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Lucky Wishbone

1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
+1 907-272-3454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (123 reviews)
“fries” (62 reviews)
“corn muffins” (15 reviews)
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American, Diner
1033 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2738
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Love this little old diner, the fried chicken is really good and the shakes are a must, try the Nutella shake!!

Thank eba2017
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Arguably the best fried chicken in Alaska; possibly on the West Coast! Had a series of doctor appointments and didn't have time to pick up food. We decided to phone ahead and have an order ready to go from "The Bone" so we could take...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you judge a book by it's cover you won't stop here. Kinda a seedy area, and looks like it is 50 some years old with no renovations, and it sort of is, but buttermilk pan fried chicken? Yes please. Not touristy and prices are...More

Thank Chief400
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food is great, cheerful help,always smells like home. Love the gizzards don't find many places if any that serve them. Great rolls. Just a great place to go eat or pick up.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

like this place, has a laid back feel. my favorite thing to order is the jr basket (2 pieces of chicken /fries) and a small strawberry malt. They have counter seating area

Thank michaelmZ1994ZK
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good food. This is a family type restaurant that is quite busy. Their chicken is like home cooked food. Good service You definitely have to come here!

Thank sorryhog
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Simply put, I love Lucky Wishbone's pan-fried chicken! They are usually one of my first stops when I make it home to Anchorage. They have absolutely the best pan-fried chicken I've eaten anywhere, sadly mine included. While everything they serve, from burgers to shakes is...More

Thank Alaska_Wolf
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My 3 teenage children and I recently visited Anchorage, AK, for a family vacation. We spotted the Lucky Wishbone by chance one day and went in for lunch. We had no idea it was a local favorite! We all ordered something different and it was...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We eat here several times a year. Always feels good. They specialize in chicken and burgers, but have a wide variety of shakes.

Thank planepowell
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This was our second time visiting Anchorage. We ate here back in 2012 loved it. This visit we decided to try it again. It was still very good chicken and fries. The cookies and cream milkshake was good as well. The server was very nice...More

Thank asnow815
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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