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The Rookery Cafe

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111 Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-463-3013
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are feeling mean, try their cayenne pepper latte- It will warm you from the inside out! Get the corner table by the window, unwind and enjoy people-watching for a few minutes. The mean will melt away and you'll be glowing in no time!

Thank flygrls
Juneau, Alaska
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portland coffee with NW style menu - made me feel right at home! Fantastic dining area with vivid and interesting art. Coming back again soon!

Thank Cait M
Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here several times. The first time in I wanted to leave but my better half told me we would stay and check it out. The wait staff are really nice but appearance wise they are like a lot of young people today. (tats, piercings, and lots of rings) Our waiter (kerndt) helped us a lot with the menu... More 

Thank Jerry F
Juneau, Alaska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome. Travis does it right! A unique menu with a great wine list I've been dining there since they opened Definitely in the top 5 of places to eat in Juneau

Thank CapTerry
Spencer, New York
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The Rookery has a kind of Alaskan fusion flair with great soups and sandwiches, deserts, coffee and teas. Nice ambiance with high ceilings, little man-made rook nests on the shades of the hanging lights and great photos of backcountry skiing & other Alaskan scenics. Shared tables & a true cafe feel. Somewhat pricey but very tasty and not typical.

Thank Linda M
Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Tourists aren't likely to find this place. It's kinda off the main "tourist drag." But that's the reason to go. During the legislative session, out of town lobbyists may hang out at The Rookery, but most folks hanging out - enjoying the mellow vibe - are locals. The pastries are yummy, but it smart to get there early 'cause they... More 

Thank Experienced T
Juneau, Alaska
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stopped by and were delighted with the results! I had the burger (be sure to specify if you want it more well-done than the norm), which was delicious as usual. My friend had the special, kimchi and a bowl of brown butter cauliflower soup & he said they were fantastic!

Thank Lyndsey Z
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Burger and blt were great but the grilled cheese was so gross. Lazy chef poured cheese sauce over toast. When asked they said they didn't have cheese. I had to show them the cheddar on my plough mans plate to get cheese for my son's sandwich. They forgot the soup but charged anyway. Go elsewhere. Coffee house with a bad... More 

Thank Iggychic
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to get a Soup and Sandwich in Juneau, AK. Prices are good for Juneau and the food always tastes great. It is my go-to lunch stop when I am on business in the city. Coffee and light breakfast is served in the morning.

Thank Scott M
Juneau, Alaska
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It is delicious. The second thing I love about this fried rice is it is DELICIOUS! My only complaint is I asked for an extra poached egg and didn't get one but...here is what is so great about this rice (aside from being delicious). The kimchi is custom made right there at the Rookery. They put that on one side.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Juneau
  • Phone Number: +1 907-463-3013
The Rookery Cafe is an independent bistro, coffee shop and bakery located in the heart of downtown Juneau.We are proud to serve coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters, one of the hightest rated coffee roasters in the nation. We are their only wholesale account in the state of Alaska, and will make sure you get the best cup of coffee you have ever tasted. All our baked goods are prepared onsite, and we provide fresh rolls, danish, croissants, muffins, cookies, cupcakes, and more! Breakfast is served from 7 am to 10:30 am Monday - Friday, and 9 am to 12 on Saturday. Lunch is served from 11 AM - 3 PM, and we serve amazing had crafted burgers, sandwiches on our own focaccia, a variety of salads, and soups made from scratch daily. At 5 PM, Monday through Saturday night, the dinner menu is served. Reservations can be made for parties up to 16. High quality small and large plates, salads and snacks from our seasonal menu will please the most distinguished of pallets. Draft beer and wine by the glass, carafe or bottle is available daily. We are open Monday - Friday from 7 am to 9 pm, and Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm. You will always find something amazing at The Rookery Cafe!

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