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Buckets Sports Grill

43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
+1 907-262-7220
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“elk burger” (13 reviews)
“wings” (16 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Large portions and decent flavors, but it was fairly basic. Pretty pricey, but some of the dishes might by be worth it. I had the chicken wrap and my friend had the halibut sandwich. We were full when we left but wished we would have...More

Thank CherylHotchkiss
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the waffle, Which was awful because it was not cooked totally all the way through and it was small.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went to Buckets for a Birthday lunch with a friend. I was very happy with their chicken tenders meal. I chose the seasoned Broccoli instead of french fries. I've heard the fries are a specialty, but chose a healthier option and didn't feel cheated. The...More

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Sports bar atmosphere, lots of windows for good light though. Staff is friendly. Regular sports bar food available as well.

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Loaded Potato Skins were very good but slightly over cooked. Burger was big with lots of fries! Tried several of the beers, good selection. Friendly staff.

Thank Gerald A
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The burgers are great and the service was very friendly. The place has great viewing of all sports with a speaker at the table to chose what TV to listen to. Prices are good too. Beer selection however was lacking.

Thank YearoftheRabbit
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Very standard sports bar. Tv's everywhere for the game, quick service, very overpriced for drunk fried foods. The wings were honestly just average. The beer was great though!

Thank Troy2K
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The burgers, buffalo wings, everything is so good in this place....we just love it. And also the beer

Thank LauraCely
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Stopped by one late afternoon after all day travel. Not busy but service very slow. Ordering took forever then it took forever to get it. Serving size for the price was ok, but didn't get the huge servings everyone else seems to be commenting on....More

Thank C2104VEcarolj
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It's a Sports Grill, expect lots of TV's all with sports. Good news the sound is transmitted to a little box on your table so you have some control. The dining area is small, cramped and loud...don't let that stop you from trying this place!...More

Thank Traverler1515
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Soldotna
  • Phone Number: +1 907-262-7220
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