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“So fun but unable to handle their own crowd”
Review of Red Dog Saloon

Red Dog Saloon
Ranked #10 of 145 Restaurants in Juneau
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stopped by on the way back to our cruise ship. They were pretty crowded but there wasn't a wait to get a table. The atmosphere and entertainment were super fun. But they seemed under staffed for the crowd. It took a long time to just get a couple beers. We planned to eat but it was just taking too long. Then we didn't see our own waiter again till he chased us out the door bc he thought we dined-n-dashed. (His co-worker got our check for us. I actually felt bad for our waiter. He was clearly having a bad day. Another couple near us were pretty nasty to him.) I suspect they have trouble staffing for the wild fluctuations in volume depending on cruise ship schedules. Again, super fun and it was worth stopping for the snapshot. But I wouldn't go out of my way.

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Thank TLW0rley
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Went with my wife and some male friends. It was friendly, and the pace of service was just about right. They didn't pester us, they let us enjoy conversations with our friends instead of blasting barbaric music at us. The wings were pretty good. It is a little hokey there, but that's the fun part if you're a cruise passenger in from the sidewalk. Its historic claims are a little far-fetched. Wyatt Earp left a pistol at hat check and forgot to come back for it, or had to evacuate the area on short notice. OK, but this is the third Red Dog location since then. In fact, this location was under water when Wyatt Earp was in town. But I do recommend it for couples in Juneau for the afternoon, killing time before they go back to the cruise ship, or just taking a load off their feet. Red Dog has developed its "brand" with some souvenir items and apparel, if you've promised gifts to the homefolks.

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Reviewed December 8, 2013

We were there over a year ago and came back this year. It has fun food but more importantly it is a FUN place to go. Singing and piano playing and a bit off color songs the guests join in and sing or (holler) and made part of the show. I heartily recommend for a fun hour or so.

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Thank B. B
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Located right on the water in downtown Juneau, the Red Dog is a tourist institution, but it's still worth the experience. The service is good and while the selection is primarily bar food, what they offer is decent and fairly priced. This isn't the place for anything fancy (but hardly anywhere in Juneau is), but it's fun and the beer is cold.

Thank Lyn_Farmer
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

The took is average, it is packed with cruise passengers, but the atmosphere is fun and you need to buy a t shirt to tell the world you were here. Bawdy singer at the piano entertains the crowd. Once is enough.

Thank AlaskanSon
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