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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501 (G)
+1 907-222-3232
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This venue was something different than we've tried before, but we really enjoyed ourselves! The food was great, service was spot on, atmosphere casual without getting sloppy and prices reasonable.

Thank Kathy M
North Pole, Alaska
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Met a friend for drinks and appetizers and had a great experience! Our server was awesome and made the experience even that much better! We thoroughly enjoyed several appetizers, soups and salad. Great atmosphere..... great food and great service!

Thank Danielle S
Anchorage, Alaska
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant many times and have not been disappointed yet. The ambiance is very soothing and romantic, the food is very tasty and the wait help is quite knowledgeable with their wine pairing suggestions. The calamari is phenomenal and most times I order the specials that they are serving for the evening. Husband always orders the... More 

Thank Alaskan_IslandGirl
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

salmon chowder was very good. All entrees were delicious. A wonderful experience for our last night in Alaska.

Thank eagerlee
Anchorage, Alaska
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164 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't go out to eat very often where we live but at the last minute my husband decided to take me to Orso's. What a delightful evening and delectable entries, salad and soup! We had the smoked salmon chowder, fancy dinner salad and I had the filet (my husband wishes he would have ordered the filet too). It was... More 

Thank Lynne A
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually stop here when we are in AK. This time around I ordered the Appetizer tower. I found the Calamari just average-and did not like that the smeared the plate with sauce and set the Calamari in it. The fried Raviolis were also-just average. The stand-out is the beef tips on the polenta. I should have just ordered that-excellent.... More 

Thank KonaPeki
Anchorage, Alaska
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food costs a lot & comes from the Brew House, which is a better place to eat Brew House is right next door Orso is an Upscale restaurant

Thank geraldmf
Wall Township, New Jersey
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462 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The menu has something for everyone, and the prices are in the mid to high range but the food is very good and worth a visit. This is one of the nicer restaurants in Anchorage. Wait staff is friendly and knowledgable.

Thank wlbjayhawk
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The food is great, especially their pasta dishes. It's a bit spendy, but it's worth it for a special occasion. Staff is amazing. Minus one star for lack of parking.

Thank Anna F
Pasco, Washington
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386 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

This was a great fine in downtown Anchorage! The food was wonderful... we had soup and bread from the appetizer menu and it was superb. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was pleasant. Prices are reasonable and we will be back!

Thank MarySEverett_Wa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Happy hour everyday 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close! The bar is open one hour after the dining room each day!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?