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The Cookery

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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We are a neighborhood restaurant & oyster bar located in the heart of Seward, Alaska. The Cookery showcases the fisherman, the rancher and the farmer, the brewmaster and the winemaker, and of course, the magnificent oyster! Whether served ice cold on the half shell, or chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter, The Cookery's oysters are the best you’ll ever have. Each day oyster farmers harvest, pack, and ship us the best oysters available. Our fresh, hand-shucked, locally farmed raised oysters are delivered daily within hours of harvesting. And it’s not just the oysters; we’re serving Chef Kevin Lane's personally created dishes, all seasoned to perfection and served with a smile. We will feature
US$5 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Seward for about 4 months, and went to the Cookery 4 times. The food was great everytime. Unique prep of local seafood. Amazing breads and desserts. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dugdip
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Atmosphere: fun, beautiful, simple decoration. Comfortable seating. Open dining area with a very cool old fashioned, restored bar. Menu: small menu gives them the ability to focus on QUALITY. Don't let the limited menu stop you from trying their food. Anything you order will be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and atmosphere. Chef Lane and his band of merry misfits created delicious food time and time again. I strongly suggest their wild mushroom toast and their cheesecake ice cream with bacon and balsamic soaked strawberries. By far one of the best places...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Akred907
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was looking for a good fish place and the Cookery was suggested. Real nice place. Table were full even in late September. I sat at the bar. I had their halibut special. Very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chicagolouis
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Every town has a best kept secret and this is the one for Seward. Dinner was amazing! Who knew that there was such an advanced culinary establishment there?!?!!! Take a chance and enjoy the wine flight pairings with the delectable dinner bites. The Vegetable Poutine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CheffK
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Cookery is an amazing restaurant in the small town of Seward Alaska. Plan to go early because they don’t take reservations but the food is worth the wait if you get there late. This is one of those rare finds where every bite is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K277WKgarym
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Ate here twice, the first time was incredible and the second was very good. The place opens for dinner at 5pm and gets quite busy so either make reservations (I don't know if possible) or arrive early. Great food of high quality and very special...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ronanor
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Wow, wow, what a great place! We all had specials--all four entrees were excellent! And the Chocolate Charcuterie was fabulous!! Don't miss this place in the downtown area--small, unpretentious, on 5th Avenue. They don't make reservations, but you can put your name on the list...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank andaLynnHaven_Fl
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We dined at this restaurant on my birthday since it came highly recommended. I was a bit disappointed that the only vegetarian option is a burger? A place this well-known for its meals should step up their game and offer something a bit more unique...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank moniryni
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Try not to miss a dinner at the Cookery. You won’t be disappointed!!! Great food, staff and atmosphere. Local ingredients, super fresh, inventive menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pmg455
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7 June 2018|
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Response from cfseward | Property representative |
We have a few options, grilled cheese or fried chicken with fries.
7 February 2018|
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Response from cfseward | Property representative |
Hi, This is the GM at The Cookery. I believe we spoke over facebook messenger regarding this.Unfortunately we aren't able to help with this but thank you for thinking of us. If you have any other questions please feel free... More
30 July 2016|
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Response from Carribeantraveler52 | Reviewed this property |
They change their menu routinely and I'm certain they can accommodate any need.
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