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The White Spot Cafe

109 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2509 (Downtown)
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Ranked #114 of 676 Restaurants in Anchorage
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Federal Heights, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Eagle River, Alaska
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183 reviews 183 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Ok sounds pretty dumb, but we live here and have never made it down to the white spot. Stopped in for breakfast yesterday and I'll be back. Great biscuits and gravy, pepper, sausage bits and nice biscuits, not hockey pucks. The bacon was cooked to order and pretty good. I had a blueberry pancake, delicious, and thick and fluffy. Very... More

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Evanston, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you love seriously local food,nothing cutesy or fancy,just a really good breakfast,this is the place for you! Best mushroom omelet I have EVER had! Best pancake ever! Yes,a single pancake that TOTALY covered my entire plate. I would honestly go all the way from Chicago back to Anchorage just to have breakfast there again. Don't miss this one!

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Vienna, VA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Okay, this is not a 5-star place. More like 2 or 3 at best. But the fish sandwich is out of this world and I wanted to draw attention to it with 5 stars. It was recommended by a friend who visited many years ago. I am in his debt. The fried halibut sandwich is truly a thing a of... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

my son, who is living in Anchorage now, took us here -- its a small place with a relaxed and laid back atmosphere--- the fried halibut sandwich was great-- just a simple sandwich-- with great fish..service seemed ok-- prices good-- didnt try any of the other items on the menu....check it out though-- its worth it

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Denver, Colorado
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The white spot is an institution in Anchorage and the breakfast is very good. We got a table right away, but were quickly forgotten by the waitress and she seated other people and took their orders. Eventually, we sat with hot food in front us, but with no utensils, while she stopped and chatted with people at the bar -... More

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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150 reviews 150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a very plain, small restaurant a fair walk from the crowded tourist restaurants, and on this July morning everyone in the place but us seemed to be a regular. The coffee is weak but the service was good and the food was better than the appearance of the place promised. The reindeer (we are told it's caribou) sausage... More

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Knoxville, TN
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place was just average. Service was o.k. I had to ask for a second cup of coffee because the one waitress was busy doing dishes. No automatic dishwasher. Food was pricey for what you got. Don't make a special trip to eat here. I don't think I would go back.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Yes it is a small place but usually these greasy spoons are! Sat at a comfy booth. Pancakes were fluffy and delish. French toast a bit bland. Cook takes your order. You actually shout it to him from wherever you are sitting. If you want a fancy place don't go here. It was good, but a bit overpriced for the... More

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