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Lavelle's Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Contemporary, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS
$16.95
Shrimp Cocktail
Half a dozen cold-water shrimp served with an Asian wasabi cocktail sauce.
$18.95
Baked Brie
Brie Cheese topped with a cranberry sauce baked to perfection in flaky puff pastry dough.
$22.95
W/french Fries $24.95
Beer Battered Halibut
From the icy depths, our halibut comes to you hot and crisp. Served on slewers with tartar sauce. tartar sauce.
$16.95
Chili Rubbed Ahi
Seared chili rubbed Yellow Fin Tuna served with a wasabi cream sauce and sesame pepper slaw.
$16.95
Lavelle's Lobster Cakes
Delicious Maine Lobster Cakes served over spring greens with a remoulade sauce.
$15.95
Honey Sriracha Shrimp
Crispy pan fried shrimp in a honey-sriracha sauce. Served with jasmine rice.
$8.95
Lavelle's Pizza 7"
A wild combination of melted Gorgonzola cheese, fresh rosemary, slivers of sweet red onion and roasted pine nuts.
$8.95
Add Pepperoni $9.5
Marlo's Cheese Pizza 7"
Some things you can't improve! Tomato sauce topped with shredded mozzarella & cheddar cheese.
$16.95
Lavelle's Chicken Wings
One pound of meaty chicken wings served with your choice of sauce: ranch, blue cheese, BBQ or Lavelle's Signature hot sauce.
$16.95
Crab & Artichoke Dip
Words can't describe this rich indulgence. Served warm with Parmesan cheese, sliced almonds and fresh pita chips.
LAVELLE'S SALADS
$11.95
French Onion Soup
Sweet onions are simmered in rich homemade stock then topped with crusty French bread and Gruyere cheese.
$15.95
W/grilled Chicken $18.95
W/grilled Shrimp $20.95
Classic Caesar
Alaska grown. Crisp Romaine lettuce tossed with our herbed croutons, Parmesan cheese, and our fabulous Lavelle's Caesar dressing. Wine recommendation: Roederer Brut Sparkling Wine.
$16.95
W/pan Fried Scallops $22.95
Sesame Salad Teresa
Alaska grown. A bed of field greens, with celery, green onions and toasted sliced almonds topped with a sweet sesame vinaigrette and deep fried wontons. Wine recommendation: Chateau St. Michelle Reisling.
Large $15.95
Small $7.25
Lavelle's Salad
Alaska grown. A bed of field greens, topped with gorgonzola cheese, caramelized walnuts, seasonal fruit and Lavelle's house dressing. Wine recommendation: Mer Soleil Chardonnay.
$19.95
Grilled Shrimp Spinach Salad
Fresh plus fresher equals freshest! Spinach greens with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, bacon and almonds bathed in balsamic vinaigrette. Capped with grilled marinated black tiger prawns- this salad is incomparable. Wine recommendation: Bookwalter Lot 24.
$22.95
Crispy Duck Salad
Alaska grown. Crispy seared duck breast served over a bed of field greens with shaved red onion, grapes, chevre and pine nuts with house-made balsamic vinaigrette. Wine recommendation: Hahn Pinot Noir SLH.
$17.95
Warm Red Cabbage Salad
Sautéed red cabbage tossed with green onions, crisp bacon, caramelized walnuts, dried cranberries and chevre. Wine recommendation: Marietta Old Vine.
$19.95
Black & Blue Salad
Alaska grown. Blackened flat iron steak served over field greens with tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, almonds and green onions with our balsamic vinaigrette. Wine recommendation: Canoe Ridge Merlot.
$18.95
Warm Blue Cheese & Green Apple
Alaska grown. Grilled chicken, a warm blue cheese medallion, toasted pecans and freshly sliced Granny Smith apple over fresh field greens with our maple syrup vinaigrette dressing make this combination incomparable! Wine recommendation: Cambria Chardonnay.
LAVELLE'S DISCOVERY
ADD: 8 Ounces of Wild Caught Alaskan King Crab Legs to any Entree. No other shellfish in the world projects a more elegant image on your plate! $24.95. Wine Recommendation: Mer Soleil Chardonnay
$38.95
Rack of Lamb
Pan Seared and then oven roasted, these chops are served with a vibrant demi glaze, kiwi lime marmalade, fresh sautéed vegetables and mashed potatoes. Wine Recommendation: Penfolds Koonunga Hills Shiraz.
$32.95
Oven Roasted Half Duck
Finished with a Raspberry Glaze and Served with Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Sautéed Vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Montinore Pinot Noir.
$30.95
Potato-crusted Salmon
This extraordinary way of cooking produces a moist and tender filet of salmon cooked inside a crust of potatoes. Served with a lemon beurre blanc. Wine Recommendation: Hahn Pinot Noir SLH.
$36.95
Honey Apple Halibut
Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut topped with a honey-apple cream sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and fresh sautéed vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay.
$20.95
Seasonal Vegetable Risotto
Deliciously creamy risotto with seasonal harvest vegetables. Ask your server about preparing this entrée vegan or adding a protein to make it a little heartier. Wine Recommendation: Cambria Chardonnay.
$49.95
Wild Caught Alaskan King Crab Legs
No other shellfish in the world projects a more elegant image on your plate! One hefty pound of crab legs served with baked potato and fresh sautéed vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Mer Soleil Chardonnay.
$36.95
Filet Mignon
