Fairbanks Bars & Pubs
A few extraordinary lodges nestled at the end of Denali National Park’s road make for very different experiences than the hotels near the park entrance. These remote, exclusive accommodations offer an unparalleled sense of adventure and tranquility and are accessible only by flying in while the road construction unfolds, with an anticipated reopening in 2025.
Bars & Pubs
This is where the hippies hang. It’s small, little basement bar located just off college campus. There’s live music almost every night, including favorite local groups and bands on tour. It’s a typical hole, smelling of sweat, patchoulie oil, and cigarette smoke. But it packs them in, and the crowd gets down. There are usually a few good beers on tap and a decent bottled selection. There’s no food at the bar, but a hot dog shop above the bar.… ...more
The Food Network featured this place in its “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” show, mostly for being a bit of a dive — it’s dark with a big bar and pool table. But it’s always upbeat and happening, and you can count on having a good time. The food gets mixed reviews: they serve good pizza, but the steak and seafood can be hit or miss. And skip the salad bar.