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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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Today
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, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 628
    Excellent
  • 296
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
First choice for breakfast in Anchorage

A relaxing, high quality cafe open for breakfast and lunch. Good choices available, both food and drink produced to a excellent standard. This place is very busy from opening so make reservations or turn up early otherwise there may be a wait, but don't worry if that's the case, there is coffee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2013
flyingbreak
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Hong Kong, China
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

A relaxing, high quality cafe open for breakfast and lunch. Good choices available, both food and drink produced to a excellent standard. This place is very busy from opening so make reservations or turn up early otherwise there may be a wait, but don't worry if that's the case, there is coffee to keep you going that they just add... More 

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alaska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

My friend raves about this place, so I went but very disappointed. Waited an hour only to learn they forgot us and pager broken. Waited again what seemed like forever for food but order was wrong. Gave up on having it fixed as it would have taken longer. Ordered no onions and there was onions. Ordered tuna salad sandwitch and... More 

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snowcityaurora, General Manager at Snow City Cafe, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear about your bad experience. How frustrating! It sounds like the ball got dropped on several levels. Did your server follow up with you after you received your food? Did they offer to replace the items that were incorrect or not to your satisfaction? I will speak with the hosts and servers regarding how to... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Net friends at cafe for breakfast. Very popular spot. Should have reserved a table but the predicted 40min wait only turned into a 10 min edit! Crab cakes were divine. Coffee Italian quality. Nice folks.

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Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Saw the great reviews on Trip Advisor so we knew we needed to give it a try! Great food! Great fun! Make reservations! They are busy!!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We had a scrumptious second breakfast at lunchtime and did not have any wait. We got salmon and crabcake eggs benedict and french toast with reindeer sausage. So yummy. Everything was delicious.

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drnurseth
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

Had a late lunch. Soup and salad were great and server gave us great touring information. Location was right near coastal trail.

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Skaneateles, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This is quite possibly one of the best breakfast places I've ever been to. The choices were incredible, service was attentive, and the prices were great. Well worth the wait!

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Little Rock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Great food and very friendly atmosphere and employees, the cafe was recommended to us by the staff of the hostel we stayed at in Anchorage and we were very happy to give it a try. The special "Country Benedict" is amazing! Thank you Snow City Cafe, Robert

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My local hosts really like this place, and there's lots of talk about how it's well worth what is usually a long wait. The atmosphere is hip and fun, and the service is fast and friendly. The food was good, but not quite what I'd been expecting. Light and fluffy pancakes (at 2pm!) and tasty reindeer sausage. I'd happily go... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

And just don't take my word for it....during a movie shoot 2 years ago, the stars of ET, Cheers, and The Office could be seen here daily! You will wait for a table, but if are fortunate enough to have an assistant do it as they did, no problem....

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?