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 Modern American in Ketchikan

Bar Harbor Restaurant

This slightly pricey fish-biased restaurant, usually touted among locals as the best in town, recently reopened in a new cruise-dock location on Berth 4. Expect larger than normal crowds descending on its modern oce…
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 American in Wrangell

Stikine Inn Restaurant

It's not hard being the best restaurant in Wrangell, but the Stikine goes above and beyond the call of duty with dishes like rockfish tacos, and a lobster po'boy that manages to be decadent without a decadent price.…
Top Choice Cafe in Petersburg

Salty Pantry

Looking like it was flown in ready-made from Seattle’s trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood, this wonderful new cafe/deli opened in April 2017 to much local incredulity. Set on the harborside, it serves wonderful salad …
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 …