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Kharacters Bar

3851 Shelford St, Homer, AK 99603-7568
+1 907-235-1455
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Fun and Quirky

Local bar, and there are characters. We stopped for a beer, had a blast. Just make sure you blend... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Marco Island, Florida
Our kind of bar

Well, we fit in to a tee! One must be a cameleon and wear a differant hat. It is a very local... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Linda R
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21 Aug 2016
“Fun and Quirky”
5 Aug 2016
“Our kind of bar”
3851 Shelford St, Homer, AK 99603-7568
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Local bar, and there are characters. We stopped for a beer, had a blast. Just make sure you blend in with the locals. FYI, it is a smoking bar and I imagine it could get smokey in there. The windows were all open when we...More

Thank marcobob50
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Well, we fit in to a tee! One must be a cameleon and wear a differant hat. It is a very local hangout. Not much for those looking for plush -nope. We had an awesome bartendar that took super good care of the four of...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is what it says outside - who could resist? You open the door and everyone falls silent and turns to look at you... But what fun! We sat at the bar and had a couple of beers and chatted with the very friendly locals....More

Thank CathyS35
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Of course if you are traveling through Homer, you have to go to the Salty Dawg just so you can say you've been to the Salty Dawg. But for a truly great bar, this is the place to go It is in the actual town...More

Thank Kickbass
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We went in one evening when staying in Homer. It had a great atmosphere and was full of very friendly locals. They were fun to talk to. You are allowed to smoke in there, but this just adds to the traditional bar character and makes...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Great bar, a real taste of Alaska. It has all of the atmosphere of a fishermans bar, great locals and also full of young folk coming to see the bands. Good food and friendly bar staff. Best nights were with "English John" singing. Really made...More

Thank WanderingGekko
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Loved the Guy Johnny from Manchester England. Hes a real folk singer and perfect singer/banjo and guitar player . I love his show on Thursdays. I've been to all the bars in homer and none of them compare to Kharacters, for the simple fact that...More

2  Thank Andrew777000
Reviewed 12 June 2014

This bar feel larger inside than it looks from the outside. There was a band playing every night that we were there. One of the bands was really not good, but the rest were entertaining. And the music can be pretty loud. There is a...More

2  Thank AlaskaOm
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The music is so loud in Fridays at 5:00 to 9:00 that one can not talk to the person next to them. The bartender refuses to have it turned down it is not an enjoyable environment at that hour so I suggest to avoid and...More

Thank cdscds2552
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