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Marx Bros Cafe

4.8
862 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(907) 278-2133
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jack Amon
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Private party facilities
We offer a private dining room for parties of 10-12. The restaurant can be booked for private parties up to 40 people.
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Private party contact
Van Hale: (907) 278-2133
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
F Street
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Banquet, Beer, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined a day ago

Wonderful food, wonderful service.
A little (unusually) noisy so moved to the more private area.
It’s the place to go for fabulous food and service in Anchorage.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Every time that I eat here, I remember why the Marx Brothers has stayed in business for so long . The service, food and wine choices are all Outstanding! We had a lovely time celebrating my son’s admission to law school. The service is perfect and added to the occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Halibut cheeks were excellent as was the halibut stuffed with king crab. Always attentive service.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Anniversary

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

They’re always amazing here. Everyone remembers you, they are extremely knowledgeable about wines and the food they serve and it’s delicious. Omg. I was full for two days. Mmmm.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Always a great experience, service is great and the tableside Caeser salad presentation is impressive.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Simply great food in a great tiny 14 table restaurant. The wine list was very good, eclectic and we'll priced. Nabbed a 2013 cayuse syrah for $125 that was spectacular and paired well with the truly delicious tea smoked duck dish. Bravo Marx Bros cafe!!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We had a wonderful special romantic date night here at Marx Bros, and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for the same. The price is perhaps a bit high, but the quality of food and service are top notch. I would consider going back just for appetizers and the cesar salad experience. Best caesar of my life!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

As always, the best. Ceasar salad...must have!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Perfect dinner and great service.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Loud but the food was wonderful

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We always find the service attentive and friendly; the food excellent. They always have thoughtful accompaniments to the protein being served in the entrée. The Mahi Mahi was excellent as was the venison loin. All a cooked very properly and seasoned nicely.

We apparently have been there often enough that we get served our usual drink selection right away.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Wonderful! The best restaurant in Anchorage.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The food was wonderful and the service was exceptional! Will definitely be back again

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Food was outstanding - possibly the best salmon we have ever had. The place is small and intimate - perfect for a nice dinner with friends enjoying great food together. However, the night we were there, a party of 12 was celebrating a birthday right next to us. The noise level was so high we could not even converse among ourselves. They only have 14 tables. Management should rethink its acceptance of parties this large. I am sure the partiers had a great time, but it certainly detracted from the overall experience of everyone else.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Dinner was delicious and beautifully presented. We had a pleasant encounter with the chef who stopped by and answered some questions about his preparation. Will definitely be back!

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This place was recommended by two friends that go frequently. So I made the reservations, they called me that day to inform us that the street was closed because of an event downtown, which we thought was very nice. So we arrived there and was told our table was being cleaned off . I am not sure what happened but we didn't get seated for 45 minutes! My husband was not enthused. We had the seafood mousse, Caesar salad, and the alaska rockfish en papillote. Food was nice but the wait just turned us in a bad mood. I am not sure we will go back. We like trying places and finding our go to places. But I cant include them on the list because of what happened.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Anniversary

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

It was truly amazing! I am looking forward to dining at Marx Brothers again.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

I asked for and received a quiet table. The staff were most courteous and helpful. The atmosphere is wonderful. Being in one of the older buildings in Anchorage the history, architecture and friendliness make Marx Bros top notch.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We had a wonderful time and everything was delicious. As always.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Never disappointed with my experience here.
The Caesar is the best in town. If you have the opportunity to take the class, I would go learn how easy it is to make (I have not taken the class but found Van’s recipe online).

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Always a great experience at Marx Bros. Tableside Caesar Salad is a must!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Very date-night worthy. Knowledgeable wait staff that will help you pair your wine and dinner. The only disappointment was the berry crisp my husband had, gloopy and had a thick layer of brown sugar that felt like sand on your mouth. Other than that, best meal ever!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Everything was excellent!!! we look forward to having another meal at the Marx Brothers

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

I am a 50+ year Alaskan and have dined there before but this time was a little disappointing. The service was off, the Cesar salad tasted like a soggy garlic lick. The thing that really set me off was the waiter that poured my second glass of wine from the bottom of the bottle should have known it had fair amount of sediment in it. Not only was it only about 3 onces but almost all of it was sediment. Not being familiar with this bottle I took drink which was almost all sediment! The entree and the dessert were fantastic.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Great as always

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Just fabulous food in a delightful setting with awesome service.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Outstanding. The food is incredible and the people are even better.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Marx Brothers is an extraordinary restaurant. The food delicious and the service impeccable. It's not everyday we can afford to go there, but every now and then and for a special occasion, it hits the ball out of the park every time. We are from Fairbanks so getting there is also a once in a great while thing, but as part of a special trip, worth going to.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was great as usual. Caesar Salad was excellent. Also learned they have a Caesar Salad class on Saturdays so we're now signed up.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Delicious menu. Amazing cesear salad made at your table. Reminds me of restaurant dining in the great restaurants of Philadelphia. Some of the best food in Anchorage.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Delicious! Excellent service! Get the Cesar salad that they make tableside. The best I’ve ever had!

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Marx Brothers is always a good place for special occasions. We celebrated our 16th Anniversary. Their Caesar salad is the best in town. You just can’t go wrong with the Marx Brothers!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent food and fantastic service! Food is a little pricey but well worth it for special occasions. Have eaten at Marx Brothers on a number of occasions and they have never disappointed. Caesar salad was phenomenal!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

My wife had the white salmon which she said was outstanding. I had the scallops and shrimp which was in a very good sauce. The portion was sized perfectly.

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

We've eaten here for our most special occasions. The staff treats everyone like royalty. Marx Bros' signature Caesar salad, made by hand at tableside, is DELICIOUS. There are only 10-15 tables, nice ambience; very nice staff; excellent, unique foods, delectable desserts, well worth the price. In the summer they grow their own herbs & produce. This place is a gem. Take a taxi so you can enjoy the great wine list & the selection of port wines. One of Anchorage's best kept secrets. Reservations a good idea.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

My boyfriends birthday, food and wine was amazing as always:)

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Amazing food and service

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

We meet friends for dinner. The food service and scenic views were just wonderful.

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