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The Alibi

££ - £££American, ,
744 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6206
+1 707-822-3731
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bloody marys” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
744 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6206
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The newer part of the restaurant is really nice with high ceilings, good outside views, and is roomy. The full bar serves up the award winning and town's favorite bloody marys. The food is not health food but comfort food, the menu is extensive and...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had a big, eclectic group, which was well-served by the big, eclectic menu. We all walked away full and satisfied. For an establishment that projects such a dive image we were very happily impressed by the food and service. My daughter is a local...More

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great Bloody Mary's, great people great place Darren is my favorite bartender I enjoy coming in to see his smiling face and friendly manner. Today I got the Alibi breakfast my go to when I don't know what I want

Thank Towanda W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What can you say? It is an established near dive in a town, and the main square section of town, that is filled homeless drug users. Gangs of them. I have gone to the Alibi and had an ok time but the 'grungy' is tracked...More

Thank Atlasheld
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best menus in town. It's consistently good with lots of choices for sandwiches, wraps, salads. Pretty much anything you could want is on the menu. The problem is the environment. It is cold. The bartender is unfriendly. Only three people were at...More

Thank julesofthesea
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Food good but had a off putting situation. I will allow for an off night but I was very disappointed in how we were treated especially on looking back. We went in for a simple meal on early New Years Eve and it wasn't overly...More

Thank AmyAlbert
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The food was great, good value and fresh; and the service was friendly and fast. We enjoyed people watching out the window, looking out at the Plaza.

Thank DLorahH
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Just what we needed! Great food, all homemade. Wide selection of burgers, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, salads and more. Vegetarian options too. I had a perfectly cooked ahi tuna, which is sometimes overdone at other places but they knew how to make it just right. Big...More

Thank Ivy O
Reviewed 23 August 2016

First ones in the door at 8:00am. All good! Lottsa coffee, eggs benedict, over easy, over medium...pancakes, bacon, and more coffee! Had the Big Lewboski and skipped the White Russian. Go and eat!

Thank FancyGeomancy
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I absolutely love the menu, it is very unique and very delicious! I'm vegetarian and they have A LOT of vegetarian options. I love the "Denise". It's eggs Benedict but it has tofu sausage! It is wonderful! And the waiters and waitresses are always so...More

Thank brookekona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-3731
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