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Vagabond Blues Incorporated

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642 S Alaska St, Ste 103, Palmer, AK 99645-6378
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Girdwood, Alaska
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't miss a stop at Vagabond when I come to Palmer - good food, nice ambiance, great coffee - no complaints!

Thank AKSkiergirl
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast, it was busy, but not what we expected. Tons of coffee options, good selection of baked goods, very limited meal options. Our breakfast was good, but think "cafe" not restaurant. Pancakes/waffles/omelets are not an option. More like croissant, sandwiches, etc. Employees were nice and good atmosphere. Would come back for a snack, not a meal.

Thank Kathy K
Anchorage, Alaska
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68 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ugh, we came here due to the high reviews, when I should have listened to the low ones (as usual). Stopped by on our way back to the Wrangells. it looks like a typical trendy sandwich place, so we hoped it meant the sandwiches would be as good as the reviews led us to believe. I got the BLTA and... More 

Thank MJS4444
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Vagabond Blues, and I often try to share it with my guests whenever we go north from Anchorage. Yesterday, I took one guest from Italy, and he swears that the cappuccino here at Vagabond Blues are THE BEST he's ever had outside of Italy. Congratulations!

Thank Sarah E
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped there on our way back from Fairbanks. Had three different panini sandwiches - chicken pesto, California and smoked turkey. All came with salad and were delicious. We were truly surprised to find these type sandwiches, breads and cookies in Palmer, AK!

Thank Melitta B
Palmer, Alaska
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

I never thought of Vagabond Blues as a place to get a breakfast burrito, assuming they were more of a gluten free muffin and kale chip type establishment. I was wrong to assume. Their reindeer sausage breakfast burrito is absolutely amazing and I will be back for it many more times I'm sure.

Thank ErikHalfacre
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

My body is fighting the time difference, so today I didn't make it out until 10am. I didn't want a drive through espresso today. It's a bit cool and there is a light rain, so I wanted a place to sit inside while enjoying my food. I drove around downtown a bit and noticed this little cafe. I was so... More 

Thank Melody J
Fargo, North Dakota
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170 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The special of the day was chicken panini with artichokes. I like artichokes and the way it was prepared served me just right. It took a while, but it was worth the wait. The price reflects the quality. It is very busy there. That means people in the know consider it a good choice.

Thank Willem S
Palmer, Alaska
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great watering hole. Casual. Great coffee. Busy a.m. And p.m. Great staff. Best coffee house in Palmer. Cozy..

Thank alaskatrini
Chickaloon, Alaska
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for coffee on a recommendation. Huge disappointment! Coffee was outrageously expensive, poor quality and taste, and service was slow and irritating. 20-something servers couldn't get it right and took more time blabbing about their dates than making coffee. Could be such a cute place but just isn't.

Thank AKGlobeTrotting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 S Alaska St, Ste 103, Palmer, AK 99645-6378
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
  • Phone Number: 907-745-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?