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Thorn's Showcase Lounge

) #6 of 32 Restaurants in Seward ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-3700
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (220 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviews (432)
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1 - 10 of 432 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a bar! It is a bar at the end of the word. Still, it manages to be cool!!! Joe, our bar tender, was super cool! He recommended drinks and food. The food was "typical bar food" and the drinks were... well... still...More

Thank rwood48
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the hallibut, fries and slaw. The sides are large so plan to share! The food was really good and I would recommend to anyone visiting Seward.

Thank Wateree101
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am not a seafood eater and wanted a patty melt. I ordered the sandwich with a draft Alaskan Amber Ale and sat at the bar near the front entrance. It was early afternoon and the place, although dark, was busy. The sandwich was cooked...More

Thank conniegum
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have mixed feelings about this place. The food was average but the decor makes up for it. We had cheese sticks. They were fine nothing homemade or special. I asked if the chicken tenders were hand breaded or frozen and the waitress said frozen....More

Thank nikitaread815
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I dont know if the person from the other review had bad taste buds or not, but they must not understand that Halibut does not have that fishy taste anyway...lol My wife and I went here regardless of the "Bland, Bland, Bland" review and we...More

Thank tootalljones92
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food and service were great! Deep fried halibut and onion rings are always top notch, and this is one of our favorite places to eat whenever we visit Seward.

Thank 907JLeMay
Reviewed 1 week ago

After waiting more than 5 minutes at the door finally someone decided they had better show some interest. Once seated it was another wait for our waitress and again for our drinks. Ordered the " bucket of but" (battered halibut chunks) with tartare and a...More

Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love hole-in-the-wall restaurants and bars. Thorn's has a great atmosphere where you are transported back in time. From the pleather ceiling and walls to the Jim Bean collection, there's plenty to see during your visit. We sat at the bar where...More

Thank Bobbi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place. Not sure if you would call it "retro" since it is originally done in the 60's. Definately eclectic. Bartender was very friendly and the hamburgers were great and reasonably priced. Make sure you try their halibut and seafood chowder.

Thank bonnie m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a disappointment! Food was cold and service was terrible! I had high expectations, given the proximity to fresh seafood, but there was no flavor and everything was cold. Would not recommend this place.

Thank sparksb0ys
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I would like to know if you a current copy of your summer menu online?
28 May 2017|
Response from Grayson907 | Reviewed this property |
I found a menu online on the zomato website(I can't post the URL here) but I have no idea how current it is. I can't remember the prices I and my group paid back in February but I think we paid a few dollars more for some... More
We were just there, one of my favorite meals were of course your Halibut Butts. I can't find any receive for anything close. Any suggestions, we shipped back our catch, I know it won't be the same but want to try to make something similar. Any suggestions. We loved your place Barb
26 July 2016|
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Response from deew4 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the recipe for the butts. If you like lobster, I have a poor man's lobster recipe. 4 c. Water 1/4 c sugar 1/8 c salt Boil, drop 1 inch size chunks of halibut in water. Remove as soon as it floats, not long... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: +1 907-224-3700
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