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“Best food in Fairbanks!”
Review of Pagoda Restaurant

Pagoda Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in North Pole
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

The Chinese steak is the best thing. Also can recommend the walnut shrimp and eggplant chicken, but everything is consistently good.

Thank Shelby N
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Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

First time being there and was quite impressed. Not the typical buffet Asian food, actual sit down restaurant with a great atmosphere. Waiters/ waitresses very nice and knowledgable of the menu. Will be going back for seconds!

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

This Chinese restaurant is a gem. Not far from the Santa Clause House in North Pole Alaska was featured on the Food Network's Diners Drive-ins & Dives. The food is always fresh and so tasty. I have friends who come to Alaska every year and the first thing they want to do is go to the Pagoda. The service is great. The wait staff serve the whole room. There is no "It's not my station". You will love the place.

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Thank Jack S
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We asked a local guy from Fairbanks about what may be good place to eat lunch if we ventured out to North Pole that afternoon, and he said Pagoda was probably the best Chinese food in the area. We ended up giving it a try and it turned out to be pretty good. The dishes we tried were prepared a little differently than what we are used to back in the "lower 48" but still pretty close and good.

The portions were actually pretty big and one could easily get 2-3 meals out of them if you took some leftovers home. The food was tasty but prepared just a little different than you may be used to in other places.

One really nice bonus was that you got hot tea with your meal and they placed the cast iron teapot there on your table. I guess hot tea is very appropriate for Alaska! Its been a while since I had hot tea at a Chinese place so that was really nice.

Thank Scotts_Travel_Tips
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

On our recent visit to Fairbanks, it was recommended we try Pagodas Chinese Restaurant in North Pole, AK. We heard it was given very high marks on Diners, Drive-Inns and Dives. Upon arriving, it was very crowded but we didn't have to wait too long for a table. I ordered the Lemon Chicken with fried rice and egg roll. I was not too impressed with the lemon chicken. It was mostly breading and not a lot of chicken and the lemon sauce pretty much overpowered the meal. The rice was average and the egg roll was a little dry. They do offer lunch specials but we missed it by 20 minutes. Even so, the prices were reasonable. You do get a pot of hot tea at your table which was pretty good. Overall, this was not the best Chinese food I've eaten.

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Thank Yvonnes_Travel_Tips
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