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Alaskans know seafood and Bridge Seafood Restaurant stands alone. 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 the waters of the downtown creek below. All dinner entrees begin with fresh sourdough rolls along with smoked salmon spread and a trip to the all-you-caneat starter bar featuring an assortment of house-made salads. An extensive appetizer list includes: fresh Alaska oysters, king crab cakes, ale-battered halibut, and more. The wide variety ensures your meal is always fresh. Pair any selection with a local microbrew or fine wine. With produce fresh from the Matanuska Valley and desserts rounding out the menu, not all the selections are from the sea, but all are equally delicious. Local favorites: fresh Alaska salmon and halibut, Bering Sea king crab


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Crow’s Nest

Executive Chef Reuben Gerber Cuisine French and new American Neighborhood Downtown Contact Hotel Captain Cook 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000 captaincook.com

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Perched atop the Hotel Captain Cook, Crow’s Nest elevates cuisine to heights rivaled only by the restaurant’s 360-degree views of the city, inlet, and mountains. With a focus on French and new American cuisine and access to the freshest foods of Alaska, Crow’s Nest stands tall in the vanguard of fine dining. Fresh oysters, salmon crudo, and scallop ceviche boast sophisticated flavors right from the start. King salmon alongside roasted sunchokes, bison filet with a Sitka spruce gremolata, halibut with sweetcorn puree: The Crow’s Nest brings a savory simplicity to refined dining. And the sommelier dips into the hotel’s 10,000-bottle wine cellar for the perfect pairing. The lounge is a draw for Alaska’s movers and shakers, and a perfect spot for a cocktail. Cap the evening with bananas Foster flambéed tableside, or the theatrical panache of the café diablo coffee service. Delectable and delightful from first moment to final. Local favorites: king crab bisque, Duroc pork chop


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Fletcher’s

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Pub-style American casual Neighborhood Downtown Contact Hotel Captain Cook 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000 captaincook.com

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The names of explorers feature prominently in Anchorage. Captain James Cook’s name graces the body of water flanking the coast of the city and one of the city’s finest hotels. Even Cook’s cohorts gained a level of fame; Fletcher Christian may be best known for the mutiny on the Bounty, but in Anchorage his name is now synonymous with great food in a relaxed atmosphere. Fletcher’s restaurant offers smart appetizers, gourmet pizzas, and hearty dishes that would quell any uprising. Unwind in the welcoming warmth of an English-style pub. A maritime influence extends beyond the restaurant’s name to favorite dishes like the seasonal fresh fish piccata and the grilled prawn risotto. However, you’d be missing out if you skipped over the pizzas and paninis on the menu. Factor in wine by the glass, fresh microbrews, and cognac, and even famous adventurers will delay their next voyage for another taste. Local favorites: lamb osso bucco, Sicilian pizza


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Flying Machine

Executive Chef Roberto Sidro Cuisine American Neighborhood West Anchorage Contact The Lakefront Anchorage 4800 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-2300 millenniumhotels.com

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Celebrate Alaska’s rich aviation culture with food and drinks while overlooking Lake Hood, Anchorage’s bustling seaplane base. Enjoy locally crafted brews or meticulously concocted cocktails as aircraft arrive and take off from the lake. Consider starting Alaska adventures with a meal at the Flying Machine at The Lakefront Anchorage. Beyond an iconic view, Flying Machine focuses on fresh Alaska seafood. Savor classics with a local twist, such as Alaska crab and artichoke dip, Alaska cioppino, or a seafood Cobb salad. The west-facing deck is a prime spot to wind down with the late evening sun gliding slowly toward the horizon. Breakfast items include Alaska seafood Benedict with crab and smoked salmon, reindeer sausage, and sourdough pancakes. Local favorites: crab stuffed halibut, wild mushroom & reindeer sausage omelet


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Gelatte

Cuisine Italian desserts, espresso Neighborhood Downtown Owner Sheena Goughnour Contact 500 W 6th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 802-7557 akgelato.com

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Gelatte’s artisanal gelato brings an extra scoop of sweetness to downtown Anchorage. Handcrafted with organic and locally sourced ingredients, the shop’s smallbatch desserts are inspired by the flavors of Alaska. Try gelato made with classic ingredients like fresh coffee, sweet cream, or pumpkin; or dairy-free sorbetto infused with blueberries, cranberries, or salmonberries. Other treats are made fresh on site: cannoli, zested with lemon and sprinkled with cinnamon, or a fresh fruit tart with a shortbread shell bursting with cheesecake filling and plump berries. The chocolate tart features rich almond cream cheese in a dark chocolate shell – another dairy-free delicacy. The espresso bar uses Caffe D’arte’s true Italian roasts and boasts an array of specialty drinks. Keep the hunger pains away with a variety of fresh wraps and paninis, from classic chicken salad to turkey pesto and Italian. Local favorites: cannoli, tiramisu and sweet cream gelatos


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Ginger

Cuisine Pacific Rim Neighborhood Downtown Owner Ginger, LLC Contact 425 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 929-3680 gingeralaska.com

Indulge your taste buds with the playful fusion of scrumptious flavors from the Pacific Rim at Ginger, one of Anchorage’s trendiest dining establishments. The savvy styling extends the full length of the bar. Ginger’s casually elegant environment invites patrons to immerse themselves in a world of taste sensations sure to please the palate. Creativity reigns supreme in the Ginger kitchen. 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, filet mignon, and seared ahi tuna. Food is art, art is life, and life is good at Ginger.

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Local favorites: sea scallop mac & cheese, panang beef curry


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Glacier BrewHouse

General Manager Will Warren Cuisine Alaska seafood, wood-grilled meats, and house-made brews Neighborhood Downtown Owners Bob Acree Chris Anderson Contact 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-2739

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Visit Anchorage, visit the Glacier BrewHouse: “Where Alaskans meet Alaskans.” This award-winning brewery and restaurant has a well-established reputation as the city’s first choice for fresh Alaska seafood, handcrafted ales, and meats grilled on the state’s only alder wood-fired rotisserie. Centrally located in downtown Anchorage, the BrewHouse is the ideal place to break for lunch, unwind over dinner, or enjoy rounds of masterfully brewed beer and barley wine. Selected as one of Alaska’s 10 Best “Local Secrets, Big Finds” by Travelocity.com, and awarded the gold from San Francisco’s Toronado Beer and Barleywine Festival, the Glacier BrewHouse continues to hone its stellar reputation. Local favorites: wild Alaska salmon and halibut, original peanut butter pie


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Haute Quarter Grill

Executive Chef Alex Perez Cuisine Contemporary American Neighborhood Downtown Owners Lynn and Alex Perez Contact 525 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 622-4745 hautequartergrill.com

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This restaurant makes good use of its eponymous grill; dry-rubbed baby back ribs, seared New York steaks, and roasted prime rib will quiet that inner carnivore. Tastes aren’t landlocked though, there are plenty of mouthwatering seafood dishes, including the seafood jambalaya made with scallops, prawns, and clams. Sit back with some fresh Alaska seafood or a hearty plate of mushroom ravioli topped with prosciutto and Gruyère. The Haute Quarter’s well-stocked bar serves up innovative cocktails, an excellent wine list, and scotches to finish off a night of Alaska fine dining. Local favorites: Cajun prime rib, roasted duck


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Jack Sprat

Cuisine Steak, seafood, and vegan Neighborhood Girdwood Owners Frans and Jennifer Weits Contact 165 Olympic Mountain Loop Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-5235 jacksprat.net

