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Chilkoot Charlie's

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Now under new owners and called "Koots"

Interesting place - an old Alaskan traditional bar with multiple stages and rooms. Easy to get... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018

I had two weekends at this place It has a nice atmosphere The bands are professional The food is... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Hassan A
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Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99503
+1 907-279-1692
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Interesting place - an old Alaskan traditional bar with multiple stages and rooms. Easy to get lost inside the "Bird Cage" bar area should be for "adults only" for a variety of reasons, not just the bras on the ceilings and walls!

1  Thank JimJ1575
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Chilkoot Charlie's (or "Koot's" as it's officially been known since 2015) is a mega-bar/nightclub that provides a distinctly Alaskan and one-of-a-kind night out that you won't find anywhere else. Originally opened in 1970, it is located on Spenard Road (2 blocks or so from Northern...More

Thank Jake G
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time last night dancing and partying at Chilkoot Charlie’s. They had very good live music and reasonably priced drinks and many different bars with unique motifs all under one roof. It’s like bar-hopping in a bar mall. A...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This place is unlike any other. Several bars under one roof - Literally something for everyone. It is just incredible. and the wood work outside the building is awe inspiring. If you are ever in Anchorage, you must check this place out!

2  Thank J3261TNkathyp
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best clubs I’ve ever been to. There’s several different sections with different music and activities in each one. I went there was live music, pool, shuffle board, dance music, hip hop, karaoke and a little food corner. Also an arcade...More

Thank Evan M
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Should be on the list of "must do" when in Anchorage. Place is eclectic and full of memorabilia. Bar staff very attentive and bar maid even took time to give us a quick tour. Up stairs was the Russian room full of decorations. Very interesting....More

Thank a300fe
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Chilkoot Charlie's while in Anchorage on the advise of a friend...What a fun place with great beers and drinks served up buy JJ at a reasonable price. It's a cluster of bars with fun and entertainment and even free parking. Make...More

1  Thank Jujy2013
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Stop by for a beer and anchorage history as well as Russian history. The staff are so friendly and love sharing there history with tourists. Pretty much all day long you can stop in. They have wide selection of tap beer, souvenirs and awesome bar...More

Thank Travelgal622
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I had two weekends at this place It has a nice atmosphere The bands are professional The food is not price neither the alcoholic privileges The customers are very kind and friendly Safe place

Thank Hassan A
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We stopped in here and had a great time, we mostly hung out in the Bird Room where all the bra's are hanging on the walls, but we also played in the game room, watched a live band in another room and saw two other...More

Thank Mike V
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February 22, 2017|
Response from Liz m | Reviewed this property |
walk to Spenard & Lakeshore WNW (intersection) which is headed towards downtown (around 30 minutes or so travel time) then get off at Minnesota & 26th NNE then walk on over to 'Koots which is about a 6 min. walk.