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Polar Bar

507 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2635
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
5 Nov 2016
“Pleasant Bar with good Conversation”
22 Jul 2016
“Friendly bar with a good range of beers”
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American, Bar, Pub
507 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2635
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is just an ordinary bar but was staffed with pleasant people and the clientele were friendly, too. This was just across the street from our hotel (Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa) and I was easily able to get back before dark ;-)

Thank ddrOhio
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a local bar, with friendly patrons and good service. I really enjoyed the Alaska Brewery products on tap.

Thank curan62
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Cool bar staff. Mix all types Alaskans including heavy drinkers. If u like dives ck it out. Strong drinks, nice bar help, crowded.

Thank jtssea
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Friendly staff, decent beers on tap, and warm. Good place to meet some of Alaska's more interesting characters.

Thank Andmiz
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A local bar with plenty of color at times. Hasn't changed much in the 30 years I have been in Anchorage. Great place to drop in for a friendly drink and chat with locals

1  Thank Flashy101
Reviewed 20 March 2015

I popped in here on several occasions and it was dramatically different on every occasion. On some days it was really quiet with just a few old timers sitting at the bar and on other days it was really hopping and whole lot of fun....More

Thank TartanWanderer
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I liked the bar. I was there with a local, which was helpful, but the bartender Tina was very friendly and fun to talk to. Made a good drink too. Nicer inside than it looks from the outside.

Thank MusicTraveler2
Reviewed 10 December 2013

beware of the people there they pimp and sell drugs they will rob you at the next door cardroom and sell under age girls to you

4  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 11 February 2013

As several others have observed it is a dive, lots of locals, but cheap beer, non-level pool tables and friendly staff make it a great little place to stop.

1  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 17 October 2012

First of all, this is a dive bar. If you want fancy food or fancy cocktails, go somewhere else (I'm not even sure they had food, I doubt it!) If you are looking for a dingy bar with cheap beer, a lot of locals, and...More

5  Thank Scott B
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American, Bar, Pub
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  • Address: 507 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2635
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
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