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Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean. Nursery rhymes aside, this is one place you’ll wish you could eat it all. From the first bite to the last morsel, Jack Sprat’s emphasis on seasonal ingredients, organic local produce, and fresh seafood plays out in amazing meals inspired by cuisines from around the world. Locally sourced mussels are steamed in a flavorful bouillabaisse and finished with king crab. Heaps of sprouts and fresh pork top a bibimbap with the soul of Seoul, Korea. Local purple potatoes pair beautifully with the rib-eye steak. Dinner is the main event, but liter draught beers and a selection of cocktails and espresso drinks are perfect après adventure. The B.L.T. salad, vegan nachos, and the olympic burger with house-made bun compete for attention on the weekend lunch menu. The surrounding Chugach Mountains tower over the building, but “fat and lean world cuisine” has Jack Sprat standing tall. Local favorites: yam fries, chocolate olive oil cake


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Jens’ Restaurant

Owner/ Executive Chef Nancy Alip Cuisine New American Neighborhood Midtown Contact 701 W 36th Ave Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 561-5367 jensrestaurant.com

“You must go to Jens’, the food is simply amazing!” You’ll hear this mantra frequently as part of the Anchorage vernacular. Don’t let the understated location fool you. Luscious, progressive tastes are prepared in an unpretentious atmosphere. Chef Nancy Alip crafts creative combinations that are definitely upper crust. The professional service adds to the delightful experience. Lunch features classic and hearty Danish specialties, fresh Alaska seafood, American favorites, pasta dishes, and salads. The exquisite dinner menu changes frequently. More than 40 wines are offered by the glass and the lively classic wine bar is open until 11 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Local favorites: calamari la piccata, wild king salmon

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Kincaid Grill

Chef/Partner Drew Johnson Cuisine Fine dining and Alaska regional Neighborhood West Anchorage Owner Al Levinsohn Contact 6700 Jewel Lake Rd Anchorage, AK 99502 (907) 243-0507 kincaidgrill.com

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Disarmingly unpretentious, Kincaid Grill does haute without a whiff of haughty. This is fine dining at its finest, where the rich and complex flavors of the food mingle as well as the waitstaff. In a delightful blend of friendly and formal, the approachable yet wellmannered vibe of the restaurant echoes the charming persona of the restaurant’s owner and creator, local celebrity “Chef Al” Levinsohn. A seasonal menu of fresh seafood, specialty meats, and handcrafted desserts offers plenty of exciting choices, all easily paired with selections from the generous wine list. A gem located near the airport, your trip to Kincaid Grill will both delight and satisfy. Local favorites: king crab cakes, poached pear salad


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Midnight Sun Cafe

Cuisine Cafe fare, baked goods, and sandwiches Neighborhood Downtown Owner Lindsay Williams Contact 245 W Fifth Ave, Ste 106 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 743-0572 midnightsuncafeak.com

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Midnight Sun Cafe has built a community of dedicated regulars, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise. It’s a great choice for breakfast, lunch, or an eye-opening sip. The fruit & yogurt parfait with house-made granola or a breakfast croissant can turn even the groggiest individual into a morning person. Daily espresso and coffee specials are poured using K Bay Coffee from Homer, Alaska. Grab a cup to go or stay and hang out. When lunchtime rolls around, soups are prepared from scratch, sandwiches are built to order, and salads are made fresh. Moist Boar’s Head meats make the turkey, swiss & cranberry sandwich or the roast beef & sun-dried tomato panini excellent choices. Tantalizing baked goods come straight from the oven, so any attempt to pass up that soft-baked cookie is tough. The cafe is a warm, inviting sanctuary in the middle of downtown excitement. Local favorites: turkey & avocado melt, ham & brie panini


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Muse

Chef Laura Cole Cuisine Contemporary Northwest Neighborhood Downtown Contact Muse at the Anchorage Museum 625 C St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 929-9210 muse.anchoragemuseum.org

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The Anchorage Museum’s works of art don’t just hang on the walls, they are on the menu as well. Muse presents innovative, contemporary fare in a sleek, modern, artfully designed space. Muse is the ideal spot to enjoy fresh Alaska cuisine featuring locally grown, fresh harvested ingredients. Savor Alaska king crab cakes, reindeer ragu, or soups influenced by the season. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outdoors in, providing a perfect place to unwind after exploring galleries or sightseeing. In summer, relax on the outdoor patio with local craft beer or a glass of wine and a perfectly paired appetizer. Local favorites: spicy prawn pasta, king crab cakes


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ORSO

Executive Chef Ricky Griffin Cuisine New American, Alaska seafood, and extensive wine list Neighborhood Downtown Owners Bob Acree Chris Anderson Contact 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-3232

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ORSO is well known by Alaskans as “the place to be” for that one-of-a-kind dining experience. ORSO’s new American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever-changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO’s standards shine. Fresh local halibut and salmon, Alaska king crab, tender ORSO lamb shank, or juicy grilled rib-eye all ensure a superb meal for everyone in your party. Relax after a wonderful Alaska day by sampling a signature cocktail, a glass of fine wine from the awardwinning wine list, or a fresh pint of beer brewed just steps away from your seat. You will know the moment you step in why ORSO is “the place to be.” Local favorites: Alaska wild seafood, expertly grilled meats, the ORSO bar


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Red Robin

Cuisine Casual dining Neighborhood East and South Anchorage, and North of Anchorage Contact 1190 N Muldoon Rd Anchorage, AK 99504 (907) 276-7788

You have choices to make: Whiskey River® BBQ, Banzai, Chili Chili TM Cheeseburger, or Bleu Ribbon Burgers, to name just a few of the delicious options that await. What more could you ask for? Bottomless steak fries. Yes, please!

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Finish it all off with Mountain High Mudd Pie or Chocolate Fruffles®. Save room for dessert; life’s sweet!

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Red Robin serves up more than two dozen mouthwatering gourmet burgers using all-natural, fresh, never-frozen USDA beef. There’s some incredible stuff that somehow fits between the two halves of a bun. Big beef patties, fresh lettuce, juicy tomato, smoky bacon, zippy sauces, and crispy fried onions in limitless combos.

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Local favorites: monster milkshakes and malts, Smoke & Pepper TM Burger, bottomless root beer float


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Seven Glaciers Restaurant

Chef de Cuisine Adrian Diday Cuisine Alaska fare Neighborhood Girdwood Contact Alyeska Resort 1000 Arlberg Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 754-2237 alyeskaresort.com

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At 2,300 feet above sea level, the AAA Four Diamond award-winning Seven Glaciers offers awe-inspiring panoramic views of Turnagain Arm, the Chugach Mountains, and seven “hanging” glaciers. A complimentary tram ride elevates the guest experience at this mountaincasual, fine-dining restaurant located atop North America’s longest continuous double black diamond ski run. Even in the refined bar and lounge, you’re just as likely to encounter hikers and skiers as diners dressed for a special occasion. Dine on succulent Alaska king crab cakes or savory Snake River Farms Kobe beef New York strip. Relish exceptional scallop bisque, fresh Alaska salmon, and seasonal local produce. Pair your meal with a glass or bottle of wine from the extensive wine list – winner of the Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence” – which features selections from California and around the world. Local favorites: scallop bisque, baked Alyeska


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Slippery Salmon Bar & Grill

Cuisine American casual Neighborhood Downtown Owners Rupinder Alaska Incorporated Contact 115 E Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 334-8410 slipperysalmonanchorage.com

