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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
+1 907-222-3232
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our party of 8 stopped here for dinner on a Wednesday evening. We had made reservations so they had a table for us. However we were a little late (15 minutes late. so it was nice of them to keep the table for us). We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ShankerB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner out to celebrate my husbands birthday. From moment we entered , hospitality and welcome exhibited. Including a hand written birthday card. We started with the calamari for an appetizer, I thought artichoke hearts were a part , however none present . But the calamari...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vreneeduncan
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We wanted King Crab legs and they had them! They were great. Also wonderful salads and local beer. The staff was very friendly. Prices were good too!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bikegal2014
Reviewed November 1, 2018

The food is great! You have to try the Lamb Shanks. Good wine list. Very friendly wait staff. Good location downtown, but parking can be a challenge. A little pricey, but worth it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marc M
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We hadn't been to Orso in almost a couple of years, but we recently ate there twice in a couple weeks. Both meals were excellent. They have a good variety of seafood and pasts dishes as well as lamb shanks and rib eye steaks. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JohnH375
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Dined on delish Alaskan king crab and fresh halibut but the deserts here are insane especially the tiramisu and white cheddar cheesecake...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Blacksquidie
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Three of us went on a Thursday at 5:30 and had a very nice dinner. The salmon with hazelnut butter was the best salmon I ever had. The sweet potato and brussels sprouts were perfectly cooked and went excellent with the salmon. The Tiramisu was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank findwine
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Of the restaurants we ate at. The food was delicious and creative. Everything was fresh and the service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Imhelendt
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Showed up without reservations and decided to dine in the bar. Service was quick and attentive. Sat at the high tops in a pleasant rustic bar atmosphere with view of the bar TVs. Portions were not huge but adequate. Enjoyed the Alaska Halibut. Dinner with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tbga53107
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I was taken to dinner here as part of a job interview at the University of Alaska. Great view of the water from my window table. Really good calamari and shrimp cocktail I had swordfish which was tasty and sampled the crabcakes which were very...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank tullio7
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Vivica C
June 16, 2016|
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Response from kmtravel06 | Reviewed this property |
No, up and down stairs seating only.
October 5, 2015|
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Response from lyndag134 | Reviewed this property |
For additional information please contact: Robert McCormick (907) 792-3773
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
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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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