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English first
Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by friends. Haven't had "great" Chinese food in 10 years in Anchorage so we were curious. Very clean inside - the kitchen looked very clean from where we could see and the bathrooms were exceptionally clean. The menu wasn't the most descriptive nor was it necessarily accurate as one of our dishes arrived with pork... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went there once, was recommended by one of my friend. However, I was very disappointed. The bread didn't seem very fresh to me, and there are very few selections. The Chinese food that I chose was not hot, and it taste like nothing=(

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Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The thai curry pastry puff (best fresh rather than as to-go item) and sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaves (item #1) are family favorites but everything is great. We have been going to lunch here on Saturdays for years. It never disappoints. The cakes are top notch and very traditional (bread is fresh as well) but I'm a bigger fan... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife and I love dim sum and we love the selection and value we find when we leave Alaska. You want dim sum in Anchorage? Better head for Charlie's Bakery 'cause you won't find this elsewhere around here. It's good and it's fairly priced. We can recommend better places in Seattle and beyond, but Charlie's is the place to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I'm not sure how I could have lived in Anchorage so long and not known about Charlie's. Today I had lunch there and had an excellent Thai Curry Chicken with a sticky bun. The curry was very nice ... probably not one of the best ever, but still a very substantial good! and plenty of food. Other in my party... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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141 reviews 141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Don't be fooled by the name -- Charlie's Bakery offers the best and most authentic Chinese food in Anchorage (and Alaska, for that matter). Be sure to visit this place on a Saturday, when their full Dim Sum menu is available. Har gow, shu mai, sticky rice steamed in lotus leaves, fried taro balls, ginger chicken, steamed baby bok choy... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

You walk in and you think it is a bakery, which it is. Then you look on the wall and there is a Chinese food menu. Food was good, ambiance was a table and chairs, but since I was eating alone, who cares. I would go back again, for the food and to try some of the bakery items.

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Richmond, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here after a long drive from Valdez and just wanted something quick and tasty. The service was fast and you have to try the egg tart. Yum!

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Idabel, Oklahoma
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I had heard from the locals that to get good Chinese food, we needed to go to Charlie's bakery. It is both a bakery and Chinese food. It sounded very odd, but we were very impressed. The food was very good. Our favorite Chinese dish was the pork buns. Our favorite bakery item was the custard bun. Yum! This is... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This is only place in town with authentic and yummy shumai. The store atmosphere is average, seating is basic, but the food is great! Don't hesitate to try anything on the menu because they really are yummy! Don't forget the dessert! Their cakes are to die for and not too sweet.

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Additional Information about Charlie's Bakery

Address: 2729 C St, Anchorage, AK 99503-2619
Phone Number: (907) 677-7777
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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