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Jens' Restaurant

701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503 (Midtown)
907-561-5367
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Ranked #5 of 674 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
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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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

On the outside, it doesn't look like much, but inside is lovely! I guess you never know what you're going to get in a strip mall, but this was delicious. We walked in without a reservation and got the last available table in the bar area. They had a great wine list with reasonable prices. The menu made it hard... More

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Quinton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Jenn's is unique in that the menu is always different, depending upon the available seafood for the day. I had a wonderful halibut filet in a creamy garlic white wine sauce that was to die for. Each of the seven of us had something different and everyone raved over their selection. Great atmosphere as well.

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Arizona
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I dined here solo and was so happy to see that the food and wine pairings were above par for the Anchorage area! Service was pleasant and punctual and wine recommendations were on spot. Loved every bit of my dining experience at Jens!

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Anchorage, Alaska
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently went with four friends for a nice catch up- we especially loved our sauteed calamari. The Oysters Rockefeller were very good, and the bacon wrapped scallops were cooked to perfection. One bit of a note on the ceaser salads though- they were literally soaked in dressing- to the point of the lettuce wilting. It was overpowering and would have... More

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Rocklin, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I seem to remember a time when this Danish chef left a major hotel fine dining establishment and began his own restaurant before leaving the great state of Alaska. I'd always heard how good the food was, yet never had the opportunity to go there before moving "Outside." To my surprise and delight my eldest daughter for my birthday had... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We went for our 27th anniversary and dinner itself was a celebration! The service was excellent and the food was DELICIOUS! We started with the house salad which was made to order and was so fresh and good. I then had a black cod that melted in my mouth. My husband had lamb that was so flavorful and tender! These... More

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197 reviews 197 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Anchorage is a culinary wasteland. Jens stands out as the only serious restaurant. Reservations essential. Located in a strip mall two miles from the city center, it is worth the taxi ride if you are overnighting in a downtown hotel. The restaurant comprises two rooms, a lively bar scene plus tables (mainly for twosomes) in the first and a more... 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, Scandinavian, Contemporary, International

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