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Zach's Restaurant

1717 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4903
+1 907-479-3650
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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16:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1717 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4903
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Blueberry Pancakes here.... What can I say.... The service is as good as the pancakes. Their coffee is always fresh and delicous.

Thank David_Wm_B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was immediate, knowledgeable and friendly. The eggs were cooked to perfection. The hash browns were tasty and not mushy or tough. We were pleased and would recommend this restaurant to any one . .especially travellers

Thank Laura Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel that houses Zach's just after to restaurant closed. The bar had a small plate menu, but the cook agreed to prepare dinner for us! The food was very good, with the standard high Alaska prices. The next morning we came...More

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were staying at Sophie's. We had breakfast, lunch, and an appetizer in the bar during our stay. The breakfast and lunch were both good. My daughter raved about the pancakes. We had a calamari appetizer in the the bar. It was good, but more...More

2  Thank Roxy Z
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It was a special occasion that my wife and I ventured out, something we did not share with our hosts, but they really did a great job of making it a dining experience as if they did! Granted we didn't experience the service of a...More

2  Thank ET R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I enjoyed my breakfast there more than either of the dinners I had there. The food served in the restaurant was better than that served in the lounge, in my opinion. The only reason the restaurant did not receive five stars, is because they do...More

2  Thank ajslispee
Reviewed 23 January 2017

great service, great menu, great 'locals' hang out. Great gathering place for locals with or without out of town guests. the bar area is quaint and cozy with nice furnishings and fixtures.

2  Thank 99709lca
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It is more than average by the way. They served breakfast up to 11:00 am. We only have a chance to eat breakfast. I ordered chef's special hash brown, cabbage, red onion slice and pretty good. It is American food. I would say a little...More

2  Thank A H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went here for a lunch meeting. We all ordered something different. When we got our food it was either cold or really did not have good flavor. Some of the sauces taste like either they were right out of a jar or like the whole...More

2  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Excellent food - excellent waitstaff ! The service is by very personable waitstaff. It is a normally quiet dining experience, with fast service at all but full house capacity, and very reasonable even then. I enjoy both breakfast and lunch there.

2  Thank sm0key3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-479-3650
  • E-mail
Enjoy splendid traditional breakfast, innovative lunches and evolving seasonal dinners featuring Alaska seafood specialties and classic hand cut steaks. Unparalleled service is one of Zach's centerpieces. Recognized as the local's favorite for small plates to signature entrees. Offering an extensive wine list and Alaskan draft beers on tap and bottled. Visit the Express Room for added entertainment on the 80 inch HDTV for game night and meeting presentations.
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