The Best Cheap Eats in Anchorage

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Fat Ptarmigan, Tequila 61°, Rustic Goat
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Pizzeria, Contemporary Latin, American
Neighborhoods:Anchorage
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Fat Ptarmigan

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Anchorage
288 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

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 great prices. They use ...

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Tequila 61°

$$$$·Contemporary Latin·
Anchorage
193 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for Groups

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 experience! The deli...

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Fit for Foodies in Anchorage / Alaska

Rustic Goat

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

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 design and a modern, ru...

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Best Value in Anchorage / Alaska

49th State Brewing Company Anchorage

$$$$·Brewery·
Anchorage
892 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 features many craft beers br...

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Good for Groups in Anchorage / Alaska

Ginger

$$$$·Pacific Rim·
Anchorage
1,201 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

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 classic Asian specialtie...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Kinley's Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,347 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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 super fresh Alaskan se...

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Best Food in Anchorage / Alaska

Simon & Seafort's

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
5,321 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

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. Susitna and the Alaska r...

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Healthy in Anchorage / Alaska

Southside Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,388 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine

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 that appeal to both loca...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Jens' Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Anchorage
1,250 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Creative Cuisine

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 seafood, steaks, Dani...

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Best Overall in Anchorage / Alaska

Cattle Company Steakhouse - Anchorage

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

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 Steakhouse experience to all...

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Haute Quarter Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Anchorage
1,625 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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 visitors flock here ...

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

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anchorage
1,985 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date

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 and a welcoming atmosph...

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Great for Lunch in Anchorage / Alaska

Campobello Bistro

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

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 Mediterranean cuisine. Stop in ...

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Benihana - Anchorage, AK

$$$$·Japanese·
Anchorage
1,149 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual

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 from downtown, featur...

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Good for Groups in Anchorage / Alaska
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