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There’s a lot of personality packed into the Slippery Salmon Bar & Grill. If the interior puts you in the mood for a woodland hike, it’s probably because the bar and table tops were cut from a single birch tree. Delicious steamed Alaska king crab, grilled salmon or halibut, fresh-made soups, and tender rib-eye steak are all served up at this downtown haunt. Sink your teeth into the beer-battered halibut plate, or a half-pound burger ground fresh in-house. Or warm up with a bowl of the sockeye salmon chowder. Why wait until lunch or dinner? There’s a full breakfast menu too. Soak up some sun; the outdoor deck opens into views of Mount Susitna, known to locals as Sleeping Lady. If you need a refreshment, enjoy 26 craft beers on tap and a fully stocked bar. Don’t let Slippery Salmon slip through your fingers! Local favorites: crab Benedict, French onion soup, king crab grilled cheese


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Snow City Cafe

Executive Chef Aaron Berg Cuisine Gourmet breakfasts and lunches Neighborhood Downtown Owner Laile Fairbairn Contact 1034 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-CITY snowcitycafe.com

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Anchorage locals have picked Snow City Cafe as the best breakfast spot in town since 2003. It’s no wonder Alaskans love this friendly and inviting, urbanely hip little joint. Generous servings and great selections of eggs Benedict, omelets, homemade gourmet soups, sandwiches, salads, and baked goods are all made with plenty of love and the freshest local ingredients. When visiting Anchorage in 2015, President Obama bought every last sticky bun. Snow City Cafe features a variety of breakfast and lunch items ranging from healthy to downright sinful, with weekly specials as well as gluten-free and vegan options. Choose from a selection of mimosas, wines, or local microbrews to complete the perfect meal. Local favorites: the deadliest catch, Seattle chop


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Solstice Bar & Grill

Executive Chef Stephen Davies Cuisine American and fresh Alaska seafood Neighborhood Downtown

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Solstice Bar & Grill offers a blend of relaxed dining and convenience amid the bustle of downtown Anchorage. Fuel up for an Anchorage adventure with the all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet (seasonal). Solstice is within easy walking distance to shops, galleries, and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

Contact Westmark Anchorage Hotel 720 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 339-4320

The menu features fresh, wild Copper River salmon, crisp Alaska cod, and succulent halibut. Herb-crusted prime rib is served along with daily specials, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Sample one of many local microbrews, select a glass of wine from the extensive wine list, or enjoy spirits from the full bar at this central downtown locale. Breakfast is served year-round, while dinner is served May-September.

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South Restaurant + Coffeehouse

Executive Chef Shane Moore Cuisine New American comfort Neighborhood South Anchorage Owner Laile Fairbairn Contact 11124 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 770-9200 southak.com

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Fresh pasta or Reuben? Grilled cheese or filet mignon? Equal parts comfort food and Continental fare, it all goes together well at South. Sophisticated and always exceptional, the restaurant created an instant classic by pursuing “casual highbrow dining.” Make a selection between sopa de mar featuring Alaska seafood, the melted Gruyère goodness of croque madame, and the complex composition of a roasted beet salad. Look to the tapas menu for charcuterie, cauliflower tacos, and chorizo empanadas. Inspired cocktails and champagne by the glass make South a refreshing departure from the everyday. Gin drinks – poured tableside – delightfully layer juniper, lemon, berry, and other flavors. South’s coffeehouse opens early for caffeine and sweet baked goods. Stick around for a brunch menu loaded with Benedicts, sourdough pancakes, corned beef hash, and house-made biscuits. Local favorites: love on a plate, French onion soup


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Southside Bistro

Cuisine Fresh new American Neighborhood South Anchorage Owners Jens Nannestad Travis Haugen Amanda Haugen Contact 1320 Huffman Park Dr Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 348-0088 southsidebistro.com

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Eclectic and fresh are the words that best describe the fabulous fare at Anchorage’s trendy Southside Bistro. All the rage on the southern end, the bistro offers culinary explorers a tasty tour of the best of Alaska’s epicurean scene. Executive chef Travis Haugen takes Alaska’s natural tastes to a whole new level in his kitchen, incorporating fresh Alaska seafood, delicious berries, and Matanuska Valley vegetables into signature dishes. Come closer to culinary nirvana when sampling Southside Bistro’s calamari. Partake of perfect prawns or relish every morsel of the irresistible roasted rack of lamb. Southside Bistro’s multiple award-winning wine list boasts a broad selection sure to enhance the flavor of every fantastic bite. Local favorites: butterleaf salad, Kodiak scallops & risotto cake


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Spenard Roadhouse

Executive Chef Kyle Goodell Cuisine Contemporary comfort food Neighborhood Midtown Owner Laile Fairbairn Contact 1049 W Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 770-7623

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Casual and eclectic, Spenard Roadhouse serves up comfort food with a contemporary twist. Find crisp veggies from the Matanuska Valley and fresh Alaska seafood featured in wonderful entrees. Prosciutto fig pizza, bacon of the month, and blackened Brussels sprouts are just a few of the favorites at midtown’s hippest haunt. Get your fingers sticky with an old fashioned s’more for dessert. How about a highball? The Roadhouse specializes in craft cocktails, small batch bourbons, and house-infused vodkas. The Roadhouse Bloody Mary is a favorite among brunch goers; the bravest enjoy it with ghost chili-infused vodka. They also offer a host of local beers on draft, as well as a unique selection of canned craft brews. Anchorage Daily News readers voted Spenard Roadhouse home of the “Best Bartender” and “Best Waitstaff.” Local favorites: bacon jam burger, spicy Thai chicken curry


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Table 6

Executive Chef Alex Perez Cuisine American casual Neighborhood Midtown Owners Lynn and Alex Perez Contact 3210 Denali St, Ste 8 Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 562-6000 table6.net

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This trendy midtown restaurant will satisfy your craving for American-style comfort cuisine. Husband and wife co-owners draw on their many years of restaurant experience to provide the kind of filling meals worthy of the Great Land. Custom-blended signature cocktails will whet the appetite for hearty, hand-pressed burgers, mountainous sandwiches, and soups made from scratch featuring singularly Alaska ingredients. The midtown location makes it a perfect meeting spot for lunch with cohorts or a date night with your sweetie. Local favorites: burgers, fresh-made soups, signature cocktails


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Tequila 61°

Cuisine Contemporary Mexican Neighborhood Downtown Owner JJT, LLC Contact 445 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-7678 tequila61.com

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Tequila 61° serves up a modern take on time-tested dishes from south of the border, served north of expectations. Alaska seafood or prime cuts of meat are all uniquely spiced to evoke the true taste of Mexico, served in a charmingly rustic and handcrafted atmosphere. This is Mexican food the way it should be: subtly sweet and spicy sauces; salty cotija cheese; pepper-fueled heat. Try the grilled Alaska king crab – you’ve never had king crab quite like this! Or savor the fajita molcajete, a twist on an age-old cooking method and served in a volcanic stone bowl. There’s plenty of fresh guacamole to share, and artful desserts to top it all off. A full-service bar features craft cocktails and margaritas flavored with hibiscus, basil, ginger, and fresh-squeezed lime juice. Or select from featured wines, local craft beers, small batch spirits, and fine sipping tequilas and mezcal. Local favorites: jicama shrimp tacos, fajita molcajete, mezerec cocktail


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The Fancy Moose

Executive Chef Roberto Sidro Cuisine American bistro Neighborhood West Anchorage Contact The Lakefront Anchorage 4800 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-2300 millenniumhotels.com

