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Chena Hot Springs Resort Restaurant

Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99711
+1 907-451-8104
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salmon pasta” (4 reviews)
“clam chowder” (11 reviews)
“thai curry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99711
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent 4 days in Chena, hoping to see the Aurora, we were blessed one night with about a 30 minute show. Knowing others missed them all together due to the overcast skies, we felt honored to have experienced the show. Chena is a rustic...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had salmon - what a splurge. It was melt-in-your-mouth quality. Excellent service, good coffee and plenty of it.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome waitress and the food is delicious. Chena hot springs was like a winter fairy tale, just a pity we had to eat fast as our transport was due to arrive. Maybe next time we should plan to stay there the night.

Thank TravelSMaua
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was kind of in the middle of nowhere. but the food was very well prepared and delicious. a bit surprised to see this good .

Thank CamnoENG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When at Chena you basically only eat here. The nearest town is 1 1/2 hours away. But don't worry. They have a great selection, something for everyone. We had several things including breakfast items. Nothing dissapointed. The vegetables were so fresh, but they grow their...More

Thank spivhoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Food! We were hurried because we stayed too long in the hot springs and we had to make the snow coach tour on time. We let our waiter know we were in a rush and the kitchen was fast with our food. :)

Thank elle_oregon
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Expect a 90 minute wait. Expect a staff that is overwhelmed. Expect anxiety. Don’t expect an apology. Don’t expect any make-goods. Don’t expect much. They can’t (won’t) take bookings. So they get everyone to wait in an ante room and watch the lucky few who...More

Thank dje72
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to Chena Hot Springs. The Salads were excellent, always fresh. We enjoyed the tomato basil soup & clam chowder as well. Breakfast was eaten every morning & always was served by Marie. Excellent service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We ate here three (3) times over the course of a weekend and were generally very pleased. Did you know they grow their own vegetables (in particular, lettuce and tomatoes) in their on-site geothermal heated hydroponic greenhouse? I had both the hamburger and the salmon...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had some good and some bad experiences at the restaurant. Breakfast and lunch was generally good but dinners were questionable at best. My wife had to send her prime rib back no less than 3 times and each time it was still actually raw....More

Thank Couple_OR_Travelers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 56.6 Chena Hot Springs Road, Pleasant Valley, Fairbanks, AK 99711
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks  >  Pleasant Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 907-451-8104
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