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Lavelle's Bistro

575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4724
+1 907-450-0555
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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

Had the best meal in Fairbanks at the restaurant: oysters on the half shell, and scallops. The wine list is quite extensive and service was very prompt. It is on the expensive side, but worth it!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel next door and ate here nearly every night while in Fairbanks. The food is excellent & the service is even better. I tried their salmon, beef and salads, and all were fresh and delicious! The fried wontons dessert was my...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived in Fairbanks, every single local told us we had to go to Lavelle's. They were not wrong! (How is this place not #1??) Everything we ate was delicious, but we were blown away by the wine list. Lavelle's carried wines we can't...More

Thank mattr789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband found out about Lavelle’s Bistro on-line. We liked the idea that we could make reservation because we were going on a Saturday night. I enjoyed having the possibility to make a reservation because it also gives me peace of mind. We arrived before...More

Thank sweethummingbird
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm glad we could provide the last supper of your vacation with just success. Cheers! Frank

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the food was top notch and the ambience lighthearted, the service was super slow. It felt as if we had been forgotten, and I think in fact that was what happened. They were super busy when we arrived (took 20 min. to even get...More

Thank KLawrenceP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our evening at Lavelle's. My favorite was the warm red cabbage salad. It was just delicious! The seafood is quite good. The wine selection is quite extensive! Great place!

Thank mrsbof3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight with family and friends. The food was delicious and the staff extremely nice and helpful. Great place to eat.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations are recommended. Delicious food, many gluten-free/vegetarian options. Great wine list and delicious desserts. Service is wonderful and knowledgeable.

Thank AlaskaJJ
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We showed up early for our reservation and had a seat at the bar. Despite having two teenagers with us the bartender was very attentive and accommodating, making us feel welcome. I had a few questions about the wine list and the owner came over...More

Thank Bacchustrip
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

What a great review from a person who knows wine if his electronic signature says anything.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Live in Fairbanks. This is a favorite spot. Lively on weekends. Great dining. Expensive but good. Atmosphere like you want it. JP

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22 March 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
12 April 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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