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Alaska's Diner

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Calle Lazaro Cardenas 515 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 137 4781
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Brooklyn Park
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Alaska's Diner has closed. Roger is moving on. Soon to be found as part of the team at Café Mordidas.

1 Thank hammersBP
Denver, Colorado
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178 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is definitely a neighborhood bar for expats. Roger has dinner specials that are so good, you have to make reservations ahead of time just to get into the place! We love the full prime rib dinner special he does on Saturday nights once a month. We have drinks, dinner and desert for less than $40 USD.

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Chapala, Mexico
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417 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Where to begin on this restaurant. It is a bit out of the way and I would consider it a local type place. It is very small with, hate to say it but very little ambiance or atmosphere. You walk in the door and think oops, I have made a mistake, should I back out, BUT shortly you are greeted... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is not a fancy place but they serve down-home food in a very friendly environment. I had the rib eye steak. It was wasn't the best I've ever had but it was very good. On the other hand, the baked potato was probably the best I've ever had in Mexico. The drinks were inexpensive and pretty strong.My friend and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent meal here with a party of 4, very chatty and friendly owner. Food is a mixture between Asian inspired dishes and classic American fare. All of us ordered the rib eye, well prepared if not a little on the salty side (which I enjoy). Cooked well and attentive and prompt service.

Thank Chris L
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We often try out of the way, off the beaten track places just for the experience. This place seemed to be a place where locals hang out. There were many conversations going on between the staff and among the patrons. We felt welcome. The food is Mexican, there is a story about the name...but not to be told here. This... More 

Thank John G
alaskasdiner, Owner at Alaska's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I would like to correct a few items however. The food is not Mexican as you said and there approximately 30 dinner specials randomly offered each week not the same special every Monday, etc. As we always say It Really Is All About The Love. More 

Redmond, Oregon
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Alaska's Diner is a homey place for me. We always go here, meet new friends and catch up with old friends. The food is simple but suburb, the cost is an excellent deal and the atmosphere is welcoming.

Thank Pamela A
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Having heard in the past that this is a great place for a steak we decided to give the Alaska Diner a try. Even though it is small restaurant we had a great evening. The owner, Roger, is a real character and we enjoyed talking with him throughout the evening. He is also the cook. My wife had the rib... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

I had heard many times how good the food is here so I finally went. I had been looking for a good steak all week and had been disappointed at a couple of places. Well I can tell you that the Steak I had at Alaska's Diner was awesome. Prepared perfectly. And the service was quick and friendly. And talking... More 

Thank david760
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We recently attended the monthly prime rib dinner. The Prime rib was a generous portion but for the most part served very rare. Thank goodness the end pieces are offered to those of us who do not like rare rare meat. One portion had to be returned as it was floating in blood. Each portion is served with mashed potato,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, International, Diner
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lazaro Cardenas 515 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 137 4781
Alaska's Diner is cozy, affordable, friendly and a favorite of the locals. Featuring Steaks, Thai Curries, Fresh Fish, Shepherds Pie, Chili Dogs and lots more comfort and different selections. Located in Old Town near the Tunnel. The slogan is Never Fast but Always Good. It really is all about the love.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?