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Iris Cafe & Saloon

900 Noble St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4921
+1 907-455-4747
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
900 Noble St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4921
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This little cafe was just across the street from our hotel. We wouldn't even have noticed it but our airport driver suggested it when we asked about good places to eat. We were so happy we gave it a try. It was the best and...More

1  Thank TaeguBubbles
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Four of us were staying at the Westmark and were happy to find a restaurant with reasonable (for Alaska) prices. The food was average and way too much smoke came through doorways and a window from the bar area. Our server, Angel, made the experience...More

Thank suemusico
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Fairbanks, overnighting in the Westmark awaiting the land tour portion of a Holland America Cruise. The hotel restaurant was pretentious and overpriced, so after checking the reviews here and a personal check of the menu, we entered Iris. The restaurant is physically...More

1  Thank Joseph T
IrisManagement, Manager at Iris Cafe & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear you had an unpleasant experience at the Iris Cafe, as we strive to provide quality service to all our customers. We will use this as a learning opportunity to coach our servers to ensure...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We wanted just regular food -- nothing exotic -- and found it here. The menu is typical diner with a couple daily specials. Prices were good for Fairbanks and service was friendly. Smoking is allowed in the bar area and tends to drift into the...More

1  Thank GraceofGod
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went to this restaurant as others did, because it was close to the Westmark. I had read some reviews about the smoke in the room because of the attached bar. They seem to have an air filtering machine in the restaurant part. I didn't...More

Thank SanAntonioGigi
Reviewed 10 August 2016

First night in Fairbanks and we were tired but didn't want to eat the hotel food. It was the typical stuff. We look to go and hit the local experience. We found it at Iris's. We saw the daily special on the sidewalk chalk board...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Adequate food offerings.....best part was the short walk (across the street) from the Westmark. Our waitress was in training, but owner?/Manager? kept checking to make sure we were happy.

Thank NYFL11777
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were staying at the Westmark hotel next door and needed to find something close. I did not get to visit the kitchen, but I'd bet my last dollar that all one would find there is a can opener, a fryer and a microwave. Good:...More

Thank SpartacusK9
IrisManagement, Manager at Iris Cafe & Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Sorry that your meal was not up to your standards. Bases on our many other positive customer reviews of the food from the Iris Cafe' I can feel confident in stating that a bad meal is not the the normal and most customers are very...More

Reviewed 3 February 2016

Like many bars in Fairbanks, the Iris is not for the feint of heart. The food is reasonably priced if you can handle the cigarette smoke. While this place isn't for your average tourist, it is definitely a place to get a no frills drink...More

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a few beers. Wive had a very good spiced cider. Food smelled good and friendly service. Probably a very nice local.

Thank Tasmandevil
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Noble St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4921
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-455-4747
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