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West Rib Pub and Grill

Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3354
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“caribou burger” (54 reviews)
“fries” (56 reviews)
“burgers” (79 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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271 - 280 of 548 reviews

Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love that they will cook the fish that you just caught. Our server was great and kept our beer filled

Thank cml5
Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Crab Legs were the best deal in town! And they tasted great too. They have a sign on the corner of the street saying Fresh Fish and they are not kidding. Right off the boat!

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed August 16, 2014

We ate both lunch and dinner at the pub. The Caribou Chili was excellent, a must try. They have from salads to burgers to full dinners. Great burger and the Salmon was cooked perfect.

1  Thank doc1365
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Where do we even begin... The service was awesome and patio is wonderful to sit on. They have half price apps for happy hour which we tried the delicious crab dip, fried jalapeno and onions, and reindeer nachos. All were delectable! For food we were...More

1  Thank JGordo062014
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Rustic eatery behind Nagey's General store.....don't expect a visit from the Mayor - Stubby is rather camera shy. Lots of local brews to select from including the infamous 9.2% ABV Ice Axe Ale (limit 2). Strong ale with a bite. Caribou chili and halibut tacos...More

Thank Catdad3x
Reviewed August 9, 2014

I really enjoyed my visit here. The server was very friendly and helpful, the food delicious and the general atmosphere felt cosy but lively. Down to earth place, no frills but honest.

Thank Sternli
Reviewed August 8, 2014

We found this restaurant when we walked through the General Store. We thought we were just going in for a beer and decided to stay and eat. What a GREAT place! The crab legs and French fries were fantastic, the service was friendly. The restaurant...More

Thank momforfour
Reviewed August 7, 2014

The West Rib is a great place to sit outside (or in) and have a beer and a burger. If you're feeling especially adventurous, you can try the Seward's Folly burger challenge!! (make sure you're hungry) As an added bonus, the deck is located a...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Even though is was pouring rain outside and our tables were pretty close to the doorway, was had a good meal. Great seafood. I had a King crableg! Yum!

Thank becsings57
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our group of 5 ate lunch there before taking a raft down the Talkeetna River. The food was amazing and so good. Everyone one of us ordered something different from the salmon to soup in a bread bowl to a burger. We also had the...More

Thank CooksCorner
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PD B
May 17, 2015|
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Response from DallasKaren | Reviewed this property |
Because of the size of your group, I would give them a call and let them know you are coming, especially if you want to sit together. June is prime tourist season in Alaska and although 6 is early for dinner considering the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna
  • Phone Number: +1 907-733-3354
Description
Casual lunch and dinner dining. Large deck overlooking central downtown. Bar and inside seating. Filled with Alaska memorabilia. Alaskan beers on Tap. FRESH Alaska seafood including Halibut, Pacific Salmon, Rock Snapper. Daily Special on Alaska Red King Crab. Great 1/2# Natural Angus Burgers. Housemade desserts and soups. Seafood chowder and Caribou chili made daily. Open late 7 days/week during summer.
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