Certified Angus Beef. Pan-seared to perfection, this tender entrée is served with a blue cheese-risotto pancake, a rich cabernet wine sauce and fresh sautéed vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon.
$37.95
Grilled N.Y. Steak
Our Empire selection New York steak is served with caramelized shallots, sautéed mushrooms, fresh sautéed vegetables and a baked potato. Wine Recommendation: J Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon.
$26.95
Grilled Flat Iron
This premium cut flat iron steak is grilled to perfection and topped with exotic herb chimichurri and cherry tomatoes. Served with Lavelle's signature jasmine rice and fresh sautéed vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Girard Petite Sirah.
$29.95
Lavelle's Chicken Champignon
Alaska grown. Crispy skin breast of chicken topped with a medley of mushrooms, and a brandy cream sauce. Accompanied by long grain and wild rice and fresh sautéed vegetables. Wine Recommendation: Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnay.
LATE NIGHT MENU
Available From 10:00 p.m!
$15.95
Shrimp Cocktail
Half a dozen cold-water shrimp served with an Asian wasabi cocktail sauce.
$15.95
Baked Brie
Brie Cheese topped with a cranberry sauce baked to perfection in flaky puff pastry dough.
$17.95
Add French Fries $19.95
Beer Battered Halibut
From the icy depths, our halibut comes to you hot and crisp. Served on slewers with tartar sauce.
$14.95
Lavell's Late Night Wings
One pound of meaty chicken wings tossed served with your choice of sauce: ranch, blue cheese, BBQ or Lavelle's signature hot sauce.
$15.95
Lavell's Lobster Cakes
Delicious Maine Lobster Cakes served over spring greens with a remoulade sauce.
$13.95
Add French Fries $15.95
Deep Fried Shrimp
Butter flied shrimp fried to crispy perfection. Served with cocktail sauce.
$7.5
Lavelle's Pizza 7"
A wild combination of melted Gorgonzola cheese, fresh rosemary, slivers of sweet red onion and roasted pine nuts.
$7.95
Marlo's Pizza 7"
Some things you can't improve! Tomato sauce topped with shredded mozzarella & cheddar cheese.
$15.95
King Crab & Artichoke Dip
Words can't describe this rich indulgence. Served warm with Parmesan cheese, sliced almonds and fresh pita chips.
$10.95
Calamari
This tender Lavelle's appetizer is deep-fied and served with a lemon aioli- Superb!
WINE BY THE GLASS SELECTIONS
WHITE WINES
The Bistro House Selections: Value wines from the Sommelier: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, White Zinfandel. ($6.50/$9.25/$26)
Glass $11.75
Carafe $17.75
Bottle $46.0
Mer Soleil Chardonnay
Glass $8.95
Carafe $12.95
Bottle $34.0
Rodney Strong Calk Hill Chardonnay
Glass $8.25
Carafe $12.5
Bottle $32.0
Cambria Chardonnay Katherine's Vineyard
Glass $9.75
Carafe $14.95
Bottle $38.0
Sonoma Cuter Russian River Chardonnay
Glass $8.25
Carafe $12.5
Bottle $32.0
Joseph Drouhin Chardonnay La Foret
Glass $7.95
Carafe $11.95
Bottle $30.0
Mills Reef Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
Glass $7.5
Carafe $11.25
Bottle $29.0
Rodney Strong Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc
Glass $6.95
Carafe $10.5
Bottle $26.0
Chateau St. Michelle Riesling
Glass $7.5
Carafe $11.25
Bottle $29.0
Gabbiano Moscato
Glass $9.5
Carafe $14.25
Bottle $36.0
King Estates Pinot Gris
RED WINES
The Bistro House Selections: Value wines from the Sommelier ($7.25/$10.25/$28). Chardonnay Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot White Zinfandel. The Captain's List of the Rossi Cellar is available from your server.
Glass $11.25
Carafe $16.5
Bottle $45.0
Martini Cabernet Sauvignon Napa
Glass $8.25
Carafe $12.5
Bottle $32.0
J.Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon
Glass $10.95
Carafe $16.25
Bottle $42.0
Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
Glass $7.95
Carafe $11.95
Bottle $31.0
Silver Palm Cabernet Sauvignon
Glass $11.25
Carafe $16.5
Bottle $45.0
Merryvale Stramont Cabernet Sauvignon
Glass $9.95
Carafe $14.95
Bottle $39.0
Franciscan Merlot
Glass $12.25
Carafe $18.25
Bottle $49.0
Sterling Merlot Napa
Glass $9.5
Carafe $14.25
Bottle $36.0
Canoe Ridge Merlot
Glass $9.5
Carafe $14.25
Bottle $36.0
Barons de Rothschild Bordeaux Special Reserve
Glass $9.5
Carafe $14.25
Bottle $36.0
Brazin Dry Creek Zinfandel
BEERS
DOMESTIC BEER
$4.95
Budwiser
$4.95
Bud Lite
$4.95
Miller Lite
$4.95
Coors Lite
MICRO & IMPORTED BEER
$5.95
Guiness
$5.95
Corona
$5.95
Heineken
$7.95
Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout
$5.95
Deshuttes Mirror Pond Ale
$8.95
Chimay
$5.95
Deshuttes Black Butte Porter
$10.95
Lindeman's Framboise
22 oz $8.95
New Belguim Ranger IPA
$5.95
Pike IPA
About
Located on the ground floor of Mariott Springhill Suites, Lavelle’s is a unique fine dining restaurant in Fairbanks serving delicious food and an astounding selection of fine wine in a warm, refined atmosphere. In a place where casual restaurants dominate the culinary landscape, Lavelle’s offers a much-needed touch of elegance. Perfect for a romantic date or a fun night out with friends, Lavelle’s provides a sophisticated backdrop for any occasion.
PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Seafood
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dang one of the many things we miss about Fairbanks. Our Friends and this restaurant. Can you just do a satellite restaurant in Englewood, Florida!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rjooms
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

