Sandbar and Grill, Juneau
It’s all about the local fish in this no-frills, authentic dive atmosphere. Readers say the halibut burger is mouthwatering, and the fresh halibut fish-and-chips is tops. (Hungry? Go for the eight-piece “Big Boy” size); 907/789-8400.
The Hangar on the Wharf Pub & Grill, Juneau
Overlooking the seaplane harbor, The Hangar has an extensive menu, from king crab hand rolls to halibut tacos.
Bonus: the 100 available beers—20 on tap; 907/586-5018 or hangaronthewharf.com.
The Bamboo Room Restaurant, Haines
This place is justly famous for fist-size chunks of locally caught halibut in the fish-and-chips plate; 907/766-2800 or bamboopioneer.net.