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Sarah J's Cafe

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25 Portage Road, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-2928
06:30 - 13:00
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a great drive up spot for a quick breakfast. The owner was super and coffee and food were very good. Hopefully she can expand into a sit down restaurant some day.

Thank whoa3050
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great tea and burrito. Friendly fun service. Impressive menu. Limited seating outside. None inside. Not cheap but nothing is in Alaska.

Thank Eric K
Flagstaff, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Was looking for a good cup of coffee during my work week in Haines and was able to sneak out to Sarah J's on a Monday morning/Labor Day. They were open. Has a cool vibe and great open sitting area with a wood stove that seems like it would be a great hangout in the winter months. Quick service and... More 

Thank brunsonmatt
Eagle, Idaho, United States
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Sarah J's is a great place to enjoy an outdoor lunch. We had hot sandwiches that were filling and delicious. I had the Turkey Melt which was ooey-gooey with melted cheese, turkey, tomato, spinach, red onion on a Cibata roll, and my husband had the Italian which was full of flavor, with salami, pepperoni, melted cheese, peppercinis tomato and onion.... More 

Thank Margie J
Fairbanks, Alaska
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A friend in Haines recommended the breakfast sandwiches at Sarah J's. Surprised that a coffee hut would serve a great breakfast but she was right. A wide choice of breakfast items made to order and served fairly quickly. Great choice and the coffee is good too.

Thank Staggerwing12
Seattle, WA
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We visited a cuple of times while in Haines. Their hours were good (meaning open early) and the service 'local friendly'. The customer area has a gravel floor, authentic Alaska I'd say.

Thank austineats
Whitehorse, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great coffee spot in downtown, a little trailer with an add on so you don't have to wait in the omni-present rain. We didn't order food but it looked and smelled great.

Thank Dave W
Wasilla, Alaska
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Good food, fast service. I'm glad it wasn't raining since there is no inside seating. Workers could smile a bit more 😀

Thank cml101
Algonquin, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Sarah J's is a sandwich/coffee stand. We visited in the summer and really enjoyed sitting at the picnic tables with our sandwiches and coffee. We watched Bald Eagles flying back and forth from their nest. Sarah's sandwiches are really yummy. We had the Reuben, the Italian, the BLT, and the Turkey. Everything is made fresh when you order. Her coffee... More 

Thank Melanie W
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Four of us got sandwiches. I got a Chipotle Reubens which I shared with my wife. Perfectly prepared and just the right amount of heat. Bench tables outside.Located in the middle of Haines. I would eat here again. The locals Do.

Thank BudandJan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Portage Road, Haines, AK 99827
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
  • Phone Number: +1 907-766-2928

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