Had read that their cinnamon/sticky buns were supposed to be amazing. They were fresh, they were big, we inhaled them it seemed, but I wouldn't say they were the best I'd ever had. We did try both the plain and pecan buns, and they were equally good... just not great. Maybe if they'd been heated a bit.
The restaurant is located in a place to get traffic - that's the only place to stop in miles. Found the owner friendly but somewhat overworked.
The Bamboo Rom is a family owned business for over 40 years now, it was named for the bamboo curtain that used to separate the restaurant from the bar.
The pricing at the Bamboo room was good and the quality of food was very good. You will also see lots of local people with local knowledge.
The bar is in the same building and has big screen televisions if you are interested in watching sporting events.
Favorite Dish: Club Benedict Breakfast
This historic diner shares half it's building with the Pioneer Bar. In fact, the smoking section is the Pionner Bar. The old black and white photos of the diner's early years are a scream. I read somewhere that this was Charles Kuralt' s favororite Haine's watering hole. I enjoyed an excellent breakfast here. It was a pretty standard breakfats menu, but the portions were quite generous. They are busy most mornings. I f had it to to do over again I would also try the Bamboo Room for lunch or dinner.
Favorite Dish: The huge breakfast combinations. You may not even need lunch after one of these combinations. For lunch they are famous for their halibut fish and chips. Other items include: expresso, milkshakes, homemade soups, garden burgers, popcorn shrimp, teriyaki chicken salad, and dinosaur fries.
We ate two dinners here and were very impressed. The food was excellent and the wine list deep and broad. I had steak both nights and Aimee had linguini cabanera one night and a chicken caeser salad the next. Very well prepared.
Nice casually elegant atmosphere with brilliant views of Lynn Canal.
Located right on the water with great views of Lynn Canal and the Small Boat Harbor, we stopped here for a lite lunch after a long walk up to the camp ground and back. Looked fairly new, but the food was great and service personable and friendly.
We had the place to ourselves at 2 in the afternoon, which was good since our grandson was unusually rambunctious. He settled down as soon as his fish and chips came.
Waitress said they were open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Harbor Bar was doing a brisk business for 2PM on a weekday.
A short walk from our Hotel, we discovered this small coffee/natural foods/bakery shop our last day in Haines. With only 7-8 small tables, this place was packed with locals starting their morning. Highly recommend this spot for any meal.
Kept coming back to the Bamboo Room for breakfast. Large servings at good price. Lots of locals (always a good sign) just being themselves (and nice to the tourists).
The bar is right next door - large & popular.
Favorite Dish: Omelettes were great.
The service at this restaurant is good and has the best view in the community. On a nice evening it is a great place to eat and enjoy the view.
Favorite Dish: I ate the steak sandwich but if you are in a fishing village like this I was suggest if I had my time back I would have tried the fresh halibut or salmon!
On the corner is Grizzly Gregg's where I ate a expensive lunch that I wasn't at all impressed with. The ketchup bottle reminded me that flu season was upon us because it was greasy and refilled without being washed so often it was disgusting, so even though I'd had a flu shot I gave up on the idea of eating my French fries. So all I got for over $16 was 3 pieces of fried halibut an a cup of rubbery clam chowder. Since this isn't that favorable, I want to at least say that the locals seem to like the place and I haven't heard of anyone in Haines dying from eating there and I've lived in Alaska all of my life until now. I'm just picky when it comes to "double dipping" with people I don't want to share food with and I am a firm believer that restaurants should offer patrons ketchup packets. The upper loft had video games that the children in town seemed to enjoy.
Favorite Dish: The halibut was good. Just cost a lot considering I wasn't happy with the meal. I've spent less in Craig, Alaska and people said that is expensive.
This real log cabin is located exactly where it's name suggest: at the 33 mile marker on the Haines Highway. It is the last place to buy gas before gas before entering a stretch of wilderness so vast that few of us have any concept of in the lower 48. I enjoyed a great cup of coffee and a good conversation with the locals who run the place. The burgers looked delicious and were completely homemade. The homemade pies also looked awesome. I am almost sorry that I wasn't hungry. One other customer swore that the "Best Burger" motto is the absolute truth.
Favorite Dish: hamburgers, homemade pies, and cakes.