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Trout's Place and Windbreak Cafe

££ - £££
American, Diner
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2201 E Parks Highway, Wasilla, AK 99654
+1 907-376-4484 ext. 13
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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290 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived late in the evening and had to sit in the bar area. A little seedy. Older single, presumably, men hitting on the young beautiful bartenders. They seemed to be great bartenders and knew their stuff! As far as food goes, I don't recommend the salmon! I was so excited to try salmon in Alaska, but this tasted like... More 

Thank Linsey H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped by for late breakfast with the locals. This one of the few non-fast food restaurants on the south side of Wasilla. Service was prompt and cheerful. It didn't take long to get the order, and the wait staff made sure we had any extras we, or she thought we could need. Prices were mid-range by lower 48 standards, but... More 

Thank Miller R
El Centro
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Never a wait: good service but it is an old-school greasy eatery: nice portions could be bigger for the price but it is what it is. Stop by and check it out

Thank josephrY573FF
Redmond, Oregon
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309 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a nice meal here but probably wouldn't go back. The food and service were average. The atmosphere is casual and the menu okay.

Thank Mike_B52033
Loxton, Australia
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87 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Had a good meal and the prices were reasonable. The staff were pleasant enough and the meal arrived in fairly quick order.

Thank dnh2014
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Up in Alaska for a month send just had my third visit for breakfast here. Scrambled eggs with diced ham and coffee was affordable and tasted good. Hash browns are good and service again was top notch. Not sure when I get to come back but always look forward to coming here for breakfast.

Thank bpm904218
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348 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

As I write this, the Trout Place and Windbreak Cafe is listed as #42 of 95 restaurants in Wasilla. Huh? How is that possible for such an excellent restaurant? This place is always dependable for good food and excellent service. Their breakfasts are especially good (you have to try the Philly Cheesesteak Omelet)! Good food, perfect coffee, excellent service all... More 

Thank Jeff B
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

So I took my husband here for his first trip to Alaska. Its been 10 years since I ate here and holy hell it hit the spot and then some. We stopped by for lunch on a weekday and was promptly served and decided on the halibut and chips with a salad. We were so hungry and the salad was... More 

Thank Ak_Bex
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151 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I've been eating at the Windreak (now aka Trout's House or Trouthouse) literally since it opened - around 40 years now. It was good then, it's good now. It's never not been good. The food is mainline America, straight from the classic menu fare. They add a few twists here and there, as most places do, and they have their... More 

Thank AKFiretuck
Wasilla, Alaska
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food and loved to go here with friends! The service is great and the food is really good. This is one of my more favorite restaurants in Wasilla.

Thank Anthony D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 E Parks Highway, Wasilla, AK 99654
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wasilla
  • Phone Number: +1 907-376-4484 ext. 13

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