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4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After taking the White Pass Railroad on a beautiful sunny August day, we were told to stop at the Starfire for Thai food. It was a great suggestion. We had Tom Ka, Spicy chicken wings and Pad Thai. All were excellent!

Thank Jeanne H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here we are after a great mountain biking experience, two veg heads in Skagway, Alaska, not interested in a moose burger or bison nuggets when we stumble across The Starfire Thai Restaurant. This quaint, little cafe is located off the main street and away from the tourist crowds. Matter of fact, we noticed crew members from the cruise ships eating... More 

Thank Rick H
Whitehorse, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only could speak about my first experience at Starfire. I looked through trip advisor reviews of this restaurant and based on that and my experience, I'd say I'm not impressed. I ordered chicken adobo and the server told me they may not have it available so I said okay I'll try the special/mixed fried rice instead. I expected that the... More 

Thank VivP_Yukon
Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Thai food and also gluten free options. I love the food and also they have buble tea. If you like spicy food this is a very good option.

Thank Geraldine D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Thai food was an unexpected treat in Skagway. Short wait certainly worthwhile. Good Alaskan hospitality.

Thank Willy78746
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Starfire while on an Alaskan cruise this past week. I was extremely impressed with the food quality. I highly recommend this restaurant if you're in Skagway👍👍👍👍👍

Thank Cathy B
Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we asked the locals their favorite place to eat - we were directed to this little Thai restaurant on a side street in Skagway. It was a great find indeed. My pad Thai was wonderful and my husband's salmon was excellent. Good service, friendly people, great location, excellent food. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank washingtondcfan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is bomb! The food is not only the best south East Asian food in Alaska, but possibly the best food in the world. Try it out, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Tyler S
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a fairly limited menu - duh, it is in Skagway, AK - the food is excellent. I had the brown curry with chicken and it was awesome. As one of the few great restaurants in Skagway, Starfire was PACKED at noon but the very nice staff guided us to the back patio - which we turned into a "beer... More 

Thank draysterling
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a day in Skagway before heading out on the Chilkoot trail and this place had been recommended to us. I had the Chicken Pad Thai and it was delicious. Giant Portion and I felt bad leaving so much but could not take it with me. Others with me had a curry which they enjoyed but it was slightly runny,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $23
Vegetarian Friendly, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway
  • Phone Number: 19079833663
The Starfire restaurant has been delighting locals and the hundreds of thousands cruise ship passengers and crew that pass through Skagway, Alaska each and every summer. We pride ourselves in serving fresh, authentic food at reasonable prices (and let's face it this is Alaska so reasonable is relative!) Our recipes come from many sources including our Chef Judd's years spent living and traveling in Thailand, unique fresh salmon preparation, as well as big fat burritos recipe from Jeffrey's mother! We are passionate about what we do and are always striving to better serve our old friends as well as our new ones. Thank you all for making our dream of owning a healthy, sustainable, locally owned business amidst the beauty and wonder of Southeast, Alaska a reality! Jeffrey Hitt and Judd Davis Owner/operators

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