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Dave's Red Anchor Cafe

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1935 Tongass Ave, Ste A, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6043
907-220-3636
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 12
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Place

We went by accident and we are thrilled that we did! This is so very friendly that we were with family. If you want to know about the area . The coffee is good too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Cassdan
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Detroit, Michigan
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Port Townsend, Washington
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you want the pure and authentic Alaska experience, go to the Red Anchor. This is where the locals go for breakfast - away from the cruse ships and tourist attractions. Just good home cooking in a great quiet setting. Enjoy some of the locals gathered at a back table talking about piloting mountain rescue flights "back in the day",... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Really good food, especially the fish n chips, and right at the cruise ship dock. Only thing better was getting to chat with the friendly folks who own the place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent breakfast! Great service! Definitely a local hangout. Don't stop in if you are expecting "fancy". This place is NOT that! The family dogs great you at your table and stroll throughout the place. Staff was friendly and attentive! Great place! We will definitely be back!

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went by accident and we are thrilled that we did! This is so very friendly that we were with family. If you want to know about the area . The coffee is good too!

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Logandale, Nevada
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Easy walk from the ferry terminal. Full of locals and I can see why. Great breakfast all fresh food - I watched Dave shred the potatoes - served steaming hot. Everyone was friendly and had lots of Alaska stories.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Oh yeah, excellent food, nice people, near marine highway dock, bacon, sausage, ham, egg, cheese, and great coffee. Glad to be back in America

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I stopped in here for the first time for breakfast. The food was great! And served really fast! I ordered the 'hobo' which is their egg scramble, it was really delicious. Highly recommend

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Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Dave and Lori were incredibly friendly and fun to meet. My wife and I and were referred to the Cafe. Hot off the cruise ship, my wife had bought a giant king crab leg, and we were told that Dave's Red Anchor Cafe would cook the crab for us and let us eat the meal there. Dave cooked up the... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Had breakfast with a large group. Dave's handled the influx with a welcoming steadiness. Plenty of Alaskan memorabilia to browse. Food is good and affordable (for Alaska). Enjoyed visiting with the staff after breakfast.

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Douglas, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This deceptive exterior decor on the street side was thwarted when entered from the back of an expansive home setting, walking through a screened in poach and deck to the living dining area of what is a house setting to enjoy an excellent home cooked meal reminiscent of my father's deer hunting camp in western PA when I have many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1935 Tongass Ave, Ste A, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6043
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
  • Phone Number: 907-220-3636

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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