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Big Al's Salmon Shack

1 Haines Highway, Located Across From the Post Office, Haines, AK 99827
+1 541-231-0740
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Ranked #3 of 16 Restaurants in Haines
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: This is a small trailer across from the post office that serves up the best fish in chips, halibat and salmon, that we had in Haines, hands down!!

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Found Big Al's listed in a few travel books as well as online reviews. Since it was a nice day, we decided to try the fish and chips (actually tried the fried salmon and halibut combo—never had fried salmon before). The food was very good. There are a number of picnic tables to sit down while eating lunch. Not too... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Finished an excursion and was in search of lunch. We had heard of Big Al's and it was very easy to find. Good food and pretty quick. We had the combo fish and chips. Enjoyed the Alaskan flavor with the fried salmon and halibut combo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This little trailer stop made the best fried salmon I have ever had! The crunchy crust was so delicious and the fact that they cook to order, your food is guaranteed to be hot and did I mention delicious! THE PLACE to stop by when you're in Haines is Big Al's!

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Gainesville, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Delicious fish & chips for a great price. Don't turn away because it is in a trailer by the road, stop and eat and you will not be disappointed. We paid $50.00 for fish & chips at the Bamboo room and this was half the price and just as good!!!

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Lewisville, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I just enjoyed the halibut sandwiches and they were great! Will be here a week and will most definitely return.

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Haines, Alaska, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After a craving for shrimp that had been lasting weeks, I finally got some here at the Big Als Salmon Shack. YUM!!!! They were fried just to perfection and the serving amount was plenty. The girls working there were very nice, Good job Jamie! I recommend eating seafood here, it isn't too expensive as far as seafood goes. A good... More

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San Diego
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We visited Haines for several days and ate at several local restaurants. Big Al's was by far the best but unfortunately it closed for the season on the second day of our visit. Big Al's is a food truck with picnic tables. A college girl was cooking the food and we had fish and chips and it was a perfect... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Perfectly cook crispy battered fish and crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside hand cut chips. I don't usually like fish and chips as they leave my mouth with an oily film. Tasty tartare sauce, chips not too salty, nicely seasoned. Tried the Salmon and the Halibut fish and chips. Both were really good but I preferred the Halibut.... More

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Portland, Oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We saw this place in a Haines brochure and went for the salmon. This is service from a trailer with outseide sitting. But we ate in the car because of rain. The food was fresh, but both my halibut and my wife's salmon were overcooked with the breading simply too crusty - and I like crusty. They were not greasy;... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Girl serving really friendly. Sat outside and it didn't rain!! Had salmon at $9 and halibut at $13. Not massive portions but tasty. Chips unfortunately too salty. Tartare sauce was good. Would try again if return to Haines.

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Additional Information about Big Al's Salmon Shack

Address: 1 Haines Highway, Located Across From the Post Office, Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: +1 541-231-0740
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
Cuisine: Seafood

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