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For Alaska seafood, craft beers, and lake views, check out this longtime local favorite on the shores of the busiest floatplane base in the world. The Fancy Moose is Alaska-casual food – classic dishes served with a satisfying twist. Try the award-winning seafood tacos, king crab cakes, or halibut fish and chips. Enjoy savory house-made burgers loaded with beef, bison, or salmon. Rich wood accents and wildlife trophies add atmosphere to the bright, spacious lounge and make this one of the most distinctive bars in Anchorage. Craft cocktails and a rotating roster of local Alaska craft beers and ciders perfectly complement an afternoon on The Deck overlooking Lake Hood. Floatplanes take flight bound for Alaska adventure. It’s the perfect spot to soak up the midnight sun and embrace the pioneer aviation spirit. Local favorites: calamari, salmon burger


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The Whale’s Tail Bistro and Wine Bar

Cuisine Wine bar and bistro Neighborhood Downtown Contact Hotel Captain Cook 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000 captaincook.com

The Whale’s Tail is making a splash with delicious eats, a unique take on wine, and plenty of surprises. It’s a great place to catch up with friends, and the menu is loaded with options made for sharing. Plates of curry chicken nachos, Alaska oysters, and Asian salmon sliders are perfect to pass around. Tasty tweaks put a new spin on longtime favorites, and the restaurant has even more surprises beyond the menu. An innovative wine dispensing system stands ready with pours from 32 different bottles. From martinis to microbrews, there’s a perfect pairing waiting to be discovered. So slide up to the bar or nestle up by the fireplace. Bring friends or just make some new ones here. Local favorites: grilled Kobe beef sliders, truffle popcorn

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Turnagain Arm Pit BBQ

Owner/ Executive Chef Jack Goodsell Cuisine Southern BBQ Neighborhood Girdwood and Midtown Contact Mile 103 Seward Hwy Indian, AK 99540 (907) 653-1953 3637 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 562-6328

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A drive along Turnagain Arm is a must - turnouts at Beluga Point, Windy Corner, or Bird Point are perfect spots to view beluga whales, Dall sheep, and the seemingly endless Kenai and Chugach mountains. Savor the vistas and an unexpected roadside favorite, Turnagain Arm Pit BBQ in Indian, Alaska. This secluded gem features authentic southern BBQ and eclectic daily specials. Turnagain Arm pitmaster Jack Goodsell brings low and slow-smoked meats and classic sides to Anchorage much to the delight of locals and visitors alike. Pair your dish with the freshest salads in Alaska (year-round!) from their on-site hydroponic farm in Indian. The location on the Seward Highway has expansive views of the surrounding natural beauty. Best of all, you can pair it with local brews or carefully selected wine options. Local favorites: Boar Tide Sandwich, The Barnyard


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Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria

Cuisine Hand-tossed, stone-baked pizza, and local craft beer Neighborhood Downtown Owners Joe and Holly White Contact 428 G St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-3799 unclejoespizzeria.com

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Hand tossed and stone baked makes for pizza heaven at this family-owned pizzeria conveniently located in the heart of downtown Anchorage. Tried and true traditional picks are always on hand, but take a walk on the wild side and fire up with a gourmet slice. The garlic chicken, the big islander, and the salmon marinara have a major “wow” factor that will get taste buds smackin’. Each pie is a golden work of perfection. Uncle Joe’s is pizza and so much more. Try one of the 12 local brews on tap. The menu also offers an extensive list of Italian dishes from house-made lasagne to lamb gyros and chicken Caesar salad. Don’t have time to dine in? Try takeout or delivery to your home, business, or hotel. Uncle Joe’s is amoré! Local favorites: pizza by the slice, garlic chicken pizza, house-made lasagne


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Yak and Yeti

Executive Chef Lobsang Dorjee Cuisine Indian, Nepalese, and Tibetan Neighborhood Midtown Owners Lobsang Dorjee Suzanne Hull

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The legendary Tibetan paradise Shambala, idealized by novelist James Hilton as Shangri-La, has come to symbolize a mysterious, unobtainable paradise. One bite of the specialties served up at Yak and Yeti and you might just think you’ve stumbled into the fabled lost valley. Simple ingredients and delicious spices come together for some of the best Indian food in Anchorage. House-made chutneys, intensely spiced meats, and flavorful curries fill the dining room with exotic aromas from a world away. Enjoy dishes like chicken tikka masala or branch out with kalimpong shapta, a traditional Tibetan stir-fry.

Contact 3301 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 743-8078

Taste the adventure in every meticulously crafted plate. And don’t forget to savor the delicious housemade chai tea. After a meal here, you’ll be forgiven for mistaking the surrounding Alaska mountains for Himalayan peaks.

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LOCAL FLAVOR DOWNTOWN 49TH STATE BREWING CO. – ANCHORAGE 49statebrewing.com

Craft brews, food, and views that are 100% Alaska. 717 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 277-7727 AK ALCHEMIST

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Coffeehouse and taco stand with Alaskan culture. 101 E Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 868-5000 AMERICASCUISINE

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Your guide to Alaska’s best restaurants! (907) 235-3677 ANCHORAGE CIDER HOUSE AT FAT PTARMIGAN fatptarmigan.com

Wood-fired pizza, sandwiches, gelato, local brew. 441 W Fifth Ave Ste 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 777-7710

ANCHORAGE CULINARY TOURS

CHINA TOWN RESTAURANT

Come discover the flavors and history of Alaska! Fourth Ave and F St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 205-8616

A truly authentic experience in Chinese cuisine. 836 E Loop Rd Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-8390

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BENIHANA

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Hibachi Grill dining by showman chefs; sushi bar. 1100 W Eighth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-5212 BRIDGE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT bridgeseafood.com

“Always Fresh, Always Alaskan.” 221 W Ship Creek Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 644-8300 CAFE 817 & MUFFIN MAN BAKERY House-made soups, deli sandwiches, breakfast. 817 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-6836

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CLUB PARIS

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An Alaska tradition. Reservations recommended. 417 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 277-6332 CROW’S NEST – HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK

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Indulge in Anchorage’s finest restaurant. 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000 CRUSH BISTRO & BOTTLE SHOPS crushak.com

Great food, 40 wines by the glass. 3rd and G St. 328 G St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 865-9198


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GLACIER BREWHOUSE

Local, organic MexicanAmerican cuisine. 390 L St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 312-3313

Fresh Alaska seafood. Local sourced food, brews. 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-2739

FLATTOP PIZZA + POOL

HARD ROCK CAFE ANCHORAGE

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Pizzas, salads, desserts, pool tables, full bar. 600 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 677-7665

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Great food, live music, and rock memorabilia. 415 E St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-ROCK

FLETCHER’S – HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK

HAUTE QUARTER GRILL

Perfect spot for a hearty meal and great drinks. 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000

American cuisine, fresh Alaskan seafood, steaks. 525 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 622-4745

GELATTE

HOOPER BAY CAFE – HILTON ANCHORAGE

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Gelato, sorbetto, Italian sweets, and espresso. 500 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 802-7557 GINGER

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Enjoy our AmericanAlaskan cuisine. 500 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-7411 HUMPY’S GREAT ALASKAN ALEHOUSE humpysalaska.com

60 beers on tap! Live music. Kitchen open late. 610 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-2337

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Alaskan cuisine with local flair. Newly remodeled. 401 E Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-8700 KALADI BROTHERS COFFEE COMPANY kaladi.com

Alaska’s favorite coffee cafes for over 20 years. 621 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 644-7400 KUMAGORO SUSHI BAR & JAPANESE RESTAURANT kumagorosushi.com

The freshest and most authentic sushi and sashimi. 533 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-9905 LA CABANA RESTAURANT, INC. alaskalacabana.com

Enjoy authentic Mexican food and great margaritas. 312 E Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-0135 DOWNTOWN

Pacific rim cuisine. Great food. Excellent service. 425 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 929-3680

