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Jens' Restaurant

701 W 36th Ave, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503-5851
+1 907-561-5367
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (18 reviews)
“pepper steak” (14 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, American, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
701 W 36th Ave, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503-5851
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This restaurant is located in a strip mall, which I will admit made me question the experience. But, upon entering the restaurant you could see that it was a very upscale dining experience. I loved how unassuming the restaurant was, and how the main focus...More

Thank Daniella A
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We had not been to Jens' Restaurant for a number of years and decided to celebrate our son's birthday there. It was wonderful! The food was great! I highly recommend the Apple Berry salad, wonderful crisp and fresh, perfect for February in Anchorage. My husband...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The new chef /owner has found her stride and fine tuned the dishes and menu choices. It is actually better than the time tested original. Yes Better. The same favorite dishes can be found along with thoughtful new choices. I freaking loved it. I had...More

Thank jtssea
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Looking for a good place for Fine Dining for Special Occasions or just a special meal? Come and enjoy the atmosphere and excellent meals at Jens' Restaurant. We've been going to this elegant restaurant for several years now and it's one of my top picks....More

Thank Emmanuel C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I stopped by this restaurant on a recent trip through town. My Uber driver had a little bit of a time finding the place. It is located in a strip mall. The service was tops and the food was excellent. I had the Pepper Steak,...More

Thank burls1
Reviewed 5 October 2017

You got a nice room with non-wildlife art on the walls. The food is equivalent to the other fine dining places we visited in Anchorage. The service was slow enough and blase to make you feel unwelcome - particularly when later-arriving tables were getting served....More

Thank dnakason
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is my go-to restaurant in Anchorage. I often eat there weekly. The food and friendly service by the veteran staff can't be beat. Nothing on the menu is ever bad. It just depends what you're hungry for. And unlike some might think, Jens' prices...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had two small children in our party, but the elegant resturant make accommondations and did not complain. The portions were large, and the seafood was fresh.

Thank sjhall2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us had dinner recently at Jens. Overall very good service. Had the calamari and tuna appetizers. Both good, especially the calamari which was excellent. For entrees, had the tuna, the salmon and the scallops. All very good with the salmon and scallops the...More

Thank Kaptx
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The service at Jens' is great. The staff are knowledgeable about the menu and wine pairings. They offer dishes that you can't get at other restaurants in Anchorage like fois gras and Swedish meatballs.

Thank travelsteph59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 W 36th Ave, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503-5851
    (Arctic Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 907-561-5367
  • E-mail
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