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Chena's Alaskan Grill

4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
+1 907-474-3644
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (67 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
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1 - 10 of 449 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A local suggested this is one of the nicest restaurants in Fairbanks. It was fairly busy although we didn't wait for a table for 2 at 6:30pm. We sat on the deck, where one of us could see the river. The seating was a bit...More

Thank nancy-a-go-go
Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousins and I stayed across the lot at the hotel on the river. We ate here for dinner twice since for just dessert. The food was cooked perfectly. I had halibut and it was cooked to perfection. So good I had it again the...More

Thank 423TPag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked to the restaurant from the neighboring River's Edge Campground and Cottages. We were with a party of 10 so had to wait a bit for them to set a table and while we waited looked over the menu. Now this is Alaska so higher...More

Thank kurttj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The four of us had dinner here twice during our stay in Fairbanks. It was so good the first time we went back. The first time my husband and I had wood fired salmon, garlic mashed potatoes and veggie medley. Another person had filet and...More

Thank Alabamatripcreator
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alabamatripcreator, Thank you for your very kind review following your recent dining experiences at Chena's Alaskan Grill in Fairbanks, AK. We are all so pleased to learn that you enjoyed the food, service and ambiance afforded by our unique restaurant. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate at Chena's Alaskan Grill twice while we were in Fairbanks. It was next to our hotel, River's Edge Cottages, so it was convenient, so that's why we ate there the first time. We ate there the second time because the food was delicious...More

Thank Nancy E
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Nancy E, Thank you ever so much for your Five Star review of Chena's Alaskan Grill. So pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your visits/dining experiences during your stay at the River's Edge Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska. We appreciate your business and hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

A short walk from River's Edge cottages. Ate in the bar one night and the dining room the next. Service was very good, drinks well made, dinner well prepared and presented.

Thank Christopher S
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Christopher S, Thank you for joining us for dinner recently at Chena's Alaskan Grill. Appreciate your fine comments about food, service and preparation of drinks. Look forward to welcoming you back next season for another great dining experience at Chena's. Kind regards!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Everything we ordered was excellent; very generous portions; friendly servers-especially Peggy! Bread pudding was the best we've ever eaten.

Thank Rita M
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Rita M, Thank you for dining at Chena's Alaskan Grill recently. We are all so happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your food and service. Peggy is great! Hope to see you again next season. Best regards!

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good although expensive, pretty location along the river. But service was very slow, we waited a long time for our entree and our dessert.

Thank therealmjfox
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear therealmjfox, Thank you for joining us at Chena's Alaskan Grill recently. So pleased to learn that you enjoyed the food. Sorry for service being slow as you described. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again next season. Kind regards!

Reviewed 9 September 2017

The food was less than sub par. The vegetables were very bland, had no seasoning and arrived cold. My pork sirloin tasted like it was prepared by a high school senior in home ec class. The food was pricey, far too pricey for the meal...More

Thank Cole H
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Cole H, Our apologies for your less than satisfactory experience at Chena's Alaskan Grill. This is indeed very unusual for our otherwise award-winning restaurant. No excuses and we are quite sorry and disappointed as well. We hope to redeem ourselves if you would visit...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent, we have been there a couple times and it's good each time. A great place to take guests and friends. Indoor and out door seating by Chena River.

Thank fairbanksmoosemanor
Stuart N, Guest Relations Manager at Chena's Alaskan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear fairbanksmoosemanor, Thank you for your five star rating and for being a supporter of Chena's Alaskan Grill. We appreciate your business and so pleased to know that you have enjoyed your multiple dining experiences. Hope to see you again next season. Best regards!

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pattyann66
13 June 2017|
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Response from Stuart N | Property representative |
Yes for large parties. Thank you and hope to see you soon.
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dougz657
20 December 2015|
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Response from annalea52 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is open during the winter according to their website although with reduced hours so give them a call!
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dougz657
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Response from nightingale1972 | Reviewed this property |
I checked the website and I do not see that they have gift cards, but I suspect they might. If you search for the website (Chena's Alaskan Grill), you can probably ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-474-3644
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Description
Located on the gentle banks of the Chena River for which it was named, Chena’s Alaskan Grill at the River's Edge Resort in Fairbanks, AK proudly features the culinary passion and expertise of Executive Chef Jameson Kapec and his talented team. Enjoy the finest in Alaskan seafood and regional favorites in scenic Fairbanks. Serving dinner from 5:00 PM -9:30 PM and lunch from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Chena's Alaskan Grill is now closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming our fine customers back in mid May 2018. See you next season!
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