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 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 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…
Top Choice Bakery in Sitka

Grandma Tillie's Bakery

Pink drive-through bakery located 1 mile east of the town center that is – frankly – worth the walk, let alone the drive, courtesy of its sponge-y fresh savory rolls and rich chewy cookies. We'll stick our neck out …
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 …
International in Sitka

Sitka Hotel Bar & Restaurant

Wood decor covers the interior of this recently remodeled gathering spot, although, with its open kitchen and charismatic bar, the atmosphere's far from wooden. Welcome to Sitka's second-best restaurant – nowhere ca…
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…