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Sam's Sourdough Cafe

3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
+1 907-479-0523
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  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! If you like sourdough pancakes, you have to try these! I had the reindeer sausage and eggs plate with sourdough pancakes and hashbrowns. Everything was cooked to perfection. A true Alaskan experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 559victoriaj
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here on a Sunday morning. The place was clean, service was quick and the food and portion sizes were good. They kept my husband's coffee cup full which we really appreciated. It is not a fancy place but I would eat here...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CLF44
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Love their breakfasts. Lunch ok as is dinner, but truely GREAT Breakfast. A local favorite. Service is fast and friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gloria246
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We were here for breakfast while it was practically impossible to get to the restaurant because of road construction, but that was probably not the reason it was not busy. The staff was very friendly, but the food was not tasty and not well prepared....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank orangysfriend
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is my second review. The food is still good. Pricing is still the same, but the service sure has gone down hill! Two waitresses serving 8 people and it takes 15 minutes to get our order and another 10 minutes to get drinks. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank justahasbeen
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We were at the Museum of the North and asked someone working there if there was a quick lunch spot nearby. They sent us to Sam's and it was a basic, quick lunch, at a diner. Our server was very friendly and efficient. The food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AngieSyracuse_NY
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Fairbanks for 2 nights and found this awesome Cafe. Patty and her fellow hostesses were so friendly and accommodating. Breakfast both mornings was tasty, quick and served with a smile. Nothing was too much trouble.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hayley M
Reviewed September 6, 2018

After living in Fairbanks quite sometime back and having Sam’s as one of our favorites, it was disappointing to go back and find the food lacking in flavor. The portions were still huge but the quality seems to have suffered. We had the sourdough pancakes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TomasitaC2015
Reviewed August 30, 2018

A very good place indeed. I enjoyed a breakfast here at Sourdough Sam's (as the locals call it). They had a great Denver Omelette with NO cheese. Perfect for me. I ordered the hash brown potatoes to be extra crispy and they were indeed EXTRA...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Kanbaatar
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

They had the most incredible sourdough pancakes!!! Everything else was good too! Small establishment but quick service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KatieR340
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-479-0523
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