Alaska Nature April 08, 2018
This Beloved Fish Shack In Alaska Brings The Sea Straight To Your Plate
Deckhand Dave’s in Juneau is a tiny fish shack on the waterfront and a great place for tacos. The fish couldn’t be fresher at this tasty kitchen right on the water with a former deckhand at the helm. They have expanded from a mobile food truck to a spot on the harbor with covered seating. Enjoy tacos made from the highest quality wild Alaskan seafood while taking in the incomparable views of the harbor. Juneau is one of the most stunning downtown locations in the world with the mountains plunging straight down into the sea. Enjoy the picturesque views and munch on fresh fish at Deckhand Dave’s Fish Tacos, a tasty spot in Alaska’s capital.
356 S Franklin Street
Juneau, AK 99801-1326
11 AM – 8 PM Daily
Deckhand Dave's Fish Tacos is locally owned and operated by a former commercial fisherman. The menu features flavorful and quick tacos made with fish straight from the local waters.
With a premium location on the dock in Juneau, this popular spot is buzzing every day. They serve the citizens and visitors to Alaska's capital city from 11 AM - 8 PM Daily.
This fun fish shack has a pirate boat for ordering, a food truck for a kitchen, and a large covered deck for relaxing. The seating area has both tented and open seating, so you can enjoy your tacos in comfort, rain or shine.
The restaurant is actually owned and operated by Deckhand Dave himself, and he takes pride in the quality of fish served here. He cut his culinary teeth on board the fishing boats of the waters off Juneau.
Appetizers, sliders and tacos are made form local wild Alaskan salmon, rockfish and halibut. Other types of seafood specials are created daily using seasonally available ingredients.
Locally-made Alaskan Brewing Company beer is served to cool your palette, and quench the thirsty fisherman. Specials include this colorful ceviche and other fresh seafood dishes in season.
The basic menu includes a variety of simple fish tacos, blackened or battered and fried. Corn tortillas, shredded cabbage, homemade salsa, and a squeeze of lime complete each taco dish.
For the kiddos, or those with a snack-sized appetite, fresh salmon is fried in bite-sized pieces as "Salmon Tots". These unique Alaskan treats are a big hit.
Sliders feature fresh rolls, single pieces of fried or blackened fish, cabbage and the house sauce. Hot and filling, and served with fries, these are a great option on a cold, windy day.
With the local ecosystem in mind, Deckhand Dave's strives to operate in a sustainable manner by supporting local fisherman with excellent fishing practices and keeping the environmental impact of the operation to a minimum.
Head to Deckhand Dave's Fish Tacos in Juneau for a refreshing and succulent fish taco in an ideal seaside fish shack. You'll enjoy the flavors of Alaska as much as the gorgeous view.
If you love fresh Alaskan seafood, check out
These 15 Restaurants In Alaska Offer Some Of The Most Delicious Wild Seafood Dishes. If you want to learn about being an actual deckhand, see The Most Dangerous Job In The World Is Held Right Here In Alaska.
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