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306 Van Buren St, Seward, AK
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Red's is a red bus that serves fantastic burgers, fries and shakes. One of the few places where you can sit outside to eat in Seward but if it is raining you can sit in the yellow school bus.

Thank Cindy A
Monument, Colorado
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband and I stopped in for a burger & fries on our way out for the day. I opted for an elk burger with fries, as did my husband. It wasn't busy when we stopped in but still took a bit, so the meal was definitely freshly prepared! The fries were great, and the burger, though not as juicy... More 

Thank Heliotropa
Chicago, IL
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I love the irony that an Alaskan town with a long, rich seafood history has a place like Red's cranking out massive, delicious burgers to the hungry masses. With the bay and snow-capped mountains in sight, eating one of these on a sunny Seward summer day makes me hum "Cheeseburger in Paradise" to myself. Be warned, everything at Red's is... More 

Thank IndependentTravelAK
Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Really a surprise to find such a good burger with toppings in Seward.. Really neat sitting in a bus to eat our meal too.

Thank gballinger
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

DELICIOUS BURGERS. With interesting meat options. Fries and onion rings are awesome! I didn't find the garlic fries that great - would recommend regular. This place was so good we ate here twice in four days.

Thank L C
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Red's was recommended by several locals for a good simple delicious meal. We ordered the Red burger and a mushroom Swiss burger, with milkshakes for all of us. Look to pay about $15 per burger, which comes with delicious fries.That seems to be the standard price in Alaska. Cash only. It was a long wait but it was worth it,... More 

Thank UKUSAMum
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The good was ok. The service was a little slow. The eating area was nice and clean and the condiments were clean and filled. The fries had potential with the ingredients but the preparation was off. It's cash only so be ready to fork over your greenbacks. I'd put this one on my "if we can't find anywhere else and... More 

Thank JoetheSpartan
Faribault, Minnesota
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Red's place is one you must go to. They have the best burgers hands down. They also have wild game burgers for those with a bit of adventure in them. Make sure you eat in the converted school bus. So much fun and GREAT food

Thank Amy J
Concord, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great little burger place with a have it your way menu. Choice of meats- bison,beef, elk -good flavor . Unique seating in old school Buses. Shakes were good, tried the banana . Onion rings were good as well.

Thank Jonathan Z
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We heard about this place from a staff member at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking. I'm glad she recommended it since we had a great time eating here! The burgers were delicious and it was a lot of fun to sit on the bus while eating. I recommend eating here if you can while in Seward!

Thank Sara S

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Van Buren St, Seward, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward

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