Glacier BrewHouse
Glacier BrewHouse

Glacier BrewHouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.glacierbrewhouse.com/
  • Phone: 9072742739x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch:
    Saturday - Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Saturday - Sunday 10:00pm - 4:00pm

    Dinner:
    Sunday - Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30pm
    Tuesday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Brewery
  • Executive Chef: Aaron Schropp
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Our Conference Room seats up to fourteen guests around a granite conference table and is perfect for small business meetings and private celebrations. It is located in the corner of our dining room, behind the French doors. Amenities include a video tape recorder/television and an amplifier separate from the dining room system, allowing you to tune the music to your function. A flip chart is available for use also. We treat this room as another dining room table, requiring no special menu arrangements. We anticipate the use of this room for lunch or dinner service, allowing two hours per meal. If you would like extended use of this room, special arrangements are gladly made - just let us know. Reservations for this room are handled by our front desk crew, just like other dining room reservations.
  • Private Party Contact: BrewHouse Front Desk 9072742739x
  • Special Events: Growler Tuesday
    64 ozs. of Pure Pleasure!
    $5.00 Growlers for our Craft Beers
    Blonde • Amber • India Pale Ale • Hefeweizen • Oatmeal
    Stout • Raspberry Wheat • Export Lager
    $10.00 Growlers for our Specialty Ales
    Imperial Blonde • Double IPA (DIPA)
    These Crazy Prices are only valid on Tuesday of each week.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: H
  • Public Transit: We are one block from the 6th Avenue bus terminal.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking is available on the street and in several nearby public parking lots.
    NEW Easy, Convenient Parking is now just steps away! The Alaska State Legislature Parking lot (just behind the BrewHouse back door) is now open to the public for Parking weekdays after 5:30PM and ALL DAY Saturday and Sunday. Street level parking only. $1.00 an hour is the charge at this lot.
A word from Glacier BrewHouse
You will know the moment you walk in that this is not your typical brew pub. The scent of the alder wood grill and wood fired oven, the energy of the sparking exhibition cooking line and the glow of the brewery delight your senses. The BrewHouse features rotisserie grilled meats, the freshest Alaskan seafood, wood fired pizza and award winning hand crafted ales. The BrewHouse is Anchorage’s downtown landmark restaurant-“Where Alaskans meet Alaskans”.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Glacier BrewHouse reviews from OpenTable diners
369 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (162)special occasion (152)hot spot (149)fit for foodies (137)great for lunch (120)neighborhood gem (109)vibrant bar scene (74)kid-friendly (58)great for brunch (44)late-night find (44)romantic (34)notable wine list (18)great for outdoor dining (4)Show More
  • Good food, adequate service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Made reservations at this restaurant because we have had great food and great service before. The service was adequate, but the food was disappointing. Not sure what has happened during the last couple years, but I would have to give an overall rating for this restaurant 3 stars.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food, wonderful service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    This is by far my first time to Glacier Brewhouse. I've always loved the food and service there. I recently took my dad to the Brewhouse for his 60th birthday and we had a wonderful meal and probably one of the best servers there. Thanks so much for helping me create a wonderful memory.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • new menu not as good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    The GB menu has changed. They no longer have the pulled pork sandwich. The pulled pork sandwich was soooo good. I'm disappointed it's no longer on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice place for special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    the food was well prepared and the ambience excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Give and Take
    First
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had 3 left handed people and were not able to switch to round table but were given a longer booth. Service was okay and seemed distracted but did go to Orso to get tiramisu for our table. Food was as we ordered it and prepared well. Had gluten free menu as requested in reservation and bday dessert had candle in it. Had to flag someone down to get refill on soda. Bread to the table came right before the appetizer. Felt like we were yelling to hear each other and couldn't hear the far side of booth with the loud "ambiance". Overall, glad we had a reservation, food great, service good, as expected.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Good Dining Experience
    Fullin907
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We had a work lunch for 6 people. The service and food were on point. We will be coming back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Herb crusted halibut was amazing! Liked the IPA best among the beer selection.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh.
