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Jens' Restaurant

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$$$$
Midtown
American, European, French, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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701 W 36th Ave, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503-5851 (Arctic Blvd)
+1 907-561-5367
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eagle River, Alaska, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food from the appetizer of calamari in lemon sauce, which was the most tender calamari ever! From the salad to New Zealand deer loin chops in brandy and red currants sauce. The wine paring of Malbec was superb. Cappuccino and cream Brulé for desert. Absolutely the best service in Anchorage!

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Thank Rita L
British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant in the midtown of anchorage. The cod was to die for. Perfectly cooked and wonderfully paired. Perfect for a business meeting or great night out.

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Thank Mellissa C
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a relaxed, excellent dinner with family here. My husband had the scallops and I had the halibut. Excellent wine and bread pudding dessert. We were able to have a pleasant conversation without shouting over music, other patrons or other distractions. Attentive service.

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Thank EnBee60
Anchorage, Alaska
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been several years since I last ate at Jens'. A group of friends went the other night and had a lovely meal. The food was delicious and featured local seafood. The service was perfect and everyone had a great time. I am looking forward to returning in the near future!

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Thank Tisha H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this relatively quiet and pleasant restaurant with its warm atmosphere and excellent food. Place was packed. Shared a succulent, deliciously tasting octopus appetizer. Main courses, halibut, rockfish and scallops were equally good. Service was impeccable. Highly recommend Jen's Restaurant. Reservations recommended.

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Thank Joanne B
Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We love eating at Jen's, probably the favorite in Anchorage. The advantage to lunch is that they continue Jen's tradition of having Danish cuisine. Don't let the "hole in the mall" exterior fool you, this is a first class establishment.

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Thank Suzi62
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We go to Jens annually when in town. The meatballs and the chicken fried steak were outstanding, as was the soup of the day. The service is always top notch.

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Thank Kaptx
Goodyear, Arizona
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Anchorage. The food is beautifully prepared and presented. Nice wine list. Service that can't be beat. Lovely special occasion venue, but nice anytime. They do a great job with seafood and steaks. Can't go wrong with anything you order.

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Thank Cheryl M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Enjoyable dinner event with family. Very interesting birthday celebrations. Staff was helpful and very pleasant. Halibut was fantastic.

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Fairport, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Jen’s Restaurant is located in a strip mall on 36th Ave - it's off the beaten path and easy to miss, but it is worth turning around and finding it or hailing a taxi from downtown. Seating is in an upscale dining area at tables with pressed tablecloths, cloth napkins and flowers and paintings on the walls. There is also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $38
Cuisine
American, European, French, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 W 36th Ave, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503-5851
    (Arctic Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 907-561-5367

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