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The Saltry Restaurant

1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
+1 907-226-2424
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had never heard about Halibut Cove until our stay in Soldotna, AK in June of 2015. (Trip Advisor's calendar does not go that far back.) The owners of the home we were renting said it was a must, since I was wanting to go see...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I am somewhat confused by some of the poor reviews this restaurant has received. We dined here on our first night of our August trip to Alaska. The wonderful experience set the tone for an amazing Alaskan adventure. This was a one of a kind...More

1  Thank Daniella A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We loved our day visiting the Homer spit, taking the Danny J Ferry to Gull Island to see wildlife and then to Halibut Cove to hike and have lunch at the Saltry. Highly recommended.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You can only get to the Saltry by boat. Our hosts arranged for the boat ride through friends who live in Homer and own a boat. The boat ride to the restaurant was the highlight of the day. The atmosphere, the location of the restaurant,...More

Thank OneEagle
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stayed in Halibut Cove and made a reservation at The Saltry for our anniversary. The setting is really beautiful; the staff is friendly and attentive. We had the Halibut and the Risotto. Both meals were excellent. This is worth the trip across the bay...More

Thank Saramc55
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were extremely disappointed with our last visit. We took the Danny J over to celebrate our anniversary with dinner. When we arrived, we were told we would not be seated for an hour an a half which would have been fine except that we...More

1  Thank Tammy N
TheSaltry, Front Office Manager at The Saltry Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Tammy, I am just seeing this now and am sorry for the delay. I am confused by your comment that you were given no notice or choice of seating. We tell you upon check in what time your seating is, and it is also...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The Saltry was offered a fantastic meal is an ideal setting. Sitting by a fire on a cool August nite enjoying fish fresh from the water, and local vegetables was outstanding. I highly recommend making the effort to get to this out of the way...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The ride out to Halibut Cove from Homer is about an hour and we had a sunny afternoon and it was a very pleasant trip. The Saltry is a small restaurant with mostly outside seating. It was a very pleasant, sunny late afternoon, we enjoyed...More

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A friend suggested this as we would be spending a few days in Homer. We booked a couple weeks ahead and made the necessary ferry reservation. Really glad we did! Outstanding fresh oysters, the Combination Seafood Platter featured an interesting suite of pickled, poke, ceviche,...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We took the Danny J to get there and had reservations to eat first. Seating is outside and it was cold but we sat near the fire and they provide blankets as well. We were served quickly even though the boat had been full. We...More

Thank Janae W
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Cathy H
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They close September 3rd... Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Halibut Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 907-226-2424
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