Alaska January 25, 2020
The 7 Restaurants You’ll Want To Eat At In Alaska In 2020
There are countless amazing places to eat in this giant and incredible state we live in. But in 2020, these are seven great Alaska restaurants that should be put on your must-see list! With everything from mouthwateringly fresh Alaska seafood, to delicious comfort foods, there’s something for everyone, no matter what they love to eat.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Chair 5, Girdwood, Alaska
Chair 5 is a staple in the resort town of Girdwood, Alaska. Specializing in your favorite comfort foods like deep dish pizza, and tasty nachos, this place is perfect after a long day of skiing or hiking. They're open seven days a week to satisfy your hunger, from 11:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m.
2. The Roadside Potatohead, McCarthy, Alaska
In a town far off the beaten path you'll find the Roadside Potatohead. First known for their delicious burritos, you can now find fresh Copper River salmon with preparations that change daily. Grab a local brew on draft, and sit outside and enjoy the midnight sun in the gorgeous town of McCarthy. If you don't want to drive sixty miles down a dirt road, visit their sister restaurant, The Roadside Potatohead Too, in Valdez, Alaska.
3. Talkeetna Spinach Bread, Talkeetna, Alaska
Many Alaskans try Talkeetna Spinach Bread for the first time at the Alaska State Fair. But this cool Airstream trailer calls Talkeetna, Alaska home. Even though they only offer a limited menu, everything that comes out of this restaurant is delicious. Along with their staples of spinach bread, blueberry rhubarb crisp, and Brazilian Limeade, you can try one of their specials or a breakfast burrito that's served every morning. They're open Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m., and on Sundays 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
4. Ludvig's Bistro, Sitka, Alaska
Ludvig's Bistro is a gem hiding out in Sitka, Alaska. Serving incredible rustic Mediterranean dishes like Duck Confit with Cherry Port Compote, and Fried Alaskan Rockfish, you will enjoy every bite of your meal! Pair any of their tasty food with a glass off of their swoon worthy wine list, and try some Spanish and Italian wines that taste beautifully with their culinary creations. Open May through September, visit them seven days a week from 4:30 p.m. through 9:00 p.m.
5. The Saltry Restaurant, Halibut Cove, Alaska
The Saltry is well known, and for good reason. With delectable dishes like their Seafood Chowder with Smoked Salmon Sandwich, their menu is Alaskan gourmet cuisine. It's located in a stunning location across Kachemak Bay from Homer in Halibut Cove. This restaurant is routinely written up in magazines like the New York Times! Visit them seven days a week during the summer, from 1:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m.
6. Twisted Fish Company Alaskan Grill, Juneau, Alaska
Twisted Fish Company Alaskan Grill in Juneau, Alaska serves up fresh Alaskan seafood right on the waterfront. Every summer, enjoy stunning views while dining on preparations of all of your favorite seafoods. Sip on a delicious wine from their list, or enjoy an Alaskan draft beer from their tap selection. They're open May through September, seven days a week. Check out their website this summer for more details and current hours.
7. Blue Roof Bistro, Fairbanks, Alaska
The Blue Roof Bistro in Fairbanks, Alaska has a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and a beautiful solarium for you to dine in on those extra chilly days. You can get flatbreads, light bites, sandwiches, and more all crafted out of fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Dine on these culinary delights Monday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. through 8:00 p.m.
Have you eaten at any of these great Alaskan restaurants? What did you think? Will you be visiting any of them in 2020? Let us know in the comments below!
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