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Lucky Wishbone

1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
+1 907-272-3454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (120 reviews)
“fries” (59 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We eat here several times a year. Always feels good. They specialize in chicken and burgers, but have a wide variety of shakes.

Thank planepowell
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second time visiting Anchorage. We ate here back in 2012 loved it. This visit we decided to try it again. It was still very good chicken and fries. The cookies and cream milkshake was good as well. The server was very nice...More

Thank asnow815
Reviewed 5 days ago

Favorite place to eat in town! Love the Prices also! Always bring my family along and they enjoy the great customer service given by the waiters and waitresses.T he food is always amazing and the staff are great always smiling. We recommend it all the...More

Thank tragstenk879
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good chicken & Halibut sandwiches, service was good also. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Termite42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner was a WWII flyer and has some neat pictures and medals from the war. He was at the bar both times we were there. This is just a great place to get a great meal (fried chicken and strawberry shortcake). Good down home...More

Thank wayne o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have liked this place for many years because it is the only place I can get fried chicken backs. My husband was finally converted to the fried chicken and the cheese burgers. We now go at least once a week if not more for...More

Thank Joni943
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to eat chicken. Service was prompt. Food came to the table relatively fast and was hot. The chicken was delicious and definitely worth a return visit

Thank larrystein2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously most people love this place. It's good but did not meet the hype I was expecting. Busy place, staff very friendly and efficient. Not sure how our food came so fast but the chicken was hot and juicy and I enjoyed it. But did...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lucky wishbone still serves the best pan fried chicken, that I've ever tasted! The restaurant was packed full, but the food was delivered quickly.

Thank weezie1021
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best fried chicken I've had in years. I will definitely come back. Just good old fashion home cook, not greasy, lightly coated and the chicken was not full of fat but tender and juicy

Thank Carol D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-3454
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