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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129 (G)
+1 907-222-3232
15:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
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379 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had not been to Orso for about 2 years. So, we decided to give it a try. It was excellent in every way. We started off with a king crab appetizer and a bottle of Zenato Vallpolicella Superiore. They have a very extensive wine list and a number a very good selections at prices that are not excessive for... More 

Thank John H
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I are here while on a business trip. It was okay, not great. Tourist season was over, so the service might have been slower because there are few people in town. But, service was slow, and inattentive. I had the rockfish. It was a little overlooked and under seasoned. The carrots were mushy, which I didn't like at all. Dessert... More 

Thank goofy_chick98
Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We visited the Orso for our Anniversary dinner celebration. The waiter was very nice and full of tips and suggestions. We enjoyed the seafood chowder very much, as well as the filet of beef, and rockfish stuffed with crabmeat. It was a nice atmosphere, and a friendly staff. We would definitely re-visit the Orso.

Thank cher1314
Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Situated in the most central avenue in Anchorage this restaurant offers an excellent menu, with some delicious alaskan fish, a very good list of wines, and a lively pleasant atmosphere. The service is prompt and competent, and the overall experience is very good.

Thank Marcello R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Good salmon dishes. Servers were fun and outgoing and this made the experience memorable. The food was good too

Thank Janine B
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent card with a lot of things to chose from. Also our special wishes, like small portion for my wife, no problem (she had the excellent ravioli). A awesome vine card with good prices ...loved it....and to top all of it....AWESOME service. To make it short: if you are in Anchorage it is a MUST.

1 Thank starySwitzerland
Oakdale, California, United States
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363 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

They took their time delivering our entrees tonight. In the past the kitchen was a little quicker in getting orders out. That was the bad news. The food is good. That is the best news. That is why folks keep coming back. Service was attentive. I had my ice tea refilled numerous times. The bread is excellent. Not sure if... More 

Thank Robert D
Vancouver, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in downtown Anchorage within walking distance of most hotels. Big menu with unique offerings. Try the small plates lobster corn dog, seafood deviled eggs, and the calamari. Their calamari is the best. Orso is a must on your Anchorage list.

1 Thank jjkeesey
Superior, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We made sure we had a reservation and were seated within moments of our arrival. The staff was all friendly, helpful, and courteous! Our server was great! She was there when we needed her but didn't hover. She replaced our table bottle of water twice without our even asking. She explains food choices and answered questions while remaining friendly and... More 

1 Thank Merryrv
South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food was delicious!! The atmosphere was perfect. Also, perfect location, we were right in the heart of everything and just loved the rustic feel to this restaurant...root beer was amazing!

Thank eteprag

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Happy hour everyday 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close! The bar is open one hour after the dining room each day!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?