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About Ginger

PACIFIC RIM CUISINE
Great food. Excellent service. Warm ambiance. These elements are how many of our guests would describe Ginger. We created a restaurant that expresses our faith and values in extending genuine hospitality to all and food sure to please all tastes. We take classics and new cuisine of the Pacific Rim and put a modern twist on the flavors.

425 W. 5th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Pan-Asian, Tapas / Small Plates, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday to Wednesday: 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
E St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(907) 929-3680

Website:
http://gingeralaska.com/

Entertainment:
We have two fantastic flat screen TV's that are showing the latest games, whether it is soccer, football, basketball, golf, we show it all and love it all.

Catering:
Ginger can offer off premise catering to remote sites such as hotels, private residences and other event venues. From boxed-lunches to full service, our goal is to provide creative meals and flexible service. Because every event is unique, we will work with you to customize a menu that will satisfy every guest in attendance. Ginger can work with third party vendors to provide additional services such as specialty cakes and party rentals. Please keep in mind that menu availability is determined by multiple factors such as event location, on site facilities and number of guests in attendance

Parking Details:
Downtown parking is tricky, but we are close to 2 parking garages and several hourly parking lots. Also on the weekends and after 6 pm street parking is free.

Public Transit:
We are three blocks from the Anchorage Downtown Transit Center stop, and 1 block from another Egan Center bus stop.

Executive Chef:
Anthony Cristiani

Private Party Facilities:
Ginger can offer many different options including buy-out options and private dining room experiences.Typically we work from the following schedule:

Sun - Thur Dinner Banquets: $500.00 min. Food & Beverage

Fri - Sat Dinner Banquets: $600.00 min Food & Beverage

Mon - Fri Lunch Banquets: $300.00 min Food & Beverage

Sat - Sun Brunch Banquets: $300.00* min Food & Beverage

Private Party Contact:
Lisa Andrus: (907) 444-1975

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our banquet room is available for all types of events and special occasions. From corporate events to birthday celebrations, Ginger is the perfect setting to host your next dinner or luncheon. Our attentive staff will see to your every need while offering the finest pacific rim cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients. We offer customizable menus and settings to provide you with an experience that is both appropriate and unique to your occasion.

Ginger Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (20)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Special Occasion (16)
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Fit for Foodies (14)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Romantic (13)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Fun (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Healthy (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Authentic (7)
Business Meals (7)
Spicy (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Casual (6)
Cozy (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Tapas (5)
Vegan (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Organic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined 2 days ago

New menu offers a few new dishes. The Asian inspired favorites are still on the menu & don’t disappoint. When the meal was served the food was almost cold which was disappointing since the flavor was good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Anchorage)·Dined 4 days ago

A very nice dinner overall

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Ginger never seems to disappoint us! I’ve been going there for my birthday for the past 3 years and every time we want to celebrate a special occasion. I’m a vegetarian and there are always options for me. Both food and service were excellent! I would advise the champagne cocktails if you’re celebrating a special occasion!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Vegan, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great date night and special occasion place. Very good value and the sides are what makes the meal. Very creative side dishes such as the jalapeño grits. The chicken skewer appetizer with peanut sauce and onions are a must. We will be back for the Mac and cheese scallops.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

I love ginger, it's one of my favorite "special occasion" restaurants in Anchorage. They take Asian dishes and create a unique twist. They also have a happy hour, which is friendlier for those who don't want to spend too much. The prices are a bit high, which is why we only go every so often, but the amount of food and quality is worth the price.

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Romantic, Spicy, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dublin)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The 2 main entrees (filet mignon & pork) were average at best, but the small plates were much better. The prices for the entrees we got were too high, given the quality and flavor.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Ginger does not disappoint! In the past I had visited Ginger for lunch, appetizers and dinner - not realizing they offer weekend brunch. DELICIOUS! I deviated from my usual brunch fare and ordered the chicken and waffles. The waffles and chicken were perfectly flavored and cooked, and were accompanied by tasty potatoes. My girlfriend loved the crab cake benedict. Though I don't usually have salad for brunch, I couldn't resist the sesame-ginger caesar salad. This is a MUST have with every visit to Ginger.
Also, if you love what's usually referred to as a London Fog Tea Latte - try the Jean Pierre's Tea. It's lightly sweet and perfectly foamed. My girlfriend, who isn't a tea drinker, said she would order on future visits when not partaking in libations. She enjoyed her fresh moscow mule.
Additionally, the atmosphere at Ginger is comfortable, yet classy. Highly recommend. I will definitely not wait so long to return.

Tags: Healthy, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Organic, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Happy Hour, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Business Meals
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Always great food, service and ambiance. Everything is delicious and fresh.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We dine out frequently in Anchorage. Why it took us so long to discover this restaurant is a mystery. The food and beverages were excellent and creative. the ambience was perfect and we could talk to each other. We will go back many times.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Spicy, Bar Seating, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Amazing! The food is fast and delicious, the server was lovely, the ambience is so calm it's the perfect place for a business lunch, ability to talk in a regular tone of voice, no need to raise your voice avoids the music.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Amazing as always!

