There is so much to be said for a restaurant that offers great food and exceptional service in an atmosphere that is calm, captivating and completely relaxing. It might be the dim lighting or maybe it’s the incredible wine selection but restaurants like this have a way of transcending you to a place where you forget about all of your worries and get totally lost in the moment.
These 13 restaurants in Alaska are not only the most romantic, but they are what your inner “foodie” dreams are made of. And since
happiness is only real when shared, your best bet is to grab the one you love and head to any of these spectacular spots ASAP.
1. Simon & Seafort’s – Anchorage
The best steak, wildly deliciously fresh Alaska seafood, exceptional service and the most romantic setting in the last frontier. It's hard to beat this magnificent spot in downtown Anchorage and we're sure that once you've experienced it for yourself, you'll feel the exact same way.
2. Lavelle’s Bistro – Fairbanks
This unique and utterly special spot in Fairbanks is filled with fantastic food, a top quality wine selection and friendly service. The warm, refined atmosphere will have you dying to go back the second you finish dessert.
3. Channel Club – Sitka
This elegant steak and seafood restaurant overlooking the water is like something out of a foodie fairy-tale. Enjoy the fresh catch and a lengthy wine list with your special someone.
4. Chautauqua’s Alaska Supper Club – Ninilchik
This is a remote slice of dining paradise on Alaska's playground. Gourmet food cooked with love and exceptional service are what you can expect here. Oh, and the views overlooking the mountains are pretty exceptional as well.
5. 229 Parks Restaurant & Tavern – McKinley Park
Located off the George Parks Hwy on the way to Denali, this secluded spot is known to blow away anyone that walks through the doors. Creative cuisine using only the freshest of ingredients are just a couple factors that play into this hot spot being at the top of the 'most romantic' list.
6. Wasabi’s – Homer
Head down East End Road in Homer and find this contemporary restaurant overlooking the glorious Kachemack Bay. Visitors love the fresh seafood, lengthy sushi selection and creative drink menu.
7. The Grape Tap – Wasilla
This restaurant and wine cellar is slightly unassuming from the outside yet filled with charm and elegance once you step inside.
8. The Crow’s Nest – Anchorage
Enjoy fine dining high in the sky at the Captain Cook Hotel. Gourmet cuisine, splendid service and a view over looking the inlet and Sleeping Lady are sure to absolutely mesmerize you.
9. The Saltry – Halibut Cove
There is just something so romantic about a fun island-style getaway, and The Saltry definitely delivers that punch line with class and creative cuisine. Art, food and the coastal life are what it's all about at this fantastic spot.
10. SALT – Juneau
Fine dining in the state capital never looked better. Eclectic and creative cuisine in a fresh, contemporary atmosphere makes visiting SALT a total win-win.
11. Club Paris – Anchorage
In the heart of downtown Anchorage, this romantic 'hole in the wall' is known for offering some of the best steak in the most charming atmosphere in all of Anchorage. For a life-changing experience, you must try the 4" thick Filet Mignon!
12. Seven Glaciers - Girdwood
There is nothing more romantic than going to the top of a mountain (the best ski mounting in Alaska, mind you) and enjoying a delicious dinner while overlooking epic glacier views. The food is delish and the wine and drink menu will certainly set the mood.
13. Ray’s Waterfront – Seward
Overlooking the boat harbor in Seward, this romantic spot is known for its fresh seafood and for offering an exceptional service experience.
14. The Flats Bistro – Kenai
A newcomer in the last few years on The Kenai, this charming spot overlooks the flats. Dine on gourmet food, sip on a cold micro-brew and watch as caribou pass by in the distance.
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