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Thorn's Showcase Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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208 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-3700
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove into Seward looking for a place to get some seafood. Being from MN and in Seward for our first time we had no idea what to expect. The "Bucket O' But" is an excellent choice! 1 inch cubes of beautiful Halibut with just the right amount of breading. Fantastic! The staff were polite and helpful. The decor is... More 

Thank fbye65
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great local hang out and has excellent fish and chips!! The decor is right out of a 1970's vegas lounge.. if anything, visit this place just to see the interior design. Decanter bottles line the walls in a very well made one-piece display shelf system. Prices are good.. food .. good for a bar!

Thank Les W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We love Thornes Showcase, awesome service and yummy food! Their halibut bowls are the best and they have the good kind of ranch dressing, which is a big one for my family! They also have a steakhouse setting but have many tvs to catch the games on.

Thank akmoutain_fan
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant has to be experienced! We stayed in Seward 2 nights and went to Thorn's both evenings because their bucket-o-butts was amazingly delicious. It is worth the wait for a table or you could choose to sit at the bar. Service staff are super-efficient and stay friendly throughout hectic dinner time. Do not leave Seward without trying Thorn's halibut.

Thank Silke H
Eagle River, Alaska
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visit Seward several times a year and always make it to Thorn's Showcase for dinner. The halibut is outstanding.

Thank jsk60
Perth, Australia
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85 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very busy place - a very good sign when visiting a new town. Barman was excellent - friendly - helpful - and so busy, he needed roller skates!! Food was good. A lovely selection of collector bottles all around the establishment. if you are looking for somewhere to eat...go there

Thank JoanneTony
Luton, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Pub and restaurant in downtown Seward close to the bay. Restaurant very busy, a good sign of good food and it didn't disappoint. I had a basket of halibut with the lightest of coating, absolutely delicious, Delivered in large size bite chunks. I opted for the smaller basket and that filled me up so beware of ordering the larger basket... More 

Thank shark939
torrington, connecticut
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We ate here and found it to be a little slow with bring food out. Food was great but kitchen slow. Prices were average

Thank kenney234
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Located in the older down town. Is an older generation "lounge". Still in good repair. Some locals at the bar. We shared a basket of halibut pieces or chunks and a bowl of chowder. Chowder was good but the halibut pieces were great. I expected breaded deep fried halibut but if had only the slightest flour coating. No breading just... More 

Thank ArizonaReadytogo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

By which I mean Bucket of Butt. What more could I say? Not bad. Certainly fresh fish in a casual atmosphere.

Thank jazzyalan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?