Starting your walk along North Harbor Drive, with the majestic Chugach Mountains surrounding the town, you will see marine life like sea otters basking in the summer sun in the boat harbor, while Eagles and Seagulls grab a seafood feast of their own before you do.
Valdez has a variety of restaurants to satisfy your hunger. From seafood to burgers, diners to restaurants, with seaside views to secluded corner booths, you’re sure to find something delicious, authentic Alaskan and did we mention all within walking distance of any RV Park, Campground, Hotel and Bed & Breakfast Inn.
The Roadside Potatohead – Handmade comfort food, great views of the harbor, and service with a smile. GF Friendly!
Phone: (907) 835-3058. Address: 255 N.Harbor Drive.
Mike’s Palace – Serving Greek, Italian, Mexican, American, Local seafood & Steaks, famous pizza. Plus wine & beer. Inside there are photos of historic Valdez.
Phone: (907) 835-2365 Address: 205 N.Harbor Drive
The Fat Mermaid – Waterfront dining in a fun atmosphere; Gourmet Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads, local Seafood & Appetizers. Full bar with Spirits & over 25 micro brews. Indoor & outdoor seating.
Phone: (907) 835-3000
Walking one block over from North Harbor Drive, is Kobuk Drive, with aromas of the orient floating in the air.
Fu Kung Chinese Restaurant – Mandarin, Szechwan, Thai and Chinese cuisine. Food to go. Featuring fresh sushi and local seafood Chinese style.
Phone: (907) 835-5255
At the end of Kobuk Drive, turn left, and the Totem Inn Restaurant, a locals spot appears. Sadly, during 2016, a fire destroyed the restaurant, but owners are working tirelessly in rebuilding it.
The Totem Inn Restaurant– In the heart of Valdez, proudly serving from 5 a.m. daily. Come try our homemade soups, local seafood, burgers, and steaks while enjoying Alaska beer on top. Visit our Alaska-themed lounge located in the restaurant. “Locals Favorite Spot.”
Phone: (907) 835-4443 “Restaurant Closed Temporarily”
Walking straight across the road to Mountain Sky Hotel where you will find Valdez Bistro. The Valdez Bistro is open all day, all year round, with views of Chugach Mountains from the outside deck to a menu full of Alaskan Seafood that will make your mouth water. Kick back, relax and watch the world go by from the deck.
Phone: (907) 835-4445
Looking for a different dining experience, check out Fairbanks Drive, just 5 minutes walk from the Totem Inn.
A Rogues Garden – Natural & specialty food store featuring organic espresso & smoothies, fresh baked goods, books, kitchen wares, and unique items for the gourmet in each of us. Lunch served Tues-Fri.
Phone: (907) 835-5880
The next street over is Pioneer Drive, where the familiar site of Subway is located on the right.
Valdez Subway Store – Come join us daily for freshly baked cookies, sandwiches and soup. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served anytime. Hope to see you soon! Meals offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Remote Ordering, Catering. Retail Subway sandwich and salad Shop.
Phone: (907) 835-3103 Address: 126 Pioneer Drive
Dining in Valdez is a delicious journey – all within walking distance to your accommodation, the harbor, plus with views of majestic mountains, creating a memorable experience all by itself.