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“Good Dinner and Great View” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Van Winkle and Sons - CLOSED

Van Winkle and Sons
Price range: US$11 - US$24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Minneapolis
Level Contributor
51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good Dinner and Great View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Near the water and has lots of windows, so the view is nice from the restaurant. A varied menu with very good food and lots of great fish options. We had wonderful halibut!

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank JMBrown
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54 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Juneau, Alaska
Level Contributor
196 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Food good overall, service disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Our group of five tried several different things on menu and no one was disappointed. Highlights included rockfish and saute (rockfish, scallops, shrimp). There was a fairly good crowd while we were there and only two servers so that was not so great. Appetizer came towards end of meal (onion rings for desert not our intention!) and table was fairly crowded for the size of our group (even though we had called for reservations well in advance). Overall experience was not one that lended itself to return visit which is too bad given dining options in Sitka are somewhat limited.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank derbyking98
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Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice Change from the cruise food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

We were tired of the some old buffet on the cruise ship and decided to stop in here for lunch. We found the service and food very good. I'd recommend it!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Dan R
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Yuma, Arizona
Level Contributor
35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Sometimes very good, usually not”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

This place has been for sale for the last three years, and Although they have very good service, the kitchen is very uneven. As you might expect, minimum wage cooks just follow the recipes. On the other hand, the ambience if very good. A good chef should buy it and come here to go fishing!!! The nenu is rather strange, and if you like fish, go with the standards.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Hugh H
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New York
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Tasty and great view!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

I had read mixed reviews on this place, and had contradictory opinions from locals, so it was with some trepidation that I ate dinner here. I had a perfectly tasty rockfish, and my dinner companions enjoyed their meals as well. We had none of the service problems that others had mentioned.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank dhviola
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