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Lucky Wishbone

1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
+1 907-272-3454
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (130 reviews)
“burgers” (81 reviews)
“fries” (58 reviews)
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American, Diner
1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky Wishbone has the best fried chicken in Anchorage - hands down! Depending on your appetite - choose either the junior, mom or pop. The milk shakes are fantastic as well. And lastly, the service is always excellent - evidenced by the high volume of...More

Thank Herberto_49r
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The skin is just the right kind of crispy and the batter liught and delicious. They have been in business 50+ years due to quality ingredients. I have gone at various times of day. The chicken is always fresh made, no sitting under a heat...More

Thank javanorth1
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Heard for years how great this place is so thought I would give it a go. Went for lunch and ordered 2 piece chicken basket. I got a drumstick and a wing. That's it, for $8.75! that's over $4.00 for an overcooked dried out bland...More

Thank aksasquatch
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

After a visit to the dr office, stopped here and got a burger, shake and fries! Just what the dr ordered! After not getting to eat for 18 hours this was perfect! Awesome burger and the chocolate shake was to die for!

Thank Curt H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Split pea soup was wonderful, chicken and fries hot and HB delicious. The corn bread rolls were warm and fresh. Always a pleasure. Comfort food!

Thank mushroom2
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome chicken and milkshakes! Great atmosphere. This place is one of my favorites when l visit AK. Ask for Mackenzie if you go. Best server in town!

Thank wsbond
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The Lucky Wishbone was recommended to us by a flight attendant on our flight to Anchorage. She was right on! It has diner type food, specializing in fried chicken, burgers, and milkshakes. The service was very good. We ate there two times. Fried chicken, and...More

Thank 27marlin
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Enjoyed the fried chicken which was a very large portion and very tasty. Service was excellent and I would go back there again

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stopped by for lunch one day. The selection of food is great and their portions are huge great value for your dollar here.

Thank Al1957canada
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had some awesome pan fried chicken and great fries. Milkshakes were great also. Decent prices. Laid back local mom and pop restaurant.

Thank djbalaban
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Theresa O
7 December 2017|
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Response from Termite42 | Reviewed this property |
The chicken is the best, but if you have been gone since 1979 expect higher prices because it was just three years since I had been there and the prices jumped a bit. But it still has the best chicken around.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-272-3454
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