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Exit Glacier Salmon Bake

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31832 Herman Leirer Rd, Mile .25 Exit Glacier Rd, Seward, AK 99664
907 224-2204
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cheap beer & Lousy Food.....fun!

After our hike to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park we knew we had to stop at The Salmon Bake for traditional baked salmon...The décor was rustic, warm and solid wood, as you would expect in Alaska. The staff were warm and welcoming. The salmon was okay, portion sized varied greatly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Ontario
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Toronto, Ontario
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134 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After our hike to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park we knew we had to stop at The Salmon Bake for traditional baked salmon...The décor was rustic, warm and solid wood, as you would expect in Alaska. The staff were warm and welcoming. The salmon was okay, portion sized varied greatly among our plates but we had a great... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The sign "Cheap beer, lousy food" must not keep you from coming here. After a day hike at the Exit glacier, there is nothing like a Exit Glacier burger and a beer at the salmon bake!

Thank Thomas L
Seward, Alaska
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This used to be my favorite in Seward. It's only average now. The food was ok. The service was good. It's overpriced!

Thank Alaskanchick2014
Lincoln, Nebraska
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The sign outside the restaurant says cheap beer, lousy food. The inside was rustic, and the beer was cheap. But, the food was good. We had fresh salmon and halibut, plus a couple of appetizers. The service was good, it was a fun meal and the food was very good!

Thank Parr0theads
Johnstown, Colorado
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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The restaurant decor was nice. Rustic with a comfortable atmosphere. We arrived before the late supper hour rush but it got busy in a hurry. We were a larger group and were seated and waited on fairly quickly. The service was good but not great. As it got busy, we saw less and less of our waitress. The food was... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Their motto might be great beer - lousy food, but we can only highly recommend this restaurant. Very friendly service, the food was awesome ( we had fish tacos, halibut burrito, halibut pieces with fries and a halibut sandwich) and the restaurant is very nicely decorated.

Thank Anja G
Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Dinners on two consecutive evenings in August 2015. Good food, good service, nice local atmosphere. Recommended dishes: Gulf Captain's Platter (salmon, halibut and jumbo shrimps) and Seafood Chowder.

Thank Yuvalc
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Definitely an Alaskan experience. Decor was fun. Husband had the king crab and it was one of his favorite meals of the trip. I had the salmon and thought it was good, not great. Sides were all a little cold. The cornbread to start was the highlight of the meal for me. The service was very friendly and prompt. The... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We have just left the restaurant because of a surreal experience We waited for the waitress 25 minutes before being considered. We asked for crab and a seafood chowder. They ran out of crab - according to the waitress for the next week (how can it be??) The chowder was blend and even worse without seafood....I really mean it...without seafood,... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Utterly famished after a long day, I sat at the bar a good hour before closing. There weren't a lot of customers, so I figured, it shouldn't be too hard to get a beer and some food. But all I got was a glass of water from the hostess, who noticed that nobody had served me anything but didn't go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31832 Herman Leirer Rd, Mile .25 Exit Glacier Rd, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 907 224-2204

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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