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

We just had the appetizers, and they were very good. They have gluten free!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Best meal we had in anchorage. Food was delicious and artistically presented. A nice break from the usual fare of food in anchorage. Healthy with lots of good flavor.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We have dined at Ginger several times and the food has always been excellent. The atmosphere is very nice, however, there was more noise this visit. A couple large groups and one with children elevated the noise level.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Food was great!
I will definitely be back.
So many other great looking things on the menu!

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We dine here often and always love the food. For whatever reason the regular dishes we got the visit jusy wernt as good as normal. Calling it a fluke night in the kitchen and we will be back again. Our server was good and ambiance was nice as always

Tags: Casual, Spicy, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great dinner! But the Alaskan scallops over Mac and cheese? To die for! Even my kids loved it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Tapas, Fun, Casual
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Food was delicious, I ordered Mee Krong (I may have spelled that wrong), and my husband ordered some kind of soup, also delicious. We had our 9 month old with us, so we ordered him a side of fries. The fries were perfect, crispy outside, soft inside, and salted just right. They tasted homemade, & when I asked about them, found out they do make them there. I usually drink red wine, but was in the mood for white. I told our server that I wanted a dry white, and whatever he or the bartender picked out was just right.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We were very disappointed in almost all aspects of the meal entrées were not well cooked and the overall price was far above what we received.

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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The pepper encrusted ahi tuna is the best anywhere!

Tags: Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food and great service! I would definitely go there again!

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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 11, 2017

What a wonderful evening at Ginger. The waitress was absolutely phenomenal, in fact my companion agreed that Marie made the evening. Truly a start.

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Good vegan options!

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I've been coming to Ginger over the past several years and haven't ever been disappointed. Creative cuisine, right-sized, always prepared and served well.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Romantic, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great food; great service; sophisticated ambiance.

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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Delicious blackened halibut special with sweet/spicy veggies. Attentive service. Creative cocktails.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Fun
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We have always held Ginger to a high standard. The service is outstanding! The food however seemed to have less quality than we have had in the past. The cocktails were a hit as always! :-)

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I really enjoyed Ginger. First and foremost for me was the fact that they actually have a VEGAN entree that was yummy, a yellow coconut curry with veggies and tofu. The sauce was delicious and there was a lot of it to spoon up and enjoy. I was also told there is a soup that can be vegan if the meat is requested to be left off the dish. The service was very good, friendly, prompt, samples of wine readily offered, and our waitress said the chef can accommodate most special food requests. The ambiance was good, not too loud but not flat and dull either. The lighting was just right, not so bright that you feel like you’re in a diner but not so dark that you can’t really see your food well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

As usual the food was great. :) We went for our anniversary, and we ended up eating in the bar since it was less crowded than the restaurant where our reservations were. I prefer the bar section as long as you don't have anyone right next to you, as some of the tables for two are pretty close to the next table for two. But since we had 4 we pulled the round tables next to each other and created more space which was perfect. Love the Mac & Cheese with scallops. Our friends with us did the 2 vegan dishes and loved them.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Very accommodating to someone in a wheelchair. Wonderful dining experience. Will definately recommend this establishment to friends and family. Will be back soon.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Disabled Access, Fun
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Beautiful bar, great atmosphere, delicious food & drinks!

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Ginger has become my favorite place to eat before attending a performance downtown. Good food, handy location.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Business meeting food perfect and staff very pleasant. Our servicer Mason was attentive first class.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on September 12, 2017

A former Anchorage resident was in town and we met for dinner and a visit. We were the first patrons in the dining room and our waiter was eager to serve us. We told him we weren't in a hurry and were catching up with each other. Graciously he backed off a bit so we could visit and make our selections at our leisure and eat leisurely. Great evening.

Tags: Tapas, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Loved the vegan curry and house salad. The wasabi dressing was out of this world. Whenever I go with friends, they eat every single bite. The food is so delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Vegan, Casual, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 8, 2017

The cocktail menu is superb. The food is even better. Had an amazing bone-in pork chop with collards and sweet potatoes; couldn't finish it all. I don't like fish, but my date's halibut was awesome too.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Romantic
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on September 6, 2017

I appreciated the vegan options. Tasty food and excellent service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vegan, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

The ambiance was fantastic. The service was very good. The vegan tofu yellow curry was very absolutely delicious. Non-vegetarians at our table had chicken curry soup with a fancy name I did not remember which they all said was outstanding. Chocolate cake was great too.

I did not give 5 stars for food only because the ahi tuna my husband ordered was so rare (uncooked) that he could not eat it. Before ordering he asked for the fish to be fully cooked but it still came almost uncooked. That was the only dissapointment.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fun, Vegan, Spicy, Authentic
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Creative menu, nicely presented and superb food. Attentive service. Anchorage gem!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Felt rushed, even though it wasn't overly busy. My potatoes were under cooked and under seasoned. Mushrooms were cold. The scallops and mac & cheese was very good. The ahi was pretty good, but again the bok choy was under seasoned. The beef curry was enjoyed. Not sure if we would go back.

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