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Black Bear Coffee Company

4300 Forrest Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-2947
+1 907-243-3242
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“black beans” (3 reviews)
“coffee spot” (2 reviews)
“barista” (2 reviews)
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5:00 am - 7:00 pm Hours
4300 Forrest Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-2947
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

It's a nice coffee shop and breakfast place. It opens very early, so a good choice if you are taking the Denali Bus Tour at 7 am.

Thank RexT_Boston
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I've never really been big on these road-side coffee shacks, but this one really impressed me, both with the coffee and the service. If your strapped for time in the morning might not be the best place as its a small operation inside, but the...More

Thank whitster33
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This place never lets me down! Besides the coffee being awesome, the barista has a contagious attitude of happiness and a sincere GOOD MORNING!

Thank 46lailanie
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My husband and I were in Alaska a few weeks ago. Whenever we travel I make it a point to try out the local coffee shops. We were staying at a hotel up the street from Black Bear Coffee Company and one day we decided...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

TL;DR summary: Worth the effort for the coffee. Just, turn your car off while you're waiting, 'kay? I walk when I can - and this place was just steps from my hotel, so having tried the hotel coffee (don't do it), and the coffee at...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Became a morning ritual. Good coffee and service, price is comparable to a chain coffee place but quality is better.

Thank salticrax
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

You will be amazed by how wonderful this little drive up coffee stand is. A plethora of flavors and options to choose from. Service was great- and I mean really great. You could tell the barista strove to remember clients by face and name and...More

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We ate there our first day at Denali and every day since. Screw the $19.99 buffet breakfasts or whatever it is at the hotel, this place is awesome. Food is great, service is great and so is the coffee.

1  Thank gregzi
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is my favorite coffee kiosk. It is easy to access, just off Spenard road but without having to turn directly into or out of the busy street. Prices are reasonable, the staff is friendly, and the food and beverages are great!

1  Thank rockhugger48
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Great service, tasty espresso and ask about the iced pumpkin cookie, if you get there in time to get one of those goodies, your taste buds will thank you. Great little drive through and walk up coffee spot near the Anchorage airport on Spenard.

1  Thank soulprojector
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 Forrest Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-2947
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-243-3242
This is a great drive-through coffee hut that serves delicious cappuccinos and biscotti.
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