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The Commander's Room at Hotel Hasingland

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Ft. Seward, Haines, AK
(907) 766-2000
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Several of the seafood dishes were just terrific.

I wish the restaurant stayed open past 9pm. That's probably my biggest complaint. The food I was served over two nights was terrific. If you like seafood, try out the king salmon, the halibut, or the fish and chips. I would also recommend looking at the wine list. The prices they are charging... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Jason S
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Kernersville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were expecting more from this restaurant that some have spoken highly of. The chicken liver pate was excellent, rest of meal just good. All would have been fine if we had had friendly service. The waitress (evening, bar, 6/24/15) was decidedly unfriendly. Only when she brought food for the table, she told me they were out of what I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I wish the restaurant stayed open past 9pm. That's probably my biggest complaint. The food I was served over two nights was terrific. If you like seafood, try out the king salmon, the halibut, or the fish and chips. I would also recommend looking at the wine list. The prices they are charging for good bottles of wine is very... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Ate here twice towards the end of the summer. The first time I had the Moroccan spiced lamb shank w/couscous and it was truly gourmet. The next time I tried the house made rabbit sausage. That was quite good, but the portion was pretty small for the price. My dining partner had the halibut, which he raved about.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Ok, I know this was their last day of the season, but everything seemed a bit....rubbish! 2 of the 5 or 6 entrees were sold out, and we were there early, but this looked like the busiest day of the year...it was packed! It took a full hour to go straight to entree's. I ordered the rib-eye, medium rare, it... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Although learning to cook a steak is one of the easiest tasks for most chefs to learn, those in the kitchen here consistently mess up. If a steak is ordered medium rare it comes out rare. If you order medium it comes out rare. The menu does not say "pepper steak", yet the steak arrives coated in cracked pepper. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Hits: perfect lemon drop martini, excellent duck confit salad, crab crusted halibut, beet salad. Fail on rib eye steak for both me and the table beside me that had three ordered. too much salt and too much fat and gristle. not cooked to specification-think these are cooked on a flat top not a grill as they just looked grey. sad... More 

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Wasington State
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Food was fine, service was ridiculous. We torturely watched as a couple who was there well before us waited well over an hour for fish and chips....We would have walked out well before them. My $30/$40 steak was fatty and chewy. Not sure why we tipped the waitress but I'm sure we did. Local kids running amuck throughout the bar... More 

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Haines Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate dinner here on a Monday night. It was somewhat busy but not crowded. We has a table with a lovely view of the water and old firehouse. After we were seated it took us a long time to order drinks, then another long time to receive our drinks. Other than that the service was great and we really... More 

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent 4 weeks in a motor home traveling up the Dempster Highway and returning to Alaska to see Denali. On our way to Skagway, we stopped in Haines for a delightful evening stroll around Ft. Simpson and dinner at the Commander's Room. A local recommended it to us and it was "spot on"! We both had flat breads for... More 

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Ione, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I are visiting in Haines, Alaska. Normally we have our meals in our RV, but today we decided to eat out. We asked several people for restaurant recommendations and the Commander's Room at the Haslingland Hotel in Fort Stewart was the top recommendation. So we tried it. The restaurant has two rooms in which to dine.....the formal... More 

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Address: Ft. Seward, Haines, AK
Phone Number: (907) 766-2000
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: Ft. Seward, Haines, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
  • Phone Number: (907) 766-2000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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