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LUCKY WISHBONE

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Anchorage tradition for more than 50 years. 1033 E Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-3454 MATANUSKA BREWING ANCHORAGE – DOWNTOWN

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Downtown brewpub, pub food, cocktails, live music. 535 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 854-8248 MCGINLEY’S IRISH PUB

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A touch of old Ireland in the heart of downtown. 645 G St Ste 101 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-1782 MIDNIGHT SUN CAFE

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MUSE

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The art of great food at the Anchorage Museum. 625 C St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 929-9210 ORSO

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Fresh Alaska seafood, wine, and spirits. 737 W Fifth Ave Ste 110 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-3232 PANGEA RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE

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Local, innovative cuisine from around the world. 508 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-3949 PTARMIGAN LOUNGE – SHERATON ANCHORAGE HOTEL sheratonanchorage.com

Coffee, soups, and sandwiches. Made with love. 245 W Fifth Ave Ste 106 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 743-0572

Enjoy a cocktail or a warm winter drink fireside. 401 E Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-8700

MOOSE A’LA MODE, LLC

PUBHOUSE – INLET TOWER

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Iconic cafe serving up delicious local fare. 360 K St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-4884

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Exciting new menu, excellent salmon and halibut. 1020 W 12th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-8787

ROSCOE’S SOUL FOOD roscoescatfishand barbeque.webs.com

Authentic Southern dining experience in downtown. 120 E Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-8961 SANDWICH DECK sandwichdeck.com

Breakfast and lunch, sandwiches, Alaska plates. 400 K St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-1401 SIMON & SEAFORT’S SALOON & GRILL simonandseaforts.com

World-class view and the finest Alaska seafood. 420 L St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-3502 SLIPPERY SALMON BAR & GRILL

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Enjoy the rugged Alaskan feel at Slippery Salmon. 115 E Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 334-8410 SNOW CITY CAFE snowcitycafe.com

Voted “Best Breakfast” by locals since 2003. 1034 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-CITY


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SOLSTICE BAR & GRILL AT THE WESTMARK ANCHORAGE HOTEL westmarkhotels.com

SUBWAY OF ALASKA subwayak.com

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Indoor open air cafe, classic hearty breakfast. 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000

THE GREAT ROOM – ANCHORAGE MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN

Better Food. Better You. Dine-in or carry-out. 5th Avenue Mall: 320 W Fifth Ave; Level 4 Food Ct Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 563-4228

Serving lunch, dinner, and drinks, every day. 820 W Seventh Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-8000

SULLIVAN’S STEAKHOUSE

THE KOBUK

USDA steaks, fresh seafood, martinis, live music. 5th Avenue Mall: 320 W Fifth Ave Ste 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 258-2882

Anchorage’s oldest gift emporium. 504 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-3626

TENT CITY TAPHOUSE

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Local craft beer, fresh dishes inspired by Alaska. 343 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 644-8368

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Modern Mexican cuisine and craft cocktails. 445 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-7678

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THE MARX BROTHERS CAFE Innovative dining. Award-winning wine list. 627 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 278-2133

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Fine wines and casual dining. Unique experience. 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000

TIA’S GOURMET SAUSAGES Enjoy Alaska reindeer sausage, hot dogs, gyros. Fourth Ave and E St Anchorage, AK 99501 UNCLE JOE’S PIZZERIA unclejoespizzeria.com

Stone-baked pizzas, local brews, slices, salads. 428 G St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-3799 URBAN GREENS

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A modern sub and salad shop in downtown Anchorage. 304 G St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-0333 WHITE SPOT CAFE

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Iconic burgers, halibut, and breakfast since 1946. 109 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-3954

DOWNTOWN

TEQUILA 61˚

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THE WHALE’S TAIL – HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK

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Casual atmosphere serving local favorites. 720 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 339-4320

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EL RODEO MEXICAN RESTAURANT

ADVENTURE APPETITES

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Extraordinary and traditional Mexican food. 385 Muldoon Rd Anchorage, AK 99504 (907) 338-5393 HACIENDA MEXICAN RESTAURANT

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Authentic food, tasty salsas, great margaritas. 6307 DeBarr Rd Anchorage, AK 99504 (907) 338-6109 PEGGY’S RESTAURANT

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Alaska’s oldest family restaurant. Family owned. 1675 E Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 258-7599 RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS Gourmet burgers, appetizers, desserts, kids menu. 1190 N Muldoon Rd Anchorage, AK 99504 (907) 276-7788

Real food packaged for your Alaska adventure. 300 E 76th Ave Unit B Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 868-1749 ANCHORAGE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

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Activities, programs, and lunch Monday-Friday. 1300 E 19th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 770-2000 ARCTIC ROADRUNNER Local favorite since ‘64, great burgers, shakes. 5300 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 561-4016 CHICKEN SHACK

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“The American Table Reimagined.” 1443 W Northern Lights Blvd Ste P Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 743-0000

Open for breakfast, dinner, and room service. 4555 Union Square Dr Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 729-7000 JENS’ RESTAURANT jensrestaurant.com

Great food in midtown. 701 W 36th Ave Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 561-5367 JUNO RESTAURANT – CROWNE PLAZA ANCHORAGE

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American and Alaskan bistro style regional menu. 109 W International Airport Rd Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 433-4106 MAIN EVENT GRILL

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Voted best burger and garlic fries in Anchorage. 1041 E 76th Ave Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 677-6888 MATANUSKA BREWING ANCHORAGE

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Wild Alaska seafood, brewpub, and growlers to go. 2830 C St Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 677-2531

EAST ANCHORAGE - MIDTOWN

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MIDDLE WAY CAFE

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Award-winning breakfast, lunch; bakery and patio. 1300 W Northern Lights Blvd Ste G Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 272-6433

Cocktails, 17 taps, burgers, sandwiches, and soup. 3210 Denali St Ste 8 Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 562-6000

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MOOSE’S TOOTH PUB & PIZZERIA moosestooth.net

Handcrafted pizzas and our own ales and sodas. 3300 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 258-2537 ORGANIC OASIS RESTAURANT & JUICE BAR

MIDTOWN - WEST ANCHORAGE

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Full-service restaurant, juice bar, vegan dishes. 2610 Spenard Rd Ste B Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 277-7882

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TERRITORY KITCHEN + BAR – EMBASSY SUITES

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Contemporary Alaskan cuisine at Embassy Suites. 600 E Benson Blvd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 332-7000 THE BEAR PAW BAR & GRILL

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Family dining with an Alaska flare. 190 W Tudor Rd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 563-8443

SAMI’S CITY DINER

TURNAGAIN ARM PIT BBQ – MIDTOWN

Family dining, reasonable prices. Anchorage icon. 3000 Minnesota Dr Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 277-2489

Quality Southern BBQ smoked low and slow. 3637 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 562-6328

SPENARD ROADHOUSE

VILLAGE INN

Contemporary comfort food, handcrafted cocktails. 1049 W Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 770-ROAD

Alaska favorites. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 1130 E Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 279-6012

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YAK AND YETI HIMALAYAN RESTAURANT yakandyetialaska.com

Tasty dishes from North India, Tibet, and Nepal. 3301 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 743-8078

WEST ANCHORAGE FLYING MACHINE RESTAURANT – THE LAKEFRONT ANCHORAGE millenniumhotels.com

Upscale Alaska bistro situated on Lake Hood. 4800 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-2300 GWENNIE’S OLD ALASKA RESTAURANT gwenniesrestaurant.com

Serving Alaska since 1971. 4333 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-2090 KINCAID GRILL kincaidgrill.com

Creative preparation of seafood and quality meats. 6700 Jewel Lake Rd Anchorage, AK 99502 (907) 243-0507


