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Pioneer Cafe

619 Mission St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6533
+1 907-225-3337
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
619 Mission St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6533
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Good standard diner food with the addition of reindeer meat options. Pancakes are HUGE! and servings of other foods are good sized.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

After our fishing excursion on NCL PEARL my girlfriend and I needed to fuel up. Our tour guide suggested this restaurant. It's off the main drag so not many tourist know about this spot. The food was delicious. We both ordered the pancake special which...More

Thank Phyllis S
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way back from the Ketchikan walking tour. I had the halibut and chips which turned out to be fish sticks. They were tasty. The fries were perfectly cooked but $19 is a bit much for fish sticks. I suppose that is...More

Thank D J
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Old school, route 66 themed diner with large portions and a delicious breakfast menu. It can get busy though, so go early!

Thank BettyBoop81791
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I loved the service but the menu was too large. DO NOT EAT the Halibut and fries, they were tiny and have some Italian bread crumbs or something similar. Breakfast is great. Not much else to say but I would go back to try something...More

Thank Terri B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Old style diner with huge portions. The Anchor omelette was very good and well seasoned. Hash browns are traditional and were cooked perfectly. Typical diner waitstaff - old legends (Patti) which are sweet and newer snarly staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A couple of locals recommended this place so we decided to try it. The halibut from the halibut and fries basket was really good! My husband ordered the Alaska burger and it was the size of Ketchikan itself! The service is good and the diner...More

Thank esami19
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I visited the Pioneer Cafe twice for breakfast during a recent visit. The service was excellent and it is really an old-time diner. Many locals here, which is always a good sign.

Thank supercubber
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I got the Alaskan burger, huge! My friend got some stuffed ash browns. Amazing. Would go back. Kirsten and Jeannie were really good!

Thank travelbossss
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered fish and chips. Three little pieces of fish and not much fries. Ordered a Ruben my wife could not eat it for all the fat. Stringy tuff corned beef. We won't be back. We asked to send the Ruben back server refused.

Thank Daniel D
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All day breakfast :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Mission St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6533
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
  • Phone Number: +1 907-225-3337
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