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Thorn's Showcase Lounge

208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-3700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (261 reviews)
“fries” (80 reviews)
“chowder” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, it's authentic Alaska. The seafood is GREAT, but the atmosphere may turn some away. It is worth it? Depends on just how much you value getting possibly the best halibut fish and chips you'll find anywhere (9+ on the Jane scale). Even if you...More

Thank RichVW
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

You should try the bucket of butts. It’s some of the best halibut I’ve had. The loaded tater tots were really good, but not worth the $12.

Thank DebOnVacay
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So this place is very famous for their advertising on the “Bucket of But” regarding to the delicious fish Halibut. It has a nice atmosphere, very old fashioned red chairs. They have screens all over the restaurant and bar to catch your favorite sporting event....More

Thank magokoro51
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Thorn’s was recommend by people who live in Seward. A local bar and lounge with good food! The chicken chipotle sandwich and halibut sandwich were excellent. A bit pricy for lunch but most restaurants in Alaska are expensive. We also chose a cup of seafood...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We found this place by accident and had a wonderful dinner. The atmosphere is that of a retro 70's tacky lounge. Walls are covered with decanters in glass cases. Vinyl upholstered chairs on wheels. The best part was that we were seated at a long...More

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Unassuming entrance but warm and casual inside with a friendly staff. Not many people around for dinner in February but it's kinda nice that way. Good beer and food. Enjoyed the steak the most, rare is more like medium rare, the baby back ribs were...More

Thank monstrt
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Its a very odd decor...part 1970's disco with a huge selection of Jim Beam decanters on the wall. I got the obligatory Halibut chunks, which are crazy expensive especially when you think they catch those bit fish nearby. They were mighty tasty and I loved...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We very much enjoyed dinner at Thorn's. Fun atmosphere with the bourbon decanters on display. Also enjoyed the live music.

Thank Vickie F
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Had a terrific meal. Great service, great food, and we just loved the interior. A step back to another era. Highly recommend.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had a late evening snack of halibut bites and a beer. Fun people watching too. Very good collection of strange booze bottles

Thank Laurie B
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Questions & Answers
28 May 2017|
Response from Grayson907 | Reviewed this property |
I found a menu online on the zomato website(I can't post the URL here) but I have no idea how current it is. I can't remember the prices I and my group paid back in February but I think we paid a few dollars more for some... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from deew4 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the recipe for the butts. If you like lobster, I have a poor man's lobster recipe. 4 c. Water 1/4 c sugar 1/8 c salt Boil, drop 1 inch size chunks of halibut in water. Remove as soon as it floats, not long... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: +1 907-224-3700
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