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Sam's Sourdough Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
+1 907-479-0523
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (29 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
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Reviewed 6 days ago

They have really good food! I had breakfast food..chicken fried steak and eggs..VERY GOOD! The chocolate shake was very tasty too! The portions and price are as they should be...not overkill and worth consuming EVERY bite!

Thank Christine N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Flip your coffee cup over for unlimited refills of some hot java, order a reindeer sausage omelette, and get the sourdough pancakes, their specialty! With pictures of vintage cars all over the restaurant this dainty little restaurant has been a favorite of my family and...More

Thank Anika T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a bad place. Quick and quiet. Food was ok, but nothing that stood out. Wait staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

So my son and I were changing it up while in Fairbanks this time and tried out this diner. It was nicely located and we were brought coffee pretty much as we sat down(bonus points). The service was good and the food came out pretty...More

2  Thank billhP5052PU
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Eggs, Bacon, hash browns & pancakes, all nicely done. Hash browns were crispy on the outside just like I like them. But the highlight was definitely the sourdough pancakes!

1  Thank davyd83
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Its a great old time feel dinner. Waitress was overly polite. Classic diner menu with very fast service. Prices were more than fair..... Keep up the good work!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

This was recommended by someone at Museum of the North for a quick lunch spot. It was quick if you're in a rush and are ok with a pretty basic diner. I ordered the cottage cheese with fruit - the fruit was canned - it...More

Thank LGBTtraveler
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Combine Far North friendly hospitality with American classic comfort foods-- spin them up a bit with a touch of local flavor, and you have a delicious meal for the whole family! Featured local hits are the sourdough pancakes (sourdough starter goes back a long time),...More

1  Thank KimT_6294
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

While it charges typical tourist prices, this is a great down-home cafe with friendly service and tasty, filling food. The sourdough pancakes were definitely a treat!

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The service was very good. The breakfast was average to good. We tried Sourdough pancakes and personally didn't care for them, but some people really like them a lot, it's a personal taste, but if you've never had them, here's a chance to try at...More

Thank Gary S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3702 Cameron St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-3842
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-479-0523
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