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Jens' Restaurant

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$$$
Midtown
French, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian
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701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503 (Arctic Blvd)
There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
907-561-5367
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Divine and elegant

Top notch service from people that seem to have been working there for a very long time. Very attentive and knowledgeable. I am a little timid to try some of the menu items as they are a little outside of my comfort box but everything I have had is superb. It's a lovely dining room with linens and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Mishcold
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Alaska
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Alaska
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Top notch service from people that seem to have been working there for a very long time. Very attentive and knowledgeable. I am a little timid to try some of the menu items as they are a little outside of my comfort box but everything I have had is superb. It's a lovely dining room with linens and flowers on... More 

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Acworth, Georgia
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I have wanted to try Jens' Restaurant for a while now, as I have been to Anchorage several times over the years (and I have a son named Jens!). I finally got the chance a few days ago with a colleague of mine, and I must say it was worth the wait! We started out with the Spinach and Ricotta... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Food is always excellent, service professional, and atmosphere enjoyable. Great place for a leisurely lunch with friends or family, good place for a more intimate dinner. Can't recommend this place enough.

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Miami
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Chocolate Mouse was great! It had a great touch of rum, the service was excellent. The calamari dish was very good you could taste everything that's on the plate.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Food and service were both great, but we had a one year old with us and Jens does not have high chairs. Would have been nice if we had known that before hand; just never occurred to us to ask. So basically the meal was much less than ideal for us all.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We went to Jen's for my birthday. Although nice, quiet, and good service, the food was not spectacular. The food was good but not great and a little pricey. Located in a small strip mall it's tucked away. Because it was my birthday, I did get a free picture taken and was printed out before we left.

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Anchorage
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just attended a company celebration at Jens' Restaurant. The food is incredibly inventive and creative and artfully presented. Local companies do well to host their events at Jens. Locals know the food and wine selection is exceptional, guaranteeing a big turnout of grateful guests who attend not only to celebrate the hosting company, but also to enjoy the food, which... More 

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California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A wonderful find in a strip mall but well worth the drive. Very creative menu with excellent taste. All so liked our food.

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Oregon
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Have eaten at Jens' numerous times. My favorite is the pepper steak. A great place to go when a celebration is in order. Good wine list and the service is excellent!

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Oakdale, California, United States
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Outstanding! It is in a strip mall. It does not look like much from the outside. Inside, one is transported to reds, wine jerabomes, and local artist renderings on the walls. Each painting has a price tag, of course. The wine list is pretty good. The menu is not very extensive. I like that. It tells me they want to... More 

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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, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503
    (Arctic Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 907-561-5367

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 38
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?