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Arctic Roadrunner

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2477 Arctic Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503-2513
907-279-7311
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An Anchorage classic burger place

I've been eating at The Arctic Roadrunner for over 30 years and have never, ever, been disappointed with their burgers. The owner, Dick Sanchez has insisted on consistent quality and service since day one and it shows. There a are two locations, one at Arctic and Fireweed and the other main store... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
BuckA113
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Anchorage, Alaska
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I've been eating at The Arctic Roadrunner for over 30 years and have never, ever, been disappointed with their burgers. The owner, Dick Sanchez has insisted on consistent quality and service since day one and it shows. There a are two locations, one at Arctic and Fireweed and the other main store on the Old Seward Hwy just south of... More 

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Arkansas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Ok, it's a hamburger place. But given how the local, homemade burger joint is becoming harder and harder to find, this place really impressed. The burgers were excellent, the rings nice and crispy and the shake smooth and creamy. The decor is a historian's dream with lots of pictures of local families and past customers. Prices are very reasonable for... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The burgers are great here. The patties are not pressed frozen like all the others. They are hand pressed. The fries are fresh and homemade too. Not frozen from a bag. I would go back if I visit Alaska again.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I ate at Arctic Roadrunner as a kid- and not much has changed since then, just more photos on the walls :) it's a great family place, burgers, fries and shakes to please everyone. As others have said, it is cash only. It is a little spendy, but worth it. In the summer you can eat outside and sit right... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I was looking for something fast but local, and was told to check this place out. I am so glad I went. I got this fish sandwich that had cheese and onion rings and tartar sauce. The cole slaw was pretty dang good too. I went back several times during my trip when I just wanted to take something back... More 

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Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great burgers here. They are awesome and nothing less. The patties are not pressed frozen like all the others.

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We always stop in here when we visit Anchorage. Just remember they only take cash. It’s a fast food place with a basic menu but it is very good. The prices might be a bit high, even for Alaska but it’s worth it. Love the salmon burger and the Halibut Burger. It can get busy at lunch with locals but... More 

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north pole
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

we found this place fun to be in. the service was good and the food was very good. price wise I was very surprised how cheep it was. 3 bacon burgers with the works and one soda and two orders of onion rings and bill was 23$. lots of history on the walls. would be nice if they put just... More 

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Eagle River
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Hanburgers here arejustlike we like them. Order what you want and they make it happen. Cooked to perfection with all the extras you want.

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Oxnard
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere and really good burger. I wasn't impressed with the fries. Would definitely return to try different items on the menu. The onin rings were very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2477 Arctic Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 907-279-7311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 6
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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