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American, Diner
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244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
(907) 451-0613
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had full spread of food with the family from pancakes to reindeer breakfast, to eggs. All walked out happy and with full bellies. Great service and coffee aplenty.

Thank Bethany K
Fairbanks, Alaska
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get breakfast. This is where old time locals go for a good breakfast. Good selection of food and the quality is good.

Thank Charles S
Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not want another hotel overpriced breakfast buffet so we asked some of the local staff for a recommendation. Surprisingly, we discovered that there are not many places in the downtown area that are open for breakfast, (we were there in May), other than the hotels. It was a bit of a walk from downtown but the weather was... More 

Thank mah813
Fairview, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought this was the place that several locals recommended to us. Not so! I ordered the halibut sandwich and was surprised to see what looked like melted American cheese on the crispy fish pieces (must have missed that in the menu description), which I scraped off. Why ruin the halibut? For my side dish, I ordered mac & cheese.... More 

Thank Rosiekins310
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We flew into Fairbanks late Saturday night and we were up early on Sunday, even before out hotel was serving breakfast. We found The Diner online and were not disappointed. Portions were large and very taste.

Thank Cheryl F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Ordered egss with muffins and 100% apple juice, it came warm fast , great service. Highly recommended

Thank Aleksandar B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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231 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a well run local establishment. Our group went for breakfast and it was served promptly and most of all correctly. Everything was fresh and flavorful. Portions are large. A half order of biscuits and gravy would be considered a full order at most other restaurants.

Thank Ross S
Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I came here a couple of times when I was in Fairbanks. I was happy to try reindeer sausage with my pancake.

Thank gdavison4
Fairbanks, Alaska
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85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Have been here for Breakfast and Lunch several times since our first visit here earlier this month. Had driven by many times and finally stopped in. Glad we did. Great friendly service. Large portions of delicious food. Fairly priced and great atmosphere.

Thank AlaskaJim
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Alaska I was tired of hotel food and I found the diner. Good home cooked food. Huge portions and friendly staff. Ate there yesterday and am bringing back friends today.

1 Thank Ken B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: (907) 451-0613

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