Ginger
Ginger

Ginger

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://gingeralaska.com/
  • Phone: (907) 929-3680
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday to Wednesday: 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Pan-Asian, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Cristiani
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Ginger can offer off premise catering to remote sites such as hotels, private residences and other event venues. From boxed-lunches to full service, our goal is to provide creative meals and flexible service. Because every event is unique, we will work with you to customize a menu that will satisfy every guest in attendance. Ginger can work with third party vendors to provide additional services such as specialty cakes and party rentals. Please keep in mind that menu availability is determined by multiple factors such as event location, on site facilities and number of guests in attendance
  • Private Party Facilities: Ginger can offer many different options including buy-out options and private dining room experiences.Typically we work from the following schedule:

    Sun - Thur Dinner Banquets: $500.00 min. Food & Beverage

    Fri - Sat Dinner Banquets: $600.00 min Food & Beverage

    Mon - Fri Lunch Banquets: $300.00 min Food & Beverage

    Sat - Sun Brunch Banquets: $300.00* min Food & Beverage
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa Andrus 9074441975x
  • Entertainment: We have two fantastic flat screen TV's that are showing the latest games, whether it is soccer, football, basketball, golf, we show it all and love it all.
  • Special Events: Our banquet room is available for all types of events and special occasions. From corporate events to birthday celebrations, Ginger is the perfect setting to host your next dinner or luncheon. Our attentive staff will see to your every need while offering the finest pacific rim cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients. We offer customizable menus and settings to provide you with an experience that is both appropriate and unique to your occasion.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E St.
  • Public Transit: We are three blocks from the Anchorage Downtown Transit Center stop, and 1 block from another Egan Center bus stop.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Downtown parking is tricky, but we are close to 2 parking garages and several hourly parking lots. Also on the weekends and after 6 pm street parking is free.
A word from Ginger
PACIFIC RIM CUISINE
Great food. Excellent service. Warm ambiance. These elements are how many of our guests would describe Ginger. We created a restaurant that expresses our faith and values in extending genuine hospitality to all and food sure to please all tastes. We take classics and new cuisine of the Pacific Rim and put a modern twist on the flavors.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Ginger reviews from OpenTable diners
94 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (62)special occasion (50)romantic (31)notable wine list (28)hot spot (27)good for groups (22)vibrant bar scene (21)neighborhood gem (19)great for lunch (18)late-night find (7)great for brunch (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Three entries
    Alaskagirl
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The salmon special was prepared wonderfully and the "Cohiba Rubbed" Bistro Filet was melt-in-your-mouth tender and delicious. I ordered the Duck Breast with Gnocchi and enjoyed the duck, but found the gnocchi tougher than expected. The gastric and other components enhanced the dish. Next time, I'll stay away from the gnocchi and have the entrees of which I'm familiar and regularly enjoy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food,great staff,great place!
    JayInAK
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The food was perfect, the waitstaff was attentive but not hovering. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AKdelish
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The duck dish was delish. It was cooked perfectly and the sauce was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Opera Lover's Rendevous
    Sallowsalmon
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We had an enjoyable dinner with Perry Brown "Bonze" of Madame Butterfly. Perry, his wife, and our adult daughter are all vegan. Ginger is our daughter's "go to" restaurant for dining out as a vegan. I eat vegan but also "sin". We can always find delicious and well prepared vegan food here. Our waitress was fun! She was conscience of our time commitment and yet took the time to be attentive to our needs and desires. My husband's filet mignon was beautifully presented and tasty. (I sinned)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice night out..
    atkinme
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    We don't like really noisy places, no matter how good the food. We were able to speak without shouting, and we could all hear each other. Service was very competent and efficient. Seating was comfortable. The food, as we had heard from so many people, was excelent. NO problem substituting veggies for rice for my particular dietary needs. Parking, of course, was a block away. That was fine with us. Lovely treat. We enjoyed the dinner and will be back for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great dinner at Gingers
    localfoodieVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Food was great as usual. But the noise level was a little disconcerting as there was a very loud table very close to ours. The restaurant has no way to break up the sound from table to table so we just dealt with it. Not as romantic a date as my husband and I had hoped for but that is life.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Great with a side of great. Having online reservations just made one our favorite restaurants even better! Go you won't be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cramped but tasty
    PickyOne
