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“basic fisherman's watering hole”
Review of The Pioneer Bar

The Pioneer Bar
Ranked #21 of 43 Restaurants in Sitka
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Juneau, Alaska
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“basic fisherman's watering hole”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

workingman's bar, generally friendly crowd, pretty smoky, but OK for hoisting a brew or 3 after work

Visited August 2013
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English first
Holly Hill, FL, USA
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Where Long John Silver must have come for a drink..”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The Pioneer Bar, is a place unto itself, been here for years, and I think every sea captain that has ever landed in Sitka, over the last 50 years, has come in for a pint of Ale.. this place is steeped in history, and has the ambience, and photos to prove it...truly a one of a kind experience

Visited September 2012
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Sitka, Alaska, United States
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fun and Friendly”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

One of the better bars in town. If you don't mind seeing dirty fisherman then this is the place for you. Weekends the younger crowd shows up but is the most packed place on the weekends! Pool, music and great service. They have good munchies too! It is really cool to see all the pictures of fishing vessels all over the walls too from almost every year. Go check it out!

Visited July 2013
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California
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139 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fun”
Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped by and enjoyed a beer. It a great local spot. You will some interesting stories and wonderful people.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thailand
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255 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
“On your way to Ludvig's bistrot”
Reviewed 30 June 2013

gat place to stop for a drink. If you speak Alaskan of course, as this is THE place for locals to have a beer (or 2, or 5) and watch ESPN and comment loud on whatever. Friendly atmosphere, decent prices.

Visited June 2013
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