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Lavelle's Bistro

₹₹₹₹American, , Seafood
575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
+1 907-450-0555
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate there the first night of our 11 day stay in Fairbanks, located in the Springhill hotel. Food was very good, wine list was extensive and reasonable. They had a $7 dollar mystery wine that turned out to be very good. Meat loaf was very...More

Thank bill w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lavelles was always the place to go forma nice dinner when I lived in Fairbanks. Their fondue was great always, but some the dishes could be a hit or miss. However, for Fairbanks, this was always a great place to go for a nice dinner.More

Thank AngelaMiller83
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angela - Thank you. Being the best in Fairbanks, with so many fine restaurants, is high praise. I appreciate you dining with us when you lived in Fairbanks and for leaving us a review. I hope we'll see you again should you find yourself...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first time at Lavelle's Bistro. I was celebrating my birthday! We had reservations and were seated promptly. The atmosphere was relaxing other than a few noisy people at the bar. I ordered the Potato crusted Salmon and my friend ordered the Filet Mignon. The...More

Thank gypsynurse1960
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How wonderful! I am so happy to read that your first time dining with us was for your birthday. Thank you for celebrating such a special day in our bistro, as well as for writing us such a kind review. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here on a recent Saturday night and I was impressed. Place was quite crowded and I know why. First they have an impressive wine selection and friendly, knowledgeable bartenders. I ordered a half dozen oysters and they were about as good as ones in...More

Thank rlcolley
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Marvelous! It sounds like you had a fantastic time at our bistro - delicious food, excellent wine, and outstanding service. Since you tried the oysters and prime rib I'd say you had the best that both land and sea have to offer - just as...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Finally, we got what I had hoped for with fresh fish expertly prepared. We tried a couple of their specials, so huge we should have split a serving. The caramel bread pudding dessert was outrageous sweet, huge and tasty.More

Thank June K
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi June - To paraphrase our motto of "You've waited 100 years for food this good!" it sounds like you only had to wait your entire trip! I am very happy to see your appetite for fresh seafood was sated at our bistro. Plus, isn't...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We happened to stay at the Springhill Suites in Fairbanks where Lavelle's is located. We were delighted that it was so convenient and we were even happier with our meal and the wine flight special we enjoyed with our meal. The service was quite good...More

Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit to Fairbanks and missed out on the Marriott and this awesome restaurant. Best salad was the blue cheese medallion with walnuts and Granny Smith apples, sooo delicious! My army son had jaw problems so he had the awesome meatloaf and mashes potatoes and...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food. All of the appetizers were tasty and the Calamari was excellent. Halibut was prepared exceptionally well a little noisy atmosphere. Make reservations ahead pricy but very good and the service was outstandingMore

Thank Nicki F
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicki - I am thrilled to see both the service and our seafood hit the mark! Isn't the halibut just delightful? I appreciate your praise, as well as your candor. We can be quite busy at times, but it sounds like what you experienced...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a very delicious dinner at Lavelle's Staff very friendly and polite. Dinner was served promptly it was hot and tasty.More

Thank Joanna A
Frank E, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Joanna - Thank you for dining with us! I am quite happy to read that you had such a delicious dinner and that our service was friendly and polite. We always aim to offer the best food and service in Fairbanks and it sounds...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Lavelle's food is good. If the prices were also good, I would eat there more frequently. It is simply too expensive for what it is. At the end of the day, if you are traveling and staying in the hotel, it is probably not a...More

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22 March 2017|
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Response from FranklinFairbanks | Property representative |
We will be open on Christmas Eve but not on Christmas Day and we only open at 4:30. We are hosting our 18th annual New Years Eve Party on the 31st and it is always a hugely good time. Hope to see you there. Frank, Owner
12 April 2016|
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Response from Robert I | Property representative |
Hi Chinablue48, We most definitely serve fresh seafood all summer long. As far as shell fish goes, I would highly recommend the Alaskan King Crab legs. They're scrumptious. We also have fresh Alaskan oysters and clams on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-450-0555
  • E-mail
Located on the ground floor of Mariott Springhill Suites, Lavelle’s is a unique fine dining restaurant in Fairbanks serving delicious food and an astounding selection of fine wine in a warm, refined atmosphere. In a place where casual restaurants dominate the culinary landscape, Lavelle’s offers a much-needed touch of elegance. Perfect for a romantic date or a fun night out with friends, Lavelle’s provides a sophisticated backdrop for any occasion.
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