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1704 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4006
907-457-5182
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Friendly local restaraunt

This is an American & Mediterranean type of venue. Very popular locally, I've never had to wait for service, and the food has always arrived in a timely manner. The breakfasts are generous portions, and the dinners are ample. For the price, this is a very good value, and I make it a point to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Cllark W
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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is an American & Mediterranean type of venue. Very popular locally, I've never had to wait for service, and the food has always arrived in a timely manner. The breakfasts are generous portions, and the dinners are ample. For the price, this is a very good value, and I make it a point to be there a couple times... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My husband and I had breakfast - it was THE worst breakfast we have ever had. Everything was overcooked, the bacon, the eggs, the sausage and the toast was burnt. The second you step into the restaurant its like you've stepped back in time to the 60's with outdated décor and a cloudy atmosphere. The entire place is smoky and... More 

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Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This place has a smoking and non smoking side - much like a non urinating side in a pool. The service by a little old German lady was horrible. Three of the help had to debate how to charge me for just adding ham to a sandwich. The food was okay but would have been much nicer in a cleaner... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Well after church we decided to give this hole a visit. We get there and ask for seating for 9 and the server says you either sit in the smoking section or eat somewhere else. She also said to another server that she wasn't even sure if the kitchen had enough food. We went to food factory instead, I will... More 

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Travelling Canuck/Yank
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100 reviews 100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Standard truck-stop-style cafe. Breakfast served all day, plus the usual club sandwich/burger/chef salad kind of fare. Decent pie selection. Service was fast and attentive. Prices in line with others of this ilk. If you are craving an old-fashioned breakfast/lunch, this is your place.

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York, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We drove down Airport Way looking for a local place to eat rather than a chain. This gem was perfect! We asked a young man in the parking lot who was leaving how the food was and he replied "the best". We agree. This was tastey and not expensive. The interior isn't fancy and there is a smoking area which... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Breakfast is served all day and the cheeseburger is only $8.95. Nice servers and good old diner fare.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Portions were huge! We shared the chicken stir fry and still could not finish the entire thing. Service was excellent. Would go back again if I ever find myself in Fairbanks again!

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Richmond, TX
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We were opting between this or Denny's...this won because we thought they would have "homemade" style verses "food service grade". It is the same food service food that the fast food restaurants sell The restaurant allows smoking. The interior is older and not well maintained. I can not imagine being so hungry that I would ever choose return.

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Richmond, KY
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44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We travelled to Fairbanks to visit a friends family, and on the way to the airport before flying home we had to stop and get lunch. We passed this non-descript building that was advertising itself as a restaurant. We U-turned, went back, parked and walked in a little wary. It doesn't look like much, the booths and tables are close... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 1704 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4006
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: 907-457-5182

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