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The Office Bar

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151 Front Street, Hoonah, AK
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for crab rather than have it near the cruise ship. We ordered two whole crabs, crab cakes, and chowder for five adults. It was delicious!

Thank Mary H
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I did touch my beer for 45 minutes...that's how good it was. The crab was so fresh and delicious. Don't be deceived by the dive bar atmosphere. I also recommend the $2 brown bag mystery shot...different every day. The staff was super friendly. The chowder was a 6 on a scale of 1-10.

Thank BarbaraFG33
Portland, Oregon
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stopped by Icy Straight Point on a cruise. We wandered over to Hoonah for a pleasant walk. We went to the Office Bar for lunch. It is a simple little bar that serves a few food items which include crab cakes, nachos, chowder, and fresh Dungeness crab. The bar overlooks the water so it is a nice view. They... More 

Thank Happydevo
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Crab is great, get that and only that. The open faced crab rolls were terrible, they make them ahead of time so it's cold and on an english muffin (steer clear). The service was horrible as well. They forgot half the things we ordered, and most importantly forgot our drinks. Beer eventually came after we were done eating. I heard... More 

Thank jimmyvosika
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Stopped in for a beer after our excursion and had an enjoyable visit with some locals and heard some history of the town. People are very friendly and great to listen to.

Thank kj2152016
Hickory, North Carolina
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

After an excellent whale and wildlife tour with Captain Floyd, we stopped into The Office Bar for crab. It was delicious as was the clam chowder and potato salad. When the crab are in, this is the place to go in Hoonah. Great service and good 60s and 70s tunes on the jukebox.

Thank CWMitchell
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Odd little place that drew us in after walking to Hoonah from the Icy Strait boat dock. The cooks were frying up locally caught halibut balls in a little table top fryer. Reminded me of my aunt's bar from the 50's. Great place for a beer, a bite, and wifi.

Thank librarianpb
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We went in early June and had awesome halibut fish and chips (fries). This is such a small town place....it didn't even have a menu, but also had nachos, pizza, and beer. The locals say that when dungeness crab is in season, this place is the best for it....great crab and at better prices than Icy Strait Point. Super friendly... More 

Thank wvgirlinfl
Bluffton, South Carolina
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Went on a whale watching tour and they told us this place had good crab. Well they were right. The place is a hole in the wall but don't let that scare you off. We don't drink so can't comment on that part. If we ever visit this area again I will remember to come back here.

Thank traveltimeusa
Winnipeg, Canada
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Stopped in for some local food, but all they had to offer was micro-waved food :(, Had a beer and left as there wasn't much going on here.

Thank TimWinnipeg_Canada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Front Street, Hoonah, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Hoonah

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?