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Southside Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1320 Huffman Park Dr, Ste 130, Anchorage, AK 99515-4327 (Huffman Carrs)
+1 907-348-0088
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upscale little eatery that does things with style, flair and attention to detail. Friendly staff, good service and food was excellent.

Thank FrequentTraveller293
Anchorage, Alaska
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

My wife and I have lived in Anchorage for nearly 40 years and this is our favorite place for a nice meal out of 4-5 great restaurants in Anchorage. Interesting menu whether you sit in the fine dining or the more casual bistro side. Excellent preparation and presentation, even if you have dietary restraints (my wfe must eat gluten-free). Service... More 

Thank Kurt E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and so was the service but for the type of restaurant it is I thought it was overpriced. The menu was very small as well and being a picky eater myself I struggled finding something simple.

Thank Joshua G
Anchorage, Alaska
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213 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This was an all around exceptional restaurant. I are here for lunch and was very impressed. The service was exceptional and the food and atmosphere was equally so. The menu is diverse and all items looked wonderful. I had a Cubano Sandwich and my friend had port schnitzel. We loved what we had. I will definitely come here again. I... More 

Thank Kathy P
Van Wert, Ohio
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139 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great meal, but our waitress was a bit off putting. Everyone else was welcoming and friendly though. Try the fresh halibut, you won't be disappointed!

Thank D J M
WA State
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215 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

When we drove up we were a little surprised by what looked like an average place in a strip mall. As soon as you get inside, your opinion changes. This is a very nice restaurant with a warm and inviting ambiance. The food was very good - one of the few places we ate at that did fish right. The... More 

1 Thank Semibum
Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My family has been dining at south side since we moved to Anchorage, and in my opinion it is the best restaurant in town. The wait staff is helpful and informed, the atmosphere is always great, and you absolutely can't go wrong with the food!

1 Thank irisbrondz
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We ate lunch there on the way south on the Seward highway. I had a very fresh seafood salad with lightly crusted rockfish and the freshest greens. We talked to the chef and he was interested in getting the best local ingredients and the freshest fish. My wife had a spinach salad which was also excellent. Service was very good.... More 

Thank Larry M
Ponce Inlet, Florida
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We have never seen a better bistro menu. They have just started to buy from local farms and the special on our night was an awesome bone in rib eye. The waiter was so knowledgeable that I asked him for his recommendation on the temperature of the steak. He recommended medium because it would give it enough time for the... More 

1 Thank MrPat4642
Daytona Beach, Florida
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163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Such a nice surprise near our "home" in Anchorage. Our waiter was really helpful in making our dining choices and my husband and I were thrilled with our meals . His was a perfectly prepared bone in Ribeye and mine was Bolognese. Good selections of wine. Large portions with salads left no room for dessert.

Thank Lady_Jane_PI

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $40
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 Huffman Park Dr, Ste 130, Anchorage, AK 99515-4327
    (Huffman Carrs)
  • Public Transportation: Public People mover bus service stops right in front.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-348-0088

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?