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“Magnificent Margarita !!!!”
Review of Arctic Bar

Arctic Bar
Ranked #1 of 5 Nightlife in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The oldest bar in Ketchikan! Est. in 1937. We are a waterfront bar with a covered deck for an outdoor experience. We have 19 draft beers on tap and the best bloody Mary's in Alaska! We are locally owned and operated. Come down and meet Paula who has owned the bar for the last 22 years. She's a hoot!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Arctic Bar set on the board walk in downtown Ketchikan near the cruise ship dock has both inside and outside (under cover) seating and on a sunny day has a nice harbour view.
It offers burgers and other quick food, several types of beer, wine and cocktails BUT as it has NO BLENDER ALL cocktails have to be "on the rocks"!!
LOTS of music happening and has a young fun atmosphere but inside a beer smell
We visited this place after reading ALL about it on Trip Advisor - is nice for a quick drink!

Thank trina027
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Our group of four stopped in to wet our whistle. A nice deck outback where you see the cruise ship and the harbor area. No grill but they do offer food from the Dairy King across the street. Just a note that it is "cash only".

Thank travelbugIowa
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We like to sample Bloody Mary's where ever we go and this was among the best. Paula, the Owner, was a delight! The location is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the scenery and people. Right off the cruise ship dock!

Thank Jean S
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

After a long tourist day we found the Article Bar. Well located on the water near the cruise ships. This felt like a locals bar....beware of the music, it may not be appropriate for youngin's.

Thank Rich30306
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

We were told by others to stop in at the Article Bar, home of the Happy Bears. Friendly service and awesome Bloody Mary's. Owners will share their Bloody Mary recipe. Great view with patio bar on back facing water.

Thank jo ann j
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