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Elf's Den

) #16 of 19 Restaurants in North Pole $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
14 Miles Richardson Hwy, North Pole, AK 99705
+1 907-488-3268
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good16%
  • Average26%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
26 Apr 2017
“It's worth a try”
24 Nov 2016
“Not impressed”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
14 Miles Richardson Hwy, North Pole, AK 99705
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place years ago camping and it was awesome so we come back whenever we visit Fairbanks but this time it wasn't so great. The chicken alfredo was more of a chicken in butter sauce with parmesean on top and the bathroom was...More

Thank Kristina A
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a gamble. Pizza is a must have but other menu items are always a hit or miss. Prices are high. There is a pool table and a bar if the food is to bad.

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to find a local pizza place, and the Elf's Den fit the bill. The pizza and beer were pretty delicious, I would go back if I'm in town again.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I used to really like the calzones here. But something seems to have changed. Smoking is allowed in the bar area so be forewarned. The staff has always been really great.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I live here in NP and can't think of a better place to frequent for Pizza and beer. I had the hot wings for the first time tonight... amazing!

Thank Cole H
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ate there one time with wife and not very impressed Food was decent but decor is very run down and old

Thank Saintguy
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant is a must-visit! The food is absolutely fantastic, and the dining experience is ... unique. The calzones, prime rib, and gyros are always really, really good. The service is sometimes excellent and sometimes really bad.

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I first saw this on the TV show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Things have changed, it is not decorated in Christmas decor. The food was OK but this is truly a local dive bar. I would not take my family here. I am glad I...More

Thank internjim
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I've eaten here 6-8 times over the last four years (for some reason family keep wanted to have birthday dinners here). The place is very run down, the salad "bar" is laughable, the service is bad and the food is just ok, but the price...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is not the elfs den from DDD. No Christmas decor and dark and dreary inside. The toronado was good, but at 40.00 it should be. Rest of the food was ok. Can say we went but probably won't be going back.

Thank Renee L
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10 April 2017|
Response from internjim | Reviewed this property |
This is no place I would want to go on a tour. It would be a great place to take a tour bus full of bikers or a division of Marines on a tour of duty. Try the Pagoda Chinese restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Miles Richardson Hwy, North Pole, AK 99705
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  North Pole
  • Phone Number: +1 907-488-3268
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