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Alaskan Surf - CLOSED

On the Deck at Bar Harbor Restaurant, 2813 Tongass, Ketchikan, AK
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Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Alaskan Surf fans, bad news good news. Bad news we will not be on the cruise ship dock this year. We finally out grew it. Good news is the number #1 destination food choice is relocating to the deck of Bar Harbor Restaurant. there we will have an extended menu adding such things as crab, clams, fish tacos and grilled fish. We will also be serving beer and wine. easily reach by cab, bus or for those that like to walk. 1.4 miles from cruise ships. looking forward to seeing my friends this year.

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Rutherford, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

When we docked Ketchikan it was foggy at 8 AM but the fog burned off and the day turned into a sunny, beautiful day. The "Ketchikan Fish Shack" was the "Alaskan Surf Fish & Chips". We may have been spoiled by other fresh seafood establishments prior Ketchikan because we were disappointed with this take-out. There were open air "picnic" table/benches--no... More 

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Everson, Washington
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11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Excellent choice if you are wanting to experience " Alaskan" fish & chips. Located right on the pier along the cruise ships - you can't miss it. Both the halibut & cod are excellent!

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Portland, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Having placed on the harbor side, I expected a decent fresh seafood with budget price. Price was bit high, food was pretty much Mediocre. I'm sure that they're using fresh Halibuts, but the fish and chips that they made out of it is just too normal. Not bad, but not surprising. Dear fellow tripadvisor reviewers. 5 star is to be... More 

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126 reviews 126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Stopped by as the shack was closing however we were offered service and ordered one Halibut and chips...the Halibut was very tasty..

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Have always liked Halibut, but had never tried a Halibut Burger. The freshest, lightest, yummiest fish burger ever!

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Top Contributor
239 reviews 239 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

When our ship stopped at Ketchikan eating at the Alaskan Surf was on our to do list, based on the reviews we read. We were not disappointed. The fish and chips were tasty, not heavy (we even received an extra piece because we mentioned TripAdvisor). I LOVE New England clam chowder and there's was great. We had a sunny, warm... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

I'm a sucker for good fish & chips... I'm an even bigger sucker for good clam chowder... so when I heard about Alaskan Surf being "the best" by the locals, I knew I had to try it. They are in this little shack right on the cruise dock, literally steps away from the gang plank of our ship, and they're... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

My husband and I ate at Alaskan Surf based on the recommendations on TripAdvisor and other sites. We shared the halibut (fish & chips) and also the coconut shrimp, and both were excellent. I meant to take pictures of the food, but after waiting about 20 minutes (we got in line around 12:30pm on a Sunday) we were too hungry... More 

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sparks nv
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

This tiny hut on the dock, had the best fish and chips. On our way back to the ship, I had to try there fish and chips, just INCREDIBLE. Thanks for a great meal ALASKAN SURF.

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Chicago, IL
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011 via mobile

The little food shack is located right on the dock. We ordered a large clam chowder (which was the highlight of the meal) and halibut and chips. The halibut was fine but the fries were lack luster. Check out the pics to see prices and the food we ordered. I would recommend giving it a try, just don't order extra... More 

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Additional Information about Alaskan Surf

Address: On the Deck at Bar Harbor Restaurant, 2813 Tongass, Ketchikan, AK
Phone Number: 907-225-2813
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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