Golden Bear Restaurant Opens May 23

  • Breakfast Buffet - Daily - 6am to 11am
  • Lunch - Daily - 11am to 2pm
  • Dinner - Daily - 5:30pm to 10pm

The Golden Bear in Fairbanks serves daily and prepares meals from the local markets. The early morning menu offers a traditional breakfast buffet or blueberry pancakes, omelets or oatmeal.

The lunch and dinner entrees have redefined the Alaskan spirit of fine food. Fresh, seasonal and emphasizing the tasteful ingredients found in the far north. Dining at the Golden Bear is an experience to remember from fresh crisp salads to perfectly grilled beef tenderloin, seafood and the traditional favorites like meatloaf with potatoes.

Bear's Tale Lounge - Seasonal

  • Daily 2pm to Midnight
  • Bar Menu:
  • Daily 2pm to 10pm
  • Snack Menu:
  • Daily 10pm to 12am

The Bear’s Tale Lounge offers a large screen cable HDTV, a computer kiosk and great bar food. It is a nice place to relax with a cold Alaskan draft beer and a grilled sirloin burger or cod fish and chips.

Bear Essentials Gift Shop - Seasonal

  • Open for season May 25, 2015
  • Monday - Friday 6am to 10pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 8am to 5pm
  • Closes for season mid-September 2015

Visitors stopping at the Bear Essentials Gift Shop & Espresso Bar will find Alaskan made gifts and products for traveling. The shop carries an array of snacks and drinks.

Early risers will wake up to fresh brewed coffee from North Pole Brewing Company and vacationers arriving in the evening will find a selection of light snacks.

All visitors are welcome to use the internet kiosk and print center located in Bear Essentials.