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Chena's Alaskan Grill

Chena's Alaskan Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.chenas.net
  • Phone: (907) 474-3644
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:00pm.
    Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - 9:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Jameson Kapec
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: George Park
  • Public Transit: YELLOW LINE / Metropolitan Area Commuter System - MACS : Bus Stop just outside on Boat Street is between stops 3 and 4 and runs Monday through Saturday (No Sunday Service)
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Free off street parking outside Chena's & River's Edge Resort.
A word from Chena's Alaskan Grill
Chena's features delicious cuisine in an early 1900s décor. Our specialty is fresh seasonal Alaskan wild salmon and halibut. We also feature a variety of beef, chicken, and pasta dishes, salads, and Alaskan favorites as well as an extensive selection of wines. Chena's with 3 dining choices: Inside in our comfortable dining room, Outdoor covered veranda, Outdoor sun deck overlooking the Chena River. Or, visit our pub located inside the dining room for a frosty cold or deliciously hot drink. We're known for our delicious menu and delightful setting!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Best we found in Fairbanks, great food, nice quiet atmosphere, excellent service, friendly staff, all you could ask for. I would definitely recommend to others!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Dined here for my 45 th wedding anniversary and everything was perfect. The friendly wait staff and wonderful food combined with the ambiance of dining of the scenic Chena river made for a memorable evening."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Was looking for a good restaurant to celebrate my wife's birthday. Chena's was very good. Food was excellent. As the night progressed service became slower as the restaurant filled. Everyone was friendly."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Very good food. Very nice place.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxNnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Fresh basil in the bread dip. Can ride our bikes there. Great deck when hot. Noisy inside. Staff are in a hurry. Water boy constantly asking to refil, but hard to get noticed or learn specials / soup. No suggestions. No mention of salads, or asking if we want appetizers. "Get 'em in and get 'em out" was not expected for the high price. The food was absolutely fantastic and the wine list is great- but you'll have to navigate the menu yourself."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The deck overlooking the river makes for a great dining experience on a suuny day. It is great for conversation as it is a quiet place overall."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We enjoyed your dinning. We would've sat outside but yucky weather so we sat at the window. Busy but service was good. Husbands steak was over cooked but server took it and gave him another one that was much better but we didn't really get to eat together..."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I didn't want to do the Alaskan Salmon Bake which is suggested by many of the hotel clerks. ( When pressed they admit it is geared for the tourist bus crowd) or the pubs. We checked the Open table reviews and found Chena's Alaskan Grill located Rivers edge cottages. Citrus and herb spiced wild Copper River salmon on a bed wild rice with steamed vegetables. , every thing prepared fresh, cooked to bring out the flavor of the salmon. Moist & flavorful. The waiter: William was one of the hardest working waiters I have had is a long time. He was knowledgeable with none of the haughtiness you encounter all too often, and he worked quickly. He seemed to be attentive without being over bearing."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We happened onto this place by staying next door in a Rv park. The food is great and the setting is outstanding. They could improve on training the staff with better customer service. I would recommend this Restraunt if in the area"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "This was the best dining experience that we had while visiting Alaska. The food was wonderful and the service was impeccable. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We wait patiently every spring for this restaurant to open and eat there as much as we possibly can during their open season. The food is spectacular, and their service is wonderful. Dining here is a must."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Every year we wait for Chena Alaska Grill to reopen in May. We make it a point to dine there at least once/month from May to September. Food is always superior; with imaginative presentation. When the weather cooperates, it is a wonderful place to dine on the deck overlooking the Chena River. We enjoy everything about dining at the Chena Alaska Grill from the food to the ambience to the service. Whether you are a visitor to our city, or a long-time resident, treat yourself to this superb restaurant."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I had fillet steak ordered medium rare, small but nice piece of meat but over cooked (came out medium) also very bland like it was cooked on an electric grill with no seasoning, this restaurant is nice but pricey, it's not my favorite place to eat in fairbanks but with limited restaurants we go there for a change from time to time, and it's only open for the tourist season. We will go back mabe two more times this season."
    Dined on 5/11/2014