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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
+1 907-222-3232
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Ranked #23 of 684 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: G
Transit: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
Description: ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available.
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Wall Township, New Jersey
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217 reviews 217 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The food is very good, and the presentations are excellent. Prices are on the higher end of the scale, however meals are well worth the cost. An upscale restaurant with a range of menu choices, before you make a reservation you may want to read their online menu.

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Kona
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is the second time we have dined here. Always a great place for dinner when we are in Anchorage. Soup of the evening was a tomato bisque! Warm, creamy and just what I wanted on a cold night. I opted for the beef tip appetizer- polenta with very tender pieces of beef, and frizzled onions. Just enough since I... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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129 reviews 129 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant with great atmosphere and service. I ordered a crab stuffed rockfish based on the server's recommendation. I'm sure it was well prepared but it was my first time trying rockfish and I absolutely hated it. I told the server and she asked if I wanted to change it for another meal. As I had a... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've eaten here a couple of times, but not for a few years. The food is good and the prices are not outrageous, however, the place does not have any carpeting or drapes etc. that would help to deaden the sound, which I find very annoying. It's possible they may have corrected this problem since the last time I was... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Went there late afternoon and it was quiet inside with only a couple other tables in use. The server was pleasant, the selections were plentiful and somewhat unique. The food did not disappoint.

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Greve, Denmark
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Fantastick service and fantastic food. .:-).. we will be back!! .. The place is pretty busy so remember to make a reservation if you are more then 2-4 people..

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Springfield
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We ended up here when our destination restaurant next door had a long wait and we were so glad we did. We made dinner on soup, salad and appetizers and all were wonderful. The tomato soup was chunky and delicious. The sausage and pepper flatbread large and perfectly spicy. The salad of greens, cherries, pistachios, apples, grapes and goat cheese... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is a wonderful place to eat before attending a performance at the PAC. The atmosphere is relaxing and the service is very good. As a vegetarian I really enjoy the fact that they have a full gluten free and vegetarian menu. An overall wonderful experience.

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Juneau, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice private room, service was quick, food was delicious and it was nice that it was quiet enough we could hear each other talk!

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Homer, Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I think this is the first choice for my wife and I when in Anchorage. We often have Oso Bucco. It is the best, very hearty and large, with the bone placed across the bowl cave-man style. They serve it with lamb shank, which is special. Reservations are usually a good idea, especially in the summer. Seafood, like Seafood Alfredo,... More 

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Additional Information about Orso

Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: American

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