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Reluctant Fisherman Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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All reviews clam chowder seafood steak king crab beet salad great view excellent food i'm glad both nights the wait staff generous portions nice service fisherman alaska appetizers deck rooms
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Very good appetizers, big portions. Nice selection. Mostly seafood as you would expect. Very well prepared. Our group had the King Crab legs, razor oysters, fish and chips and several other items. All extremely well done. Reasonably priced. Nice service and ambiance. Looking forward to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cube287
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Business brings me to Cordova usually twice a year. I have found that by far The Reluctant Fisherman Restaurant is the place to dine. Overlooking the small boat harbor the restaurant includes a fully stocked bar offering many Alaskan brews, a casual seating area as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank R3003OAjimt
Sylvia L, Owner at Reluctant Fisherman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate it. Our crew has had a long season by this time, and September is our busiest month, and we lose our college bound help. We are glad for our dedicated staff and great workers. This...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast was great, dinner was very good. Remember, Cordova is isolated and therefore cost of products is here, so go with that when you see the prices. Food was very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NikkiL689
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Located on the bluff over the harbor, this is the meeting place for fisher folk and cannery workers. Not cheap, it has a lovely deck with a pair of sliders, and probably 10 tables. The restaurant when we were there was a bit overwhelmed and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ktp2
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Excellent view, food and atmosphere! Definitely a must if visiting or living in Cordova! I recommend the "Firecacker" shrimp.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Chasity B
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I've been a patron of the Reluctant for years. Last time I was here the service was horribly unacceptable. Took me 2 years to return. I spent several days dining there recently and the service was vastly improved. The first nights dinner started a little...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BrookHaines
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Usually make a point of stopping here at least once each summer when visiting family in town. In the past, I've had the breaded halibut dinner, which was excellent, but this year we just stopped in for desert. Had the "Death by Chocolate," which was...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank gardeneersteve
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

The beet salad was a disappointment cuz it was made with canned beets and I was expecting fresh. The fish and chips I ordered was so so. I ate a couple bites and left the rest. When my bill came I was charged for two...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank RobinKelly924
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I am quite pleased with my recent stay at the Reluctant Fisherman. I had a harbor-view room in a stretch of sunny days, and you just cannot beat the view. Pros: The view. There are (tiny) balconies to look out over the water and spot...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank NomeMan
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best place or a night out in Cordova. The views over the harbor are very nice especially in the evening. Generous portions, a good outside deck, daily specials and they offer all three meals. Clam chowder, halibut burger and firecracker shrimp are favorites....More

Date of visit: September 2017
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