This joint serves up some of the best burgers you can find in the entire state of Alaska. Tommy’s Burger Stop is a casual little spot decked out with cool posters and cute memorabilia. They have a lot of burger specialties to cater to different tastes, so be sure to sample some of their best, such as the Hole in the Wall burger, the Battered Husband, the Sweet Charlotte (which comes with mushrooms, avocado, and Swiss cheese), or the Cajun Delight. If you’re a fan of bleu cheese, you absolutely must order the Stella Bleu burger, which comes topped with a ‘cheese patty’ consisting of bleu cheese crumbles and mozzarella. Order their delicious onion rings to accompany your burger and you’re good to go.
Tommy’s Burger Stop, 1106 West 29th Place, Anchorage, AK, +1 (907) 561-5696
If you’re looking for burgers and beer, you must visit this brewhouse when in Anchorage. Glacier Brewhouse has a large selection of menu items, but their burgers are especially amazing and pair extremely well with the house-made brews that they serve. Their burgers aren’t always featured on the menu, but now that we’ve given you a heads-up, you can order them whenever you visit. Try the Brewhouse Burger, which is wood grilled and served on a brioche bun, the bacon burger, or the BBQ bleu cheese burger. For dessert, make sure you order their delicious peanut butter pie.
Glacier Brewhouse, 737 West 5th Avenue Suite #110, Anchorage, AK, +1(907) 274-2739
Eat at this burger joint to get a real feel for your surroundings and traditional Alaskan culture. The Arctic Roadrunner offers house-made burgers, shakes, and fries that are made with quality and care. The decor is very in tune with the state it’s housed in, wooden antlers and moose heads grace the walls of the cabin-like building with wood paneling and a stone fireplace. Come hungry to enjoy their Kenai Whopper or their amazing bacon cheeseburger, and be sure to order their homemade onion rings on the side. Leave your cards at home, as this is a cash-only spot.
Arctic Roadrunner, 2477 Arctic Boulevard, Anchorage, AK, +1(907) 279-7311
This diner has been around for over fifty years, and it’ll be no surprise if it’s around for many, many more. Lucky Wishbone is an old-school establishment that serves comfort food and typical American grub, and their burgers, fries, salads, milkshakes, and chicken are especially popular. Taste their yummy Swiss bacon burger, and if you have enough room left in your stomach, take a few bites of their delicious crispy fried chicken served with a side of homemade ranch. Wash down your meal with a peanut butter milkshake.
Lucky Wishbone, 1033 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK, +1(907) 272-3454
This upscale restaurant has been serving Anchorage with premium dishes for over seventy years now, and it is a quintessential element of the city’s profile. Club Paris serves up premium steaks, meats, and seafood, and their burgers are tasty. You can’t go wrong by ordering the filet mignon burger, the ground New York steak burger, or the blue cheese bacon burger. They also have a lot of great steaks, cocktails, and fries, as well as delightful French onion soup. This is a place you can’t miss out on.
Club Paris, 417 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK, +1(907) 277-6332