    Wash
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Always like this place, but this time was a miss. The house smoked salmon in the Salmon BLT wedge salad was most unappetizing. The took it off the bill though, so will try again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Glacier Brewhouse still a favorite
    Av8trFalcon7X
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    The standards of quality food and service are not compromised. I have been coming here for +10 years and still find this as one of my most favorite restaurants in Anchorage. The food is abundant and of high quality. All preparations were done to perfection. Use of local fresh products adds to the variety and enjoyment of each meal. Their locally produced beer is a great addition to any meal. Reservations are a must if you have more than 2 people.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • alaskacooper
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I always love coming to Brew House. This time was for a work lunch and everything was good as usual.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always hopping, consistently good
    ChiGraham
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Glacier Brewhouse is always hopping and it is consistently good. Decent variety on the menu, but it's cohesive, too. Great local brews as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Beer, Great Food
    pr0ph34d
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    As always the wait staff was professional and courteous. The beer selection is very good (I had the Oatmeal Stout) and I haven't been disappointed with any of my choices. It's amazing how busy the place was on a Monday night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just "ok"
    asemk900
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    They pack people in there like cattle so the person behind you is literally less than a foot away. The menu is... choppy. I wish they had more options for steaks/pastas/seafood dishes rather than adding in the oddities of pizza and other things. I think the menu could be fine tuned. I ordered the ribeye with some sort of glaze. There was literally a drizzle of the glaze on the asparagus. The char flavor overwhelmed everything on the plate. Our server was super chipper but we had to ask for everything we wanted (bread, wine, water, etc). We ordered an app as well as salads and our app came after our salad. That is no the order food should come out. I hadn't finished my salad before my entrée came. I just don't see a huge need to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just OK
    quietraveler
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We have dined periodically at the GBH since it opened. While we have always enjoyed the food, this time it was just OK, and the prices have really gone up. My husband's pasta dish was a disappointment; the other entrees were average but not memorable. Their bread was not up to the usual standards. We ordered their signature dessert, bread pudding. It should have been heated through but was still cool in the center. The service was excellent despite being a busy Saturday night before a major concert.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Above average place in Anchorage
    GoldenDiner
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Good variety of dishes, well presented. Do NOT miss the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie!! The one negative is the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kimberly
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The chili lime shrimp was a new addition to the menu since my last visit. It was amazing! We had reservations and were seated immediately upon arrival even though the place was packed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I like the brunch
    BeckyinAlaska
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I've been going to the Brewhouse for many years and had yet to try the brunch menu. I made reservations, which was smart, given the popularity of this place and its downtown location. The brunch menu had a nice variety of items and was small enough to ensure the quality. My niece had the crab cake benedict which came with good crab cakes, lots of sauce, potatoes and fresh fruit. I had the skillet, which while tasty, had a few too many red and green peppers in it for my taste. My only criticism would be the use of a chipotle sauce in just about every menu item. While tasty, many people can't handle spicy and it should come on the side. Prices were reasonable. I will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodie gem
    tmac
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Best service, we were sat at a table however I requsted to be moved to a booth and they were more than happy to move us. The food was delicious. Our server was wonderful
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delish has usual
    AKnosher
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Six of us went to the Brewhouse for a business lunch, which we do regularly. Food was fantastic and service was great as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Already recommended to others...
