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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129 (G)
+1 907-222-3232
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15:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently celebrated our wedding 30th anniversary at Orso, our go-to place for special occasions. This dinner turned out to be a disappointment. Four parties were dining at the same time as we were and all of us were seated right next to each other in a large dining room with no other customers. I ordered a Brandy Alexander, a... More 

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Thank moofcdt
Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Decided to try out the place for our anniversary. Ordered the halibut and expectantly asked the waiter to make sure it wasn't over cooked. The halibut was brought out overcooked and extremely dry. The waiter took the plate back and ordered to have it made again. The second time it came out, the fish had absolutely no flavor. Fish was... More 

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Thank loumchiche
Anchorage, Alaska
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a go to for us and never disappoints. Food is always good and service is great. Better to have a reservation during peak hours

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Thank IOKRU
Eagle River, Alaska
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I seriously find no fault with this restaurant. It has amazing appetizers, delicious drinks, and entrees to make you wanna slap your mama. The desserts are delicious, and the service is always above and beyond expectations. We try to make it out there at least once a month, but if I have the chance to go more often, I do.... More 

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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674 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my family, but instead of ordering a full meal, my choices were off the first few items. King crab corn dogs are exactly what they sounds like. Corn dogs, but instead of a hot dog, it's king crab. Only in Alaska... The Orso chowder (House smoked alder salmon, sweet cream, bacon, ocean clams) was also really... More 

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Thank psudino
Bonaire, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the Delta mishandling of 4/3-4/10 travel, we only had time for one dinner in Anchorage. Thankfully my wife made a great choice. The appetizers and meal were delicious. The fried cauliflower is not to be missed.

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Thank jlgayton
Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the calamari the most and I try it every where I go. Conveniently located to the PAC and really good service - very helpful in getting you to the theatre in time.

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Thank thedasue
Eagle River, Alaska
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518 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not worth the money. I have tried and tried this very popular restaurant in Anchorage...each time I come away feeling the same way. I spend too much money on food that is just average. Go somewhere else....there are too many good restaurants in Anchorage to spend your time and money here.

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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. I had the salmon, it was good but the portion was pretty small and served too cold. My wife had the rock fish, she had to send it back because it was not cocked enough. We would not go back.

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Thank Claude C
Adairsville, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had been saving our crab leg dinner for our last night in Alaska. We made a wise choice with Orso. The location is great, parking was convenient and the food and service were really good. We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:30
Thursday
15:00 - 21:30
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
    (G)
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
Description
ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Happy hour everyday 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close! The bar is open one hour after the dining room each day!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?