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PIPERS RESTAURANT AND SPORTS LOUNGE – COAST INN AT LAKE HOOD pipersanchorage.com

TASTEE FREEZ – JEWEL LAKE aktasteefreez.com

Hamburgers, grilled chicken, soft-serve ice cream. 3901 Raspberry Rd #1 Anchorage, AK 99502 (907) 248-3068 THE FANCY MOOSE – THE LAKEFRONT ANCHORAGE millenniumhotels.com

Local favorite serving pub fare and craft beer. 4800 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-2300 THE WRITER’S BLOCK BOOKSTORE & CAFE Homemade food, local beer, independent bookstore. 3956 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 929-2665 VILLAGE INN

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Alaska favorites. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 4403 Spenard Rd Anchorage, AK 99517 (907) 243-6009

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Distributors of gourmet coffee and equipment. 6436 Homer Dr Ste A Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 333-3626 FIRETAP ALEHOUSE firetapalehouse.com

Fire deck oven, 36 tap handles and growler bar. 10950 O’Malley Centre Dr Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 561-2337 O’MALLEY’S ON THE GREEN/ANCHORAGE GOLF COURSE

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Golf, restaurant, sundeck, ales, unique cocktails. 3651 O’Malley Rd Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 522-3363 RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS redrobin.com

Gourmet burgers, appetizers, desserts, kids menu. 401 E Dimond Blvd Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 522-4321

Alaska family restaurant, outdoor patio, full bar. 1811 Abbott Rd Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 222-1218 SMASHBURGER alaskasb.com

Our mission is to put burgers back into your life. 317 W 104th Ave Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 337-6274 SOUTH RESTAURANT + COFFEEHOUSE southak.com

Tapas, cocktails, coffeehouse, great patio. 11124 Old Seward Hwy Ste A Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 770-9200 SOUTHSIDE BISTRO, INC. southsidebistro.com

Fresh, fun food. Great seafood. Wild appetizers. 1320 Huffman Park Dr Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 348-0088

WEST ANCHORAGE - SOUTH ANCHORAGE

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CAFFE D’ARTE / ALASKA COFFEE AND RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

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Great food and service overlooking Lake Hood. 3450 Aviation Ave Anchorage, AK 99502 (907) 243-2233

SOUTH ANCHORAGE

SEWARD’S FOLLY BAR & GRILL

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VILLAGE INN

JACK SPRAT

Alaska favorites. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 720 W Dimond Blvd Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 344-0010

Vegan fare, plus seafood and meats. Locals choice! 165 Olympic Mountain Loop Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-5225

GIRDWOOD

SAKURA ASIAN BISTRO – ALYESKA RESORT

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SOUTH ANCHORAGE - GIRDWOOD - EAGLE RIVER

LOCAL FLAVOR

Italian bistro, family dining at Hotel Alyeska. 1000 Arlberg Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 754-2237

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CHAIR FIVE RESTAURANT chairfive.com

Locally operated since 1983. Fine food, spirits. 171 Lindblad Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-2500 DOUBLE MUSKY INN doublemuskyinn.com

At end of most beautiful 40-mile drive in America. Mile .3 Crow Creek Rd Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-2822

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Asian-inspired, hand-rolled sushi, Bento specials. 1000 Arlberg Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 754-2237 SEVEN GLACIERS RESTAURANT – ALYESKA RESORT

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Featuring Alaskan views and fresh seafood. 1000 Arlberg Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 754-2237 SPOONLINE spoonsak.com

Fun, fresh, handmade food. Paleo, keto, and vegan. 174 Hightower Rd Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-8122

THE BAKE SHOP AT ALYESKA RESORT thebakeshop.com

Restaurant and bakery offering breakfast, lunch. Olympic Mountain Loop Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-2831 THE ICE CREAM SHOP theicecreamshop.com

Ice cream treats, espresso, gifts, all year long! Tesoro Mall Mile 90 Seward Hwy Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-1008 TURNAGAIN ARM PIT BBQ – INDIAN turnagainarmpitbbq.com

Quality Southern BBQ smoked low and slow. 27957 Seward Hwy Indian, AK 99540 (907) 653-1970

EAGLE RIVER JITTERS ... WHERE COFFEE IS AN ART jitterseagleriver.com

We’re worth going out of your way. Consistently! 11401 Old Glenn Hwy Ste 107 Eagle River, AK 99577 (907) 694-5487


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With more than 16 food vendors at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, there’s a menu for every appetite! We invite you to arrive early for one last bite before you go.

EAGLE RIVER

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OUTSIDE OF ANCHORAGE DENALI PARK SALMON BAKE

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A world famous post for dining and entertainment. Mile 238.5 Parks Hwy Denali National Park, AK 99755 (907) 683-2733 EVERETT’S AT THE MAT-SU RESORT

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LOCAL FLAVOR

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Lakeside five star views with five star menu. 1850 E Bogard Rd Wasilla, AK 99645 (907) 357-5000 GWIN’S LODGE gwinslodge.com

Kenai Peninsula landmark, area favorite dining. 14865 Sterling Hwy Cooper Landing, AK 99572 (907) 595-1266 KNIK RIVER LODGE AND TOURS knikriverlodge.com

Locally sourced, deck overlooking mountain valley. 29979 E Knik River Rd Palmer, AK 99645 (907) 745-5002

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Our mission is to put burgers back into your life. 1451 E Parks Hwy Wasilla, AK 99654 (907) 337-6274

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Homemade cuisine, live music, beer, GF option. 22165 S C St Talkeetna, AK 99676 (907) 733-1234

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Handcrafted pizza and 49+ beers on draft! Mile 238.9 Parks Hwy Denali National Park, AK 99755 (907) 683-7437 RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS redrobin.com

Gourmet burgers, appetizers, desserts, kids menu. 1891 E Parks Hwy Wasilla, AK 99654 (907) 373-7373 SHEEP MOUNTAIN LODGE sheepmountain.com

“Best baked desserts in Alaska” by Food Network. Mile 113.5 Glenn Hwy Glacier View, AK 99674 (907) 745-5121

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Bakery, restaurant, private rooms, bunk spaces. 13550 E Main St Talkeetna, AK 99676 (907) 733-1351 THE OVERLOOK

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Mountainside dining in the heart of Denali. Mile 238.5 Parks Hwy Denali National Park, AK 99755 (907) 683-3463 TURKEY RED

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Serves fresh, local, and high quality ingredients. 550 S Alaska St Ste 100 Palmer, AK 99645 (907) 746-5544 TURNAGAIN KAYAK, LLC turnagainkayak.com

Espresso, smoothies, bites and gear in Hope, AK. 19796 Hope Hwy Hope, AK 99605 (907) 764-1910


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LOCAL SIPS Anchorage’s craft brewers tap into a distinctly Alaska ingredient: the glacier-fed waters of nearby Eklutna Lake. It’s brewed into pilsners, porters, and everything in between, then served at taprooms and restaurants around the state. There are now more than a dozen breweries in Anchorage proper and more than 30 statewide varieties pouring in Anchorage, making the city the place to be for Alaska beer. Look for other local ingredients like spruce tips, wild berries, or Alaskagrown barley, and always ask about new creations: Alaskan brewers are innovative and adventurous, and there’s always something new brewing behind the scenes. Looking for a different taste? Try an Anchorage cider or mead – a robust honey wine. Both are available from local producers.

