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Snow City Cafe

1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
+1 907-272-2489
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (111 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (219 reviews)
“deadliest catch” (75 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In Anchorage decent Vegetarian and Vegan options are hard to come by... Oh, besides a plain green salad. Thank you Snow City Cafe for being progressive and healthy!

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service with the most fantastic breakfast food ever! The atmosphere was cozy and homey and the free coffee refills were an unexpected bonus. If I lived in Anchorage, I'd eat here many mornings a week! Would HIGHLY recommend!!

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gets busy for good reason. Really good breakfast fare and friendly service. First went here many years ago. Still a winner.

Thank Horalky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we are in Anchorage, this is our first choice for breakfast. It is a locals favorite and they are always the best. The menu has tons of tasty options-I love the salmon cakes. The staff is always helpful if you want smaller portions because...More

Thank Angie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Snow City Cafe is a local favorite for breakfast and lunch. I love the local art featured on their walls. They usually have a great first Friday too!

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t bother looking elsewhere; this place is it. Great service, hot sauce bar!, good coffee, fantastic omelettes and eggs benedict. A good hometown diner feel. Get there early since there’s often a line.

Thank Fred L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love to come here to eat in a bustling but friendly atmosphere! Great sandwich’s and pancakes. Kids are welcomed and offered a good range of choices.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was ok. The wait was a bit longer than expected. It was ok food. The atmosphere is simple. The location is around other spots downtown. I would rather go somewhere else if it appears to be a lot of people.

Thank izbarb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good...but pricy but better than most. Only 4 stars because parking sucks...close is 10$. Not the fault of the establishment but it isn’t customer friendly. Make reservations or stand in line. Like that you can get coffee while you wait.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to have breakfast in downtown Anchorage. It is always busy. Try the reindeer sausage, it is excellent. The breakfast portions were big and tasty. A varied selection of omelettes, pancakes, french toast, and the other usual breakfast items. The staff was friendly....More

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maureen c
27 April 2017|
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Response from CheffK | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying at the Clarion Suites downtown on Eighth Avenue, it's only about half a mile away. Enjoy!
6 November 2016|
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Response from KayLondon | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you arrive as early as possible - just so you can enjoy the experience and refills! Also, the lines will be at their shortest.
26 September 2016|
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Response from Shelley J | Reviewed this property |
We went in late Alaska around 10 a.m. No problem parking on the street and, since we made reservations the day before, just a few minutes wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-2489
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Sunny side up since 1998!

We're a popular downtown brunch spot where the staff is friendly, the food is tasty, and breakfast is served all day.

Our mission is to use the freshest ingredients available and buy from local vendors whenever we can. Most everything we serve is made from scratch, and with plenty of love. We care about good food, our community, the environment, and making people happy.

We offer a variety of vegan & gluten-free options, as well as a range of healthy choices, such as egg whites, fat-free cooking spray, or a side of fruit instead of hash browns. Substitutions are welcome.

Come check us out, and see why Anchorage locals have voted us "Best Breakfast" in the Anchorage Press since 2003!

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