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Flying Machine Restaurant

4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-3236
+1 907-266-2249
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“oatmeal” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-3236
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar/restaurant was in our hotel so it was extremely convenient, We stayed here at the beginning and the end of our fishing trip so were able to sample the food at breakfast, lunch and dinner. I'm not going to say I'd go out of...More

Thank OldNorCalGuy
Reviewed 6 October 2017

food is great--thank you we shall return for the fish & Chips rooms are nice Tina at the front desk was very helpful--thank you!

Thank BearCreekLodging
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Alaskan King Crab did not taste fresh. The restaurant is LOUD - the acoustics reverberate sound from all parts of the room. The service was not very good at all. Since this is a highly rated place I might give it another chance the...More

Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Our breakfasts were more than we could eat. The french toast is amazing and the omelets were huge. Second day was pancakes. Thought the short stack would be a small order--No way! It was enough to share. Service is excellent and coffee cup was never...More

Thank CDMVaBeach
Greg B, General Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

CDMVaBeach, Thank you so much for taking time to review our Flying Machine Restaurant. We're so proud of our morning culinary team and our servers that rise and shine early to prepare such amazing food for our guests. The view we offer is also a...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

While eating here you can watch the float planes take off and land on the lake, which is a fun activity for those of us from the lower 48. We got there just as breakfast was ending but the waitress was nice enough to let...More

Thank TvlGold
Greg B, General Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

TvlGold, Thanks for your kind review of The Flying Machine restaurant. We're pleased that it continues to receive high marks as an "in-house" dining facility. We always appreciate when guests and patrons take time to share their experience with us. Sincerely, Greg B., GM

Reviewed 16 September 2017

A convenient restaurant if you are staying in the Lakeshore View Hotel or another near airport hotel. It has excellent views of the lake and of the seaplanes taking off and landing. The menu is fairly limited but our food was well cooked and tasty...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were excited to have Alaskan King Crab for our last night in Alaska, unfortunately the Flying Machine restaurant was a big disappointment. The service was terrible and the crab was still frozen in places. $50 for frozen crab - I should have just gone...More

1  Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stayed at the Lakefront Anchorage for 2 nights and breakfast was included in our room rate, which was great value for the extra money. The food was very good, plus we got to watch seaplanes taking off and landing on Lake Hood as we...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Three dinners for 2. Seven breakfasts. The breakfasts were best - more quiet, excellent ham and cheese omelettes w. fruit and tea.

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were perplexed where to eat when staying at an airport hotel. We saw this one by chance when we were filling up the rental car before turning it in. Perfect atmosphere and very attentive staff. They were busy but everything came quickly. Watching the...More

Thank joybob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-3236
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-266-2249
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