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“only ONE THING to say....IF you're in SITKA, The "P" Bar is the place to go....”
Review of The Pioneer Bar

The Pioneer Bar
Ranked #30 of 44 Restaurants in Sitka
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

I found the Pioneer bar, quite by accident.. and not...It was owned by a longtime friend, that at the time we met..I did not know she was the Owner...actually it was owned by her, and Family (4 daughters, 2 son)... It is a most interesting place to visit, you'll hear tales, true, and of course otherwise, about some of the Hi-Jinx, that have happened , to skippers, and crews over the years... The Pioneer Bar, as I understand, is possibly, the OLDEST Watering Hole in Sitka, and of course with the age come some incredible stories... I urge you to go, and see for yourself.. Its the kind of place, you will find nowhere else on earth...honest... and if you do go, Say "HI" to Rich, from the Clock Doctor"..... years of friendship, and memories... it is one of those must see places...you owe it, to yourself to go.. ENJOY...it full of years, and years of seagoing, yarns, and pictures, and stories......

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Thank Michel M
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Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a great spot to hang with the locals in Sitka. Don't expect fancy, just comfortable, good service, and good basic drinks. Check out the attached liquor store.

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Reviewed January 18, 2014

If you're not a pack a day smoker give it a wide berth. It stinks of smoke with only a couple patrons; when crowded the air is truly the worst one could imagine. If you must, stop in on a nice early afternoon when the doors are propped open, look at a few photos and have your one drink. If you dont mind poison air and are drinking for effect you will appreciate the very heavy handed pours.

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1  Thank SitkaCrabber
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

A lively bar when the fishermen are in town, a favorite with locals, Charlie Sheen dropped in for drinks and a good time one night this summer.

Thank travlgypsy
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

I have no problem with the bars the locals frequent, and this place is simply known as the "P" Bar, is legendary. They're not particularly friendly or talkative, so don't expect a TGI Fridays when you come in here for a drink. But the local history is all over the walls here, as probably every boat that has sailed out of Sitka's harbor may be up on the walls.

1  Thank Christopher C
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