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The Bubbly Mermaid Oyster Bar

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417 D St, Anchorage, AK 99501-2325
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Wailuku, Hawaii
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this place when a friend suggested it for a birthday dinner. It is a very small, but cozy restaurant tucked into downtown Anchorage. I wasn't sure what to expect from a place that only serves oysters and champagne. It sounded like an awfully limited menu. I was pleasantly surprised to find a feast of seafood. Numerous options for... More 

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watertown, CT
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363 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews that talk about the owner being salty are spot on. The guy is down right rude. In fact, on the day we visited he over-heard me mention to the bartender that TripAdvisor had the place listed as "closed" and his reply to me was "Who uses TripAdvisor, everyone uses Yelp now, no one cares about TripAdvisor anymore." Beyond... More 

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Thank aaronds
Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place! The champagne is awesome, and the atmosphere is great! This is always a must stop when I come to the city!

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Thank Emily B
Anchorage, Alaska
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290 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This cozy unique champagne and oyster bar has been in downtown Anchorage for 4 years and I am only just hearing about it! Better late than never. The place is tiny, intimate. You sit on wooden bar stools at a small bar or in front of the window along D Street. The walls are littered with bottles of French champagnes.... More 

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Thank Carolyn J
Skagway, Alaska
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great little hidden treasure. Wonderful place filled with good people, an amazing selection of both champagne & oysters. If this place was in my home town my husband and I would be regulars. This will be our first stop next time we are in Anchorage. If you haven't been and you love oysters, champagne or both, this needs to be... More 

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Thank SkagwayScootersAK
Whitehorse, Canada
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227 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

In town for a convention I happened across this hidden gem. As all other reviews report ...small and intimate. Where they shine...their impeccable knowledge of champagne and numerous hot or cold prep of oysters. Yes, it's expensive, but if you're looking for an education in "bubbly", an opportunity to try champagne that you otherwise would be dissuaded by the price... More 

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Savannah
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I travel a lot and I eat out at great restaurants. If you want a glass of Grand cru champagne at almost any restaurant from New York to Los Angeles you have to buy a whole bottle. Not at the Bubbly Mermaid where you buy the great bubbly by the glass. The menu is simple....fresh oysters and champagne...served in an... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Intimate! Cozy! Friendly! Delicious! I've never really been to an oyster and champagne bar before, and I have to admit I went having reservations about what I was getting into. I had been told Bubbly Mermaid had a limited menu, so I didn't expect a smorgasbord feast. So I was pleasantly surprised to find a feast of seafood. I had... More 

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Thank David H
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

First its a tiny place. Several chairs around a small bow (boat) shaped bar, that you can quite easily talk to the people across the counter. If you go, you will certainly soon be chatting with others in the restaurant. It's all about the oysters and champagne here. Huge selection of both. All oysters are from AK. There were probably... More 

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Thank kdowell65
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome little nook! Staff were so knowledgeable and down to earth! The choices of oysters was most amazing and I found myself drawn to the decor as if I were in a small galley... awesome spot to check out for any occasion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 D St, Anchorage, AK 99501-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?