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Lavelle's Bistro

$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
+1 907-450-0555
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16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 01:00
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Lavelle's over the weekend, on a date night with my husband! I started with a Thai martini and calamari. Soooo good! My husband loves the fresh bread and whipped butter that comes to the table. I like to order off the nightly specials sheet, because it's usually something new and different. I ordered the mystery white wine, and... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When going to Lavelle's for the first time, we set our expectations pretty low, since we wouldn't normally go to a hotel restaurant when looking for something special. Looking over the menu, I was undecided on what to order because everything sounded spectacular, so I asked the waiter what I should get. When he said, "the chicken," I didn't really... More 

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seattle, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still remember the first time we ate there in 2007. We used to walk there and sit at the bar and have wine and appetizers. Couldn't asked for much better. Love the shrimp with lobster sauce. If you can join the wine club and enjoy the Tuesday events. We have spent many New Years Eves there, what a lot of... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

One of the better places to eat in Fairbanks , even if it is in a hotel. Very diverse selection of wines and menu.

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The salmon is good, should try it if you are fish lover. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very good, always full house and worthwhile to stop there to have a full meal before going to see the Northern light !

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Thank Hongkong1fish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Always great food. The best place for oysters and Lamb. The bourbon shrimp and seared tuna are excellent

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canberra
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Lavelle's Bistro was recommended to us and we are glad we went. Had a few minutes wait for a table but we had a fun waitress who didn't rush us and helped us make choices. Good food, good service and good environment.

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Thank colleencanberra
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband Chris and I (Nancy) arrived Saturday evening after being on a plane all day. We had just checked into the Marriott and asked where to eat.. they told us down the hall is Lavalle's... We came in for dinner and were told there was about an hour wait...but if we wanted to sit at the bar there were... More 

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Thank Nancy R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We unfortunately had time only for some appetizers before heading out. The ambiance, the food and the waitstaff all were excellent. We had heard wonderful things about this restaurant from people who live in Fairbanks, and we weren't disappointed. When we go back to Alaska we will definitely stop there for a full meal.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great menu and a good atmosphere, but have been hit or miss on the food. The vast majority of the time the food has been outstanding, but sometimes they just miss the mark. Still one of the best meals in Fairbanks. I'll keep going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 01:00
Saturday
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-450-0555
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?