BREWERIES, WINERIES & DISTILLERIES ANCHORAGE ALASKA DENALI WINERY alaskadenaliwinery.com

A unique wine tasting and wine making experience. 11901 Industry Way Ste A1 Anchorage, AK 99515 (907) 563-9434 82

ALASKAN SPIRITS DISTILLERY

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A distillery offering 3 gluten-free vodkas. 7605 King St Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 290-7177

ANCHORAGE DISTILLERY anchoragedistillery.com

Alaska grown distilled spirits, tours, souvenirs. 6310 A St Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 561-2100

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CYNOSURE BREWING

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Featuring sociable lagers and Belgian-style ales. 144 E Potter Dr Unit E Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 563-2966 DOUBLE SHOVEL CIDER CO.

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Handcrafted dry ciders, taproom, food trucks. 502 W 58th Ave Unit C Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 562-1100 GIRDWOOD BREWING COMPANY girdwoodbrewing.com

GLACIER BREWHOUSE glacierbrewhouse.com

Handcrafted brews, pilot brew menu updated weekly. 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-2739

Downtown brewpub, pub food, cocktails, live music. 535 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 854-8248 MIDNIGHT SUN BREWING COMPANY midnightsunbrewing.com

Great beer, fine food, gift shop, brewery tours. 8111 Dimond Hook Dr Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 344-1179 ODD MAN RUSH BREWING

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Amazing taproom! Growlers and crowlers to go! 10930 Mausel St A-1 Eagle River, AK 99577 (907) 696-BEER

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Denali’s brewpub with hearty food and craft beer. Mile 248.4 Parks Hwy Healy, AK 99743 (907) 683-2739 DENALI BREWING COMPANY

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Craft brews served cold, Talkeetna style! Mile 2 Talkeetna Spur Rd Talkeetna, AK 99676 (907) 733-2536 SILVER GULCH BREWING & BOTTLING CO. silvergulch.com

Silver Gulch, America’s most northern brewery. 2195 Old Steese Hwy Fox, AK 99712 (907) 452-2739

ORSO

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Join us, locally sourced food and fine beverages. 737 W Fifth Ave Ste 110 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-3232 TWO SEASONS MEADERY twoseasonsmead.com

Alaskan honey wine tasting room. 801 E 82nd Ave Ste D3 Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 522-6323

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Taproom, beer garden, food trucks, and beer to go! 2700 Alyeska Hwy Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-2739

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Neighborhood Midtown Owners Galen Jones Jerry Lau Jack Lau Contact 502 W 58th Ave Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 562-1100 Hours: Last call daily at 8 p.m. doubleshovelcider.com See Anchorage Cider House at Fat Ptarmigan on page 6

Double Shovel Cider Company is Alaska’s first micro-cidery. It adds something new to Anchorage’s brew scene, although pressing fruit to make refreshing drinks is as American as apple…cider! Hand-picked Alaska and Washington apples, berries, and syrups combine for ingenious ciders. Flagship Forget-Me-Hopped cider and other staples already have an enthusiastic following, and a visit to their chic taproom might mean an encounter with a small batch. Cranberry, rose hips, and even jalapeños are just a few surprise ingredients. Can’t choose? Opt for a flight and sample a few. The Double Shovel taproom hosts special events, and a roster of visiting food trucks means plenty of plates to go with a glass. You can also pick up cans and fill a growler to go. With handcrafted ciders loaded with Alaska ingredients, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more inviting place to find a new taste. Local favorites: blueberry sour, extra-dry, pineapple


SIP AND SAVOR Good libations and conversations are easy to find in Anchorage. Breweries use clean, clear Alaska water for their award-winning beers. Anchorage wineries put good time in a glass with surprising varietals, and even a few local fruits. Local distillers use the best ingredients to get everyone into the “spirit.” Or join Big Swig Tours and explore the Last Frontier one craft brewery at a time.

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LOCAL VIBES Anchorage knows how to have a good time, from free summer shows in Town Square Park to lively midwinter festivals and popular year-round art walks. First Friday events – held on the first Friday of every month – bring the work of local artists to cafes, galleries, bars, and breweries around the city. Throughout the year, catch traveling performers, comedy shows, and live music at numerous nightclubs, pubs, and coffeehouses. Local theaters host everything from renowned national productions to madein-Alaska plays, while fall through spring, the Alaska Center for Performing Arts books the best of Broadway and beyond. Locales feature headlining acts ranging from the obscure to the celebrated, and area museums highlight Anchorage’s cultural heritage, past and present. Music lovers can find regular live performances at a variety of Anchorage’s favorite establishments, and outdoor concerts get your toes tapping and fingers snapping. Celtic, blues, acoustic, R&B, and bluegrass, among others, resonate throughout the city where the scene is as diverse as the Alaska landscape. Sports fans can catch the big game on a personal table TV or giant flat screen at local pubs around town; test your taste buds on five-alarm hot wings or local favorites like halibut cheeks. Leave the remote behind and pick up some tickets for exciting live sports action. Anchorage boasts two semi-pro baseball teams, club-style boxing, and the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. 88


4 FAVORITE FESTIVALS FUR RENDEZVOUS

Late February – early March An Anchorage tradition since 1935, the annual Fur Rendezvous (or Rondy, as it’s affectionately known by locals) has become one of the city’s most magical events. A carnival, parade, snow sculpture competition, community pancake feed – the two-week festival hosts a full schedule of unique Alaska fun. Watch the World Championship Sled Dog Races, run with the reindeer down Fourth Avenue, and catch the largest fireworks display in the state.

GIRDWOOD FOREST FAIR  – Early July  Every summer, Girdwood’s popular Forest Fair draws thousands of people to the woods at the edge of Chugach State Park. Find a spot curbside to watch the parade, complete with fire trucks and local floats. Vendors sell handmade arts and crafts, food booths serve Alaska-grown snacks and locally made treats, and entertainers from around Alaska perform from multiple stages throughout the forest.

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL – Late June

The annual Summer Solstice Festival makes the most of the longest day of the year, filling downtown’s Fourth Avenue with food trucks and an exhilarating array of family friendly fun. Browse dozens of vendor booths, or join thousands of Alaskans cheering on local teams in the Hero Games, where military, first responders, and Anchorage athletes compete in fitness and relay-style competitions.

BEAR PAW FESTIVAL – July

Between the Bear Paw Grand Parade, a carnival, a classic car show, a foot race, and the iconic Slippery Salmon Olympics, this annual summer event is a family friendly favorite that takes place in the cozy community of Eagle River, a quick 20-minute drive from downtown Anchorage.

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MUSIC HOT SPOTS A variety of Anchorage bars and restaurants offer occasional live music and other performances often highlighting talented local artists. Check out places like 49th State Brewing Co., The Whale’s Tail Bistro and Wine Bar, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse, and Matanuska Brewing Company.

ANCHORAGE MUSEUM – In the summer,

the spacious front lawn of the Anchorage Museum becomes an outdoor stage for various local musicians performing for Lunch on the Lawn, a free midday event combining live music, hands-on family activities, and tasty local lunch menus courtesy a variety of Anchorage food trucks. When the snow flies, shows move inside: On the first Friday of every month, it’s not uncommon to find a stage set up in the museum atrium, or catch a folk band performing in an elevator.

PERATROVICH PARK – Nestled on a tree-lined corner of Fourth Avenue, cozy Peratrovich Park is home to Music in the Park – a free seasonal Wednesday concert series featuring solo and group acts from around the state. On Mondays, there’s Music for Little Ones – an interactive, pint-sized performance for the youngest music lovers in the group.

TOWN SQUARE PARK – In the center of downtown Anchorage, Town Square Park is the perfect venue for Live After Five, a Thursday evening concert series featuring free performances, a beer and wine garden, and an assortment of tantalizing Alaska treats to fill your belly.

