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Chena's Alaskan Grill

) #7 of 193 Restaurants in Fairbanks €€ - €€€ American
4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
+1 907-474-3644
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
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4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

They have just opened for the season, and it ran smoothly with a good sized local crowd. The steak and crab cake was delicious. We shared a strip steak, cooked perfectly and tender. We added a crab cake. It was mostly crab, little filling [perfect]...More

Thank dadamsfiji
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG !! It was great., parking a little far away .. food was good server was polite and helpful., will do it again soon ..

Thank rileymya
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love the location and food is great. The staff was very helpful as well. Give it a try you will not be disappointed.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This little restaurant sits on the Chena River. The grounds are lovely and with the right weather a beautiful walk. The food was delicious. I have lamb chops that melted in my mouth

Thank petsrgolden
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The food here was amazing! Everyone in my party enjoyed their lunch. The waiter was very, very accommodating, and went out of his way to be kind to the children in our group.

Thank akchick
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We also had entertainment as service ;) Even though it's practically the only place to dine here --- food was made to perfection and desserts are to die for!!!

Thank supergirl717
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

What a nice place to spend a cold, rainy day! The bar is located as soon as you walk in. Take a seat & eat here. The bartender will answer all your tourist questions!!!! The food is fabulous!!! Several homemade soups to stick to your...More

Thank twocapemay
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Service was ok, Jameson the executive chef is top notch!!! Extensive knowledge of local food and classic preparation. Ask for a table outside by the river, beautiful setting.

Thank David Y
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This facility is located adjacent to the Fairbanks Rivers Edge Resort. Too cool and rainy to use the deck so we were seated and we waited, and waited and waited; long enough for about 4 beers altho we only had one. Poor service and not...More

Thank 04DougW
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A wonderful place to eat with fresh seafood. The seafood was fresh and cooked to perfection. The service was excellent.

Thank sherryandgarryh
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gift cards?
20 December 2015|
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Response from annalea52 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is open during the winter according to their website although with reduced hours so give them a call!
Do they have gift cards?
20 December 2015|
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Response from nightingale1972 | Reviewed this property |
I checked the website and I do not see that they have gift cards, but I suspect they might. If you search for the website (Chena's Alaskan Grill), you can probably ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-474-3644
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Chena's brings to you modern Alaskan cuisine infused with a celebration of flavors from around the world. The evolving menu, derived from traditional Alaskan fare, is blended together with contemporary culinary imagination and presented artistically to highlight the excellent quality of the food.