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The Saltry Restaurant

1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
+1 907-226-2424
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Saltry in Halibut Cove is without a doubt our favorite restaurant on the planet. Stunning views, incredible seafood, great drinks and an outdoor fireplace that completes a perfect evening. If you are just heading to Halibut Cove for dinner you won't be disappointed and...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The food here is wonderful, fresh, and you're on a deck looking out on a landscape that is one of the most beautiful on earth -- we married two friends here, with bride wearing a mosquito net rather than the traditional head gear. If you...More

Thank Alice F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The excellent food was just an added bonus. The trip getting there was the pinnacle! Accessible only by boat, you begin your dining experience with a trip across the bay on an old fishing boat repurposed into a ferry to take a handful of passengers...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed August 28, 2018

During our stay in Homer, we had to make sure to stop at the Saltry, and we're glad we did. You have to take their Ferry over (Danny J), which is a really nice ride over on an old WWII wooden boat that is beautifully...More

Thank Loribeth C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place is truly a hidden gem. The ride over and back on the Danny J (or sometimes the Stormbird) is a particularly spectacular treat. The meals and wait staff are always wonderful. Sometimes, buskers entertain you during a meal...and the scenery can't be beat,...More

Thank RalphC325
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The scenery is awesome Food excellent service great So glad we did this We had the octopus great flavor and glad we tried Dress in layers as never know what weather will happen. They do have ponchos for added protection on boat

Thank PaKevin
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The Saltry Restaurant is located on the south side of Kachemak Bay — and is only accessible by boat (via their historic Danny J wooden ferry, or private vessel). It’s tucked inside very scenic Halibut Cove, and offers a marvelous menu with locally caught seafood...More

Thank G C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh ! We loved the Saltry and sure pray we get to come back one day. We ordered so much food and it was to die for. The mussels were the best we’d ever had. Salmon Pate OMG !!! Definitely a must!

Thank beverlypedigo
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Halibut Cove is a great place to go visit for the afternoon and the Saltry is a must for lunch. Service and food is excellent.

Thank catravisrn
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This has got to be one of the most scenic dinner experiences in the USA. This is a hidden gem. Next time I will try to add an overnight in Halibut Cove as well.

Thank arcticknight
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June 25, 2018|
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Response from TheSaltry | Property representative |
We do offer a kids option of Pasta with butter/parmesan, or red sauce, along with any of our main proteins (salmon, halibut, etc).
Cathy H
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Gurgi89 | Reviewed this property |
They close September 3rd... Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Ismilof, Halibut Cove, AK 99603
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Halibut Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 907-226-2424
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