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625 C Street, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 99501
+1 907-929-9210
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Ranked #73 of 687 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
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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redlands california
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230 reviews 230 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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6 restaurant reviews
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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133 reviews 133 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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Anchorage, Alaska
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 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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Additional Information about Muse

Address: 625 C Street, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone Number: +1 907-929-9210
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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