Must-see nightlife in Anchorage

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    It almost feels like you're in the big city when you spend a sunny evening at the rooftop bar surrounded by Anchorage's downtown buildings. A hidden…

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    Midnight Sun Brewing Company

    One of a growing handful of brewpubs in Anchorage, Midnight Sun sits in a loft in an industrial/suburban neighborhood on the south side of the city…

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    Bernie's Bungalow Lounge

    Pretty people, pretty drinks: this is the place to see and be seen. Its outdoor patio, complete with a water-spewing serpent, is the best in Anchorage,…

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    Bubbly Mermaid

    Perch like a mermaid (or merman) at the prow of the boat that the Bubbly Mermaid uses for a bar as you pour champagne and local oysters down your throat…

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    Crow’s Nest

    There’s upscale dining at the Crow’s Nest, at the top of the Hotel Captain Cook, but most come for a drink made by the award-winning bartenders and the…

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    This swanky wine bar serves ‘bistro bites,’ a menu of appetizers, salads and small plates, as well as more than 40 wines by the glass. Nibble, swirl and…

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    49th State Brewing

    The two-level rooftop deck overlooks Cook Inlet, Sleeping Lady, and Denali in the distance, and it's the place to throw back a cold one on a sunny evening…

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    Glacier BrewHouse

    Grab a table overlooking the three giant stainless-steel brewing tanks and enjoy wood-fired pizzas and rotisserie-grilled ribs and chops with a pint of…

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    Side Street Espresso

    A long-standing shop that serves espresso, bagels and muffins between its art-covered walls.

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    One of a couple of gay and lesbian bars in Anchorage.

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    McGinley’s Pub

    We’re all Irish, at least on St Patrick’s Day, and in Anchorage this is where you come for corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie, a…