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Muse

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625 C Street, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 99501 (7th Avenue)
+1 907-929-9210
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The museum's Muse restaurant is the lunch and happy hour destination for...
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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Casual Elegant

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  • 32
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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 5
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

We went to Muse for lunch. They have a very nice selection on their menu. Soup, sandwiches, salads, and then heavier fare. We had the chicken pot pie (YUM), blue cheese salad (YUM), soup (DOUBLE YUM) and caesar. The decor is great, the service is great. However, it happened to be FREEZING in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
d22randy
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Be aware that this restaurant has changed management last year! All reviews before 4/2014 are no longer valid. The food is pretty good, service depends on the season and how full they are. Plan to wait a bit during the tourist/summer months. Recently their espresso machine broke and they are not planning on replacing it according to serving staff. Yet,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We went to Muse for lunch. They have a very nice selection on their menu. Soup, sandwiches, salads, and then heavier fare. We had the chicken pot pie (YUM), blue cheese salad (YUM), soup (DOUBLE YUM) and caesar. The decor is great, the service is great. However, it happened to be FREEZING in there!

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redlands california
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147 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Muse is an amazingly good Museum restaurant! One of the best in the World! and we have been to museums all over the world. The Muse is a natural extension of the Anchorage Museum and enhances the overall experience. The space is impressive comparable to a chic upscale restaurant you might find in New York or London. The food... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My girlfriend and I were making a day of it with shopping and hanging out. We decided to go for a glass of wine and a couple small dishes. The decor is bold with the contrast of red and white. The chairs were cheap and uncomfortable. We were sat at a table first next to a family with small children,... More 

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Anchorage
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53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

NANA is the new management team for the Muse Restaurant in the Anchorage Museum. While not as excellent as Marx Brothers, the former management team, NANA presents a very good menu with excellent choices. Do drop by; you will not be disappointed. They do have a happy hour menu from 4:00 -> 6:00 PM.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I thought the Anchorage Museum only had a small coffee shop, imagine my delight in discovering a full service restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner. The décor is artistically modern. I love the deep red accented walls and matching chairs. The restaurant was decorated for the holidays and I enjoyed the view of the whimsical Alaskan animal sculptures... More 

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Bloomfield, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After visiting the latest traveling exhibit at the Anchorage museum, we stopped for a short happy hour before dinner. What an amazing surprise. This bar/restaurant had creative delicious apps and good prices. The cozy atmosphere made me wish we were staying longer. I hope we can try it for dinner next time I am in town. Nice extra, you can... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

we stopped for tea/coffee and a dessert mid day the first visit. i was having a sinus/allergy attack and did not want to have lunch, waiter very understanding and seated us, at our request, away from the other patrons. our second visit was the next evening, i had recovered with some allergy meds. we were in the area sightseeing the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This restaurant is inside the Anchorage Museum and has a bright clean decor. The service was very slow and the waiter confused the order. The food itself was good but a bit expensive for the poor service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 C Street, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 99501
    (7th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-929-9210

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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