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Chena Hot Springs Resort Restaurant

Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99711
+1 907-451-8104
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salmon pasta” (4 reviews)
“clam chowder” (11 reviews)
“thai curry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the tomato basil soup and prime rib. The atmosphere was also splendid. It was very warm in the restaurant. I had to come out of a layer of clothes. Highly recommend a day at Chena Hot Springs.

Thank GloryB777
Reviewed 1 week ago

Also known as The Trail's End, the Chena Resort Restaurant is set up like an old Alaskan Lodge, with wood walls, animal hides and various taxidermy specimens (moose, partridge, marmot, etc.) all around, historic photos and an old wooden dog sled (without taxidermy dogs, thankfully!)...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the only restaurant to eat at so we gave it a try. The ambiance itself was interesting. A rustic restaurant with wintry cabin-like décor. The food was average - nothing to write home about. I ordered a grill cheese and my husband ordered...More

Thank Sanders3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance, decent food n prices but service could be better. Loved the spiced Apple cider. Will return again for second chance.

Thank MichelleB1101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 days in Chena, hoping to see the Aurora, we were blessed one night with about a 30 minute show. Knowing others missed them all together due to the overcast skies, we felt honored to have experienced the show. Chena is a rustic...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had salmon - what a splurge. It was melt-in-your-mouth quality. Excellent service, good coffee and plenty of it.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an awesome waitress and the food is delicious. Chena hot springs was like a winter fairy tale, just a pity we had to eat fast as our transport was due to arrive. Maybe next time we should plan to stay there the night.

Thank TravelSMaua
Reviewed 3 February 2018

it was kind of in the middle of nowhere. but the food was very well prepared and delicious. a bit surprised to see this good .

Thank CamnoENG
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

When at Chena you basically only eat here. The nearest town is 1 1/2 hours away. But don't worry. They have a great selection, something for everyone. We had several things including breakfast items. Nothing dissapointed. The vegetables were so fresh, but they grow their...More

Thank spivhoff
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Good Food! We were hurried because we stayed too long in the hot springs and we had to make the snow coach tour on time. We let our waiter know we were in a rush and the kitchen was fast with our food. :)

Thank elle_oregon
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Restaurant Details

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