The Best Bars for Foodies in Anchorage

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Tequila 61°, 49th State Brewing Company Anchorage, Sullivan's Steakhouse - Anchorage
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary Latin, Brewery, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Anchorage
Party Size
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

Tequila 61°

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Anchorage
191 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasion

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, blending time-honor...

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Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

49th State Brewing Company Anchorage

$$$$·Brewery·
Anchorage
873 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • 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 beer. They have a gorgeou...

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Best Ambiance in Anchorage / Alaska
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Sullivan's Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
2,010 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date

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 setting features bla...

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Great for Lunch in Anchorage / Alaska

Simon & Seafort's

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
5,357 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

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 street from Elderberr...

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Great for Lunch in Anchorage / Alaska

Ginger

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Anchorage
1,213 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

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 specialize in Pacific...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Haute Quarter Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,612 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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 contemporary American cu...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Rustic Goat

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
224 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun

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, an open two-story d...

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Best Value in Anchorage / Alaska

Jens' Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,254 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies

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 red dining room, old-...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Crow's Nest - Hotel Captain Cook

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
1,618 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View

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 offers a blend of Fre...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
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Seven Glaciers

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Girdwood
2,064 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 entrees in an elegant...

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Kinley's Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,352 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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 charm like no other. T...

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Best Food in Anchorage / Alaska

Southside Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,389 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List

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 setup and a complete din...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Benihana - Anchorage, AK

$$$$·Japanese·
Anchorage
1,146 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 Tony Knowles Coastal Tra...

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Good for Groups in Anchorage / Alaska

Campobello Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Anchorage
489 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch

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 enough for a night of ...

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Cattle Company Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
659 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

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 American steakhouse experien...

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Kincaid Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,469 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • 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 features a unique sense of...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska
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