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All 9 Hoonah Restaurants

The Office Bar

151 Front Street, Hoonah, AK
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Ranked #8 of 9 Restaurants in Hoonah
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We've visited the Office Bar on five different occasions in the past few months so you know we liked it. It's a very no nonsense place...paper plates, plastic utensils...and freshly caught dungeness crab that the just cook for you and put on your paper plate.The crabs are fresh and tasty.Sometimes they are huge and sometimes they are just good sized.you... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We must have had the same crabby waitress as other reviewers. She came to our table and scowled, "what do you want"? Wow! If you enjoy your crab cakes on English muffins or if you like "prefab" food that must be warmed in the microwave, then this is the place for you. Wished I had gone back to the ship... More

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Get the Dungeness crab. Skip the crab sandwich. Good beer on tap. Reasonable prices. A view of the water. A mix of locals, people who work on cruise ships who may be trying to get away from cruise ship passengers, and some cruise ship passengers they could not escape from. Would I return? Absolutely.

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Southern California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A trip to Hoonah always includes a visit to The Office Bar for fresh Dungeness crab. It is a short 1.25-mile walk (one way) along a beautiful, flat pedestrian path most of the way, along the waterfront. There is also a shuttle (pay) that will take you into town from the cruise ship area.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Two choices - a whole crab @ $25 or a crab salad sandwich with a bowl of crab chowder @ $13. The people eating the whole crab seemed to love it. We were not too hungry and picked the soup/sandwich. Both tasted great. The sandwich was on an english muffin which some might not like. Saw the crab literally being... More

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jamespmccormick
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place had all the right characteristics for tourists looking to avoid a touristy lunch - not a chain, locally owned, recommended by our local tour guide - but this is the only place we ate on our entire vacation where we wished we would have gone the touristy route. We got scowls when we walked in with our toddler,... More

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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144 reviews 144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This little hole in the wall serves up some of the best Dungeness Crab ever. No frills , just lots of out of this world crustacean. It is the mother load of D Crab . Even on a rainy day this is an experience of all time. Up to your elbows in butter and beer. One of my best meal... More

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Sanibel, FL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great crab and halibut. Limited menu, but it was packed. Also good Alaskan beer. Don't miss in Hoonah.

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Pawling, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Whether you walk into or out of town back to your ship,make this a stop.A cold Beer,a mystery shot and a crab or crab sandwich are all worth it. Mary was great and very informative about the town and residents. Her Granddaughter was our waitress,new to the job but hardworking,always smiling and did her best!

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Naperville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We took a shuttle into town from our docking point (on a Cruise). The shuttle driver advised us this was the best place to have crab and her mother worked there. We stopped in and realized the mother owned the place. She has a unique personality that we had fun with. She will not overwhelm you with her friendly attitude.... More

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