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737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
+1 907-222-3232
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
15:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
737 W 5th Ave, Ste 110, Anchorage, AK 99501-2129
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, very helpful service and busy. We got there late and were well received, but if during earlier hours, reservations necessary. We had chowder and the appertizer trio which was among the best food we had in our whole visit.

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This was convenient for us as we were traveling from Denali and were searching for a nice restaurant for dinner after a long drive. The location is right in the downtown area. My family enjoyed the food.

Thank NY2theCHI
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I rate Orso as Terrible, when compared to other fine dinning establishments, which Orso pretends to be. Our family of 3 each had a pre-meal soup which was bland and flavorless. As we began to eat our soup we noticed that there was no table...More

Thank Deepoutdoors
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I tried to get to the Glacier Brewhouse, but the wait was too much. Orso is right next door. I had the Alaskan fare - king salmon. It was great, but I am giving it a 4 star because the price was way too high...More

Thank Ruchei
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't wait more than five minutes to be seated. Menu had options for all tastes. Food quality and presentation were both excellent. Would recommend the three meat sampler for an appetizer.

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Orso was a nice restaurant to visit the atmosphere was warm and inviting the waitstaff was attentive and of course our food was delicious. The food in Alaska with some of the best food that I have ever eaten at a restaurant.

Thank Nahshaie79
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Overall a superb dining experience. Sampled the Orso seafood chowder, king crab legs, and Atlantic king salmon. Excellent service as well. Finished the meal with a superb chocolate torte and some port wine. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Anchorage!

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Actually went next door to the Glacier Brewhouse and was told there would be an hour and a half wait around 7pm. I was too hungry so I went to Orso instead. I was seated fairly quickly although the hostess sat a pair of gentleman...More

Thank Antonio S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Looking forward to this supposedly highly ranked restaurant near the Glacier Brew House. So disappointed in the crab cakes appetizer decided not to chance the main course so walked down the street to Glacier after ending the planned meal here early. Cakes had hardly any...More

Thank BeachandSail4me
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One of Anchorage's best resturants with a wide ranging high quality menu. The steaks are some of the best prepared and the seafood is sublime. While prices are in the upper range you can expect quality produce and presentation. An extensive international wine list complements...More

Thank Peter K
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Vivica C
16 June 2016|
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Response from kmtravel06 | Reviewed this property |
No, up and down stairs seating only.
5 October 2015|
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Response from lyndag134 | Reviewed this property |
For additional information please contact: Robert McCormick (907) 792-3773
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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 99501-2129
  • Public Transportation: We are one block from the 6th avenue transit center.
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-222-3232
  • E-mail
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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