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4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-3663
11:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
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197 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I went here to eat after reading other reviews and expected good Thai food.I had red curry which was so full of onions (like Chinese food) I could barely taste anything else in the dish.I at a quarter and left to find something more pleasant to eat. I you like lots of onions enjoy.Staff were very pleasant and friendly.

Salt Lake City, Utah
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Who knew there would be such great Thai food in Skagway. It's not the best every, but for up there I was pleasantly surprised! After the cruise crowds left we got the "local treatment" with all the workers there for the season the atmosphere turned quite fun and friendly. Just a really pleasant experience all around!

Christchurch, New Zealand
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose to eat here rather than getting back on the cruise ship for the regular bulk food. We're glad we did. It was Friday fish night with fresh salmon! We included this as part of some items on the menu (mostly Thai). The waitress was fantastic and super accommodating. This place was the highlight of our... More 

Yellowknife, Canada
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317 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Popped in here for early dinner today and we were both happy with our choices: brown chicken curry and yellow tofu curry. Generous portions, tasty food and very pleasant staff. They also do take out if you can’t finish your meal. Special “quick” lunches (food that doesn’t take very long to cook) are available if you’re on tight schedule. More... More 

West Columbia, South Carolina
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

You will not be disappointed in this restaurant if you enjoy good service and great Thai food. The portions were generous and the food was freshly prepared. It is a locals favorite!

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Food was great -- one member of our group was concerned about spicy food -- not a problem. There is something on the menu for everyone.

Juneau, Alaska, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good Food, Good Service, Good Variety. Helpful staff if you have companions that are not familiar with Thai food or afraid of the heat.

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88 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Summer season in Alaska is coming to an end. I only made one visit to Starfire this season and I am so pleased I went back. I had the special, Yellow Curry with Tofu a 4 out of 5 on the spice and a Thai Coffee. What a pleasant treat. I eat at work for free and this season... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

First I don't really pay attention to the place. Just a usual diner place. My friend and I order Fried rice each. It came big portion and amazingly delicious. The spices and rice are tasty. If you you stranded in this Nice small town, find this place...get their tom yam soup and fried rice

Winnipeg, Canada
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49 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

As we were in Skagway for several nights, wanted something different and chose Starfire. Thai food was excellent, especially enjoyed on the back patio.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway
  • Phone Number: +1 907-983-3663
The Starfire restaurant has been delighting locals and the hundreds of thousands cruise ship passengers and crew that pass through Skagway, Alaska each and every summer. We pride ourselves in serving fresh, authentic food at reasonable prices (and let's face it this is Alaska so reasonable is relative!) Our recipes come from many sources including our Chef Judd's years spent living and traveling in Thailand, unique fresh salmon preparation, as well as big fat burritos recipe from Jeffrey's mother! We are passionate about what we do and are always striving to better serve our old friends as well as our new ones. Thank you all for making our dream of owning a healthy, sustainable, locally owned business amidst the beauty and wonder of Southeast, Alaska a reality! Jeffrey Hitt and Judd Davis Owner/operators

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