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AJ's Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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120 W Bunnell Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7825
+1 907-235-9949
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hastings, Nebraska
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The clams was the best I have had. We did not have reservations but they made room for four of us. The staff was attentive.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were there for the rehearsal dinner of our dear nephew and niece, and although we were a sizeable group, I thought the waiting time was quite normal for such an occasion. My wife an I ordered the famous King Crab Dinner and it was worth its price. The service was just excellent. As you may have already heard, people... More 

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very popular place to dine in Homer. Nice selection on the menu. Comfortable relaxed dining with large portions and excellent customer service.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Popular with locals, open year round, full on weekends. Homer loves good food, so this is a testament

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not many restaurants in Homer have a full bar, and the ones that did were a tad shy on the pouring. AJ’s had a great bartender, an elderly gentleman who was very friendly and knew how to make a good martini and recommended a white wine for me. We were given salads and bread--the bread wasn’t good which was a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our friend was raised in Homer so of course you have to listed to her recommendations. Easy to share.

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Thank L Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was told about this place by the locals I had the filet and scallops the steak was the best steak I have ever had in my life. it was so tender you didn't need a knive to cut it. the scallops were fresh and excellent. the waitress seemed a little overwhelmed with the amount off people. our drinks were... More 

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Thank Ian E
Bonner Springs, KAnsas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a delicious salad and my husband really enjoyed his hamburger steak. We would go again and rcommend it to visitors.

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Thank Jeanne G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and very friendly service. Made my son's tenth birthday very special. Daryl a very nice guy. Only negative was the kitchen had difficulty keeping up, but it was worth the wait

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Goldendale, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two couples for a farewell dinner. We all ordered steak and it was a great choice for all. All steaks were cooked perfectly and the were tender and flavorful. We had reservations and were seated promptly. Full restaurant but we were able to converse easily. Full bar with good cocktails and nice wine list. Service was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $60
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Bunnell Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7825
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-9949
Description
AJ's Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern is known locally as the "Historic Waterfront". AJ's is proud to be serving up the top 2% of USDA Prime Beef offered in the Nation and the only on the Kenai Peninsula. Offering mouth-watering steaks & great seafood including Scallops, King Crab, Fresh Halibut & Salmon! Let's not forget those delicious cheese burgers, the Tavern Menu, Spirits and Specialty Martinis in a casual old town atmosphere! This venue also features great family entertainment & dinner music before 10pm. If your looking for food late...AJ's is the last Kitchen open in Homer. Come in and see what's new. The transformation is amazing! We've kept the old town hospitality tradtion going and are still serving Homer's famous Red Knot Craft Beer, the Old Town Rusty Nail & some amazing specialty martinis! Some history...Established in 1941 AJ's has an amazing history. The front part of the building was built as the original women's club in 1937. Laura & Walt purchased it from the women's club and it opened as the first cafe & bar in Homer in 1941. They named it the Homer Cafe & Club. It featured just a few bar stools, a pool table, and a tiny kitchen. Over the years it has had many owners including Tex & Marge Sharp. They named it the "Waterfront" and it became known as the best place on the peninsula to get a good steak! In the 1970's folks would spend hours at the Waterfront being entertained by the likes of Harley Hess & Hobo Jim. In the 1990's it became Duggan's and featured a friendly, Irish Pub atmosphere. Now, as AJ's, the old town building has come full circle back to the ol' Waterfront days, featuring great Steak, Seafood, Spirits & Entertainment, along with the same friendly old town hospitality that has been a tradition for over 70 years.

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