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) #37 of 198 Restaurants in Fairbanks American,
244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
+1 907-451-0613
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner
244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A frie nd and I met here for breakfast the day I was leaving Fairbanks. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was standard breakfast food, but very yummy and disappeared quickly as we were hungry! I would recommend the Diner to those...More

Thank Mama R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I grew up eating at diners in a big city. There was always a diner within a brisk walk from home. These traditional diners all have one thing in common, good home-cooked food, the Diner in Fairbanks is no exception. Their menu could be in...More

Thank WebmanPoconos
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Small, cozy and homegrown! The Diner has become my most recent FAV for brekkies and brunch time. Menu choices are varied and delish (Omelettes and Skillets abound), food is plentiful, and your coffee cup NEVER gets cold! We've had a party of up to 7...More

Thank reamerdianas
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were staying at the Westmark and couldn't face the $19 breakfast buffet. Grabbed a cab and headed to Diner. Wonderful little spot where the locals go. We had a tasty breakfast, lovely chat with the cab driver and actually spent less than $19 per...More

Thank christineb05
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

As soon as we walked in everyone stopped and looked at "the strangers". I honestly believe everyone else knew each other. It was like being home for breakfast. Service and food were great. If you are in the area stop in. Great food at a...More

Thank ruvidu
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Walking distance from the Inn where I stayed. The food was very good and served so quickly! A peaceful place to start the day, seems very popular with the locals!

Thank sandypoje
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've eaten at The Diner for close to 15 years now. It has gone through several owners. I've seen staff come and go. I've never sent back any food, the prices are Fairbanks reasonable and the food was decent. Mostly. Recently they have had problems...More

Thank jeanofiddler
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Came in to Fairbanks and walked from our hotel. Friendly place. Locals Breakfast was just what we wanted. Great food Great service. Would recommend!! 😊👍

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The staff was so friendly and the food was to die for. Their desserts were all homemade that morning so it was first come, first serve. The coffee cake just melted in your mouth (Ordering the last slice does indeed make it taste better). Their...More

Thank liagiba1515
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good fair priced food, fast in fast out....coffee never ran out No doubt I'll be back! B&G was OK, was hoping for homemade chicken fried steak....I'll find it somewhere...the quest continues

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-451-0613
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