Sure, when people think of Alaska the first thing that comes to mind is seafood. We get it; our wild, natural, sustainable seafood is king. But our burgers are like a whole new level of mouth-watering royalty. Plus, they aren’t ever boring or ordinary. With choices ranging from beef, bison to caribou – you better be prepared to send your mouth to a new world of burger loving paradise.
1. Tommy’s Burger Stop – Anchorage
Lunch in Anchorage wouldn't be worth bragging about without this Spenard jewel. Grab a huge burger with a side of onion rings for a one-way ticket to the best afternoon food coma of your life. Mouth watering, every time.
2. Red’s Burgers – Seward
Try a BLT with maple bacon or the yummy jalapeno and garlic burger. Delish!
3. Burger Bus – Kenai
A fast, friendly and delicious lunch for under $10 bucks? Sign us up! The fishing town of Kenai wouldn't quite be the same without this hot burger joint commodity.
4. DW Grill & Catering – Fairbanks
Everything, simply EVERYTHING is good here. If you've ever tried the Vermont white cheddar cheese and mushroom burger you have probably experienced that out-of-body burger heaven feeling (just like we did).
5. Burger Jim – Palmer
The bacon and ham burger is so good, you'll be dying to come back for more - every time!
6. West Rib Pub & Grill – Talkeetna
If you leave here without trying the Seward's Folly Reindeer Burger, we can't be friends. Nuff' said.
7. Chart Room – Kodiak
Grab a burger and brew and find yourself in an array of island bliss.
8. Old Town Burgers – Valdez
The mushroom burger here is super scrumptious and the southwest burger is worth writing home about. No meal is complete without a side of curly fries!
9. Copper Top Lounge – Soldotna
Connected to Hooligans Fishing Lodge, the burgers at this hoppin' place off of the Sterling Hwy are simply perfection. Try a bacon cheeseburger on a pretzel bun with a size of sweet potato fries. YUM!
10. Gwin’s Lodge – Cooper Landing
After a long day of fishing on the Kenai River or a hike up to Russian River Falls, a warm burger, cold beer and hot side of onion rings is just what you need to feel completely satisfied from the inside out.
11. Last Frontier Brewing Company – Wasilla
You can't see Russia from the front door but you can definitely smell the good cookin' inside. Stop by for a local brew and a juicy burger with criss-cut fries.
12. Cosmic Kitchen – Homer
Homer is filled with great restaurants and this little spot is no exception. Creative burgers on their ever-changing menu will leave you coming back time and time again to try the latest master creation.
13. The Hot Bite – Juneau
Seasonal specialties and some of the best burgers in all of southeast Alaska. Peep the menu and be sure to stop by for a mouthwatering burger the next time you are in the state capital.
14. Buffalo Center Drive In – Delta Junction
In the remote area of Delta Junction, burgers pack a mean punch of flavor. This spot offers juicy, flavorful burgers and excellent service that will make you fall in love with rural Alaska after the first bite.