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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“World famous for fabulous cuisine in a rustic setting, this restaurant is know for its amazing menu and cozy atmosphere. Definitely a must visit!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Fun, and rustic town. About 45 min outside Anchorage. One of the prettiest drives for a short time in the car. Look up festivals and join in the fun!”
  • 24 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Pizza Place
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“Halibut chunks are the best! They have a nice menu selection. Locals frequent so you'll see Girdwoodians with their "hair down". Friendly servers who like to talk and swap stories. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Brewery
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“An excellent local brewery walking distance from your stay. Girdwood Brewing is a vibrant and fun gathering place to relax after a day on the mountain winter or summer!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Family friendly breakfast and lunch place. They serve all espresso drinks and boast of their mimosa options.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Grab a coffee and catch up on the latest happenings right next door. They can make you a waffle as well!”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“They can take you to great outdoor places in nearby Girdwood and Portage area.”
  • 3 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Gallery
“The Slack Tide Gallery is a locally owned art gallery and store that brings in a rotating selection of local art, crafts, and clothing. They offer food and beverages on "First Friday" nights when they bring in new local art exhibits.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“A breakfast burrito to keep you going all day. Make great takeout dinners as well.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pharmacy
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Small ice cream shop for a day trip to Girdwood in the midst of a beautiful drive along the scenic Seward Highway.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Doctor's Office
“Physician and Nurse Practitioner's can help you with a wide variety of things, they are truly skilled and compassionate providers... from newborns to the elderly they take care of our community and our visitors.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Stop in to the Great Alaskan Tourist Trap and say hi to Connie and Twirl. They have different tour options including snow machining, dog sledding, and off roading. Their shop is also full of Alaskan souvenirs. ”
  • 1 local recommends