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Big Al's Salmon Shack

1 Haines Highway, Located Across From the Post Office, Haines, AK 99827
+1 541-231-0740
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (23 reviews)
“fries” (18 reviews)
“post office” (6 reviews)
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Fast food, American, Seafood
1 Haines Highway, Located Across From the Post Office, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here 6/18/2018 after disappointed in size and cost of last days lunch at Bamboo. Totally larger, tempura battered fish and twice the amount for a buck more. $16 for the order. No slaw but that's ok. It was only a buck for a soda...More

Thank webbizonly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at this roadside stand and had a great meal. The fish comes from the local packing plant in Haines. We tried the rockfish and halibut- both delicious and cooked while we waited. The fries were frozen fries, but very good too. There isn’t...More

Thank wecanoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day in Haines we stopped a Big Al's for a bite. My Halibut and fries were fresh, hot and crisp as were my wife's chicken and fries (not a fish eater). Big Al's has some parking and a couple picnic tables. My...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many people like this place and have given rave reviews. We must have been there on an off-day because we ended up throwing away most all of our meal. We had one order of fish & chips & shared a few bites and threw...More

Thank Groovetta65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little fish shack. The halibut and rockfish combo was very tasty. I definitely will eat here again. It's just a little roadside food trailer, but I thought the food was good and priced decent.

Thank MedicG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh fare, fast and tasty! The breading on the halibut was light and crunchy. A little pricey considering it's locally sourced but delicious nonetheless.

Thank LamarcheK
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Best halibut fish and chips ever! Owner of the Salmon Shack also owns the fish canneries, so it's a cinch to be the best. Would go back in a heartbeat. Fresh, light batter and excellent fish.

Thank jwanderlust
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The halibut and salmon are pretty good. The deep fry is good because they use panko instead if batter!! It's good!

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I tried this place based on advice from a couple of visitors. I had the fish and chips (halibut) and it was alright. Very greasy, as expected. Nothing special, but not bad, about the same as the other fish and chips in town (bamboo room...More

1  Thank JamesGrey7
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great little food shack in haines! Space is limited when you want to eat there but take out is also possible. Halibut and chips is very good and should be tried out. Love to be able toneat local and with locals too!

1  Thank SandraStL
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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Haines Highway, Located Across From the Post Office, Haines, AK 99827
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
  • Phone Number: +1 541-231-0740
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