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701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503 (Midtown)
907-561-5367
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Ranked #4 of 687 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $38
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Scandinavian, Contemporary, International
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Arctic Blvd
Transit: There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
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English first
Colorado
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We ate at Jens' on the way to the airport for our flight back home. My wife, kids, and I enjoyed the food. I suppose it was even better than we had anticipated, because they were sold out of the really expensive salmon on the menu, so we had to get the super expensive salmon. (I'm curious as to how... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great atmosphere and a great menu for a wonderful New Year's Eve. There was a set four course menu for the event and each course was fantastic. There were options for an appetizer, a black eyed pea and duck confit soup that was to die for, four options for main course, and a light tangerine mouse dessert. It was all... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have eaten at Jen's a couple of times now and have left savoring every bite. This place seems busy even mid week so it is a popular spot. They have an extensive wine and drink menu. The food was great including calamari appetizer and caesar salad. I had the pepper steak which is melt in your mouth tenderloin. The... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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118 reviews 118 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The best cooked pork chop ever. I was really impressed. The facility is well designed, if located in a down-market strip mall. Quiet, well spaced tables, appropriate lighting. The server was not the best. No suggestions, not communicative. Often absent. But I was there for the food, and I was not disappointed. I was very impressed. Not impressed because of... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have eaten here three times, for an early dinner, lunch, and mid-afternoon drink and snack and I recommend it. My favorite aspect of Jen's is that it is attractive, quiet restaurant for grown ups either intending to enjoy a quiet table conversation or perhaps a solitary meal with a book. The background music was low volume, "classic 1960s-80s rock",... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had seen the reviews on here, and I wanted a nice restaurant with some flair. This place had that and so much more. Even though it is located in a strip mall - DO NOT let that fool you. The atmosphere was cozy, comfortable, wait staff were attentive but NOT overbearing. And the food....OMG so good, and well plated... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just had lunch there and wasn't disappointed. Had the panko crusted pork chop that was cooked to perfection - moist and very flavorful. My dining mate had the king's hash and loved it. Service was great. Portions were more than adequate. Will definitely return!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Wonderful in every way. Wish I could eat lunch here everyday. A great bit of. Anchorage history too.

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We have been enjoying this restaurant since it opened decades ago. They have consistently excellent, fresh, creative food and a good variety--in fact, no one in our presence has ever had a disappointing meal. We have some of our family celebrations there, and it is also our favorite date night restaurant. The service, in my opinion, is the best in... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Do not let the location of a strip mall fool you. This restaurant has a great atmosphere, awesome food, and friendly attentive service!!!

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Additional Information about Jens' Restaurant

Address: 701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone Number: 907-561-5367
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 38
Cuisine: French, Scandinavian, Contemporary, International

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