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The Fudge Pot

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515 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
+1 907-456-3834
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Sydney, Australia
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197 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped on a recommendation from the tour director and the food is very wholesome with large servings and very pleasant staff even though they were flat out and had more customers than tables.I was willing to wait a few minutes and was rewarded by a lovely meal of soup and fresh bread with fruit on the side.

Thank Iona B
New York City, New York
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1,287 reviews
898 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 691 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Good location in downtown Fairbanks, across from the river. Good views, with large windows It serves as a fudge shop, gift shop, coffee bar and serves light lunches like soups and sandwiches The staff felt sleepy and unenthusiastic about working. It felt a bit unfriendly. It's very cluttered with cheap gift shop trinkets and unpacked boxes scattered around. Coffee and... More 

Thank James S
Luton, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Quite a popular place for tourists for a quick snack/sandwich/cake plus a coffee. I'm not a great sandwich eater but it was fine. Staff polite and well organised for the 'rush'. Orders taken whist queuing and nice to sit down for 30 minutes. Very efficient.

Thank shark939
Kenai, Alaska
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just around the corner from the Ice Museum in Downtown Fairbanks, the Fudge Pot is a cute little shop with a wide selection of cheesy souveniers, local art, and fudge. Oh, and they have sandwiches and soups. The perfect combination, really. They have quite a bit of seating and it's all by huge picture windows, so you can see the... More 

Thank Antonia R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Awesome food overall. We had the soup of the day (salmon) and sandwiches are great! Place is real small for the popularity of the place.

Thank Teresa H
Everett, Washington
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175 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a candy lovers dream! All kinds of sweets here but especially the fudge which comes in a variety of flavors. It is soft and yummy and very reasonably priced. They also have sandwiches and soups but we didn't try that.

Thank GraceofGod
Kansas City
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice, small cafe. The fudge was AMAZING. They also have sandwiches, which were fine, nothing that stood out with them. Nice place to stop for a snack!

Thank keplerhouse
Alexandria, VA
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended for ice cream. We had a really yummy swirl of Alaskan Blueberry and Vanilla soft ice cream. Not wanting a big meal for dinner, we returned later that evening for delicious soups: salmon chowder and chicken and rice and a BLT.

Thank VadoinItalia
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stopped by for coffee and breakfast. We had a slice of banana bread and coffee. My coffee was not very good, it was a mocha, which was basically a shot of espresso and a scoop of hot chocolate mix. It was not hot enough and just did not taste very good. My husband had a regular coffee, and his was... More 

Thank eegrmom
Montrose, CA
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped in while waiting for my ride. They had a number of novelty items I had seen in other sites in the area and they were cheaper so I made lots of purchases. Really nice staff. Really nice location.

Thank irtheman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-456-3834

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