The Best Bars for Foodies in Anchorage

The OpenTable Team

Positioned among soaring mountains, sparkling glaciers and abundant wildlife, Anchorage, Alaska represents one of the most unique and affordable vacation destinations in the world. From the sparkling waters of Cook Inlet to the tallest peaks of the Chugach Mountains, this city encompasses incredible adventures and metropolitan attractions that rival any U.S. city. Home to expansive national parks, over 60 glaciers within a short drive, famous wildlife, ski areas, and hiking spots, it’s no wonder this is such a popular place to live and visit. And they don’t fall short when it comes to nightlife, either! But where do the smartest and savviest go for a drink? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. If you’re wondering where to go for fancy cocktails, music, dancing or just a quick nightcap, check out our Tastemaker List of the best bars in Anchorage.

Restaurants:Tequila 61°, 49th State Brewing Company Anchorage, Sullivan's Steakhouse - Anchorage
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary Latin, Brewery, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Anchorage

Tequila 61°

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Anchorage
91 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Bar Seating
With a prime location on 4th Ave, Tequila 61 is one of the best bars in Anchorage to visit on a night out downtown. The restaurants offers a delicious menu of latin-fusion cuisine,Read more
90% recommended
Best Service in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

49th State Brewing Company Anchorage

$$$$·Brewery·
Anchorage
768 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
49th State Brewing Company is the perfect place to go for amazing food and a good old-fashioned beer garden. Delve into the long tradition of brewing with their award-winning beerRead more
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Anchorage / Alaska

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
1,938 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Sullivan’s Steakhouse is one of Anchorage’s classiest, most upscale restaurants, and the bar is a fun, intimate hangout known for those specialty drinks and nightly live jazz! The Read more
81% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

Simon & Seafort's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
4,922 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Known by locals simply as “Simon’s,” this Anchorage institution has beautiful panoramic views overlooking Cook Inlet, Mount Susitna and the Alaska Range. Located right across the sRead more
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in Anchorage / Alaska

Ginger

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Anchorage
1,116 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Ginger, located on 5th Avenue right in the heart of downtown, is a great choice for those looking for delicious cocktails and superb Asian cuisine. Open since March of 2007, they sRead more
89% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Haute Quarter Grill

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
1,407 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
With a full bar and an amazing wine list, Haute Quarter Grill is a great choice for an after-work cocktail or early dinner before a show in downtown Anchorage. Specializing in contRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Rustic Goat

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
131 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Located on Turnagain Street, Rustic Goat is a warm, industrial-chic spot for delicious food and drinks in Anchorage. The space has a light and airy feel with floor-to-roof windows,Read more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

Jens' Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,081 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
For over 30 years, Jen’s Restaurant has been a go-to spot in Anchorage form fresh Alaskan seafood. Located in a mid-town strip mall, it maintains an air of elegance with its ruby rRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Crow's Nest - Hotel Captain Cook

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
1,442 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Located atop Tower 3 of downtown Anchorage’s Hotel Captain Cook, this AAA-four diamond fine dining restaurant is the only one in Anchorage to claim such a high standing! The menu oRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Seven Glaciers

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Girdwood
2,125 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
For an unforgettable night out, check out Seven Glaciers, Alyeska Resort’s AAA-Four Diamond award-winning restaurant in Girdwood. This restaurant and bar offers signature Alaskan eRead more
91% recommended
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Kinley's Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,201 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
If you’re ready for a night out that will totally change your experience of Anchorage, head to Kinley’s Restaurant and Bar on Seward Highway! This place offers authentic Alaskan chRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Southside Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,293 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Southside Bistro, located on Huffman Park Drive, is a great neighborhood secret on the south end of town. It’s a fine-dining spot that offers a “Restaurant” side with a formal setuRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Benihana - Anchorage

$$$$·Japanese·
Anchorage
1,012 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Benihana’s sits at the corner of 8th and “L,” near many downtown attractions, including the Anchorage Museum, Alaska Center for Performing Arts, Dena’ina Convention Center and TonyRead more
90% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Campobello Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Anchorage
489 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Campobello Bistro, located on 36th Street, features a charming dining room, excellent food and amazing service. The little restaurant is cozy enough for a date and sophisticated enRead more
95% recommended
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Cattle Company Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
670 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Casual
For great steak and one of the best bars in Anchorage, check out the Cattle Company Steakhouse! Located on Tudor Road, it’s a wonderful, laid-back place to enjoy a genuine AmericanRead more
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Kincaid Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,291 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Kincaid Grill, located on Jewel Lake Road in Anchorage, offers the finest in food preparation and service. Tucked away in a quiet West Anchorage neighborhood, the restaurant featurRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability
Discover our curated lists