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Marx Brothers Cafe

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$$$
Downtown
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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627 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501 (F Street)
907-278-2133
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Soldotna
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being a Foodie, it is always a pleasure to dine somewhere that just does it right. Not only does Marx Brothers Café do it right - they do everything the right way from individual tableside service to plating the perfectly cooked food. Definitely a must try for any gourmet diner. I would recommend going on a restaurant special occasion (like... More 

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Thank 702dustins
Lexington, Kentucky
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Neapolitan Seafood Mousse--Layers of Maine lobster, smoked salmon and smoked halibut served with toast points, red onion gremolata and American caviar. Mmmmmmm...... I had Halibut Macadamia--Fresh Alaska halibut baked in a macadamia nut crust, with coconut curry, mango chutney and forbidden rice. It was really good. I love the complementing favors and textures of everything I tasted. My meat and... More 

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Thank misskimm k
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being told we would have an 1 1/2 wait for late dinner at 49th State Brewery, we saw this small house 3 doors down and decided to stop in and see about a table. Fortunately, a two top was open and what a treat it was! Caesar Salad made fresh at your table, a nice diverse wine list (no... More 

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Thank Chilidogtraveler823
Bostwick, Ga
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fresh seafood, good meal. They are well known for their table side preparation of their Caesar Salad. Very entertaining. Nice wines.

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Thank Fisherman100
Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on our last night in Alaska and were looking forward very much to a celebratory meal after having had such a fantastic holiday. We were very disappointed after reading so many positive recommendations. We arrived just before our reservation at 6 pm and all the tables were occupied except one - the worst in the room -... More 

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long branch NJ
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed with this restaurant, it is very small and intimate. Although the tables are close, we did not have any problems hearing each other speak.. The servers were very friendly & helpful. The food was OUTSTANDING, the presentation was terrific. I am not sure why they call ita cafe. A cafe reminds me of a place to... More 

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1 Thank Andrea L
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here the first week of July in 2015. To start, I ordered the neapolitan seafood mousse. It was delicious! I talked to the manager when I came in and he assured me that there was enough halibut left so I ordered the macadamia encrusted halibut with coconut curry, mango chutney, and forbidden rice. He came back with a... More 

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Thank Michael M
Kfar Saba, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for Friday night dinner. It was a perfect choice. The restaurant is small, very nice decorated. The food and service are perfect. Must make reservation in advance

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1 Thank Eli619
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for business and the owner and his staff where so accommodating. We had a large group of close to 20 and some how they made it work (we were pre arranged) but we ended up with more people than we originally thought. The food was to die for and presentation was great, it's a quaint place that... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at some other reviews I wonder if we visited the same restaurant, or the reviews were written by competitors. Four of us dined there, two from Houston and two from New Orleans. We are all discerning diners, and we all thought the food was very good. I was surprised to find such a good restaurant in Anchorage. I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $45
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
    (F Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 907-278-2133
Description
Located in one of the oldest homes in Anchorage, The Marx Bros. Cafe specializes in innovative contemporary cuisine featuring fresh Alaskan seafood and only the finest quality meats. Our chef revises the menu each night to reflect unique ingredients and imaginative preparations. Our cuisine is expertly paired with an extensive selection of wines housed in one of Alaska's largest cellars.


Welcomed at the door by partner Van Hale, guests are at once immersed in a quaintly elegant atmosphere provided by our original town-site house and tasteful table settings. The evening is guided with unrivaled service by our subtle, accomplished staff.


With only 14 tables in our house, we serve an average of 60 guests each night. Reservations are highly recommended. Please contact the restaurant directly if you are unable to get the time or party size requested online.

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