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Snow City Cafe

1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
+1 907-272-2489
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not sure why so much hype about this place. Food is okay, but not good enough to warrant such long waits. Wouldn't get the French toast again. Overall dissatisfied.

Thank Akfishing1990
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here today and saw lots of people waiting so thought it must be good! Food ok but nothing to write home about. Staff friendly the place is clean but very busy. We wouldn’t go back. I had quiche with seafood chowder my...More

Thank AussieHelen_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading the reviews, we gave Snow City a try for breakfast. It was delicious and an obvious local favorite. The service was exceptional. We arrived ~8:20 a.m. and waited ~5 minutes to be seated. When we left around 9 am, there was a significant...More

Thank Pamela Cazes T
Reviewed 2 days ago

I first heard about Snow City Cafe on Find Me Gluten Free. Great cafe just around the corner from Captain Cook Hotel. We had breakfast there 2 mornings and lunch the last day. They had gluten free bread and raspberry muffins. Very fresh. Interesting menu....More

Thank ew1952
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at Snow City based upon TA reviews and its location near to the Westmark Hotel. We arrived at lunch time and encountered a bit of a wait but it was tolerable. The restaurant is very popular with local customers and a few tourists...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If they take reservations, make one because it is packed! Once your name is on “the list” sit down, have a cup of coffee from their take out counter and relax, But once you are seated, the waitresses are terrific, the food is delicious and...More

Thank retiredandtraveling5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fresh, trendy, colorful cafe with many options including tons of gluten free options - I was in heaven! Service was great & polite. Long line but moved quickly. We had gluten free Cubano sandwich with tomato soup; almost gluten free valley hash ( reindeer...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went a couple of times for breakfast. If you go close to lunchtime, its a long wait for a table or a space at the counter. The traditional Eggs Benedict missed the mark and lacked intensity: tasteless ham and bland hollandaise sauce. The slab of...More

Thank solyluz
Reviewed 5 days ago

There were 4 in our group and this menu had listings that made all 4 of us happy. The food was very good and the atmosphere was fun too!!

Thank LCHS1972
Reviewed 6 days ago

At the end of our cruise and land tour, we landed at the Captain Cook Hotel in downtown Anchorage. One of our friends, a resident, recommended the Snow City Cafe for breakfast. On a sunny Sunday morning, seven os us waited a short time for...More

Thank JamesMichael018
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maureen c
April 26, 2017|
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Response from CheffK | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying at the Clarion Suites downtown on Eighth Avenue, it's only about half a mile away. Enjoy!
November 5, 2016|
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Response from KayLondon | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you arrive as early as possible - just so you can enjoy the experience and refills! Also, the lines will be at their shortest.
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Shelley J | Reviewed this property |
We went in late Alaska around 10 a.m. No problem parking on the street and, since we made reservations the day before, just a few minutes wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-2489
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Sunny side up since 1998! We're a popular downtown brunch spot where the staff is friendly, the food is tasty, and breakfast is served all day. Our mission is to use the freshest ingredients available and buy from local vendors whenever we can. Most everything we serve is made from scratch, and with plenty of love. We care about good food, our community, the environment, and making people happy. We offer a variety of vegan & gluten-free options, as well as a range of healthy choices, such as egg whites, fat-free cooking spray, or a side of fruit instead of hash browns. Substitutions are welcome. Come check us out, and see why Anchorage locals have voted us "Best Breakfast" in the Anchorage Press since 2003! Follow us on: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with our handle @snowcitycafe!
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