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Lavelle's Bistro

575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
+1 907-450-0555
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“halibut” (87 reviews)
“salad” (69 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (21 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Contemporary, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience all the way around. Some of the items we had were lobster cakes, Caesar salad with wonderful house made dressing, filet mignon, chicken champignon & fresh halibut. We loved the experience so much, we came back a second night. Tammy assisted us in...More

Thank E_n_NC
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It's always a pleasure meeting our guests and sharing the story of Alaska. I'm glad you had a terrific experience. Thanks Frank

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bistro is lively and welcoming. We had dinner, my steak au poivre was excellent and cooked exactly as I requested. There is an extensive wine list, expensive as are the meals. Our service was good.

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their food choices and specials are always innovative and delicious. The 4 of us went 3 times and tried different specials every time and were wowed! They were wonderful with my extensive food allergies.

Thank ncm182
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Contemporary, upscale atmosphere, but they will serve you and be nice to you even if you show up in plaid wool. Their service was good and the food was excellent.The scallops were among the best I've ever had and were served with spinach and a...More

Thank pazduha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It rained and we decided to eat in the restaurant associated with the hotel. We took 4 different plates and they tasted all well. The plate with the meatloaf was the best. The server was excellent. We got quality for our money.

Thank Wout V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 stars for service and 5 stars for food. We had 8:15 reservation and were seated quickly on a very busy Thursday night. Drink orders came out promptly but appetizers took 45 minutes and the meal took 1 hr 15 mins. Wait staff was apologetic...More

Thank bleesdo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant around 6:30 pm and there was a one hour wait for a table for 4. We decided to wait and were not disappointed as the food was good. Service was slow as it took an hour to receive our appetizers...More

Thank dmeli1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is about the only upscale restaurant in downtown Fairbanks. The downtown in general has seen better days. We enjoyed a good bottle of wine and chef prepared dishes, but be prepared to spend some money. Most of the entrees were $30 or more.

Thank tmccorvie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent battered and fried halibut and the best french fries i have ever eaten. Denali Red recommended by server was exellent too.

Thank nelson r
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WOW! That's a great compliment. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now I know where all the people are in Fairbanks Great atmosphere and very good food. The Halibut was delicious. Very good cocktails- you cannot go wrong.

Thank Rebecca091
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You can't go wrong! I love that. Thanks Frank

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March 22, 2017|
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Response from FranklinFairbanks | Property representative |
We will be open on Christmas Eve but not on Christmas Day and we only open at 4:30. We are hosting our 18th annual New Years Eve Party on the 31st and it is always a hugely good time. Hope to see you there. Frank, Owner
April 12, 2016|
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Response from Robert I | Property representative |
Hi Chinablue48, We most definitely serve fresh seafood all summer long. As far as shell fish goes, I would highly recommend the Alaskan King Crab legs. They're scrumptious. We also have fresh Alaskan oysters and clams on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-450-0555
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Located on the ground floor of Mariott Springhill Suites, Lavelle’s is a unique fine dining restaurant in Fairbanks serving delicious food and an astounding selection of fine wine in a warm, refined atmosphere. In a place where casual restaurants dominate the culinary landscape, Lavelle’s offers a much-needed touch of elegance. Perfect for a romantic date or a fun night out with friends, Lavelle’s provides a sophisticated backdrop for any occasion.
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