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Chena's Alaskan Grill

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4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
+1 907-474-3644
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Chena's brings to you modern Alaskan cuisine infused with a celebration of...
Chena's brings to you modern Alaskan cuisine infused with a celebration of flavors from around the world. The evolving menu, derived from traditional Alaskan fare, is blended together with contemporary culinary imagination and presented artistically to highlight the excellent quality of the food.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Place...Good Food

Great food and excellent service. Enjoyed the deck dining and scenery!!! We have dined here numerous times and always have an enjoyable experience. Looking forward to our next visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Chena's Alaskan Grill is a really great find. Only problem is that everybody knows it so you might have to wait. Sit in the pub area and have a cocktail because it's well worth the wait. The bartender named Stacy will take great care of you. She is a major asset to the place. Next comes the review of their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Enjoyed the deck dining and scenery!!! We have dined here numerous times and always have an enjoyable experience. Looking forward to our next visit.

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North Pole, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have visited Chenas multiple times this summer and have been truly thrilled each and every time. Everything is tasty and fresh and should there be an issue .. say a steak slightly under requested temp or doneness, it is fixed happily and in a flash. My favorite has been the wonderful meatloaf with mashed! YUM! We've enjoyed all our... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful evening on the deck with great food. arrived early for a cocktail (manhattan special was a hit!) which was a good idea as we didn't have a reservation. We got to choose our table...the corner one with views both up and down river. The kitchen was a tad slow but understandably as they got slammed immediately.... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

While staying at the River's Edge RV Park, we decided to try the restaurant located nearby on the Chena River. The food was well-prepared and presented, the service was exceptional, and the prices were reasonable. Unfortunately, due to high wind and cool temperatures, we decided not to eat on the outdoor porch. We will definitely go back there! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Steaks and seafood were terrific. Focus on the daily specials but regular menu items were very good too. Lots of locals which is nice change from most other tourist season spots for dinner in Fairbanks. Located on the river, there is a great view of both it and the sunset. Prices are not cheap especially for a non white table... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Ate on the outdoor porch overlooking the river. Food was excellent, service great and prices reasonable. Would definitely go back! Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Everything the chef created was great, from appetizers to entree's each meal ordered was tasteful, well cooked and the presentation was fantastic. The chef would do well in any major metropolitan restaurant seen. definite must if you're in Fairbanks. Only slight knock was the desserts were just ok, maybe they suffered from how great everything else was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We wanted a nice restaurant for dinner, but not fine dining. This was perfect. Wait staff was excellent. Restaurant is large enough to have several venues. We could not claim a window space because we should have made reservations. Not a problem. The food was excellent and Chena's Alaskan Grill lived up to its ratings and comments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a great meal at Chena's Alaskan Grill. Enjoyed the best salmon that we had during our two weeks in Alaska. We were able to eat outside on a deck along the Chena river from which we saw a beautiful bald eagle flying by. We walked here from Pike's Waterfront Lodge. It was about a half mile or so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-474-3644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub

Description

Chena's brings to you modern Alaskan cuisine infused with a celebration of flavors from around the world. The evolving menu, derived from traditional Alaskan fare, is blended together with contemporary culinary imagination and presented artistically to highlight the excellent quality of the food.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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