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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.

Grocery or Supermarket
“This is an awesome little grocery store. They have a good salad bar, deli, pastry counter, and a frozen yogurt bar. I still miss the Elleno’s Real Greek Lemon flavored Yogurt. I only have found it at Seattle Pike’s Place and the Ketchikan A & P.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“They have great pastries as well as soup and sandwiches and breakfast. It is downtown across from the docks.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You can sit at the arctic water view deck and order burgers fish and chips ect from the burger queen they deliver to the Arctic bar!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Locally owned grocery store with essentials and more. Easily within a short walking distance from our space!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great menu...my favorite is the Brie and Crab appetizer. The view is awesome and you can take the tram from Creek Street downtown or drive to the top of the hill. If you come early, you can walk Married Man's Trail and view the salmon ladder on the way. So much to do and see right in the heart of the downtown historical district. Enjoy!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Yeah, we have Safeway in Ketchikan too! And yes, it does have a Starbucks inside.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“During the year we lived on our boat in Ketchikan, my husband and I loved to sneak off to Annabelle’s for their delicious steamer clams.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“This local pub stays busy even after the tourists get back on the ship. I highly recommend their pink margarita and any of their pizzas. They have a good gluten free crust on their menu. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“I loved this little book shop. Maybe you need a new book for the cruise, want to read the work of a local author, or just want a book about Alaska, this is your stop! The shop keepers are wonderful and they make excellent book recommendations.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“You can only get to the Fjords by plane or boat. I've done both and prefer the boat tour for better photo opportunities. Allen Marine Tours is the best deal in town for the Misty Fjords. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
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Restaurant
“Delicious, thoughtful dishes, lots of great artwork on the walls and friendly staff! They occasionally have live music too. ”
  • 2 locals recommend