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Bobby's Downtown

609 Second Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-456-3222
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Ranked #61 of 195 restaurants in Fairbanks
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Juneau, Alaska
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Bobby is great. Staff is warm. Food is excellent. Smoking gets on my nerves. Lots of regulars who make you feel welcome.

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Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We ate at this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. The service was ridiculously slow and the food was nothing that would bring us back again. It was very expensive ($80 for two)

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Ocala, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We were looking forward to a Greek lunch, but were very disappointed. The meal was edible, but not worth the trip there. My food was overdone and parts of it was slightly burned. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

An unexpected surprise. I had a glass of wine and the seafood salad stuffed avocado with a side of pita bread. The pita was absolutely perfect. The seafood stuffed avocado was wonderful but my only complaint is that it was really very messy to try to eat. The avocado wasn't cut free from the skin and with the seafood salad... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was great! I'm told to get here early cause service lacks as the night progresses. Not sure if it's true, we arrived at opening and the service was great as was the food! I ordered the Gyro dinner and it was good! Glad I ordered the sauce on the side and no onions. Prices were good as was the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The atmosphere is absolutely perfect for a date night! My husband ordered the baked lasagna and I ordered the hot chicken salad.. Both were excellent! Be aware though... Prices are steep!

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Waterloo, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had a delicious Greek meal in Fairbanks. It is clean and has great service. The cook, Bobby, actually came out of the kitchen to greet us. We had a spinach chicken salad ($14.75) and chicken souvlaki with rice ($15.75). Great place to eat!

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Colchester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The head waiter/manager is an extrovert, who can make for an entertaining evening. On the night we went he seemed to be doing most jobs with a student assistant helping. It meant we had to wait a little longer for our food but when it came it was most enjoyable. The premises do not look that appealing from the outside,... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We went around 5:00 on a Saturday and there were very few patrons. The very worst part of this restaurant is the entrance. The seating area is past a large bar where there were several people smoking. It absolutely reeks and we nearly turned around and left. The restaurant seating area is smoke-free if you can get past get to... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I have always liked the atmosphere in Bobby's, especially when they had good live jazz in the bar. A nice glass of wine, an appetizer and a good evening was made special. I cannot say I have tried a lot on the menu, but he appetizers are consistent. Friday evening, we tried a dinner special which was a New York... More

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