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4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-3663
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Can't go wrong here. All the curries are delicious. My favorite her is the pecan chicken salad and the blackened rockfish. Locals are regular customers.

Thank Frank907983
Whitehorse, Canada
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There was a bit of a wait and it was a bit loud, but the service was good, the food was very tasty, and I had enough for lunch and dinner out of it!

Thank kerian1
Weatherford, Ok
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115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us ate at Starfire last week. We all enjoyed our dishes and the service. A real gem in a small town, and a welcome change from the cruise ship routine--which was not bad, but not as tasty as starfire.

Thank Mathdoc007
Valdez, Alaska
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with friends for dinner the first night I got here in Skagway. I decided to try the ginormous chicken burrito. I know this is a Thai restaurant but I was feeling like a burrito for dinner so I gave it a try. It was filling, delicious and reasonably priced by Alaska standards. I recommend stopping here for dinner.

Thank jmccoy2008
mamastarfire, Owner at Starfire, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Its fun for us to offer non-thai favorites to our guests. Glad you enjoyed it--Hope to see you again soon! More 

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89 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My favorite Asian food place. Non- greasy health and delicious south east Asian food. The portions are always spot on, where you will be satisfied. The menu is always rotating which keeps you on the toes. I love that when they ask if you want spice they actually are serious about the spice rather than too conservative. So be aware... More 

Thank Dave Z
mamastarfire, Owner at Starfire, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Dave. Yes, we do take our heat/spice levels seriously. We always want to offer our customers just the right amount! Can't handle spicy? no problem, we have plenty of dishes for you. You want it Thai Spicy (5 stars?) You got it! More 

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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went on opening day and it was such a gong show inside. Wait staff was minimal and seemed to be running everywhere. We ended up getting take out because it was so jam packed which reflected the quality of food we bought. It wasn't as good as it has been previously. The to go container (which we were charged... More 

Thank LeahLovesTravel
Vilnius County, Lithuania
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Probably the best Thai restaurant in all Alaska. Best place in Skagway for sure. So many lunches spent there, never got disappointed. Sometimes service is slow when it is too crowded. Great job guys!

Thank Erika J
Sydney, Australia
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197 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I went here to eat after reading other reviews and expected good Thai food.I had red curry which was so full of onions (like Chinese food) I could barely taste anything else in the dish.I at a quarter and left to find something more pleasant to eat. I you like lots of onions enjoy.Staff were very pleasant and friendly.

Thank Iona B
Salt Lake City, Utah
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Who knew there would be such great Thai food in Skagway. It's not the best every, but for up there I was pleasantly surprised! After the cruise crowds left we got the "local treatment" with all the workers there for the season the atmosphere turned quite fun and friendly. Just a really pleasant experience all around!

Thank CW K
Christchurch, New Zealand
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose to eat here rather than getting back on the cruise ship for the regular bulk food. We're glad we did. It was Friday fish night with fresh salmon! We included this as part of some items on the menu (mostly Thai). The waitress was fantastic and super accommodating. This place was the highlight of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street at Spring Street, Skagway, AK 99840
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway
  • Phone Number: +1 907-983-3663
The Starfire restaurant has been delighting locals and the hundreds of thousands cruise ship passengers and crew that pass through Skagway, Alaska each and every summer. We pride ourselves in serving fresh, authentic food at reasonable prices (and let's face it this is Alaska so reasonable is relative!) Our recipes come from many sources including our Chef Judd's years spent living and traveling in Thailand, unique fresh salmon preparation, as well as big fat burritos recipe from Jeffrey's mother! We are passionate about what we do and are always striving to better serve our old friends as well as our new ones. Thank you all for making our dream of owning a healthy, sustainable, locally owned business amidst the beauty and wonder of Southeast, Alaska a reality! Jeffrey Hitt and Judd Davis Owner/operators

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