Top Choice Cafe in Anchorage

Snow City Café

Consistently voted best breakfast by Anchorage Press readers, this busy cafe serves healthy grub to a clientele that ranges from the tattooed to the up-and-coming. For breakfast, skip the usual eggs and toast and tr…
Tibetan in Anchorage

Yak & Yeti

Billing itself as 'Himalayan' cuisine, Yak & Yeti serves delicious Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan dishes, including momos (Tibetan dumplings), curries and spiced meats. No alcohol is served, but you can bring your…
Tex-Mex in Anchorage

Bear Tooth Grill

A popular hangout with an adjacent theater. It serves excellent burgers and Alaska seafood as well as Mexican and Asian fusion dishes. The microbrews are fresh and the cocktails are the best in town – if you’re up f…
Fusion in Anchorage


Sleek and trendy, Ginger's menu is a fusion of Pacific Rim cuisine and classic Asian dishes. The end result is an artistic endeavor like banana and lemongrass soup or spicy tuna tower, served in surroundings that ar…
Breakfast in Anchorage

Red Chair Cafe

The best and worst thing about eating in this steampunk-decorated cafe is choosing which brunch dish. The hollandaise sauce is made fresh daily, as are the muffins. Or should you go for the stuffed poblano pepper, t…
Modern American in Anchorage

Marx Bros Café

Old-school Anchorage fine dining with innovative cooking and a 500-bottle wine list are the reasons this 14-table restaurant (located in a historic home built in 1916) is so popular. The menu changes nightly, but th…
Bistro in Anchorage

Rustic Goat

This sweet little bistro is in the suburban Turnagain neighborhood, but it feels like a city loft. Old-growth timbers support two stories of windows that look out to the Chugach Mountains. The assorted menu includes…
Bakery in Anchorage

Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop

Anchorage's newest bakery is its most beloved. Stop in for a sandwich or choose a loaf of artisan bread for a picnic; just don't forget dessert, which ranges from warm-out-of-the-oven cookies to fruit tarts. There's…
Pizza in Anchorage

Moose’s Tooth Brewpub

An Anchorage institution serving two-dozen custom-brewed beers, including monthly specials. This is the place to refuel after climbing Flattop, with nearly 40 gourmet pizzas on the menu, including plenty of veggie p…
Vietnamese in Anchorage


This busy southside joint serves up Alaska-sized bowls of excellent pho, great for warming up after a chilly Hillside hike. Options range from vegetarian to oxtail pho, spring rolls and banh mi.