The best of Anchorage is listed here, with tips from Chowhounds on everything from brunch restaurants to the top Alaskan crab dishes.


Anchorage Restaurant

by Loradio 12 years ago

Need a great restuarant near the Westin Hotel in Anchorage. Good food and nice view! Any ideas

Best Alaskan food in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau?

by unamuno200 4 years ago

I'm looking to try the best Authentic Alaskan food while I will be in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau. If anyone has any suggestions it would be much appreciated. I'm looking for places that are u...

Alaska Recommendations Needed - Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage, Seward

by Raboi 11 years ago

We’ll be in Alaska for almost two weeks prior to a cruise out of Seward. Flying into Fairbanks and spending time there, in Denali, Anchorage, and Seward. I have some major needs for 2 adults and 2 ...

Best place for King Red Crab in Anchorage?

by lindainwi 7 years ago

I'm guessing most places serve this local delight. But I would like to know where is the best place to get it. Where do the locals go? Thanks in advance. LindainWI

Downscale Grub in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Etc.

by sigerson57 13 years ago

Howdy, all. I'm looking for old-fashioned diners, drive-ins and cafes in Anchorage, Fairbanks and along the highway between the two. Burgers and fried chicken. Places that have cloth napkins need n...

Anchorage downtown recc?

jen kalb
by jen kalb 7 years ago

Im accompanying my Mom on an Holland America Alaska cruise/tour next month. Ive looked over the itinerary/timetable (which is pretty rushed and packed) and it seems like I should not expect much i...

Anchorage Sunday brunch?

by helmswoman 8 years ago

Spending 4 days in Anchorage in late July, and my job is to find someplace to have Sunday brunch. Only requirements are that the food be good and they sell bubbly by the bottle. Searches have yield...

Anchorage Korean/asian grocery

by OldBay 12 years ago

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good asian grocer in the Anchorage area?

Alaskan King Crab in Anchorage or Seward Recs?

by shanghaipartdeux 8 years ago

I love crab so I'm excited to eat some Alaskan King crabs when I go to Alaska for a cruise next month. Any recs for restaurants that serve stellar King Crabs in or around Anchorage or Seward? Tha...

Looking for Recommendations in Anchorage, AK

by borscht 9 years ago

Hello, I will be in Anchorage this week for business, but I will also have some time to go to restaurants/cafes/etc. in the city (I will not be able to drive far). It will be my first time in An...

Flying Thursday, start eating Friday. Would love recs/feedback for Anchorage, Seward, drive to Homer, Girdwood please.

by lisasbabysister 10 years ago

Hi - We are about to spend 10 days in Alaska for the first time. I have done some reading and would love input and suggestions on some dining options. We love local, regional dining experiences...

Nino's Eatery in Anchorage, Alaska

by rld00442 9 years ago

Does anyone know what happened to Nino's? The place was doing fine, or at least appeared to be, then suddenly it is closed! I need somewhere in Anchorage that serves Vodka sauce on my pasta. Can...

dining with kids in Anchorage

by tahmore 9 years ago

We will be arriving this summer in Anchorage to begin a family biking trip and would like some ideas for dinner in a family friendly restaurant afer a lengthy trip starting in New York City at abou...

downtown Anchorage? updated info? (Vancouver BC chows?)

by Georgia Strait 9 years ago

i didn't realize that Air Canada now has direct flights YVR to Anchorage. Great news. anyway - it's a possible plan for the longest day of the year --- not sure how much darkness we'll see. ...

Anchorage/Fairbanks Eateries

by MrsBerger2U 15 years ago

Hubby and I are venturing to Anchorage in August, driving from there to Fairbanks (past Denali) and returning to Anchorage (past Wrangell-St.Elias). With such long driving trips are there any "don'...


by MarkG 10 years ago

Best Seafood Rest and Best Fish Market (retail)

Anchorage AK gift ideas

by OldBay 11 years ago

I'm new to the Anchorage area and will be heading home (lower 48) on vacation. Anyone have any recommendations on gifts? I'm thinking meat in a cooler as part of my checked bags... Thanks.

Anchorage, Seward or Homer sushi?

by Mandy 11 years ago

I've searched this board and cannot find mentions of good sushi places in the above cities. We are from Los Angeles and can get great sushi but I thought all the fresh fish in Alaska would make fo...

Favorite Restaurants in Anchorage, Alaska

by Kinnikinnik 14 years ago

What are your favorite Restaurants in Anchorage, Alaska and why? I'll start: 1) Marx Brothers: Not the cafe in the Museum, but the little house on the bluff. Intimate and experimental. I stil...

Special Spots around Anchorage

by lscharr 11 years ago

My husband and I are heading to the Alyeska Resort next week. We will have a car to hit the best spots. We are looking for the hole in the wall seafood restaurants or road side stand for the fres...