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La Casa Italiana

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Mile 27 Kenai Spur Hwy, Nikiski, AK
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Nikiski, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I've traveled throughout the world, including Italy and many Hispanic countries, and I can honestly say that the little town of Nikiski, Alaska (of all places) has the greatest Italian and Mexican cuisine. If you want to savor the best, make the trip to La Casa. (I highly recommend the chicken marsala and the chipotle. My husband loves the Chili... More 

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

As a Texan, I love salsa. The spicy salsa here is excellent, definitely an authentic recipe. The mild salsa was too mild for me, and tasted more like tomato sauce, but my dad loved it, and it's great to have variety. My food was great, my family's food was great also.

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Thank Amanda M
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

An interesting and varied menu. Offers Italian + Mexican fare. I tried one of their burritos and it was pretty good. Serving size was more than adequate. Would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Andrew M
Walnut Creek, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nikiski is a working town that most tourists don't visit, so you don't have a wide variety to choose from, but this is the jewel of the towns dining choices. They serve primarily Italian and Mexican food. I didn't try the Italian, but the burrito I had was tasty and filling. I'd go again, if I found myself traveling to... More 

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Thank CaseyRoyal
KENAI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love many of the items on the menu at La Casa. It's always a tough decision what to eat. I especially love when they have lasagna on special!

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Thank KATHRYN K
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Atmosphere was really nice. Ate here numerous times during the stay - & the service was hit or miss. Sometimes it was spot-on & others I wasn't sure if anyone knew I was there. There was a huge variety of cuisine - Mexican, American, Italian, Seafood, but everything was really good, albeit a tad on the expensive side - average... More 

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Nikiski, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This isn't fancy, but has good food. My favorite is the tostado grande. It's American, Italian, and Mexican food.

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Thank Karen M
Nikiski, Alaska
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Restaurant has comfortable booths plus some large tables with chairs. Plants give a feeling of privacy. Everyone was friendly, owners even visited with customers. We had authentic, very tasty Mexican food & a juicy hamburger. The chili rellenos were the best I've ever eaten. Portions were generous & the prices very reasonable.

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Thank DanielsLakeLodge
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

I have been traveling to Nikiski for years and have always gone back to Kenai for meals. No more, this "end of the road" find provides great food at a reasonable cost and good size servings.

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1 Thank Mike P
Kenai, Alaska
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

The Mexican food is the best I have ever had. I love the Chipotle Chicken. The pizzas are large and lovely. I was in the Nikiski area a little over two week and ate at this restaurant every other day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 27 Kenai Spur Hwy, Nikiski, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Nikiski

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?