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Jens' Restaurant

701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503
+1 907-561-5367
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“pepper steak” (12 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two small children in our party, but the elegant resturant make accommondations and did not complain. The portions were large, and the seafood was fresh.

Thank sjhall2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us had dinner recently at Jens. Overall very good service. Had the calamari and tuna appetizers. Both good, especially the calamari which was excellent. For entrees, had the tuna, the salmon and the scallops. All very good with the salmon and scallops the...More

Thank Kaptx
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The service at Jens' is great. The staff are knowledgeable about the menu and wine pairings. They offer dishes that you can't get at other restaurants in Anchorage like fois gras and Swedish meatballs.

Thank travelsteph59
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Nicely decorated in bright colors, we were promptly greeted and seated in a bright cheerful room. Servers were prompt and knowledgeable ... my water glass was never empty. Food was delicious and served hot. Desert was good. For a Wednesday night, the restaurant was full...More

Thank gee-men
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Our lunch at Jens' restaurant was terrific. Admitting that I am a bit biased as I am Danish, but regardless of whether it is the Danish lunch specialties (biksemad or frikadeller) or the fish dishes, the food is outstanding. The service is good and they...More

Thank Bente V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I like dining at Jen's the first couple of visits. However, this recent luncheon left me wanting. I ordered the seafood chowder for my appetizer and a seafood crepe for my main course. I shouldn't have ordered two creamy dishes in the first place but...More

Thank JSJAK907
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I continue to be invited to lunches here yet I continue to be unimpressed. The food is just very plain. The cloth tablecloths and napkins and the dressy waitstaff give it an upscale feel. But the food is very blase in my opinion. Also, this...More

1  Thank BLM-AK
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with our reservation; wine and dine place. Don't let the fact that they are tucked away in a strip mall fool you. Excellent Filet Mignon!

Thank Benjamin O
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Jens' location is a bit out of the way for us so we are infrequent visitors...but when we do visit, we always ask ourselves "why don't we come here more often?' The most recent visit was for a birthday gathering for a friend...they have a...More

1  Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The food and service is incredible. Jens is pretty tucked away in a place you would least expect a high end restaurant. The flavors in all of their dishes are amazing. The creme brulee is also made perfectly, which a lot of restaurants in Anchorage...More

Thank Hartley K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$38
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 West 36th Avenue, Olympic Center, Anchorage, AK 99503
    (Arctic Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: There are bus stops on 36th Avenue and on Arctic Blvd. Very close to the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 907-561-5367
  • E-mail
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