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“Great happy hour!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Orso

Orso
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
Price range: $15 - $35
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.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great happy hour!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

One of the better happy hours in Anchorage. Half price apps and daily drink specials make for a nice place to stop by on a relaxing afternoon.
Solid apps include bruschetta, steak tips and ravioli. I don't eat seafood but those with me raved about the calamari app as well.
I have had the red wine flight a couple of times and enjoyed it immensely.
When in Anchorage check out Orso for sure!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Simply Awesome. Fabulously Delicious.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

We came in for lunch and were seated promptly by the very friendly and polite hostess.

Our waitress was very polite. We ordered the French Dip and the Lamb Sliders; both with the Clam Chowder... all of it was very delicious.

I definitely recommend it.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Good for large groups and vegetarians”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This seems to be a very popular restaurant. It was very busy but large enough that the wait was not long for a large party even without reservations. Service was very good, food was tasty and prices were average for downtown. They were very good about making substitutions and offered to make dishes not on the menu for vegetarians.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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dallas texas
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“ORSO restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This restaurant is owned by the same people that own Brewhouse and the food and service is excellent. This restaurant has more of an Italian theme to the food. Service was attentive and the wait staff knew about the different items on the menu when asked for information to the items.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Rosa, California
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“We were walk ins and welcomed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We were walking around and this looked inviting. We walked in without reservations and were welcomed. There was a wait for a table, so we were invited into the bar to have a beer and relax. We were impressed with the tables, booths, and long bars areas. One area was two sided so we could sit across from each other. The servers were friendly and warm. We decided to have an appetizer. When they came to escort us to a table we had decided we were very comfy and decided to eat where we were. The food is excellent. We had crab cakes and Halibut fish and chips? Beer, local on tap? The servers made it a great experience!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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