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The Alaska Boathouse Restaurant

) #4 of 5 Restaurants in Big Lake ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5268 S Big Lake Rd, Big Lake, AK 99652
+1 907-892-8595
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible6%
20 Oct 2016
“Last minute date night ~ blaa”
21 Sep 2016
“Beautiful setting”
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5268 S Big Lake Rd, Big Lake, AK 99652
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

There were 6 adults and 3 children 6-9. They have an ample children's menu. We had two types of wings as appetizers for the adults. Very good. We had wine and beer. Good selections. Two of us ordered the steak and shrimp with potato and...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I keep going back hoping they have improved from the last time, but sadly no. Considering what this place has going for it, beautiful building, location, setting on the lake, there should be a line to get in and be seated, but sadly no. The...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Haven't visited the boat house since it's last change of head chef and thought we'd give it a try. Stopped in for a quick dinner and a glass of wine. We were the only guests at the restaurant for the duration of our visit (6:20-7:40)....More

1  Thank Mom_2_the_4th_Power
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This restaurant has a beautiful setting on Big Lake. Not a big restaurant but nicely appointed and we definitely want to go back in the summer to have dinner on the patio. We had the steak and wedge special and the filet was perfectly cooked,...More

Thank Janese C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I wouldn't leave Big Lake without stopping at the Alaska Boathouse Restaurant. The service is topnotch and enjoyed the food and the view of the beautiful lake!

Thank elainecG5040ET
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Went here for a special occasion based on a recommendation. The parking area faces a muddy hill, but turn around and there's a nice view of Big Lake. Because it's the end of tourist season, there was only one waiter. I'd been warned the prices...More

Thank katie z
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We went there for dinner the other night, and it was the first time I had been. The building is beautiful, and the staff was very nice. It's got a good view of the lake, and I can imagine that the deck would be great...More

2  Thank 692jefff
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Our family came to The Alaska Boathouse restaurant for Easter brunch. The setting was good with a nice view overlooking Big Lake. The restaurant was clean and nicely decorated. The food was mediocre and overpriced for the quality and class of the restaurant. The service...More

2  Thank eblocker4460
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

The setting is very nice overlooking Big Lake covered in ice and snow. The food was mediocre, the service was good and the prices were too high for the location, the quality of food and the class of restaurant.

2  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I try to give local restaurants a chance - went twice I won't be back - food was cold we were the only people in there and they "forgot" to hit the send button to the kitchen my son and his girlfriend were done withe...More

2  Thank stormy733
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5268 S Big Lake Rd, Big Lake, AK 99652
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Big Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 907-892-8595
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