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“If you want Halibut Fish & Chips this is the place”

Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse
Ranked #14 of 892 Restaurants in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Cozy and casual local atmosphere. Friendly staff. Plenty of seating on the heated covered patio. Live music. Over 50 beers on tap. Fresh Alaskan seafood. For beer lovers by beer lovers.
Reviewed November 9, 2012

We are in Anchorage at least once a year and this restaurant is one of the reasons. Fun bar atmosphere, but the fish and chips is the reason to go there. Obviously if you're looking for gourmet this is not the place, but good food and a lot of fun. Wait staff deals with people every where waiting for tables with humor. There are no reservations and not written wait list for a table. But the wait never seems that long, because there is so much going on around you.

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Reviewed November 7, 2012

Good beer, good service and nice feeling. We visited Humpy´s two times during our stay in Anchorage. We recommend.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

This is a fun bar and the food is good. Not outstanding, but good standard pub food and the servings are large. The atmosphere is cozy and festive and it's a local favorite. Prices aren't bad as Alaska prices go.

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Thank Penny D
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

When we first came to ANC in 96, I would've rated Humpy's excellent. But it's just not what it used to be. The past 4 times we've gone in there one of us has had a beer that was bad (usually appears to be an unclean tap line issue). Sure they are great about taking it back and getting something else, but in an alehouse it should not even be an issue. Service has always been hit or miss unless you sit at the bar, that hasn't really changed. Menu has changed though, and not always for the better. Prices have gone way up, past what I consider reasonable for a burger and fries. It has one of the biggest tap line-ups in the city, but sometimes it can appear monotonous with a gozillion IPAs or pale ales and not enough variety, and other times (usually during big beer events in the city) it is quite diverse and pleasing to peruse. You just never know.

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Shawn S, General Manager at Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Thank you for visiting us! We really appreciate feedback from our guests. I'm sorry you had a less than great experience. We pride ourselves on our product, service and mostly, the best beer selection in Alaska. It's true prices have gone up a lot since 1996. However, we have remained competitive with our neighbors and still believe we offer great food at a reasonable price. As for our beer, we have our lines professionally cleaned on a regular basis and have a state of the art cleaning system that runs 24-7. An occasional bad beer slips through, but we have some of the cleanest lines in the state. We take every guest comment seriously and use the information to make Humpy's better. Thanks for taking the time to share.

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

I have been to Alaska several times and would not make the trip without a meal at Humpy's. Located right downtown in Anchorage it is both a locals and a visitors hangout. A great menu at very reasonable prices for Alaska. Try their smoked fish spread and fish and chips. Plenty and I mean plenty of brews to satisfy the thirsty. Get there early for a table and enjoy the warmth and hospitality of a great service staff. No matter how full you are do not miss the berry crisp, served warm with ice cream. You will be back, I will for sure next trip. A landmark to add to your list.

The Anchorage version of a real life "Cheers" only better IMO.

Not a fancy place, a fun place to enjoy like a local.

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