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Flying Machine Restaurant

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4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-3236
+1 907-266-2249
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06:00 - 21:30
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Kodiak Island, Alaska
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Sandwich was great and the potatoes were just right. Not used to having coffee in a glass cup but it's different and I like it.

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Thank DonVito2016
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your breakfast at our restaurant. We strive to provide excellent and unique service to our guests, so we are happy that you liked our coffee service. We hope to see you again soon! Avery Kristiansen Sales & Marketing More 

Madisonville, Louisiana
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

A hotel restaurant and it is good. Not spectactular but definitely solid. Especially if you are staying in the hotel. Great view of the largest float plane port in the country. The facility is decked with mounted animals, maps, etc. Also the unofficial headquarters of the Iditarod (if I understood that). I love a good, wholesome breakfast and this place... More 

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Thank PJM102
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We are actually the official headquarters for the historic Iditarod Race, and have been for over 30 years. It is a wonderful Alaskan tradition that we are very lucky to be apart of. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had the oatmeal one morning and eggs with the reindeer sausage the next morning. I just had to try the reindeer sausage and was so happy that I did.

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Thank 25LoveToTravel
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

Boulder, Colorado
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

In the Lakefront Hotel. Good menu selection. Had scallops for dinner and done perfectly (not available every night?). I need to eat gluten free and there was enough for me to enjoy. Breakfast was average and, as is typical, hotel pricing. I'd go for dinner. Great views of Hood Lake with the planes coming and going.

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Thank Roy M
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We are so happy that our versatile menu provided enough food for you to enjoy. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Paris, France
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Classic for a hotel restaurant but large choice of food Try the Cobb salad and the draft colors light

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Thank Archicube63
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Everything on the extensive menu is great! Reindeer sausage is my favorite and they do it right!!! Excellent service, clean restaurant and great food!

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Thank Dan P
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

West Virginia.
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place has really Great Views of the Lake where you can watch the Float Planes come in and out. The Food was Ok but Very Pricey! Typical Alaska.

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Thank MELWV
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

Simi Valley, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great food with spectacular views and pontoon planes taking off and landing frequently. Just a short ride from the airport and part of the Hotel we stayed in. It is very classy and children are welcome, highly suggest this restaurant and Hotel on the water. Walking distance to a market and a few other restaurants within approximately 1 mile.

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Thank Annmarie K
AveryJuliet, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The "granola" was not homemade - regular cereal for $8. Service was slow - took us 4 times requesting to get sugar. Then waiter NEVER returned with bill or to go box. Very strange.

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Thank Jen C
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The service and the quality of the food was outstanding. We had the crab cakes and the scallops which was the best we have ever eaten.

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Thank Happy1008
Angela R, Public Relations Manager at Flying Machine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback on your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at The Flying Machine and appreciate you sharing your experience. We strive to create a memorable time for each of our guests and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:30
Monday
06:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:30
Thursday
06:00 - 21:30
Friday
06:00 - 21:30
Saturday
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-3236
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-266-2249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?