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Pump House Restaurant & Saloon

796 Chena Pump Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-8452
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Ranked #14 of 198 Restaurants in Fairbanks
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Chena Small Tracts
Transit: Public Bus System route stop.
Description: The Pump House Restaurant offers Fine Dining in a Historice Atmosphere overlooking the Chena river. We are listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites and are the recipient of the DiRONA Award. Seasonal closure - January 1st through February 2nd. Reopening February 3rd.
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Dunlap, Tennessee
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136 reviews 136 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Grabbed a beer and a quick dinner on our way to the airport. Good choices in beer and seafood. We enjoyed sitting outside on the river. Inside were all kinds of treasures from the days it was a pump house for gold mining. Cool bar with old pool tables.

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Mebane, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The Pump House Restaurant is one of our family favorites. We enjoy the Sunday buffet. I recommend making a reservation and getting there early - not because it will fill up (which it might) but because I prefer choosing a table farther away from the buffet line. The line can be a bit noisy. In the summer months, they have... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

In the winter be warned of seafood. It's not as fresh as you might hope but still tasty. The ambiance of this restaurant is worth the trip if you have a car.

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Eielson AFB, AK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Showed up Saturday night around 6p with no wait. The service was amazing and our waitress Heather was friendly and knowledgeable. The crab au gratin was delicious and served with just enough bread! The seafood chowder was perfectly seasoned and had no fishy taste, you could tell that it was fresh. For dinner my husband got the ribs which were... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The first time my husband and I went to the Pump House was for our anniversary and we dressed up to the T because we thought it was a fancy place. We had no idea all over Fairbanks is really laid back as far as fashion...well, and most else is concerned. Be ready for amazing food in a laid back... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We went for Sunday brunch and it was excellent. It was our first time to the pump house and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Service was spot on and our waitress extremely pleasant. Will definitely be back.

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Shanghai, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Tried the King Crab & Seafood Sample for 2 pax. Very good quality on the seafood. Plenty of salmon & shrimp in the "Seafood Sample". Enviroment is cozy & full of local taste. Not overpriced at all. Plus there is no sales tax in Alaska!

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is the best place to take touriists because it is filled with Alaskana and in summer the grounds are GORGEOUS with all the flowers and huge veggies. It is right on the river and you can sit on the deck and watch the Riverboat go by and wave if you catch it at the right time. Very PICTURESQUE location... More

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Moldova
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Pump House is known for its great deck dining in the summertime. You can relax while watching the Chena River and waiting for the Riverboat Discovery to steam by. The food is priced similarly to most Fairbanks eateries and is quite tasty. We have enjoyed their breakfast buffets on several occasions, and every time we are delighted by the... More

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dania beach
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Chena Pump House is unique. The location is historic, with a fine dining restaurant and a bar with pool tables and shuffleboard. Steaks or seafood you can't go wrong in the fine dining restaurant. While Fairbanks is notorious food marginal service, the CPH breaks that mold. After normal dinner hours, there are not many choices, but CPH gas good... More

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Additional Information about Pump House Restaurant & Saloon

Address: 796 Chena Pump Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone Number: (907) 479-8452
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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