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Thorn's Showcase Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-3700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (281 reviews)
“fries” (88 reviews)
“chowder” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed yesterday

Filled with locals. Very good service. Dark interior is a bit off-putting. Food was above average. They offer a lot of "but" dishes, as in halibut. They were very good. Lunch for 2 with tip $60 but in line with others in town. Several TVs...More

Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed yesterday

Halibut that is. Loooks like a dive from the outside, but go in anyway! Excellent halibut. Wonderful Clam Chowder! Friendly efficient staff. Really busy when cruise ships are in port, but worth it.

Thank lgallup2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here twice as I loved it so much. The decor is unique and a throwback to the sixties, but that's why it's a gem. The staff were attentive and the food was delicious - Bucket of Butt - YUMM. Highly recommended.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Halibut was delicious, with lots of other options. Very friendly staff, we were in a hurry and the food came out quickly.

Thank Lionized
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recommended by our hotel otherwise I would have walked right by it. Dining room looks like it belongs in Elvis' basement lounge. Bucket of Butt and Salmon Quesadillas were great, good portions, had leftovers. Server was nice, but service was slow.

Thank Annemarie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

"Don't judge the place when you walk in the door!" was the advice we got when we asked where to eat. Bucket of [Halibut] Butts was outstanding, and good beer choice. Excellent service. Good location. Expect a wait at dinner time.

Thank RockyMtnBlue
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a super cool, fun place that deserves a visit for nostalgia sake. It has the largest Jim Beam decanter collection in the country. Friendly staff and decent food.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having the fish described as "chunks" gave me a little pause, but they were perfect. If you can only eat one meal in Seward, you need to get halibut at Thorn's.

Thank Spresto
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thorns Showcase Lounge was recommended by a local couple after we were told there was an hour and a half wait at another downtown resteraunt we wanted to try. I am glad we went to thorns. Great service and food Very good rib eye steak....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so good I ate here twice. Bucket of Butt was great - but that chowder is AMAZING !!! It was recommended by a a local and I’m so glad we went

Thank anissapesina06
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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
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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