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Snow City Cafe

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1034 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1919
+1 907-272-2489
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and niece enjoyed eating here twice last week. The first time was for lunch about 12:30; the second time was for brunch about 10 AM. We didn't have to wait either time for a table and were seated immediately. Both servers were prompt and courteous. Being from out of town, I asked their recommendations on their favorites items... More 

Thank Lynn S
Blue Earth
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204 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Snow City feels like a local hang out with a welcoming atmosphere and staff. The staff are very helpful. I liked my food so well the first time, that I returned for a 2nd breakfast. The first time I had an excellent smoked salmon & swiss quiche accompanied by chicken and reindeer sausage gumbo. Both were very good and served... More 

Thank konstanzj
Anchorage, Alaska
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My only problem with coming here is deciding what to order. I narrowed it down to three things before ultimately deciding on the "deadliest catch" benedict, which is a benedict with both a salmon and crab cake (one on each). The egg was perfectly poached, and both seafood cakes would have stood on their own.

Thank AKAggie96
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed brunch at the Snow City Cafe in Anchorage this morning. The place is very popular so we had to wait 20 minutes for a table but it was more than worth the wait. We enjoyed delicious salmon and king crab Benedict and fresh, invigorating smoothies. We highly recommend this place!

Thank Bill H
Anchorage, Alaska
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the wait for a table at Snow City Cafe; there's a good reason people are willing to wait for a table, and the wait isn't usually too long. This is a bustling cafe that serves breakfast (all day) and lunch dishes, many with an Alaskan twist. A wide selection of full meals and sides means... More 

Thank BeaBusy
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off ~ if you plan on visiting for breakfast or during peak hours you NEED to do the reservations online!!! If you don't - don't plan on walking in and being seated within less than hour or so. I love all the food options, vegan, meat, country southern, anything!!! It's worth trying if your visiting and not a far... More 

Thank jessk9handler2016
Anchorage, Alaska
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the chance to eat here... Breakfast would be the best time! A very busy local joint but we'll worth the wait.

Thank wutzup907
Anchorage, Alaska
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290 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My best advice to you is to make a reservation. Snow City now takes reservations. We went there on Friday morning just before 11 a.m. and the place was packed with people waiting to be seated. We waited about 20 minutes or more. When we finished our meal at 1 p.m., there was no crowd. It is extremely popular, especially... More 

Thank Carolyn J
Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Snow City is widely regarded as the best place in Anchorage for breakfast, which is arguably true. On weekends and during peak times, be prepared for a wait

Thank Tonya F
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90 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been twice and I don't understand the hype and why it's so busy all the time. I've had the chicken taco wrap thing. It's the only thing that sounds appetizing to me on their menu. It's not bad, it's just not worth the long wait even when you make a reservation. But hey if it's bringing in business they're... More 

Thank Tiffany M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?