The Alaskan Bar isn’t just home to one of the most romantic options for a Valentine’s Day dinner, it also features some of the best live music and open mic nights in town. With live music every night (Friday and Saturdays from 9:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.), it’s your destination for Juneau’s premier night life. Open mic night is every Thursday where anyone is welcome to entertain the crowd. For seven consecutive years, the Alaskan has been voted “best music winner,” and it’s a hot spot you don’t want to miss.

You’ll find the lavish bar and restaurant at 167 Franklin Street. Concert series have featured local performers like The Bowties, and the Red Carpet Series has showcased Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms. You never know what treat might be in store for you, but following the bar on Facebook can keep you up to date with the latest bookings.

Plan Your Night Out

Book your table now for a romantic Valentine’s dinner at the historic Alaskan Bar. Built the year after Alaska became a territory, the building showcases a unique blend of styles. You’ll notice the Victorian bay windows and Queen Anne stylings, the ornate stringcourse and the velvety interior. It’s the oldest hotel in Alaska, opened in 1913, and demonstrates the shift from 19th to 20th century styling.

The Victorian reproduction bar is a favorite hangout for locals and visitors alike. You’ll find good craft cocktails and a menu that reflects local and seasonal fare rich with seafood options.