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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129 (G)
+1 907-222-3232
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. I had the salmon, it was good but the portion was pretty small and served too cold. My wife had the rock fish, she had to send it back because it was not cocked enough. We would not go back.

Thank Claude C
Adairsville, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had been saving our crab leg dinner for our last night in Alaska. We made a wise choice with Orso. The location is great, parking was convenient and the food and service were really good. We will be back.

Thank cowgirlnurse1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went their during the weekend of Fur Rondy and the night before the Iditarod start. Our server knew we had show tickets, but our food was slow coming out of the kitchen. We really had to scarf down the desserts that came w our meal so we weren't late to our show. We also had to asked for water... More 

Thank Coldduck
Suisun City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can dress fancy or casual and still feel comfortable. The food is excellent and the service is friendly and efficient. We have had nice couples meals and come with friends. The salmon is excellent and the selection of appetizers makes it hard to choose.

Thank DBear1985
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out for a birthday dinner and each of us chose the Showtime Menu for $30. We each received an appetizer, main course and dessert. Fabulous value and each part of the meal was full-sized, not skimped on at all. The waiter, Frank, was knowledgeable about the wines and food, and was fantastic at reading the table, coming to... More 

Thank Ann R
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us ate dinner at Orso. We had salmon, lingcod, and rockfsh. All wonderful. They also had several other seafood dishes. Their wine list was extensive and there were several Malbecs. The one we had (not by far the most expensive) was excellent. Prices were what you would expect for a nice restaurant. Service was excellent. Decor is really... More 

Thank John H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We keep coming back when we're in town to meet friends. The appetizers always grab us, the cocktails are special and the conversation always sparkles. What more could we ask?

Thank Libretti
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the food to be "ok" but the price was way too high for the quality of food. The staff was great and the set up of the restaurant was very good. Unlike;y we will go back for dinner. Might try lunch to see if the food is more suited.

Thank sealaska2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Anchorage. The service is exceptionally high quality, as is the food, which is presented with high style and superior flavor! It is upscale, but not snooty. My kids and I felt very comfortable.

Thank DrChrisJ
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Tuesday in February in Anchorage? Nick delivered as well as Myla from Nov 15. French onion soup-delicate and balance; king crab legs (1/2) portion - scrumptious; Caesar salad (Nick shined, suggesting dressing on the side, it was heavy), but the romaine was fresh and crisp and chilled! Well done!

Thank Neil B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Happy hour everyday 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close! The bar is open one hour after the dining room each day!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?