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    As always, I enjoy my time at Ginger. My only complaint is how cramped everything is. It's impossible for the staff to stand up to the table...they have to stand behind it as if they were to stand next to it, their rear end would be hovering over the table next to it. The atmosphere at Ginger is fantastic for "dates" but because of how cramped everything is, it's difficult to have the semblance of privacy or intimacy while dining there. Other that the tightness of space, there are rarely any complaints from me or my family/friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Get the duck!
    ieatfood
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Banana lemongrass soup and Duck were great! My Wife's entrée was way too salty, but good flavor. 4oz wine pours were overpriced, but overall a good experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Girls Night
    GirlsNight
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Our service was great and she new the wine list well! The food was well seasoned and fresh. The strawberry chili (which is really a salad) is fantastic. They had a lot of intersting cocktails as well. It was a little loud but lively and fun. Not recommended for a romantic night but defiantly for group or girls night out!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Ginger always deliveres a perfect dining or lunch experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was amazing
    lunch
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We had everything from the appetizers, entrees and dessert. Everything was freshly made and spectacular!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome!
    Foodluvr1
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    My favorite restaurant in Anchorage! Awesome food, awesome service!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-theatre dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We went to dinner at Ginger's before our Les Miserables theatra event across the street. Little did we know that the enire restaurant was going to the same show. Needless to say, it was very hectic for the restaurant staff and the kitchen. But they delivered an outstanding meal in good time and with a smile. Try the tuna tower appetizer. Delicious. And the filet was perfect. Bravo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Just went for dinner with my hubby and the halibut special was to die for! Yum yummy! Our waiter was fantastic and recommended a fantastic shiraz that I will definately be ordering again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yum!!!
    Frugalandhonest
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Friend and I made our meals out of numerous appetizers and a few strawberry chili salads this go around because Ginger excels at awesome appetizers. Highly rec'd the spicy tuna tower, chicken lettuce wraps, spring rolls, and several oyster shooters. Hard to choose a favorite appetizer esp between the oysters and tuna tower. Great place to dine before seeing a performance at the PAC since it is right across the street.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Ginger has wonderful food I always love to try something new!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great night out in Anchorage!
    JenC
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    At the door I almost had a drink spilled on me and the server was more concerned with me than the spilled drink - that was the first good sign! The atmosphere was great and the service incredible. Our server Gina made the night. Everything she recommended was incredibly delicious. Drinks, appetizers, dinner and dessert were all amazing! We even stayed longer and the staff was incredibly accommodating! Highly, highly recommend this spot for a night out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We had a fabulous time at Ginger before our show at the PAC. The wait staff were amazing; they worked well as a team. Our waitress was knowledgeable about the menu and gave fabulous recommendations for both food and drink. We always love our dining experience at Ginger!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Continues to excel
    Kayjayay
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We love Ginger for special occasions! The food is so creative and perfectly crafted. I had the halibut special served over sweet potatoes, my husband had the Thai shrimp soup. Both were outstanding. The halibut was perfectly cooked, translucent and moist. Oh, and the cheesecake, so light!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect girls night location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    I went to dinner for a girl's night and the food and service were perfect! I really love this reasturant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Love Ginger! Was sad to discover they did not have the Green tea creme brûlée. The seared ahi tuna appetizer was different this time, but good. Not sure what all was changed but the tuna was a bit overpowered by the accompanying sauce. Otherwise, we had a great dinner with great service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Been here at least 100 times
    IvyBVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    I'll keep it short - I've been here well over 100 times and I love it. The food is terrific and the scene is calm, clean and cool, and the service is what probably keeps me coming back over and over. I highly recommend this place above all others. -Ivy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!!!
    IGalaskankatie
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    I was worried about my husband liking this place since he's a simple meat and potatoes guy - but he's now a Ginger Fan! All the severs are fantastic but ours (Daniel) was perfect last night and had the best recommendations. This place never fails me and never bores me. One of Anchorage's best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Asian Fusion
    AmyKAlaska
