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Thorn's Showcase Lounge

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208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
907-224-3700
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Toledo, Washington
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am still content with Thorn's and the retro cool makes up for most indiscretions experienced tonight. I decided to try the world famous halibut for the first time. I also had the seafood chowder, so I only ordered the small basket. My dining partner had a yummy reuben with no complaints. The place was not yet too busy but... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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178 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The inside decor is unique. The menu has plenty of choices on typical bar food. They have buckets of halibut depending on how much you want. The basket is 7 chunks that comes with fries and is plenty. You can request a side salad as a substitute for the fries. The salads are a nice size. Service is a bit... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The atmosphere was fantastic. We were there about 9:30pm. 5 of us had dinner and could have turned it into a party if we didn't have to get up early the next day. Everyone had halibut and they raved about the butts. 😄 i had the ribeye, it was hard and dry. But that's what i get for not ordering... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Normally anyplace that's called a lounge conjures up visions of a seedy place in Vegas. Fortunately, the Showcase Lounge was better than that. The halibut chunks are filling. My wife and I shared a large order and it was more than adequate. They serve tartar sauce and cocktail sauce with their halibut. I found both equally tasty. We also ordered... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The kitschy decor makes the trip alone worth it. But the bucket of butt (halibut) really is delicious. Very lightly battered and fried, just terrific. Get a cold draft Alaskan beer and enjoy a great dinner

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Thank Chris B
Plant City, Florida
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent. The large halibut chunks is quite filling. I ordered the surf and turf very tasty. The place is pretty small but was worth the wait.

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Thank deew4
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to try the bucket of butt and were not disappointed! Really good, very very light batter and awesome taste! Great waitstaff too. The decor kills me, expected Dean Martin to come out at any time!

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Thank Shari C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys had hamburgers and raved about them. The girls had fish and raved about that. Service was great, drinks well poured and a great local feel of Seward. Highly recommend.

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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really felt like a 1960's lounge. Crowded and not real comfortable. Had the halibut bites with macaroni salad. They were cooked about 2 minutes too long leaving them slightly chewy. The salads were ok, one person in our party had fried shrimp and said that was good. We eventually found better places to eat in Seward.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the prime rib special, queen size $24. Both couples split the order and it was plenty. It came with a salad and baked potato which were good. The prime rib was average, rather tough and disappointing since we hardly ever eat it. Very eclectic decor which seems to be popular in Alaska. It was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 907-224-3700

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