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Lucky Wishbone

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American, Diner
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1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
+1 907-272-3454
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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190 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The menu selection is very limited. We wanted breakfast at 10:30 AM but they really do not have a breakfast menu. Had a grilled ham and cheese and a tuna melt both on plain white bread as that is the only bread they have. The fries were pretty good but if you can find another place, please do. I usually... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The place itself is outdated but that is what they are going for I think. Seated right away and staff was friendly. Not a quiet place - very open seating. Fried Chicken was awesome. Got milkshakes to go.

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Thank SneakerJamming
Auburn, Alabama, United States
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Family members who've lived in Anchorage for decades took me to Lucky Wishbone, "an Anchorage institution." The decision between burgers and chickens was difficult, but I went with the chicken. It was very fresh and tasty, but if you like super-coated, greasy, chain-restaurant-style fried chicken you will not enjoy the Lucky Wishbone version. Their chicken (and their french fries) are... More 

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Thank Pam B
Anchorage, Alaska
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

A favorite lunch spot! Everything I have eaten there has been good but how can you not eat the chicken?! That's what they are known for and I just can't resist good fried chicken. There are three sizes of baskets to choose from so you can order the one that will satisfy your appetite. Plenty of fries and delicious cornbread... More 

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1 Thank Penny W
Anchorage, Alaska
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We've been eating at "The Bone" since the early 70's. The best burgers in town, hands down. My favorite is the jumbo cheeseburger. Great shakes as well, heaps of fries, and great fried chicken as well. For those few of you that like chicken gizzards...well they're on the menu too. Closed on Sunday's.

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Thank Dean K
Anchorage, Alaska
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

A buddy of mine and I changed up our normal haunt for getting some tasty vittles and dropped into the Wishbone. We were seated promptly and with a smile. Thou they were busy the server kept the sweet tea flowing and our food was out fairly quickly. I have tried their burgers and was satisfied but figured they were renown... More 

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Millersville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 7 we were seated somewhat quickly after all members in our party got there. We all ordered the mom or pop friend chicken. The fried chicken other than being huge pieces especially the wings was ok. Growing up in the Akron area we do have a lot of options for fried chicken some are a... More 

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1 Thank Kim S
Anchorage, Alaska
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Lucky Wishbone in on the way into town. I call in my order 10 minutes before I arrive and it's waiting hot & ready. It makes for a handy meal after a weekend away. The owner flies his chicken in from a farm in the lower 48. It's the best crispy fried chicken in Alaska, combined with fries &... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Lucky Wishbone Restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in Anchorage. Open for breakfast, lunch and maybe early dinner. Prices reasonable but not fast food. The crispy fried chicken is absolutely the best, you get a big order of fries and corn muffin. Cheeseburgers are also a favorite. Menu is limited but salad, cole slaw, etc. are available.Your drinks... More 

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Thank Sharon N
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great burger place. Always made to order, fresh and hot. Dining area is clean, staff is always friendly and helpful. Quick service. I ordered to go, waited just a few minutes and was on my way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-3454

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