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Loved the wonderful selection of Asian fusion dishes and desert choices. A great place to go if you a mix of people with different dietary preferences -Vegan, vegetarian, seafood, and meat lovers can all find something delicious to eat here. There are even some gluten free options. Wonderful selection of deserts. Ginger serves a dessert option of mixed berries with balsamic reduction for those that want something sweet, but not too rich or heavy. Portions are great as well. I appreciate that they are generous, but not magnanimous (falling over the plate). That is hard to find with a lot of restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and awareness
    Snowynight
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Scallop Mac and cheese was amazing and the salmon special is near the top on my list of great food. Our server noticed tickets in my shirt pocket and made sure to note our time requirements.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another great meal!
    JenniJS
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Love Ginger. Got seated right away and while we were in the back near the kitchen it was not a problem in this restaurant. Noise level was high and energetic, as everyone was trying to get food prior to the show on Sat night. We were warned by our waitress that the kitchen could run a bit slow and she ensured that we got our food and had plenty of time to eat prior to leaving for the show. food was wonderful as always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Asian flavors
    LaTribu5
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Room was small, banquette for 2 was mini- our waitor was arrogant and condescending, thank goodness for the tasty food. Chapmans
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just fine
    DelightedVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The restaurant was lovely.service was a delight. My duck was wonderful and the sauce was devine. I wished the duck skin was seared and chrisp. My husband did not enjoy his scallops mac and cheese. he felt 6 small scallops was not enough and wished the dish had a better bread crumb crust.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bad Server
    akdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Server had a an unpleasant attitude. Which made our experience not so great and quite frank, I won't recommend this restaurant. I quite don't understand why people who decide to work in the food service industry don't think twice, because you have to work with the public, you work for tips and you would think a person would give amazing service; one, so that the person would recommend the company you represent and two you want repeat business which gains you additional tips! We enjoyed our food but the service we received won't bring us back to experience any great sounding items on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Before theater
    MandL
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Waiter was very professional. Food was great. Wife is very fussy and her steak was perfect.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & Service
    LovingAlaskaEateries
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We arrived early for our reservation and was seated immediatly. Our server was very attentive the entire dining experience. There food is beautifully presented and tastefully designed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent in every way
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Pricey but well worth it Had a wonderful innovative meal
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Impression
    Lunch42
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The restaurant was not busy and I expected the service would be much better. Once Anthony Hamilton and his party came in our waitress was not at all attentive to our table. Never offered a refill of water. In fact to get our check taken care of Reece, one of the guys with Mr. Hamilton, got her attention for us. I was expecting much better. This was the first time I have been to Ginger and I will return to use the remaining funds on my gift card and hope for a better second impression. A "famous" person should NOT receive better treatment than a local patron. We are more likely to return and/or recommend the restaurant!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    doriandines
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Disappointing sums up the night. My girlfriend's beef curry was served lukewarm and with too little actual beef, and the curry itself was remarkably bland. My flat iron, ordered medium rare, arrived more on the well side of medium-well. The only silver lining to the evening was the wonderful cocktails and drinks from the bar. Our server seemed very disinterested in how we enjoyed our meal, and only reappeared after we were done eating to ask what dessert we'd be having. Asking your table how the food is a fairly basic part of being a server. Overall, I do not recommend Ginger as a place to dine. If you're looking for great cocktails, though, I recommend the bar.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food
    Exclnt
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Ginger has been one of my favorite restaurants to go to. The hostess, and wait staff are extremely polite and knowledgeable of what's on the menu. The food came out at a timely manner and was excellent. Thank you to the chef!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    Kristene
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The portion size was pretty big, so we split everything. Service is excellent and the food is delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great
    workingperson
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    love the mac and cheese, this is a great place with good food , quiet but lively. the severs are friendly with smiles .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • exciting and well priced
    scatcat
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    dined at ginger on a leisurely sunday. 4 courses were prepared with interesting and robust ingredients/flavours. all at a very agreeable price, service was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always excellent
    ERAKguy
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have never had a bad meal at Ginger. It is our go to place for dinner when we head downtown.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet