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Alaska Halibut House

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208 Meals Ave, Valdez, AK 99686
907-835-2788
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Remarkable Longevity and Good All Those Years

I first started eating at Alaska Halibut House in 1997, when I was in Valdez almost every week. I haven't been that regular a visitor for some time, but whenever I have the chance I still go there when in town, and am always glad when I do. The food is prepared to order and is plentiful and high... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
AlaskaStuart
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Anchorage, AK
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint George
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We eat here at least once every time we visit Valdez. Great food and friendly owners. Everyone in the family can find something they like.

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Anchorage, AK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I first started eating at Alaska Halibut House in 1997, when I was in Valdez almost every week. I haven't been that regular a visitor for some time, but whenever I have the chance I still go there when in town, and am always glad when I do. The food is prepared to order and is plentiful and high quality.... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I ordered the Halibut as did my wife it was cooked to perfection fresh and all the fixings - family atmosphere - beautiful area and it's just a great place and fair value

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Central Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was handy when we were tired. Reasonably priced for Valdez. If you like Halibut and fries this is a winner. Chowder was a good sub for fries. No charge for us on that sub.

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Valdez, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Having food taste like you expect it to is the quality that keeps a restaurant in business for 40+ Years! The halibut is always light and freshly prepared, NOT refried as in other places. The tartar sauce is outstanding. We prefer to eat here on "special days" such as Taco Tuesday or Thursdays for kaluha pork. We often get 'take... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Don't be deterred from eating at the Alaska Halibut House because it does not look like elegant dining. It is a place to go if you want the best fried halibut and shrimp in Alaska in our opinion. We ordered the fired halibut and shrimp platters and we were very pleasantly surprised. The establishment looks like a hamburger drive-in, but... More 

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Ennis, Montana
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103 reviews 103 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Looked like a place that might be a local favorite. They say they have been there 30 years. Whew, I find that hard to believe except that the place looks like it was decorated 30 years ago. The food was very average. Think Long John Silvers fried fish. The Halibut was OK, but as expensive as it is for 2... More 

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Valdez, Alaska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Good fast SEA food IF you like fried FOOD just wish they would update the resturaunt decor to make it more apealing (to locals and tourists) both inside and out. STILL Great food! A BIT Exspensive for the portions! Would LOVE to have them deliver food,MOST DO NOT HERE and its annoying. Would give a small better rank if they... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

rock fish was the fish of the day and it was very good. the crust was crispy not tempura and not greasy. I requested a replacement for the fries and they offered an additional piece of fish and it ended up being a very large portion. I thought it was very good the place clean staff friendly and I was... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Given the name of the place I had high expectations of this place. I ordered the classic fish and chips which were that days special of rockfish. You're kidding me right. It came in a paper boat with shoe string fries ~ bad enough right there but the fish did not look or taste like rock fish at all. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 Meals Ave, Valdez, AK 99686
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Valdez
  • Phone Number: 907-835-2788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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