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Sourdough Cocktail Bar

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301 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6417
+1 907-225-2217
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“local bar” (7 reviews)
“dive bar” (4 reviews)
“juke box” (3 reviews)
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301 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6417
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Good place to catch a few drinks and socialize with the locals. (Once the cruise ships have left) We especially liked all pictures one the walls of the wrecked ships.

Thank Reagan L
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a small intimate bar located conveniently next to the cruise ship dock. Folks parched by the high prices of ship beverages will find this a welcome respite. And service is with a smile! Great selection of draft beers!

1  Thank Picardone
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the bar, until the bill came! Bar tab was extremely inflated! The bill had been added to drastically and several drinks had been added to our tab! So much so it was ridiculous! We asked the bartender to explain or verify, his reply was...More

Thank j h
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Ketchikan has changed a bit since the hard drinking days of 70s and 80 when there were dozens of bars plying their trade. The Sourdough remains a throw back to that area, a good, generally quiet place where you can still drink and talk and...More

Thank rainbirdmuse
Reviewed June 22, 2017

This bar was very dark but the bartender was really good. The selection good. I wouldn't want to hang out there all day. Maybe if I just jumped off the cruise ship for a quick one.

Thank Kim Z
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Looked for a nice watering hole in town and stumbled across this place. Walked in and assumed a mix of locals and tourists. Was correct and enjoyed saddling up to the bar for some town folklore. They delivered and we enjoyed some local craft beer....More

Thank DaveyJ5150
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Glass of wine; friendly service (although I was a little perplexed why they took our credit card from us until we were ready to leave - not sure I enjoyed that) and interesting pictures on the walls of the venue. Seems like a Cheer type...More

Thank winnerwinnipeg
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

This place is very close to the cruise liner terminal very authentic bar. Nice for a few drinks but it s dark and old inside. Some of the staff is awesome

Thank Melchior O
Reviewed April 11, 2017

As a former local, I like this bar - drinks are reasonably priced, there is no smoking inside, and the staff is always friendly. Last time I dropped in, I ordered a White Russian, and the bartender was quite generous with the amount of vodka...More

1  Thank Rachael N
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Ice cold beer, friendly locals, and the pictures were amazing. Well worth stopping by for a few drinks.

Thank Leslie H
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Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6417
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
  • Phone Number: +1 907-225-2217
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