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Chena Hot Springs Resort Restaurant

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Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, AK 99711
+1 907-451-8104
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Homey sort of restaurant with OK comfort foods. Mostly a coffee shop experience. Service was a little slow. Food was acceptable. Price was high, but given it was the only place to eat for miles, the prices were probably reasonable.

Thank Rumblebuffin
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not many options in the Chena Hot Springs area to eat and we needed dinner before heading back to Fairbanks as it was already pretty late. There was a 30 minute wait at the restaurant. The food was tasty, but nothing special. We ordered the halibut & chips and the smoked salmon pasta. Both lacked flavor, adding a... More 

Thank Becca D
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came as part of a tour. Good service. Really nice food. Great fish of course. Decent choice for only restaurant in town! Enjoyed the fish and chips.

Thank Wildpoppy
Lincoln, Nebraska
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

they kinda have you over a barrel here you are 55 miles from town, & no place else to go , , , the food was basic and very average , the restaurant / bar is small so waiting for a table takes a little time , but then again they are the only game in town

Thank Dennis H
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was not too impressed with resort, although it was a unique place to see, but we did stop and eat at restaurant. The restaurant was a pleasant surprise! Decor was old Alaskan, staff was fun and professional and food was very good! To make it even better I forgot my credit card and did not know it till we flew... More 

Thank tatter128
Federal Way, United States
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184 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for a photography expedition and did have all our meals at the restaurant. There was enough variety to keep me interested and healthy options, even during lent. It was disappointing - but not unexpected to have so many things frozen to have available (I missed the fresh fish at home) but the sesame chicken salad was awesome... More 

Thank Gail C
Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would hate to know I had to eat every meal at this place on a vacation, as we were only visiting on a day tour to see the aurora. Noticing the unsanitary practices, and general filth of this resort, I couldn't help wondering about the cleanliness of the kitchen. I don't understand the positive reviews of Chena Hot Springs.... More 

Thank LK2017Z
Portland, Oregon
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347 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

During the winter, this place is 60 miles from the nearest restaurant. Considering how remote, the food is very good and the prices aren't as scary as one would expect. We brought groceries from town just in case. But the restaurant was actually better.

Thank Jim A
Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It's the only restaurant there, but the food is pretty good. We bring snacks and usually share one meal a day and may ave a full meal each depending on activity level. Folks from Outside Ak will have sticker shock.

Thank Jen L
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We ordered sandwiches and drinks... which we needed since the hotel was so crappy. The drink was good.

Thank Barbara U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, AK 99711
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Pleasant Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 907-451-8104

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?