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Fresh Sourdough Express

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Organic, Coffee Shop, Seafood, Healthy
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1316 Ocean Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7913
+1 907-235-7571
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Takeout
Description: * Healthy Hearty Alaskan Cuisine focusing on Local and Organic ingredients...
* Healthy Hearty Alaskan Cuisine focusing on Local and Organic ingredients since 1982* The original owners are back and 2014 will be the best year ever with some new menu items and a fresh juice bar. At the Fresh Sourdough Express, we offer food that is both good for you and the planet. Since 1982 we have strived to serve as much organic and local food as possible. We are elated to see that more eateries everywhere are also striving to do the same. Buying local helps to build the local economy and assures freshness in all that we prepare. We believe that the food we consume directly affects our health and the health of the plant. We strive to be a zero waste facility by composting all of our food scraps, recycling everything possible, and implement energy efficient appliances and practices into our establishment. We also believe that customer service makes all the difference in your experience while you dine. It is our honor and intention to serve our customers in a manner that is welcoming and enjoyable. We serve our popular breakfast items all day, hearty lunches, seasonal daily specials, to-go meals, box lunches, daily baked goodies including gluten free options, smoothies, espresso drinks, milkshakes & fresh juices all in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Our catering services are planned with attention to detail for any event. We feature the best Alaskan seafood, local beef, and plenty of Vegetarian & Vegan options using as much seasonal Homer grown produce as possible. There is no skimping on the value you receive when you are served a delicious, robust meal, teeming with regional flavor and quality, from one of our smiling servers. Please check out our menu on our website and find out more about how we started the Cafe with just $43 and a driving passion to make the world a better place one bite at a time. We truly look forward to serving you and value your feedback.We are open from May until October and our friendly staff will serve you from 6am - 4pm daily.
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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
Yummy treats to get when on the go

Stopped in and got some cookies and spinach and cheese bread Danish's. They were outstanding! I wished I would have gotten more for my travels to enjoy. The atmosphere inside was friendly and warm. Great place to stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
loonalaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Anchorage, Alaska
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped in and got some cookies and spinach and cheese bread Danish's. They were outstanding! I wished I would have gotten more for my travels to enjoy. The atmosphere inside was friendly and warm. Great place to stop.

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North Carolina - US
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Party of 3 stopped in for brunch. Staff is very friendly and helpful. 2 people shared a short stack of sourdough pancakes. Very good. 1 person had a short stack of gluten free sourdough pancakes. Probably tasted better than the regular ones. Try the AH!laska Mocha with Almond or Soy Milk. It's delicious.

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Homer, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have gone here for breakfast 3 times...Thinking things would get better. The food took forever to be served, sat under the heat lamp and dried up, the food was cold, the waitress was a ditz, and dirty hands that had taken money at the cash register were not washed before touching the food.

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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

They treat you like family and the food is fantastic. Fresh ingredients, lots of choices. We were there for breakfast and lunch. Friday night music sounds like fun.

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review..! It means so much to all of us at the Sourdough to be able to provide this experience... Great food, service in a warm welcoming environment, serving local and organic foods...:-) We very much appreciate you! More 

Budapest, Hungary
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Sourdough Express is one of Homer's older restaurants. Only open in the summer season, locals still remain loyal to it. Great baked goods and a nice breakfast menu. Does serve lunch and maybe dinner but I have never eaten anything but breakfast there. Not cheap, but I didn't walk away mad!

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a great review... Look forward to serving you again More 

Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went to Homer to check out the Spit. We were hungry and saw the Fresh Sourdough Express, so we thought let's give it a try. After walking in it was apparent the restraunt served healthy conscious food. We tried their sample of bread brought to the table. When we were told they only served brunch (breakfast ) that day,... More 

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Kodiak Island, Alaska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Happy Anniversary to Donna and Kevin, owners of the fabulous Fresh Sourdough Express. The food was fantastic, superb customer service. Very pleased with the all organic, fresh food choices and our smoothies were made to perfection! Precisely as requested! Definitely will be returning! !

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

You Rock! Thanks for the great review... Look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Valdez, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Fresh, local, home cooked amazingness!! I'm a local and it actually took me a year to discover this place, it will absolutely be my top choice for breakfast from now on. Many locally sourced ingredients, carefully crafted recipes, incredible Flavors and excellent value. Today I had a breakfast special "Farmers Halibut Benedict". A huge grilled biscuit with a fresh grilled... More 

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

Thanks for the AWESOME Review! We look forward to serving you again and again. We really appreciate you taking the time to write the review and spread the love. Please come check out our Friday Night Pizza's.. we feature local musicians, great salads and our wonderful Pizza. Cheers Kevin, Donna and the Staff More 

New York, NY
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

With no breakfast options at our hotel, we were directed here, and are so happy we were! The 60's vibe throughout emanates from the owners who opened the place many years ago, starting with a truck which is still parked outside. We felt like the restaurant was an extension of their home kitchen, both in terms of how we were... More 

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

NY NY... hello.... I am originally from NJ and spent a lot of time in the City which help me to percolate some great ideas for our remote Homer Bakery & Cafe... So appreciate your 5 start review, all the details and for spreading the love... Hope to get to meet you next time you are in Homer... Cheers Kevin,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

On the road leading to the Homer Spit is an unpretentious café where you can have breakfast all day, a healthy lunch, or pick up bread and goodies for your picnic. The Fresh Sourdough Express Bakery & Café has friendly people, fine food, and fair prices.

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Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We look forward to filling you up next time you are in Homer... Really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. All the Best, Kevin Donna and the Friendly Staff More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1316 Ocean Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7913
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-7571

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Organic, Coffee Shop, Seafood, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

* Healthy Hearty Alaskan Cuisine focusing on Local and Organic ingredients since 1982* The original owners are back and 2014 will be the best year ever with some new menu items and a fresh juice bar. At the Fresh Sourdough Express, we offer food that is both good for you and the planet. Since 1982 we have strived to serve as much organic and local food as possible. We are elated to see that more eateries everywhere are also striving to do the same. Buying local helps to build the local economy and assures freshness in all that we prepare. We believe that the food we consume directly affects our health and the health of the plant. We strive to be a zero waste facility by composting all of our food scraps, recycling everything possible, and implement energy efficient appliances and practices into our establishment. We also believe that customer service makes all the difference in your experience while you dine. It is our honor and intention to serve our customers in a manner that is welcoming and enjoyable. We serve our popular breakfast items all day, hearty lunches, seasonal daily specials, to-go meals, box lunches, daily baked goodies including gluten free options, smoothies, espresso drinks, milkshakes & fresh juices all in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Our catering services are planned with attention to detail for any event. We feature the best Alaskan seafood, local beef, and plenty of Vegetarian & Vegan options using as much seasonal Homer grown produce as possible. There is no skimping on the value you receive when you are served a delicious, robust meal, teeming with regional flavor and quality, from one of our smiling servers. Please check out our menu on our website and find out more about how we started the Cafe with just $43 and a driving passion to make the world a better place one bite at a time. We truly look forward to serving you and value your feedback.We are open from May until October and our friendly staff will serve you from 6am - 4pm daily.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?