You don’t have to look very far to find a scrumptious, juicy burger in Alaska. From classics cooked up with bacon and gourmet toppings to Alaskan specialties like salmon burgers, you’ll fall in love with these 10 great burger joints in the Last Frontier.
Often voted as having the best cheeseburgers in Anchorage, Arctic Roadrunner has been an Alaska tradition for decades. For an Alaskan twist on the classic burger, try one made with a wild salmon patty instead of beef.
Another Anchorage favorite, Longbranch Saloon Bar and Grill serves one of the Anchorage area's most mouth-watering burgers. In fact, The Food Network singled out their burger in their "50 Burgers from 50 States” special, calling it a "must try" for the state of Alaska. One of its secrets is that the buns are handmade on site.
Award-winning Tommy's Burger Stop is where Anchorage residents and savvy visitors go when they need a burger fix. Enjoy good old-fashioned bacon cheeseburgers, go for something gourmet featuring bleu cheese, or try the Cajun burger if you like it hot.
Juneau's Red Dog Saloon is another Alaska bar that serves up a mean burger. If you're not a beef fan, you can get buffalo or chicken burgers here.
Homer's Cosmic Kitchen puts out a heavenly burger. Try their taco burger for something different but delicious. Seafood burger selections include salmon and halibut with house-made Cosmic seasoning. Burgers are served on whole grain buns.
Locals and visitors alike count Duncan House Diner among their favorite Alaska eateries to enjoy a tasty burger. As added bonuses, the restaurant features an old-school soda counter, and Alaska memorabilia covers the walls.
The name says it all—Max's Beefy Burgers features amazing beef burgers cooked hot and fresh to order. You can get chicken and fish burgers here, too. Try the Hawaiian barbecue chicken burger when the Anchorage weather makes you long for a taste of the tropics.
You'll never get a burger made from frozen beef at Brewster's in Fairbanks—only fresh meat is good enough for their guests. Brewster's customers have repaid this by voting them the best burger in town for over a decade.
You can expect quality burgers in a quaint setting at Dockside Galley in Ketchikan. On nice days, you can sit on an outdoor dining area overlooking the marina. Whales and sea lions are often spotted in the bay, so chances are you'll get a nature show with your burger. The shakes are awesome here, so be sure to leave room.
Come to Wes' Place for the best burgers on Prince of Wales Island on the Alaskan panhandle. Try their Cowboy Burger with house-made barbecue sauce for a taste of the Old West in the Alaskan rainforest. All burgers are hand-patted from fresh meat that's never frozen.