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City Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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3000 Minnesota Dr, Anchorage, AK 99503-3664
+1 907-277-2489
07:00 - 15:00
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meals were large and filling, lots of choices for adults and kids. Great music. Fast and friendly service. Go early. They are not open for dinner. I think they close at 3:00 pm. One corner could host a group of about 12-15? On a busy intersection, parking to the side. This is where my family brings their guests.

Thank 704Traveler
Ferndale, Washington
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66 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going off and on since they opened, about once every 3 months until a year ago. Went last week for lunch with a business associate. Not the same quality, same good amount of food, but something was lacking. The salad did not have a freshness to it, the fries were under cooked, and the sandwich bread was... More 

Thank DaveWSI
Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for lunch or breakfast. Today was lunch, great service, extra soda and huge Chili burger (Chilisize!

Thank Gerald A
Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip into Anchorage is not complete without a stop at City Dinner. Great breakfast. Great Service. Just wish they were open later in the day.

Thank prelay
Girdwood, Alaska
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171 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. When I'm homesick for New Jersey I come here for sparkling wine and sausage sliders (the sliders are AWESOME). Legit diner food, long menu (I wish they did the Jersey-style diner menu with cheap stock photos because that is the only thing that would make their menu better) and they have beer & wine. Their hours... More 

Thank tyrannosauruswrx
Anchorage, Alaska
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Their menu hasn't changed in a while, but their lunch menu is still very interesting. The burgers are good, but my favorite is their grilled cheese for adults, which has bacon and loads of cheese in it. They also serve great milkshakes, malts, and root beer floats. Service has always been good regardless of who is serving you.

Thank Kurt E
Manchester, Connecticut
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263 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A cool 50's vibe, the city diner has really good 'home cooking' style food. Great service, nicely decorated, and fun.

Thank LuvHaribo
Columbus, Indiana
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a good family friendly restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. Had a Mac Daddy burger (i think was the name) and onion rings. All were good and filling. Service was great and atmosphere clean and fun!

Thank 47201traveller
Eagle River, Alaska
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Visited the City Diner for lunch over the weekend and was very pleased with the service, seating, cleanliness and food. We were seated right away and the restaurant was moderately busy. Our server was attentive and pleasant. My wife had the Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwich and I had the Carver selection of the traditional Corned Beef Sandwich. My wife added... More 

Thank polarbreeze
Fairbanks, Alaska
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149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This place looks like a 60s diner. Polished stainless steel on the outside and good food on the inside. It is very bright inside because of the many windows. The location is easy to get to, and the service is great. My wife and I have eaten here before and the service has always been pleasant and efficient.

Thank Handyrandy63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Minnesota Dr, Anchorage, AK 99503-3664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-277-2489

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?