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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about how pleased our whole crew was after experiencing the food and staff. We were expecting to go somewhere else, but the wait was longer than we could afford. Orso had less of a wait, so we risked it and did not...More

Thank DrJG813
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Orso was recommended as a good choice for dinner in the downtown area. Reservations are recommended and can be made online through their website. We arrived for an early dinner and were seated promptly at a comfortable window booth. The menu included a good variety...More

Thank Halifaxduo
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were in central Anchorage and wanted an early dinner. Oreo was a few blocks from where we were meeting and we heard good things about the restaurant. We will definitely be back. The crab cake appetizer was great. The Orso fish chowder was a...More

Thank Dealmaker
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We did a random date night here & lucked out. This place has a cozy atmosphere- clean & not suffocating, amazing food & completely reasonable prices. The staff was great, we were thoroughly pleased with our spur of the moment decision. I'd highly recommend Orso...More

Thank askjess04
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visited here with a work group and absolutely loved the seafood fare and chowder. Excellent services and ambiance.

1  Thank 6littlejedis
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had excellent food and service. We especially appreciated it when they placed us in a space that felt more private and quiet than most restaurants.

Thank PNWTravelr_11
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We came here based on the recommendations of an Anchorage local. We ended up joining them for dinner here and it was simply fantastic. Even with prom night and a wait to get in, it was well worth it. The macaroni and cheese was simply...More

1  Thank y2kgts
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere and appealing menu. We enjoyed every item we ordered on the menu which included the marsala glazed tenderloin tips, the crab stuffed rockfish, and the orso burger. We had an 18 month old with us because came after...More

Thank Jennie O
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Well, it was a disappointment. Overpriced and the foods wasn't as good as Glacier Brewhouse! There were plenty of open tables when we arrived, over 10 tables, but they said they had all of the tables reserved. However the directed us to the bar tables,...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My client and I went there for dinner. We were looking for dinner of seafood. We can have a great steak in the lower 48 easily. I had the haddock, and he had the seafood mac & cheese. Both were very good. So, if you...More

Thank Jim M
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
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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