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The White Spot Cafe

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Sandwiches
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109 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2509
907-279-3954
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyed our breakfast

We chose The White Spot Cafe for breakfast based on Yelp reviews and it happened to be walking distance from our hotel. The Chicken Fried Steak (with eggs) and gravy were very good! I should warn though that this is not a traditional CFS (ie. steak fried in similar fashion as fried chicken). The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
LynnzieLu
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Dining on a budget
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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We chose The White Spot Cafe for breakfast based on Yelp reviews and it happened to be walking distance from our hotel. The Chicken Fried Steak (with eggs) and gravy were very good! I should warn though that this is not a traditional CFS (ie. steak fried in similar fashion as fried chicken). The steak was coated and fried in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The White Spot is a great Anchorage tradition, a great breakfast and the best halibut sandwich in the known universe. Tom, his kids and staff do a great job of making everybody feel like a local and perform magic with halibut. Don't pass it by go inside and enjoy.

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Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

So.. meandering around a city where I expected to see Alaskan seafood everywhere.. this did not happen. Super-duper hungry and wanted a burger more than I wanted to take another breath. Pulled this up on my phone and actually passed it by.. almost went into a more 'trendy' place. Oh. Thank. Goodness. This was literally the best cheeseburger & fries... More 

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michael
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

just your average good basic breakfast, no complaints, maybe better service. Hash browns are crispy cut up french fries but they are good, nothing much special just a good basic eats. price average for Anchorage. They don't take cards but have atm in the restaurant. 9:00 a.m. on a saturday morning and no crowd.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Regular user when stationed over here 2006-9 and revisited when back on vacation. Just as good as I remembered. This place is not fine dining but is good value, honest diner food that will keep you fuelled for hours. I've travelled all over the world. This place serves my favourite breakfast of anywhere I've been...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I've been here for 6 years and have always wanted to try the White Spot. My husband and I went in one morning and after we left, we decided that we will never come back. The food was decent, place was clean but we felt like the server was not happy about serving us, I think she had a problem... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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148 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a perfect Anchorage atmosphere! The halibut is to die for. Service was like throw-back to the 70s. Verbal bills and cash only. Best lunch in Anchorage!

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eagle river, Alaska
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The White Spot has been in Anchorage forever, and it's still great. Every burger comes with fries, which is nice, because their fries are incredible. The burgers are made fresh, and if you order a bacon burger (my usual fare), they fry the bacon fresh, so it's hot and crispy. We used to enjoy the surly owner (example: My friend... More 

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Federal Heights, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

One of the best Halibut Sandwiches that I have ever had. Service is not the best but the food is great.

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Arlington, Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The White Spot is for locals. It's a small, old diner with a lot of formica and a big grill. The locals come to get their cup of coffee and shoot the doodoo. The cook is slightly grumpy but he'll make you a heck of a breakfast that's an outstanding value if compared with prices throughout summer Anchorage. My favorite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 907-279-3954

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?