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West Rib Pub and Grill

Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-3354
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“caribou burger” (54 reviews)
“fries” (59 reviews)
“halibut” (57 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2018

The service was ok, the Caribou Chili to start with was actually quite good. However, the ribs were horrid. Very tough and hard to tell where meat ended and bone started. Will not be back.

Thank toandfromtheairport
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome taco bar and cold beer...great service! Also king crab pizza and burgers. One of our favorite Talkeetna finds😍

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 6 February 2018

If you find yourself in Talkeetna, you probably came to view Denali and maybe engage in some eclectic tourism. The West Rib is renowned for housing the town mayor - the cat. I was there is off season and ate in the bar at the...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I️ was not very impressed by the service because the bar tender was working double duty as the wait staff as well, and smelled VERY strongly of smoke. The dining area was pretty stripped down although there were some cool denali climbing mementos. Because of...More

Thank JoshAndAlia B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was taking a vacation in Alaska in the summer of 2017 and stopped in Talkketna and ended up at West Rib Pub having a great time eating and having fun with the local Alaskans that were working at and enjoying the eclectic town and...More

Thank travelerpam007
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Very good food, great atmosphere. Highly recommend for a quick bite. I have He burger and Caesar salad and it was very good!

Thank Samantha J
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for the caribou burger. It was all that I expected. But nothing was MORE about this restaurant or experience. The prices were high even for the region and I left with a sorta flat feeling. There has to be a better caribou...More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The caribou chili was outstanding and he service was perfect. Stop in for good food and good service!

Thank Maddi A
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Came to Talkeetna for a work conference. Dropped in here for our first night. One bartender& one cook with a suddenly full bar. Food was awesome. Service was fast & friendly. We came back TWO more times during our 4 day visit.

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Ate at West Rib on Saturday, 9-16-17 at 6:00. It was the first night of our 5-day stay in Talkeetna. Our party, 2 couples, ordered ribs, a burger, fish n chips and a salmon sandwich. The food was OK. The waitress was NOT! (Blonde hair,...More

Thank TexasTexTraveler
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Response from DallasKaren | Reviewed this property |
Because of the size of your group, I would give them a call and let them know you are coming, especially if you want to sit together. June is prime tourist season in Alaska and although 6 is early for dinner considering the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna
  • Phone Number: +1 907-733-3354
Description
Casual lunch and dinner dining. Large deck overlooking central downtown. Bar and inside seating. Filled with Alaska memorabilia. Alaskan beers on Tap. FRESH Alaska seafood including Halibut, Pacific Salmon, Rock Snapper. Daily Special on Alaska Red King Crab. Great 1/2# Natural Angus Burgers. Housemade desserts and soups. Seafood chowder and Caribou chili made daily. Open late 7 days/week during summer.
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