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Top Choice Modern American in Girdwood

Jack Sprat

Creative fresh cuisine at the base of the ski hill. Many dishes are vegetarian-friendly and made from organically grown ingredients. Homemade almond milk lattes and the constant favorite bibimbap (a Korean-influence…
Mine in Girdwood

Crow Creek Mine

Girdwood was named for James Girdwood, who staked the first claim on Crow Creek in 1896. Two years later the Crow Creek Mine was built and today you can still see some original buildings and sluices at this working …
Cajun in Girdwood

Double Musky Inn

Folks drive down from Anchorage for the French pepper steak – New York strip encrusted in cracked pepper and covered with a spicy burgundy sauce – the reason you might have to wait (reservations are not accepted) tw…
Seafood in Girdwood

Seven Glaciers Restaurant

Sitting 2300ft above sea level is the best of Alyeska Resort’s six restaurants and bars. The hotel tram will take you to an evening of gourmet dining and absolutely stunning views that include Turnagain Arm and, yes…
Cable Car in Girdwood

Alyeska Resort Tram

The Alyeska Ski Resort Tram offers the easiest route to the alpine area during the summer. The resort offers a Tram & Lunch Combo (adult/child $35/25) that lets you wander the alpine terrain and then grab a bite…
Bakery in Girdwood

Bake Shop

Always busy, this bright and art-filled place serves wholesome omelets with fresh-baked breads and sourdough pancakes, all of which you can enjoy at one of the large wooden tables. One of the giant cinnamon rolls is…
Pizza in Girdwood

Chair 5 Restaurant

The kind of bar and restaurant skiers love after a long day on the slopes. It features more than 60 beers, including a dozen on tap, 16 types of gourmet pizzas, big burgers and a lot of blackened halibut. The bar cl…
Gallery in Girdwood

Girdwood Center for Visual Arts

In town this center serves as an artisan cooperative during the summer and is filled with the work of those locals who get inspired by the majestic scenery that surrounds them.
Market in Girdwood

Crow Creek Mercantile

Girdwood’s tiny grocery store also has some ready-to-eat items.