Woman eating sushi at Kodiak restaurantsFor many people, the best part of a vacation is the food. Every part of the world has different styles of cuisine, and Alaska is no different! Kodiak and Afognak Island are separate chunks of land, but we share much of our culture and sources of entertainment. When you stay at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, you’ll be fully immersed in all things Alaska. With all the wonderful things to do in Kodiak, Alaska, it can be hard to choose. That’s where our recommendations may help. Here are the best Kodiak restaurants and places to get Alaska beer and meals if you want to extend your time in and around the bustling seaport of Kodiak, before or after you visit Afognak Island.

1. Java Flats Kodiak Restaurants

We serve hearty local cuisine at our Alaska wilderness lodge, and regularly pack a lunch for you to take along on your outdoor adventure. However, when you are in the town of Kodiak, Java Flats is one of the best Kodiak restaurants for breakfast. With a full coffee menu, loose-leaf Alaskan Summit Spice and Tea, unique bagel flavors, and home-cooked brunch foods, you’ll leave Java Flats with all the fuel you need for a morning of exploring our close neighbor, Kodiak Island.

2. Kodiak Hana Restaurant near Afognak Island

Alaska is known for its unbelievably fresh and tasty fish, and while you’re at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, you’ll likely enjoy some sushi.  But, should you extend your stay in the town of Kodiak, one of the best Kodiak restaurants for sushi is Kodiak Hana. Their cozy, down-to-earth ambiance is the perfect place to scarf down the best sushi you’ll ever have, and you can even sip an ice-cold Alaska beer with your meal. After you finish eating, you might crave more Alaskan fish. Head back to our Alaska wilderness lodge for an afternoon of saltwater or freshwater fishing.

3. Rendezvous Bar & Grill Kodiak RestaurantsSalmon burger at Kodiak restaurants

For dinner, head to one of the most classically Alaskan Kodiak restaurants. Rendezvous Bar & Grill’s charming, rustic atmosphere is characteristic of Alaska. Their no-rush, no-fuss way of life is what draws in so many people each year! Enjoy a locally sourced salmon burger and an Alaska beer while listening to live musicians. It’s one of the best places to go for a night out on the town.

4. Kodiak Island Brewing Company

When you’re full from all the marvelous Alaskan food, we’ll welcome you back to our comfortable accommodations at Afognak Wilderness Lodge. However, if you’re not ready to call it a night, we recommend stopping at Kodiak Island Brewing Company for some freshly brewed Alaska beer. They don’t serve food, but the brewski is to-die-for! 

Serenity at Alaska Wilderness Lodge

Nothing comes close to the beauty you’ll find on Afognak Island. Our remote vantage point gives you uninterrupted access to the famous Alaskan wilderness, but you can gradually return to a populated “civilization” via this small, friendly, unimposing sea-port. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, a multi-course meal, or a pint of Alaska beer, these Kodiak restaurants near Afognak Wilderness Lodge will satisfy your cravings. Contact us to book your stay at one of the most serene islands in the world!