Experience the vibrant food scene of Haines, Alaska, where every meal is a journey waiting to fuel your exploration! If you're on the hunt for the ideal LUNCH spot to energize your adventures, this is where your search ends. Here's a roundup of the top spots not to be missed:


1. Alpenglow Wood Fired Pizza

Location: Main Street

Indulge in the irresistible aroma of wood-fired pizza at Alpenglow. From gourmet salads to fire-roasted sandwiches on freshly baked bread, there's something for everyone. Don't forget to try slices of Grandma Pete's Cheesecake, featuring unique flavors that are soon to be famous. And be sure to sample their homemade salad dressings – the fire-roasted strawberry is a must-try!




2. Mountain Market and Cafe

Location: Corner of Third Ave. and Haines Hwy

For a casual lunch experience, head to Mountain Market and Cafe. Dive into natural and organic groceries, fresh produce, and a full espresso bar serving organic, fair trade coffee roasted on-site. Enjoy sandwiches, paninis, soups, salads, and more at umbrella-lined picnic tables or opt for grab-and-go options.



3. Lighthouse Restaurant and Harbor Bar

Location: Beside the Small Boat Harbor at Main and Front St.

Craving a scenic lunch spot with great views? Look no further than Lighthouse Restaurant and Harbor Bar. Situated beside the Small Boat Harbor, this family-style restaurant offers a comfortable and casual dining experience with stunning harbor vistas from the dining room.

Indulge in locally caught seafood and other quality diner options while soaking in the picturesque surroundings. Don't miss the chance to admire the historic 1886 back bar as you enjoy your meal.

Join us at the waterfront for lunch and treat yourself to delicious eats with a view at Lighthouse Restaurant and Harbor Bar.


Lighthouse Resturant and Harbor Bar Haines, Alaska


4. Chilkat Restaurant & Bakery

Location: 5th Avenue between Main and Dalton Streets

Experience a fusion of American and Thai cuisine at Chilkat Restaurant & Bakery. Indulge your sweet tooth with homemade donuts, pastries, and more, paired perfectly with their house coffee, tea, or Thai iced beverages. Don't miss out on their authentic Thai dishes like Tom Yum soup and Thai Iced tea – a favorite among diners.


Chilkat Bakery Treats


5. Rusty Compass Coffeehouse

Location: Main Street

Looking for a cozy lunch spot with homemade goodness? Rusty Compass Coffeehouse is your answer. Feast on homemade soups, sandwiches, and daily specials crafted with care. Indulge in fresh coffee and pastries made in-house, and be sure to try the Roast Beef Panini with caramelized onions, horseradish, and cheddar – it's a flavor sensation you won't want to miss. And don't forget to treat yourself to an ice cream cone for a post-lunch indulgence. Conveniently located on Main Street, it's the perfect place to refuel and relax during your Haines adventures.


6. Bamboo Room Restaurant

Location: 2nd Avenue between Main and Dalton Streets

Dive into the flavors of Haines at Bamboo Room Restaurant, where breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served for all ages and appetites. Indulge in their famous halibut fish and chips or savor the freshness of local seafood and freshly ground burgers. As a 60-year-old family-owned diner, it's a local favorite and a must-visit for visitors alike.


Bamboo Room Burger


Whether you're seeking wood-fired pizza, organic fare, local seafood delights, or homemade soups and sandwiches, Haines has you covered. Treat your taste buds to an unforgettable culinary journey at these must-visit lunch spots. Enjoy every bite!