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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
+1 907-222-3232
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We ate here on our first visit to Anchorage. It was described as American cuisine with Italian influence. The atmosphere, the food, and the service was spot on. Unfortunately my wife became ill - due to an existing malady, NOT the food - but she...More

Thank Geoff J
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is located very close to the Glacier Brewhouse. A bit upscale.. we sat at the smallesh bar.. happy house wine was $4.75...had appetizers - my husband LOVED the calamari which he said was very tender and the portion was healthy..I had the toasted ravioli...More

Thank Nancye E
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I have nothing but good things to say about the restaurant. Great food and great service. Large menu with the option of mixing/matching items on menu upon request. Steak was very good - large and cooked perfectly. Could not ask for a better waiter. Will...More

Thank a b
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Seafood is good, but loved lamb shank. All excellent service. Bartenders all cordial and helpful. Best place in town.

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A group of us had dinner here, excellent beers, great seafood all around pleasant place for dinner. The salmon was superb and also the halibut

Thank Peggyjg
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The food, service & atmosphere at Orso can be counted upon to be good, albeit pricey. It's a good place for couples and groups, and I've also brought my children (although they appreciate it lots more now that they're older). It would be hard to...More

Thank DiAlaska
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had excellent service and the food was very good. The calamari was very tender although a little greasy. The crab corn dogs were just okay. I has the seafood macaroni and cheese and loved it. My husband ordered the simple preparation of the halibut...More

Thank formerflygirl
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Good food. Nice atmosphere. Pricey but very good food. Very loud ,hard to have conversation. Tables very close together.

Thank dyhess
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had dinner at Orso two times while in Anchorage and both times were excellent. The wait staff were wonderful. Our glasses were never empty and dishes were cleared just as quickly. Dessert was excellent, as well. Christinia was our waitress the first evening and...More

Thank travels3rd
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our waitperson Patricia was super friendly. Food fantastic, service fantastic. If you like meat, the lamb shank was over the top fantastic! What can I say? Good booze, food, service.

Thank txed
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Vivica C
17 June 2016|
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Response from kmtravel06 | Reviewed this property |
No, up and down stairs seating only.
5 October 2015|
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Response from lyndag134 | Reviewed this property |
For additional information please contact: Robert McCormick (907) 792-3773
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
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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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