Nightlife

Bar in Anchorage

Williwaw

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 speakeasy mixes upscale drinks (entry requires a password – note t…
Brewery in Anchorage

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. Besides its excellent brews, it has a tasty menu that includes cre…
Brewery in Girdwood

Girdwood Brewing Company

Girdwood's newest drinking establishment serves fresh-brewed beer with stunning mountain views. It's cozy and companionable – a perfect spot for your après-ski socializing. If you're hungry, check ahead to see if th…
Lounge in Anchorage

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, and on summer weekends it rocks late into the night with DJs up…
Wine Bar in Anchorage

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. It's small, intimate and unique. Bubbly is $8 to $12; oysters…
Brewery in Palmer

Bleeding Heart Brewery

One of two breweries in Palmer, Bleeding Heart takes advantage of its neighboring farms to create brews like the namesake Bleeding Heart IPA, which incorporates Alaska-grown beets to give it that sexy red color.
Lounge in Anchorage

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 million-dollar view of Cook Inlet.
Wine Bar in Anchorage

Crush

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 sip.
Brewery in Anchorage

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. Inside has a sports-bar feel, but the menu is a bit more cr…
Brewery in Anchorage

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 oatmeal stout. But be prepared to wait for that table, as this …