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Lucky Wishbone

1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
+1 907-272-3454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (129 reviews)
“burgers” (80 reviews)
“fries” (55 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Split pea soup was wonderful, chicken and fries hot and HB delicious. The corn bread rolls were warm and fresh. Always a pleasure. Comfort food!

Thank mushroom2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome chicken and milkshakes! Great atmosphere. This place is one of my favorites when l visit AK. Ask for Mackenzie if you go. Best server in town!

Thank wsbond
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The Lucky Wishbone was recommended to us by a flight attendant on our flight to Anchorage. She was right on! It has diner type food, specializing in fried chicken, burgers, and milkshakes. The service was very good. We ate there two times. Fried chicken, and...More

Thank 27marlin
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Enjoyed the fried chicken which was a very large portion and very tasty. Service was excellent and I would go back there again

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped by for lunch one day. The selection of food is great and their portions are huge great value for your dollar here.

Thank Al1957canada
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had some awesome pan fried chicken and great fries. Milkshakes were great also. Decent prices. Laid back local mom and pop restaurant.

Thank djbalaban
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Pickup or eat in, the food can't be beat, easily. I have loved the chicken for years and purchased the cheeseburger today to mix it up a little. I forgot how great their burgers are. And match that with a real chocolate milkshake! Yummy! a...More

Thank Curt H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the airport and we are so glad we did. We all had the fried chicken and loved it! Server was great!

Thank alsace1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place has been around since I was a child, always offering fried FRESH chicken - never frozen It is very delicious. The place is old and could use a remodel but turn out good food, staff is very friendly and service is excellent, prices...More

Thank Cabininthewoods907
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This diner has been around for at least 50 years and likely longer. The décor is nothing fancy but the food is always tasty and a good value. The servings are very large and the staff is attentive.

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-3454
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