Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Sitka

Ludvig's Bistro

Sophistication in the wilderness! Sitka’s boldest restaurant has only seven tables, and a few stools at its brass-and-blue-tile bar. Described as ‘rustic Mediterranean fare,’ almost every dish is local, even the sea…
Top Choice Dumplings in Juneau

Pel'Meni

Juneau was never part of Russia's Alaskan empire, but that hasn't stopped the city succumbing to a silent invasion of pelmeni (homemade Russian dumplings), filled with either potato or beef, spiced with hot sauce, c…
Top Choice Cafe in Juneau

Rookery

A brilliant combo of laid-back coffee shop by day and hip bistro by night, the Rookery serves Portland, OR's Stumptown coffee and original breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Buttermilk corn cakes, sandwiches on homema…
Top Choice Italian in Valdez

Roma Italian Kitchen

Cross Italian cooking techniques with fresh Alaskan fish and you have a marriage made in heaven, if the scallop risotto at this harborside restaurant is anything to go by. Equally taste-worthy is the halibut cioppin…
Top Choice American in Denali National Park & Preserve

229 Parks

South of McKinley Village, this stylish timber-frame hideaway is quintessentially modern Alaskan: locally owned, organic and fervently committed to both the community and environment. Everything is made on-site, inc…
Top Choice Mexican in Cordova

Baja Taco

Alaska has a remarkably healthy quota of scruffy-in-a-good-way food trucks, some of which have sprung more permanent foundations. A case in point is Baja Taco, an antediluvian school bus grafted onto the side of a b…
Top Choice Seafood in Homer

La Baleine

Hands down some of the best food in Homer, if not the entire Kenai Peninsula. As much of it as possible is organic or made in-house, the seafood is freshly caught and the greens and mushrooms locally foraged. Come h…
Top Choice Bistro in Haines

Fireweed Restaurant

This clean, bright and laid-back bistro is in an old Fort Seward building and its copious salads are an ideal antidote to the Southeast's penchant for grease. A quick scroll down the menu will reveal words like ‘org…
Top Choice American in Haines

Pilot Light

Johnny come lately, the new kid in town. Recently opened Pilot Light occupies an unpretentious multilevel house on the cusp of Fort Seward. The food is top drawer, especially if you like fish. Locals are already rav…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in McCarthy

Roadside Potatohead

Don't leave without popping into this food shack, where the signature burritos share a menu with overstuffed cheese steaks and delicious hummus wraps. The coffee ain't half bad either. Decor is Potatohead toys and d…