The Best Cheap Eats in Anchorage

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A gateway to the Alaskan wilderness, Anchorage represents a city unlike any other in America. It sits as far west as Honolulu and as far north as Helsinki, as though on the edge of the earth! On a clear day, you can see six different mountain ranges from the city. In addition to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Chugach State Park, and Alaska Zoo, you’ll find world-class restaurants with local favorites like smoked salmon, chowder, crab, and halibut without breaking the bank. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. If you want to sample regional foods without making a big dent in your wallet, check out our Tastemaker List of where to find the best cheap eats in Anchorage.

Restaurants:Fat Ptarmigan, Tequila 61°, Rustic Goat
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Pizzeria, Contemporary Latin, American
Neighborhoods:Anchorage

Fat Ptarmigan

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Anchorage
290 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Hot Spot
Fat Ptarmigan, located in the heart of historic downtown, is one of the best cheap eats spots Anchorage has to offer. Locals and visitors rave about their wood-fired pizzas and greRead more
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Tequila 61°

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Anchorage
93 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Bar Seating
Tequila 61 offers a super unique blend of traditional Mexican flavors and classic Alaskan ingredients. The result is an innovative cuisine that redefines the modern Alaskan dining Read more
89% recommended
Best Service in Anchorage / Alaska

Rustic Goat

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
136 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
The Rustic Goat is a casual dining American Pub located in an industrial-chic setting in West Anchorage. The interior has a light, airy feel with floor-to-ceiling windows, open desRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

49th State Brewing Company Anchorage

$$$$·Brewery·
Anchorage
785 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
Alaska is the 49th State to become part of the U.S. and this brewery and beer garden pays homage to the culture of Alaska and the city of Anchorage. The casual dining spot featuresRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Ginger

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Anchorage
1,119 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Located on West 5th Avenue in historic downtown, Ginger’s is a local favorite for cheap eats all day long. Open since March of 2007, they specialize in Pacific Rim cuisine and clasRead more
89% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Kinley's Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,212 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Looking for some of the tastiest cheap eats Anchorage has to offer and drinks that taste good too? Head to Kinley’s Restaurant and Bar on Seward Highway in Anchorage! They serve suRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Simon & Seafort's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
4,949 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Simon and Seafort’s is a popular Steak and Seafood place located near Elderberry Park on L Street. The setting is classic and beautiful, offering diners panoramic views of Mt. SusiRead more
90% recommended
Romantic in Anchorage / Alaska

Southside Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,303 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Southside Bistro, located on Huffman Park Drive on the south end of town, is one of Anchorage’s best-kept secrets. They offer a variety of fresh, fun food at affordable prices thatRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Jens' Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,092 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
Jen’s Restaurant is a longtime favorite of Anchorage residents and is the place to go for fine food and wine at reasonable prices. The menu features a wide range of fresh Alaskan sRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Cattle Company Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
670 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
For a proper Alaskan Steak at a modest cost, come on down to the Cattle Company Steakhouse. Located on Tudor Road in Anchorage, this restaurant provides a Genuine American SteakhouRead more
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Haute Quarter Grill

$$$$·American·
Anchorage
1,414 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Haute Quarter Grill, located on 4th Ave in Anchorage, is a casually elegant spot for Contemporary American cuisine in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. The menu is vast and locals and Read more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Anchorage

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
1,940 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Sullivan’s Steakhouse, located right in the heart of downtown Anchorage, is a vibrant American Steakhouse featuring fine steaks and seafood. The dining room has an elegant vibe andRead more
81% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

Campobello Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Anchorage
489 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
For delicious and affordable food in an elegant dining space, check out CampoBello Bistro on 36th Street. They feature a charming dining room, excellent local fare, and MediterraneRead more
93% recommended
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Benihana - Anchorage

$$$$·Japanese·
Anchorage
1,019 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Benihana is a famous spot for delectable steaks, juicy chicken and succulent seafood. And it’s all prepared to order by a talented showman chef! The restaurant, just a short walk fRead more
90% recommended
Best Food in Anchorage / Alaska
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