is it warmer there?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lavelle's certainly has the highest quality food available in Fairbanks and they're consistent. I like the dining room, but make sure to ask to be seated by the windows on 2nd Avenue. They've tried to stick us on bar stools or little booths so you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bugenhagen1096
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I guess it is just a choice of what view you want. Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get the Rack of Lamb! Best I've ever had. Great, cozy atmosphere with good service. You'll pay $25-45 per entree and $12-25 for an app but well worth it. Nice wine and spirits selection as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank johnsbailey77
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the compliments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Fairbanks, we stopped into Lavelle's. We enjoyed the upbeat atmosphere and had wonderful service. The food was very good and it was a comfortable place to relax and unwind after sightseeing. It was also connected to our hotel which was another plus! It...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Anne Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been hesitant on writing a review here for the past couple years because there is so much potential for a great experience that I always end up giving them another shot. But now after the last 5 visits here it’s getting pretty consistent. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aksteveo1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious, I can honestly say I will return. My husband surprised me with a birthday dinner date here and I enjoyed the vegetarian lasagne and highly recommend it. I admit the seating is to close together for me...This place gets crowded so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank outlawwife
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lavelle's Bistro is probably the only place in town which has an atmosphere like a restaurant in a big city. Comfortable dining area, quality cocktails (not just sweet and sour mix options) and wines. We can recommend the halibut, baked brie and also the salmon....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EvyBee
FranklinFairbanks, Owner at Lavelle's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I appreciate your kind words. Thanks.

Reviewed 13 January 2019

We went because we were staying at the hotel and it was -40 outside. It was by far the most we spent on a meal but it was only mediocre and they would’ve even give you bread until it came with the appetizers. Disappointed

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Utahroz
Reviewed 12 January 2019

I had to send my meal back- I ordered the clams, tasted like dirty dish water. My husban's dish (Duck) was Ok.. Expensive for the trouble.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lettye2
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Stayed in the Staybridge several times in October. Great free breakfast bar and Lavelle’s Bistro had a terrific menu great food and had plenty of locals as well as hotel guests there on weeknights enjoying the well prepared food.

Date of visit: October 2018
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SophieG880
22 March 2017|
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Response from FranklinFairbanks | Property representative |
We will be open on Christmas Eve but not on Christmas Day and we only open at 4:30. We are hosting our 18th annual New Years Eve Party on the 31st and it is always a hugely good time. Hope to see you there. Frank, Owner
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Chinablue4888
12 April 2016|
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Response from Robert I | Property representative |
Hi Chinablue48, We most definitely serve fresh seafood all summer long. As far as shell fish goes, I would highly recommend the Alaskan King Crab legs. They're scrumptious. We also have fresh Alaskan oysters and clams on... More
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