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“Fun family restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Buckets Sports Grill

Buckets Sports Grill
Ranked #6 of 62 Restaurants in Soldotna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kenai, Alaska
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fun family restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon for a bite. The inside was smaller than I expected but food was much better than expected of a sports grill. Loved the ability to listen to the tv of your choice. Our server was very attentive to our needs. We had loaded potato skins they were great. My husband had the bucket burger and was amazed at the size. I opted for the wings as a meal. They were good. They were grilled and not fried so a healthy option. Will definitely go back now he weather is warmer to check out the outside patio.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Kenai, Alaska
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“A good place to watch a basketball game.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

The chicken strips are large and tender. They come in a bucket which they fill up . The staff will put any game on a TV for you and each table has a speaker which you a=can control the volume and the game.

Visited September 2013
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Thank J Jeremiah C
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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
2 reviews
“Pretty good place for burgers, fries, brews, etc..”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Overall, I liked it pretty well. Soldotna doesn't have an abundance of choices and it is on par with any of the others in a similar, casual, sports bar type class and better than some. I would go back.

Visited August 2013
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Thank James H
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Soldotna, Alaska
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“If you're a sports fan, here you go!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I hve been going to buckets since it opened. The food is very good and unique compared to other burger places. Fries are original. And they have a large menu, with anything from salad to pasta, healthy food for dieters to large alaska burgers! The wIt staff is friendly. And it's clean. The only thing I would say is it's a little spendy for a burger, but they're not just any burgers.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank KRHaas
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Gross”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

You can smell old grease when you walk in and you can taste the old grease in the less than fresh food. Yet another place in town serving food that tastes as if it's thawed and heated and thrown on a plate. Quality is zilch.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank ak_roamer_2016
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