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Old Powerhouse Restaurant

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516 East Marine Way, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-481-1088
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, but a bit of a wait

First off, great food. Some of the best sushi I have ever had. We came it at about 1:00 PM on a weekday. The place was jammed. The servers were hustling, but the service ended up being slow. Recommend calling ahead in the summer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

First off, great food. Some of the best sushi I have ever had. We came it at about 1:00 PM on a weekday. The place was jammed. The servers were hustling, but the service ended up being slow. Recommend calling ahead in the summer.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The food at the Powerhouse is very good, a nice change from the general poor quality of Kodiak restaurants. As our local friends warned us, "Don't assume all the meals will come out together." Sure enough, one person's food arrived after the rest of us had finished. The service is lacking but the staff is personable. They are certainly not... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Japanese style food with an American twist. Good food at a slightly elevated prices; lunch is cheaper. Prompt service with a great view; if you are there on a sunny day, enjoy it by sitting outside overlooking the shipping channel. Walkable to from most places near the harbor.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I really can't speak for the food but the service was horrendous! We were seated right away and then totally forgotten about. We were never acknowledged even though wait staff walked by us a dozen times. We waited 20 minutes and no one even said "we'll be right with you"....Left and went somewhere else. I heard the food is good... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Make sure you book - this place is very popular! Was here for dinner as part of a group booking. Good variety of meals to choose form, and I really appreciated the picture menus to help explain what each meal was.

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Branford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Filet mignon excellent. All vegetables fresh and cooked well. Sushi was also excellent. Fried fish was tasty and not greasy. Food came out at different times so that was not ideal.

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Newcastle Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Last year we were in Kodiak waiting to go out to Katmai for a stay on Kittywake photographing bears. That's when we discovered this magic eatery right on the harbour. Joon and the team welcomed us back again as our team of picsters had been dreaming of the Alaskan crab for 12 months. The menu is extensive and a combination... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great food, well presented, friendly service. Not noisy, lovely views. A calm place to relax, talk and enjoy a meal.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I ate at the PowerHouse twice this week and may go back one more time. I think that it is the best restaurant in Kodiak. It has a great menu selection. I had scallops and shrimp for one dinner (highly recommend this dish) and halibut for another (was also very good). This is a place to go if you want... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great water views from almost every seat. Good sushi but a little on the expensive side, even for Kodiak. Great seaweed salad/slaw and cucumber rolls. Service slow and unresponsive, very typical for Kodiak.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 516 East Marine Way, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Kodiak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 907-481-1088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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