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Muse

625 C Street, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 99501
+1 907-929-9210
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Ranked #82 of 674 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th Avenue
Description: The museum's Muse restaurant is the lunch and happy hour destination for foodies and the after-work set. New offerings include sandwich specials and yam wedges with basil aioli. Now open during museum hours. Eat inside, or on the outdoor patio. Enjoy half off appetizers during happy hour from 4 to 6 p.M. Tuesday through Sunday.
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English first
Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The architects almost forgot to leave space for a big restaurant, but the long, narrow space has been turned into an elegant restaurant, which is run by Nana Corporation. They know how to make the most out of this venu, and the food is always varied, good. It makes for a nice evening when one goes to the muse first,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I thought this was a pretty average restaurant, with Alaska size prices. To start with, it doesn't offer a full bar; just wine and beer. The chardonnay that we ordered wasn't chilled so they kept us waiting while they "flash chilled" it. The menu is a bit limited. You should be able to get good hailbut fish and chips in... More

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Ocean, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Couldn't believe a museum cafe --visited as a break during an extensive museum visit--was a place I'd CHOOSE for a dinner out, were it open later, but it is! Flights of beers, extensive wine list, best-ever broccoli cheddar soup, and spinach artichoke dip to die for. Too bad Anchorage is so far from home...

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Everett, Washington
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147 reviews 147 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here while waiting for our motor coach to Whittier. We split the hummus appetizer and chicken pot pie. Both we good portion sizes and tasted delicious! Would definitely recommend!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped at the Muse Restaurant while we were at the Alaska Museum in Anchorage. We were very pleased with the service, menu variety, and quality of food. We were seated nicely and the service was great. We thought the only negative was it is just a little pricey. But as we found out, most things are pricey in Alaska.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Muse had gotten really great reviews in a number of places that I had researched. WOW! It was a refreshing change in your usual museum cuisine! The decor was contemporary and upscale, the servers were very professional and the food was beautifully presented with layers of flavors! Alright, it may cost a bit more than your usual museum fare, but... More

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The lunch service was fairly fast, the salmon very good as well as dessert, and you don't have to buy a ticket to the museum to eat there. But it was incredibly expensive for two. However, speaking of the museum, if you have a long wait before your flight out of Anchorage, for the price of admission ($15.00/seniors $10.00), you... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I planned on eating lunch here before checking out the museum exhibits and looked over their menu on the museum website beforehand. I had the grilled salmon sandwich which comes with a small bowl of slaw. Pricey at $15, it was worth it and this was one of the better meals i had while in Alaska.

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Florence, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Quick, light, and very good lunch menu. Restaurant is located in a museum, but admission to museum is not necessary to eat at the Muse.

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Philadelphia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stumbled on the Muse quite accidentally while killing time in Anchorage. A few days later, we hustled back from Seward so that we could lunch there again. The chowder is (hands down) the best we tasted on our entire trip to Alaska. And the yam planks are equally exceptional. The chef would not part with recipes, so we fear... More

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