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Marx Brothers Cafe

627 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2124
+1 907-278-2133
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
627 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2124
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fine dining. We started with the Caesar salad (of course) and the Oysters , super fresh. The Night's special White Salmon and tea smoked Duck breast were excellent . Deserts well done. Extensive wine list both by the bottle and the glass, and an incredible...More

Thank guy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first and absolutely best meal in our 3 week trip to Alaska. Everything was perfect, the service, the food (oh the food). We had fabulous oysters, right up there with Umpqua Oysters in Oregon. We got the first catch of the year...More

Thank eab405
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We dined at Marx Brothers last week for my husband's birthday. We had the foie gras torchon and warm spinach salad for starters, wagyu steak and peking-style duck for entrees and the cheesecake for dessert. They were all good, but for the price point, I...More

Thank JSJAK907
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Get ready for a leisurely meal and allow plenty of time. Good salads, great gnocchi, and good oysters! Tasty olive bread rolls, and a great wine list. Friendly and helpful staff. Charming old house that was converted into a small restaurant.

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Just across the street from the Hilton this gourmet restaurant is located in a tiny house you could easily pass by. The cuisine is exceptional and the service unobtrusive. Highly recommend reservations.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed January 4, 2018

One of the best restaurants in town. It's a cozy little converted house, very non-conspicuous. Come early because it can get very noisy. We go here on special occasions because they are known for giving a free dessert with an entrée purchase. This time we...More

Thank Gretchen A
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

A little restaurant with everything in the right place. Good wine, filet mignon perfect, asparagus same. Is recommended to reserve a table 2/3 day before. Probably the best restaurant in the city.

Thank Stefano L
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Alright, this is more about the prepared turkey meals that Marx brothers sets up than actually eating at the restaurant. The folks running the show on the day before Thanksgiving had their "A" game on and had me rolling in under 5 minutes. However, when...More

Thank billhP5052PU
Reviewed November 9, 2017

It was my birthday celebration and what a treat. We truly enjoyed the excellent service and very high quality dishes well prepared. It was amazing watching and enjoying the fresh caesar salad made at our table for us. All our dishes were delightful and full...More

Thank loonalaska
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I tried this place on a "locals" recommendation and was not disappointed. I was traveling solo and did not feel out of place at all while dining. I started off with the Oysters, and they were large and fresh. I had the special Venison that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $45
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2124
    (F Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 907-278-2133
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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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