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Buckets Sports Grill

43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
+1 907-262-7220
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (58 reviews)
“elk burger” (13 reviews)
“halibut” (27 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
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81 - 90 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. He got a philly cheeses steak sandwich that was better than any we had on a rent visit to Philadelphia. The chili was great. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank Reneeot P
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Buckets is a great place to eat while you are in Soldotna. Good food and service. Great local atmosphere.

Thank Edward J
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Buckets is a pretty standard locals sports bar, with standard sports bar food (good selection of beer). We were there on a busy Saturday night, but we got a table on the patio/deck right away, and our waitress (and all the wait staff) seemed to...More

Thank Dirtdog76
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I do enjoy eating at Buckets as it has an interesting atmosphere. It attracts a lot of locals because the food is good. They are not consistent with the way their food is prepared and it can be disappointing. However I've never had bad food...More

Thank KayLynn W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Breakfast, lunch and dinner I have enjoyed here! Halibut nuggets are delightful. Fresh Halibut nuggets are fried in a light crust and served with the most tasteful tartar sauce ever...... Great dining experience.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Had the wings .. They were ok ( too much sauce ) the blueberry bar b que sauce tasted like blueberry pie . I did not try a burger but they looked really good . Serves beer and wine. Only improvement would be to have...More

Thank AKcharlene
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Buckets has been our first stop when we arrive in Soldotna to go fishing. The beer is cold and the selection is excellent. The food is great and reasonably priced. The place is always full of customers and the wait gets a little long sometimes,...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 August 2016

When you walk into Buckets, it looks like any other Sports Bar in America. Jerseys, helmets, car hoods, etc. adorn the walls. The food is where you see the difference. They have the regulars, burgers, wings and salads. But seeing halibut and other local fare...More

Thank GSODave
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Was referred to this establishment by locals. Quite a popular spot but I was able to get a table without waiting. Good food, very friendly & nice staff. Pretty much what you'd expect at a Sports Bar. Would definitely recommend it if that's the type...More

Thank kanaia808
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Enjoyed a very good lunch stop with friends at this Grill. Great food and plenty of it sitting outside and enjoying the great Alaskan outdoors. Food and service was very good with care taken with the orders and presentation. Most enjoyable. Stop in for a...More

Thank dnh2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43960 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669-8027
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Soldotna
  • Phone Number: +1 907-262-7220
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