Restaurants

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 Indian in Juneau

Saffron

Juneau flirts with nuevo Indian food at Saffron and the results are commendable. There are plenty of delicate breads to go with the aromatic curries with a strong bias toward vegetarian dishes (including a good spin…
Pizza in Juneau

Island Pub

This local fave about which they rave is across the channel from Juneau proper. It's a relaxing, unhurried place with a wooden Wild West facade that serves firebrick-oven focaccia and the best pizza in town, with a …
Italian in Juneau

In Bocca Al Lupo

Another step on Juneau's stairway to culinary heaven is this hip new Italian place whose dark (surely temporary) facade hides a beautiful streamlined woody interior where you can sit at the bar and watch the chefs t…
Seafood in Juneau

Tracy's King Crab Shack

The best of the food shacks along the cruise-ship berths is Tracy’s. On a boardwalk surrounded by a beer shack and a gift shop, she serves up outstanding crab bisque, mini crab cakes and 3lb buckets of king-crab pie…
American in Juneau

Salt

Newish Salt is run by Tracy of Tracy's King Crab Shack and the dedication is evident as soon as you walk in. High-quality, creative Alaskan cuisine is the highlight, accompanied by a long wine list and fresh dessert…
Mexican in Juneau

El Sombrero

Sombrero is practically the only city-center joint that’s not packed out when there are five cruise ships in town. But shhh, this is a dearly beloved local stronghold knocking out piquant enchiladas, burritos and fi…
Health Food in Juneau

Rainbow Foods

Ironically juxtaposed right next door to the dig-and-drill politicians in the state capitol is this natural-food store, a hangout for liberals and environmentalists. Along with a large selection of fresh produce and…
American in Juneau

Rockwell

Rather dingy looking from the outside, but surprisingly hip within, Rockwell pulls in all sorts for (late) breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu appears meat-heavy at first with hand-cut steaks and excellent burgers…