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The Larkspur Cafe

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2 Lincoln Street, Suite 1A, in the Raven Radio Building, Sitka, AK 99835
+1 907-966-2326
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sitka, Alaska
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really want to love the Larkspur. The location is great. The building is charming and charmingly decorated. Sometimes there is live music- banjo or guitar. Unfortunately, I have had too many exceedingly long waits for food only to be disappointed in the quality- salmon chowder with crunchy raw potato in it for instance. I have had a good meal... More 

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Thank DianaPrinceww
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good and the prices are moderate. There is live music in the evening. We had very good, friendly service.

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Thank Rosemary W
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off the Celebrity cruise ship, we were looking for a different Alaskan dining experience, and we found it here. Easy to miss it if you didn't know it was there. Small place, and the mismatched tables and chairs added to the funky ambiance. We had the grilled fish sandwiches, local beer, and salmon chowder, and everything was very good. The... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

No reservations (don't believe them when they say they will give you a reservation for a large group). We were told that morning that they would have a table set up for our group of 15 for 5:30 pm. Thank goodness two of us shows up a 1/2 hour early b/c the afternoon staff was clueless. Service was awful, awful,... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Went in to have some soup and couldn't resist trying the salmon chowder. It was different VERY thick with lots of vegies like carrots but not a lot of salmon. Wasn't bad wasn't good just different and VERY Filling.

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1 Thank airportcarrie n
Kent, Washington
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201 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great little place that you might drive right past if you did not know it was there. The staff is super friendly and the food is good. The Salmon Chowder was amazing, and the Reuben was just right! I saw several things on the menu that I will need to go back and try.......maybe tomorrow! :)

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Thank 1968ChevyDude
New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I like cafes with character and if I lived in Sitka I would frequent the Larkspur. It shares a house with Rave Radio, the local station and though there is a certain randomness to it all, the coffee flows, there are some amazing baked goods-- the chocolate gluten free cheese cake was divine-- hearty soups, well stuffed burritos, salads and... More 

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Thank cdlune
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
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143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This funky little café is right down on the tip of Sitka proper, where the bay meets Sitka Channel, facing Japonski Island. Apparently the inside of an old cable house, it's all wood and mismatched tables, with a coffee bar counter, local and interesting other beers on tap, and wine by the glass. Their specials are creative, and all the... More 

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Thank Randy B
Elgin, TX, United States
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was one of the only places open on the Friday night that we got to Sitka. Many places had closed for the season. There was live music inside and no room for us to sit so we ended up sitting outside on the front porch. Would have been fine except that the wind came up and all of us... More 

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Thank Jeanette S
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A quaint little bistro type place with limited seating but great food. There was live music the night we were there and a decent selection of semi local and craft beers. The staff was great as was the food. I'll be back the next time I'm in Sitka.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lincoln Street, Suite 1A, in the Raven Radio Building, Sitka, AK 99835
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Sitka
  • Phone Number: +1 907-966-2326

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