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Snow City Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Soups
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1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
+1 907-272-6338
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 84
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  • 23
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Breakfast in Anchorage.-- and good for gluten free

For the best breakfast you will have to wait. But it is very much worth it You can enjoy free coffee while your waiting, and you can make reservations, but part of the excitement of this place is the opportunity to stand around and chat while you are waiting. I gather there are two seasons here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Len G
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Veneta, Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Veneta, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

For the best breakfast you will have to wait. But it is very much worth it You can enjoy free coffee while your waiting, and you can make reservations, but part of the excitement of this place is the opportunity to stand around and chat while you are waiting. I gather there are two seasons here -- summer, when the... More 

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Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I come to Anchorage all the time on business, and always eat here for breakfast when I'm in town. There is a good reason why it's always crowded. The food is amazing! It's always worth the wait. Great staff too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a large group for breakfast. Pancakes are huge, egg dishes wee great, stuffed French toast was incredible. Coffee was fresh and hot, lattes were available. They take reservations and they are recommended.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Yes, you'll have to wait a while for breakfast if you don't have a reservation, but they let you serve yourself coffee (in real ceramic mugs) while you're waiting. It just make it that much more civilized.

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Sitka, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Don't think about trying to get a table. Even with the reservation system there is a long wait. They do not honor their policy to seat the party only if they are all there. THe food arrives cold. No need to worry about the 2000 calorie breakfast you just ate, the coffee acts like draino.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you go there, go early - before 8 AM on a weekday. It was packed! The food and service were excellent. They also accommodate folks with gluten intolerances and indicate on the menu. Nice! I would return.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a few hours to kill before our flight and needed breakfast. Everyone and I mean everyone recommended this place. Great breakfast, worth the 30 minute wait! Sit back and enjoy. .nice place great people.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Fresh, fresh ingredients. Good home style cooking and very generous porportions. This restaurant is always crowded - that tells you a lot. Fresh jams for bread, fantastic strong coffee for breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The two times I have been here there was an extremely long wait...and for breakfast, but the wait is well worth it. The breakfast is very good and their cinnamon buns...the best. This place is a must if you are in Anchorage. Great food, people, and atmosphere.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Great breakfast for family...pancakes/egg sandwich & French toast were all big hits. I would recommend getting reservations before you go, they are always packed with long waits it seems.

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Additional Information about Snow City Cafe

Address: 1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
Phone Number: +1 907-272-6338
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-6338

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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