    Dave
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We went here on a recommendation and had a great meal. We had some friends that were also going out later and we told them to go to Glacier Brewhouse. Great choice for a relaxing meal!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Extension Journal Incorporated
    UAFCES
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Excellent experience and OUTSTANDING waitstaff!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Excellent meal and great service! We were here for a convention and would definitely choose glacier brewhouse again
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Celebrated the wife's birthday here with friends, service was good, and the food as usual was great. Always a good experience
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Not what it used to be, including but not limited to, the food quality. Very tourist oriented. Over priced and ridiculously loud! Only providing an option to rate the noise level as quiet, moderate, or energetic is worthless.....it is ridiculously loud!!!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Super Restaurant
    Trvller
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Glacier has the best calamari I have ever had. The fresh fish is always perfectly cooked and tasty. The local beers bring it all together for a great dining experience. It is usually busy, so get a reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed our experience
    Cathy1
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Went to this restaurant on our trip last week to Anchorage. Since we wanted to eat there on a Saturday, I booked reservations ahead of time. I'm glad I did as they were very busy, but seated us right away. My husband and I enjoyed our food very much, and our waiter even brought me a small sample of their beer cheese soup to see if I would like to order a cup, which I did. We shared a piece of their chocolate, peanut butter pie which was fabulous and would highly recommend. Overall, we were very impressed with all aspects of this restaurant and would recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fun night
    Nanaandpop
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We arrived in Anchorahe on a tour bus, tired and hungry and it was pouring down rain! The Brew House was close by and gad been recommended by a friend. We walked there with another couple and had a great time. The food was great, service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • IrishHammer58
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Packed and lively, food good ,server good but very busy . A lot depends where and who you are seated near ,we had a bad mannered guy who actually put stuff of his table on to ours ! he got put right sharpish ..
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Girls Lunch
    fun4four
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We were seated promptly and the table was exactly what I had requested. We had a delicious lunch. Mentioned that it was our friend's B'day and she was treated to a dessert. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    cldwthrgrl
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We had a reservation and were seated right away, service was good and the food was excellent. We sampled wine, beer & the coffee and cannot complain. The ribeye was cooked just right, the chicken has a smoked flavor that is amazing. If you like peanut butter and chocolate get the peanut butter pie! It's worth a visit just for that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The King Crab legs were delicious!!! Nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointing
    MrBRC
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Had heard from friends and relatives that it was a must eat location. After telling them it was disappointing they said, "yes, it is not always good." If I order a prime rib sandwich I expect recognizable meat...I got chopped roasted overcooked meat...not good. We had a waitress in training who was superb.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    IMBeans
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I will definitely go back here. Their service was awesome and their foods are yummy! The server was so kind.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • longtimeAkan
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I hadn't been to Brewhouse for about a year (avoiding the business). Usually have great food....but I was disappointed. Had the salmon pasta salad and the salmon looked like scraps you'd feed to your dog. Vegetables did not seem fresh. Was taking out of town guests out for a great meal and was not impressed with the quality.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and a Great Time
    WIFoodie
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Wow! Glacier BrewHouse was fantastic. We dined as a group of 4 people, each of us had a different meal, and they all were excellent. We tried the beers as well, and truly enjoyed them. Our waitress did a great job, seemed to really enjoy working there-- and it showed in the great service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Akfood
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We haven't been in about a year due to an extremely terrible visit the last time we were there, but we had out of town guests and thought we would give it another try. Service was poor. Server took plates with food still being eaten away without a single " are you finished with your plate" in which we were not finished. Drinks went without refill, salad swimming in dressing, burger burnt, kids meals poorly put together, and appetizers poorly made.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • stout ale rotisserie chicken
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Very good! Consistently good. I will eat this everytime as long as it is available.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Slipping
    Della
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I have eaten at GB several times over the past year, and I have noticed a subtle but definite decline in the experience. The attention to little things, like timely greeting of a newly seated table, making sure there is butter in a second basket of bread, watching the temperature and resting time on the steaks...all of those keep adding up to make the experience a good deal less than it was even this time last year. I understand the desire to maximize profits, but the squeezing of too many tables into too little space results in a very loud dining room and much slower service. I have kept going to GB because of the peanut butter pie, but even that isn't good enough to keep me, especially with checks averaging $50+/person.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great seafood and beer
    ATL2SFVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Beer is great with lots to choose from. Seafood is always fresh and cooked properly, although the side dishes that come with the main courses always seem to be an afterthought and not as tasty as the fish. Restaurant can get packed for dinner during Summer months, but can't fault them for being popular.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Highly recommend
    cityeagle
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We made the reservation because was recommended by Fodors. The atmosphere was dynamic. They brew in-house. I had the stout, which was excellent. They make gourmet nachos, which were far and away the best that I have ever had - no gooey mess here. The halibut was excellent. Service was efficient and friendly. Overall, a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.