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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501 (G)
+1 907-222-3232
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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Wall Township, New Jersey
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335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The menu has something for everyone, and the prices are in the mid to high range but the food is very good and worth a visit. This is one of the nicer restaurants in Anchorage. Wait staff is friendly and knowledgable.

Thank wlbjayhawk
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food is great, especially their pasta dishes. It's a bit spendy, but it's worth it for a special occasion. Staff is amazing. Minus one star for lack of parking.

Thank Anna F
Pasco, Washington
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386 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was a great fine in downtown Anchorage! The food was wonderful... we had soup and bread from the appetizer menu and it was superb. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was pleasant. Prices are reasonable and we will be back!

Thank MarySEverett_Wa
South Bend, Washington
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Orso was a very good venue to go to dinner with a fairly large size party while on a recent trip to Anchorage. I had a great steak that was a special and enjoyed it very much. Not the fastest service in the world but friendly and they have an extensive wine list to compliment any dining choice.

Thank Joe B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, and lots of creativity. They make some unique items as well as interpretations on classics. A fine place to go!

Thank dxdcurtis
Anchorage, Alaska
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

First I'll start with the fact that we showed up 20 minutes early and they were friendly and accommodating in getting us a table. The waiter was very knowledgeable and extremely nice. I enjoyed a tall glass of Mascato with our appetizer (sampler) loved the calamari! My boyfriend ordered some sort of steak and it was good, but even after... More 

Thank Marie A
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

It's an excellent restaurant with a good diverse menu. Good service, nice atmosphere. Really like it from bread to dessert.

Thank FrequentTraveller293
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Don't believe everything you read. Service was very good. Much better than expected. Appetizer menu was too. I was served within 15 minutes of ordering food. Sitting at the bar was great, except whoever..designed the place failed to leave enough room for the walkways. But deal with it. Its worked for many years now. At Happy hour prices I left... More 

Thank Carl P
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193 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Really like the atmosphere and vibe here. Very warm and inviting. Promptly greeted by a lovely hostess and manager. As i was dining alone, I opted for bar seating. The bar area is huge and offers full service menu. Every employee I made contact with was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. King crab corn dogs?! Never in a... More 

1 Thank CARose
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I and our friends enjoyed this magnificent seafood restaurant. Our waiter was very professional and new the menu very well and gave us some great suggestions. We all ordered fish with a calamari appetizer. One of the best calamari's I've every had!!! I would highly recommend. Parked right behind the restaurant for a small fee.

Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
ORSO is well known as "The Place to Be." ORSO's New American cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan seafood, grilled meats, award winning wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Happy hour everyday 3pm-6pm and 9pm to close! The bar is open one hour after the dining room each day!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?