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Pepe's Turnagain House

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Mile 103 Seward Hwy, Indian, AK
907-653-7500
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Outstanding little restaurant just outside of Anchorage. Featured the best...
Outstanding little restaurant just outside of Anchorage. Featured the best oysters (fresh Alaskan) I've ever had in my life -- and I've had lots of oysters!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Turnagain treat

Beautifol view and inriguing food - such a treat. Even the drive out is a pleasure. Far enough from Anchorage to feel like a destinstion but clse enough to make it within easy reach. Spanish specialties star on the table within , and mountains soar scross the fjord without. Always great Alaska... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Pat P
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  • Reservations
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

this restaurant is a hidden gem. Went to a client dinner and they said this place is about a Half hour south of Anchorage. The drive is incredible but pay attention to the road. The food was amazing. Crab stuffed halibut was really good. All the dishes at our table looked good. Pepe is from Barcelona and his personal touches... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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146 reviews 146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My husband and I have driven by Pepe's several times and decided to give it a try for our date night about a week and a half ago (3/21/15). My father took a trip to Spain last year and made a delicious tapas feast for us over the holidays, so we felt inspired to try some other Spanish dishes (supposedly... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Pepes Turnagin House was wonderful ! The menu had a wonderful variety at reasonable prices. The food was ideally prepared and wonderfully tasty. For the price, the quality was outstanding and beyond expectations. The atmosphere was cozy and excellent. The service was outstanding and of great assistance in their recommendations. Pepes is a must if you are touring Alaska or... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the best views for dinner. You are about 100 yards from Prince William Sound. Quaint little place and small. I had such high hopes. Went on Valentines day. Met by a nice older gentleman who seated us. The older blonde woman who waited on us was perhaps the worst waitress in the history of servers. Keep in mind... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

For years, we drove past this somewhat drab-looking house-turned-into-restaurant on the Seward Highway about 20 miles south of Anchorage. One day, we decided to stop in and found a beautiful interior, including white table cloths, fire places and amazing views of Turnagain Arm. The menu includes many unique items including tapas, fresh local seafood, and their famous paella. The service... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautifol view and inriguing food - such a treat. Even the drive out is a pleasure. Far enough from Anchorage to feel like a destinstion but clse enough to make it within easy reach. Spanish specialties star on the table within , and mountains soar scross the fjord without. Always great Alaska seafood prepared with a twist.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The food just isn't good any more since it came under new ownership. We use to go there on a regular basis and the food was excellent. But, now don't waste your time or a trip out there.

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Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We only stopped because we had coupon and didn't want to wait until we reached Anchorage. This was slow season so there were not many customers, normally a reason for concern. Our server was excellent, helped us choose our entree's and took our drink order. As we were waiting for our meal, Pepe stopped by to welcome us and warn... More 

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Boerne, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

On our last evening in Alaska, our family of 7, ranging in age from 11-70, enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Pepe's Turnagain House. Our server was most helpful, attentive, and fun! The food was exceptional - my crab stuffed salmon with mango salsa topped with hollandaise was excellent. We enjoyed our visit with Pepe. Thank yous to Pepe and his... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been to Pepe's Turnaagain House many times. Pepe is usually there to makle sure we are enjoying our meal. The food is wonderful, delicious and worth the 20 minute drive. The atmospere with the rustic Alaska decor, fireplace and friendly staff make it a wonderful dining experience. We will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mile 103 Seward Hwy, Indian, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Indian
  • Phone Number: 907-653-7500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Outstanding little restaurant just outside of Anchorage. Featured the best oysters (fresh Alaskan) I've ever had in my life -- and I've had lots of oysters!
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?