Marx Bros Cafe

4.8
1340 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Located in one of the oldest homes in Anchorage, The Marx Bros. Café specializes in innovative contemporary cuisine featuring fresh Alaskan seafood and only the finest quality meats. Our chef revises the menu each night to reflect unique ingredients and imaginative preparations. Our cuisine is expertly paired with an extensive selection of wines housed in one of Alaska's largest cellars. Welcomed at the door by partner Van Hale, guests are at once immersed in a quaintly elegant atmosphere provided by our original town-site house and tasteful table settings. The evening is guided with unrivaled service by our subtle, accomplished staff. With only 14 tables in our house, we serve an average of 60 guests each night. Reservations are highly recommended. Please contact the restaurant directly if you are unable to get the time or party size requested online.
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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, ambiance, and service. Probably the best restaurant in Anchorage.

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AKVinoVeritas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful experience! Thank you so very much! We’ll be back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! Do get the oysters and Caesar salad.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. We had dinner there while in our honeymoon. They gave us the greatest service. 100% recommended.

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CaraS
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

lovely experience. helpful and experienced staff. Best Cesar salad ever!

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JenniferT
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely fantastic and the service was perfect. I would go there again when I’m back in Anchorage.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary, at The Marx Brothers Cafe.
From the second we walked in the doors to the second we left, we were treated so warmly. Excellent service, ans excellent food. We were checked up on by both owners, several times throughout the night, and were treated with complimentary desserts in honor of our anniversary. Will definitely be visiting there again!

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LoriB
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are NEVER disappointed on any level at Marx Bros.

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AlexM
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service, exceptional food and atmosphere, and delightful owners. Also the wine menu was amount the best I have seen. A remarkable selection of desert wines which was a pleasant surprise.

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RonaldJ
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant! The food was delicious and the presentation was very well done. The service was excellent and the staff was friendly and welcoming. I highly recommend Marx Bros.

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NicholasB
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was the definition of class. Food, excellent. A wonderful experience as always.

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OpenTable Diner
Anchorage
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything from the service to the food was phenomenal. Table side salad is a must. Always a few great experience at Marx Bros.

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Drew
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dinner. The food was delicious and the owner was on hand to personally make our Caesar salad. Restaurant is great for intimate meals.

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ToddH
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always get the Caesar Salad!
Steak cooked perfectly and Ossobucco was delicious!

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WyattW
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Incredible food, evolving menu, service with a human touch. Marx Bros goes beyond just tasting good it also has nearly perfect textures and consistency.

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Delightedcustomer
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed a fantastic dinner! I’d read about this place, had a high recommendation, and the food and service exceeded both. I’ll definitely return!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Omaha
11 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner! Loved the Cesar salad and rack of lamb. My 2nd experience and will go again.

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Birthday
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place for a special evening. Excellent and friendly service, fantastic food.

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OpenTable Diner
Anchorage
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The absolute best Caesar salad ever. One of the best meals I’ve ever had . Love this place !

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MikeT
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was wonderful. Oyster appetizer with ginger sorbet was a combination I’ve never had before but went beautifully together. Van’s Caesar salad was as good as we remembered. Our halibut and shrimp entree’s were perfectly cooked. Enjoyed a variety of quality wines by the glass and delectable desserts. Highly recommend.

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MaryP
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For almost 40 years Marx Bros has been my absolute favorite restaurant n Anchorage! And, it did not disappoint last night. Van’s Caesar salad prepared table side has always been “to die for!” The halibut Olympia melted n my mouth……the sauce exquisite.
Some may consider it pricey but it’s worth every nickel!!

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Dave
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a very great place to have a nice quiet romantic dinner with my wife of 57 years. We have known Jack and van for quite some time and thoroughly enjoy their company and their food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was good but not as much I expected. A little expensive more than Los Angeles nice restaurants.

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vipPhilD
Anchorage
42 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful salmon and osso bucco. Lobster bisque was great when on the menu. But all things on menu are recommended.

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EricO
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing food and great service. Owner made ceaser salad table side that was the best I've ever had.

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KyleK
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was hands down one of the best dining experiences I have ever had in my life. Be sure to try the cheesecake - it is absolutely delightful..imagine the best vanilla ice cream you’ve ever had in a cheesecake form.

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DrXPC
Anchorage
9 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marx Brothers serves absolutely splendid food and wonderful wines in an intimate setting.

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HCTECH
Palm Springs
13 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my #1 top choice in a town with many really good restaurants. They are noted for the Ceaser salad made from scratch at the table and it is phenomenal. But so is the rest of the food. This time we had the King crab stuffed halibut and it was served with thin, tender green beans and spinach that was served with a Vinaigrette dressing. As always, everything was superb and the Halibut was exceptional. Perfectly cooked (and it's really easy to overcook that fish). Even next to top restaurants like Kincaid Grill and Jen's, I have to give the top nod to Marx Bros.

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CharlesC
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice food and service. A little noisy in the area we sat.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
14 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food, service and wine

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vipLogistician
New York Area
123 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marx Brothers Cafe is an excellent place to have a quiet intimate meal. The service, food and ambience are excellent. You are treated as a valued personal client which is rare these days. You cannot go wrong by dining here.

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vipJenn
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous time capsule ambience, super nice staff and very good entrees.

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DarrylM
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great attentive service. Would highly recommend

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vipOpenTable Diner
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall2food1service