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Fresh Sourdough Express

1316 Ocean Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7913
+1 907-235-7571
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pinwheels” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1316 Ocean Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7913
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there for breakfast on our way out of town. The food is absolutely outstanding and plentiful. This is a must for a great meal.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the burger Rueben and was not impressed. The sauerkraut was hard and chunky served as a big mound with cheese over the burger between the two bread slices. Eaten as a sandwich it was a big mess heaped overtop the middle. The cole...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were luck enough to try this restaurant after some great fishing with Homer Ocean Charters. The breakfast was very, very good. I had the Six Pack Breakfast (2 hotcakes, 2 eggs & 2 reindeer sausages) and it was great. My son had the heuvos...More

Thank ScottNicholsonBoise
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several good breakfast/pastry places in Homer. But Sourdough Express is definitely the best. Their cinnamon buns and carrot muffins are amazing, but their spinach and cheese pinwheels are my favorite. Spoke with the owner when I was there last. They really care about...More

Thank Kara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very satisfying breakfast here, great coffee and eggs, plus potatoes and fruit. Nice comfy and healthy vibe. Not too much food and prepared with care.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Best Halibut Chowder I ever had. Home-made hotcakes. Natural ingredients and food is not from Sysco or heat and eat reddi made vendors.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Hi, If you like soil to soul, down to earth organic food. A price that is high, yet the servings you get are decent. The service can be improved, yet many times to few servers to the amount of people to be served. The original...More

Thank breiluchaco
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great food and service. Unique menu and history. We love to eat breakfast here. On the way out to the Spit.

Thank BillW777
Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review. We are reopening for the season the last week of April. Look forward to serving you again soon. Cheers Donna & Kevin

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, cute restaurant. The baked goods were great and the rest of the food was fine. It seems a bit trendy for my liking. A lot of quinoa and kale. Almost like they're trying really hard to appeal to a large hipster population. The...More

Thank akwildrose
Donna M, Owner at Fresh Sourdough Express, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Funny to get this review in the middle of February, We have been closed since September. We do not even have quinoa on the menu. Makes me wonder who and why someone would take the time to write this now. We are proud hipsters who...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped mid afternoon and went for the halibut chowder. First halibut experience and it was delicious. Watched other tables and everyone enjoyed. Sorry to miss breakfast.

Thank nhlefty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 16:00
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07:00 - 16:00
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07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
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07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 Ocean Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7913
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-7571
  • E-mail
At the Fresh Sourdough Express, we offer food that is both good for you and the planet. ~ Since 1982 we have Served Healthy Hearty Alaskan Cuisine focused on using Local and Organic ingredients.
We feature the best Alaskan seafood, pork, and beef plus plenty of Homer-grown vegetables. Offer delicious vegetarian & vegan options using as much seasonal Home-grown produce as possible. There is no skimping on the value you receive when you are served a delicious, robust meal, teeming with regional flavor and quality, from one of our smiling servers.

We serve breakfast all day, hearty lunches, seasonal daily specials, to-go meals, and box lunches.
Daily baked goodies including gluten-free options and a variety of baked goods made with organic ingredients.
Drinks include a raw juice bar, smoothies, espresso drinks, milkshakes, Kombucha and natural sodas All in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Please check out our menu.
We offer catering services planned with attention to detail for any event.

Our Intentions, desires, and beliefs:
Customer service makes all the difference in your experience while you dine. It is our intention to serve you in a manner that is welcoming and enjoyable.
Buying local helps to build the local economy and assures freshness in all that we prepare. The food we consume directly affects our health and the health of the plant.
We strive to be a zero-waste facility by composting all of our food scraps, recycling everything possible, and implement energy efficient appliances and practices into our establishment.

Check out our website and find out how we started the Cafe with just $43 and the passion "to make the world a better place one bite at a time." We sincerely look forward to serving you and value your feedback.
Open from May until October
Summer Hours Open DAILY 8 am - 5 pm daily
Off-season Hours 8-3 Closed on Thursday
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