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Thorn's Showcase Lounge


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

I thought the 70s-style decor was cute, but the star of the show was the food, drinks and service. I had a Cosmo and shared a bowl of seafood chowder and the 14 piece Hali-butt bucket with the hubby. He ordered a side of rice...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tracy Q
Reviewed 3 days ago

Strange but wonderful. The decor is retro to say the least but felt authentic. The "bucket of butt" (halibut) is not to be missed; the best seafood we had in Alaska.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Busy pub with friendly staff. The halibut is excellent! Gets crowded in the summer, so we chose to eat at the bar since there was no wait there.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kayak72
Reviewed 3 days ago

While in the middle of the tourist area, was recommended by locals. Amazing seafood chowder, although Thorn's is known primarily for their halibut, which we had and is delicious. Sat at the bar to avoid 45 minute wait and had a nice conversation with both...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Elliot G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was suggested by two locals. SLOOOW service. Dry and flavorless halibut. Was not impressed at all.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank brandasa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food and people! The food portions are large, the bucket of buts was excellent, nice large pieces of halibut. Prices are extremely reasonable for the area and compared to other restaurants in Seward so this place is a must!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank BoAndLaura
Reviewed 4 days ago

Five of us went to Thorn's Showcase Lounge for lunch following a visit to Exit Glacier, so we were pretty hungry. Our waitress started out friendly enough and joking around perhaps too much, but the service quickly went down from there. When our meals arrived,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TravelingB0B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I weren't very hungry so we each had a bowl of the seafood chowder. It was very good, and quite filling. The bar and dining room remind me of something from the 50s, not in a negative way. The wall decorations are...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank PAman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great halibut and service. Our server was friendly. The decor is unique and fun! Fries are yummy. Clean bathroom.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank edal2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good, and there was great service. The halibut chunks were the best we've ever tasted, and they were in actual chunks instead of filets. Everyone there was very friendly, and we would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a nice...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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May 27, 2017|
Response from Grayson907 | Reviewed this property |
I found a menu online on the zomato website(I can't post the URL here) but I have no idea how current it is. I can't remember the prices I and my group paid back in February but I think we paid a few dollars more for some... More
July 25, 2016|
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Response from deew4 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the recipe for the butts. If you like lobster, I have a poor man's lobster recipe. 4 c. Water 1/4 c sugar 1/8 c salt Boil, drop 1 inch size chunks of halibut in water. Remove as soon as it floats, not long... More
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