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Red Onion Saloon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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205 Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2414
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Comfortable Gold Rush theme bar, friendly and good bar food but very busy when the cruise ships are in.More fun at night when they aren't plus good live music then.

Thank Michael B
Vilnius County, Lithuania
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place is too crowded and there is always a waiting queue to the table. All hostesses are very busy and never sees people coming in. Me and my friends tried to wait once, spent like half an hour and did not get anything. Left. Probably place is just to small.

Thank Erika J
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone loves that lil bit of history..to step back in time...this is the place..I recommend drinks, the food on the other hand is so so...keep in mind this is bar/brothel setting...place is always packed, May want to stop by later on in day on way back to ship. Staff is Great...if more variety of food...this would be a diamond in... More 

Thank jusanotherday
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It was very busy because the cruise ships, including ours, were in port. The atmosphere is fun, with friendly/sassy/saucy waitresses. The pizza was not the best. One could speculate whether the collection of bed pans hanging from the ceiling had any effect on the enjoyment of our meal. This place is a "must visit" in Skagway for the entertainment value.... More 

Thank ConstantTravelers
Chestertown, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We just enjoyed the atmosphere and had a drink. You will hear many jokes and can get a tour upstairs,if you are so inclined. Not for families with kids!

Thank outsidenow
Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went late in the summer and there wasn't many people in their so we were seated right away. Took a while to get our drinks and meal, service was slow, but plenty of employees around. Lots of fun pictures of times past. You can pay and tour the brothel area behind the restaurant or get an eye full with... More 

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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Red Onion has a small but varied menu. The food we had was very good. Only one refill is allowed on sodas. (I've found that often, this is listed on the menu but rarely enforced. We didn't test it because we ate our food quickly so as to take the brothel tour.) The Trollop sandwich (turkey and cheese) was... More 

Thank MarylandCatmom
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by late afternoon after doing the White Pass Railway for a snack. There was a wait as we put our names down and wandered around Skagway and come back. Very busy but the service was quick. A few drinks and a snack while checking out the atmosphere and watching people having fun was a most enjoyable time. A tour... More 

Thank cruisegroover d
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped in at the Red Onion Saloon for lunch, standing room only! The atmosphere was off the charts with the live music and all the eclectic memorabilia around. The food was great, I highly recommend the Reindeer Sausage pizza.

Thank Hammerforged
Ontario, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The Red Onion is located right in town. We loved this tiny town with it's wooden walks. They serve meals, and adult beverages. You can also take a tour of the the brothel. We had chili and an Alaskan Amber. Both were excellent. The restaurant is casual and relaxing, decorated in bed pans (smile). If you get to Skagway, you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway
  • Phone Number: +1 907-983-2414
Historic Saloon, Restaurant & Brothel Museum

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?