9 Best Must-Try Restaurants in Alaska

9 of Our Favorite Restaurants in AlaskaALASKA - Alaska offers plenty of restaurants, but these nine stand out. Their delectable dishes will have you wanting to come back for more. No matter your culinary preference, Alaska has it all! Enjoy local seafood dishes like oysters, salmon, and halibut on menus at these restaurants. 

9 Best Must-Try Restaurants in Alaska
10 of Our Favorite Restaurants in Alaska

1. Jen’s Restaurant

Jen's is one of Anchorage's premier fine dining and wine bars, offering Continental and International dishes. Their seasonal menu features fresh Alaskan seafood like halibut, salmon, and local oysters; plus, you can try Danish specialties like Frikadeller med rodkal or To Slags Sild! Restaurant reservations are highly recommended; seatings are limited. 701 W 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503

2. Bear Tooth Theatre Pub

Bear Tooth Theatre Pub has become a local favorite, boasting its 2nd-run moviehouse and sister restaurant that serves pizzas, burritos, and draft beer from Broken Tooth Brewing. This theatre bar also features comfort stools for sports fans to watch games while enjoying drinks! 1230 W 27th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503

3. 229 Parks Restaurant & Tavern

Laura Cole's 229 Parks Restaurant & Tavern in Denali National Park is not far from cabins and other touristy sights. Yet, here, she has redefined Alaska cuisine with the creativity of years working in kitchens worldwide. The menu changes daily to take advantage of seasonal produce. Many growers and artists are partners with the restaurant, which also hosts art shows and cooking classes to foster community connection. 229.7 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755

4. Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

Fairbanks, Alaska, is affectionately known as "The Golden Heart of Alaska." This charming city on the banks of the Chena River boasts world-class Northern Lights viewing opportunities. Princess' Fairbanks Riverside Lodge provides a stylish and relaxed dining experience, access to its riverside deck, complimentary Wi-Fi, tour desk, espresso bar, and gift shop. Plus, you're just minutes from the airport and railroad depot! 4477 Pikes Landing Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709

5. Crow’s Nest

Crow's Nest Restaurant, perched atop Hotel Captain Cook, offers breathtaking views. Their French and New American cuisine draws inspiration from local resources like Bering Sea king crab legs or venison loin. With AAA Four Diamond dining, a wine collection boasting over 10,000 bottles, and a cellar with the state’s largest selection of Alaskan wines, it's no wonder they're among our top restaurants in Alaska. 939 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

6. The Moose’s Tooth

Anchorage's premier pizzeria, this high-end eatery is a must for those who appreciate gourmet pizza and handcrafted beer. They even have Alaska's best root beer on tap! Plus, there's an impressive bar menu to boot! It's a surprisingly large restaurant, but you must make a reservation and come hungry. However, the food here is worth the wait if you're a foodie. 3300 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99503

7. 49th State Brewing

For hearty brewpub fare, award-winning beer, and an unforgettable rooftop patio overlooking Cook Inlet and Alaska Range, 49th State Brewing is your destination. They boast a full bar with many local beers and an extensive menu featuring traditional American fares like steaks and wings. 717 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

8. The Denali Doghouse

Do you need a quick bite after hiking or exploring Denali National Park? The Denali Doghouse has got you covered! This popular destination draws both locals and travelers alike! They offer an array of hot dogs and hamburgers to satisfy any appetite. Furthermore, the restaurant also serves local beer. 238.6 Parks Hwy, Denali Park, AK 99755

9. Jack Sprat Restaurant & Grill

 A world-class culinary establishment, this local restaurant proudly services carnivores and vegans alike, all of which can be served side by side on one delicious plate. The location is open every day of the week, so it's easy to enjoy a meal here while on vacation or even if you happen to be in town for business! 165 Olympic Mountain Loop, Girdwood, AK 99587