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ALASKA CABIN NITE DINNER THEATER denaliparkvillage.com

Old-fashioned entertainment, great Alaska food! Mile 231 Parks Hwy Denali National Park, AK 99755 (907) 683-8900 ALASKA ESCAPE ROOMS alaskaescaperooms.com

Interactive one hour adventure mystery game. 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 444-6975 ALASKA EXPERIENCE THEATRE facebook.com/ akexperiencetheater

Earthquake museum, Native art, and Alaskan movies. 333 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-9076 ALASKA NATURALLY Aurora – Alaska’s great northern lights 9 am-9 pm. 621 W Sixth Ave, Sixth Ave entrance Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 263-2993

crowcreekmine.com

Family gold mining adventure in a beautiful setting. Mile 3.1 Crow Creek Rd Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 229-3105

ANCHORAGE GLACIER PILOTS BASEBALL CLUB

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Semi-pro baseball, future Major League players. 435 W 10th Ave Ste A Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-3627

The Sky Lounge has 20 craft beers, wine, and food. 3501 E Old Matanuska Rd Wasilla, AK 99654 (907) 376-7223

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We feature fresh organic, locally sourced options. 625 C St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 929-9200

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Have show, will travel! Toasts, welcomes, humor. 525 W Third Ave Ste 410 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 360-1377

BEAR TOOTH THEATREPUB beartooththeatre.net

Full feature movie house with fresh food and beer. 1230 W 27th Ave Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 276-4200

NIGHTLIFE ALASKA ESCAPE ROOMS alaskaescaperooms.com

Interactive one hour adventure mystery game. 737 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 444-6975

FAMILY - NIGHTLIFE

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Alaska’s premier public aquarium in Seward, Alaska. 301 Railway Ave Seward, AK 99664 (907) 224-7908

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Unwind in Bruins, our open air, nonsmoking lounge. 500 W Third Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-7411 CHAIR FIVE RESTAURANT chairfive.com

Locally operated since 1983. Fine food, spirits. 171 Lindblad Ave Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 783-2500 CRAZY HORSE SALOON Poker, every night, 6:30 and 9:30 pm. No buy in. 1564 Hyder St Anchorage, AK 99520 (907) 279-1231 DARWIN’S THEORY alaska.net/~thndrths

The original “everybody knows your name” bar. 426 G St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 277-5322 F STREET STATION 325 F St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-5196

FLATTOP PIZZA + POOL facebook.com/flattop

Pizzas, salads, desserts, pool tables, full bar. 600 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 677-7665

THE NEW PEANUT FARM SPORTS BAR & GRILL wemustbenuts.com

Anchorage’s sports bar hot spot just got bigger! 5227 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 563-3283

HARD ROCK CAFE ANCHORAGE

THE SITZMARK BAR & GRILL

Great food, live music, and rock memorabilia. 415 E St Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-ROCK

Live music, beer, and pub fare at Alyeska Resort. 100 Olympic Cir Girdwood, AK 99587 (907) 754-2249

HUMPY’S GREAT ALASKAN ALEHOUSE

THE WHALE’S TAIL – HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK

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60 beers on tap! Live music. Kitchen open late. 610 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-2337 LYNN’S PULLTABS – AN ALASKAN CASINO lynnspulltabs.com

Win cash! Experience an AK casino, try your luck! Northway Mall: 3101 Penland Pkwy Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 279-9466 MCGINLEY’S IRISH PUB mcginleyspub.com

A touch of old Ireland in the heart of downtown. 645 G St Ste 101 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-1782

thesitzmark.com

captaincook.com/dining/ whales-tail-bistro-and-wine-bar

Fine wines and casual dining. Unique experience. 939 W Fifth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 276-6000

TUDOR BINGO CENTER tudorbingocenter.com

Win big! Open 7 nights per week! 1436 E Tudor Rd Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 561-4711


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tradition of fine tobaccos in alaska for over forty four years.

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fine quality cigars, pipes, pipe tobaccos & accessories ph # 907-278-0260

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PERFORMING ARTS ALASKA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS alaskapac.org

World-class performances and attractions all year! 621 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 263-2900 ALASKA NATURALLY

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Aurora – Alaska’s great northern lights 9 am-9 pm. 621 W Sixth Ave, Sixth Ave entrance Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 263-2993 ANCHORAGE CONCERT ASSOCIATION anchorageconcerts.org

Entertaining and inspiring performing arts. 430 W Seventh Ave Ste 200 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 272-1471 ANCHORAGE OPERA anchorageopera.org

World-class opera under the northern lights! 1507 Spar Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-2557

ANCHORAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

TBA THEATRE, INC. tbatheatre.org

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Simply the best in live theatre and family fun. 635 W 54th Ave Anchorage, AK 99518 (907) 677-7529

CYRANO’S THEATRE COMPANY

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Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer. Sept - April. 400 D St Ste 230 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-8668

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Regularly voted best live theatre in Anchorage! 3800 Debarr Rd Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 274-2599 MR. WHITEKEYS mrwhitekeys.com

Hilarious musical comedy shows for all occasions! (907) 279-SPAM PERSEVERANCE THEATRE ptalaska.org/anchorage

Professional theatre by and for Alaskans. 621 W Sixth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 364-2421 SPENARD JAZZFEST

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Annual jazz, music, and creativity festival. (646) 675-4737

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Aurora – Alaska’s great northern lights 9 am-9 pm. 621 W Sixth Ave, Sixth Ave entrance Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 263-2993 ALASKA STATE FAIR alaskastatefair.org

12-day event packed with fun for the whole family. 2075 Glenn Hwy Palmer, AK 99645 (907) 745-4827 ANCHORAGE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP, LTD. anchoragedowntown.org

Downtown houses worldclass restaurants and cafes. 750 W Second Ave Ste 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 279-5650


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Floatplane Tours | Bear Viewing | Fly-in Fishing | Denali | Glaciers

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Anchorage RunFest August 15-16, 2020. PO Box 243362 Anchorage, AK 99524 (503) 473-6740

Amazing Alaska tours with Salmon Berry charm. 515 W Fourth Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 278-3572

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RONDY AKA ANCHORAGE FUR RENDEZVOUS

SENSHI CON

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Anime and video game convention in Anchorage. PO Box 240005 Anchorage, AK 99524 (907) 350-8804

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THE ANCHORAGE BOAT SHOW

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Shop over 40,000 square feet of boats and gear! PO Box 243283 Anchorage, AK 99524 (907) 345-5188 SPECIAL EVENTS

Premier winter festival Feb. 26 to March 7, 2021. 400 D St Ste 110 Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 274-1177

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TAKE HOME THE TASTE The meal may end, but there’s more to look forward to than an after-dinner mint. The flavors of Anchorage travel well. Here are five of the best ways to savor bites of Alaska, even at home. Flying fish – Ever seen a salmon soar? Local markets and processors can ship Alaska seafood right to your door. Pack up your catch, or select from the catch of the day. Tree treats – Maple may get the glory elsewhere, but Alaskans tap birch trees for syrup. This caramel-flavored concoction goes on more than pancakes. Meat me in Anchorage – Hot dog carts are an Anchorage staple, and reindeer sausage packed to go is an easy item to take home. You’ll surprise a few friends with this flavor straight from Alaska. Local buzz – Anchorage leads the nation in coffee spots per capita, from driveup huts to quaint cafes. Coffee culture is alive and well, and local roasters offer up beans ready to help you impart the coffee-shop vibe to your kitchen counter. Growlers and cans – Canned beer packs light and travels well, so locals love to take it along on outdoor adventures. Those same characteristics make canned Anchorage brews easy to pack up no matter your destination. There’s even a spot inside security in the Anchorage airport filling growlers to go.

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