ORSO

at 737 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, 99501 United States

"The place to be." - ORSO is Anchorage's landmark Downtown restaurant. HAPPY HOUR everyday 3pm-6pm & 9pm-close DINNER service begins at 5pm Daily. Join us


ORSO
737 W 5th Ave
Anchorage , AK 99501
United States
Contact Phone
P: (907) 222-3232
Website

Description

ORSO is well known as ‘ The Place to Be”. ORSO’s “New American “ cuisine expertly pairs delicious local flavors with the ever changing seasons of Alaska. ORSO is well known for a large selection of Alaskan Seafood, Grilled meats, Award winning Wine list and the best local ingredients when available. Our Bar is open 1 hour past the closure of the dining room each evening

Opening time

  • Mondays: 15:00- 21:30
  • Tuesdays: 15:00- 21:30
  • Wednesdays: 15:00- 21:30
  • Thursdays: 15:00- 21:30
  • Fridays: 15:00- 22:00
  • Saturdays: 15:00- 22:00
  • Sundays: 15:00- 21:30

Specialities

Price category
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Services ORSO provides
ORSO specialties

Reviews for Orso

Vic E.

I came down here for family dinner night just before flying to San Diego for a 5-day trip and a much needed break from work as well as endless studies. Orso... Read more

Maria V.

Dinner at Orso last night was easy, smooth, we were on time for our PAC event. We floated in and got seated in a booth right away. Our waiter, Daniel, was... Read more

Trisha C.

Stopped here yesterday afternoon for happy hour appetizers. We were hungry coming off our flight from Austin but not yet ready for dinner. Our bartender... Read more
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Company Rating

25882 Facebook users were in ORSO. It's a 8 position in Popularity Rating for companies in American Restaurant category in Anchorage, Alaska

6192 FB users likes ORSO, set it to 8 position in Likes Rating for Anchorage, Alaska in American Restaurant category

Happy Thanksgiving! Our crew works especially hard during the holiday season, and we'll be closed today so that they can spend time with their families and friends.

Published on 2014-11-27 20:20:00 GMT

ORSO will be closed tomorrow so that our crew can enjoy the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Published on 2014-11-27 06:32:15 GMT

Anchorage Restaurant Week kicks off tomorrow! Visit us anytime up until Nov 2nd to enjoy a special $40 prix fixe menu with great options for starters, entrees and dessert.

Published on 2014-10-26 22:45:00 GMT

Did you receive our email newsletter this morning!? We goofed! We will not be open for brunch this Sunday as the email noted. We will however, be open for an appetizing dinner! Consider it a sleep in day for dad! Thanks for understanding!

Published on 2015-06-20 02:45:57 GMT

We have fresh Marlin!

Published on 2015-05-07 02:29:58 GMT

You deserve some fresh local seafood on this fine #EarthDay? Come visit us for Happy Hour! 3-6pm and 9-close!

Published on 2015-04-22 19:52:28 GMT

The blood drive outside ORSO & Glacier BrewHouse begins at 11am today! To thank you for donating blood you'll receive a complimentary appetizer, a logo pint glass and a cold glass of root beer or cream soda!

Published on 2015-08-08 17:30:01 GMT

Fresh Catch of the week is Sockeye & King Salmon! See you tonight!

Published on 2015-07-08 18:38:02 GMT

Congratulations to our "sister restaurant", Glacier BrewHouse who celebrated their 20th anniversary on May 20th! We were happy to be a part of the celebration. Look at the smiling faces of the 20 year crew members.....way to go! We are well on our way to 20 years, celebrating our 16th anniversary this year! We are looking forward to many more wonderful years together! Cheers!

Published ORSO on 2016-06-02 17:48:34 GMT

Today, we remember the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country. #memorialday

Published ORSO on 2016-05-30 21:00:00 GMT

Here are a few pics from our First Fish event from last week! Check out our Sous Chef Josie preparing a fine meal alongside Glacier BrewHouse Executive Chef Jolene.

Published ORSO on 2016-05-25 19:28:51 GMT

Learn more about the Copper River salmon that makes its way to your plate this season! http://www.orsoalaska.com/copper-river-salmon-season-begins/ (photo credit: myalaskanfishingtrip)

Published ORSO on 2016-05-23 19:25:24 GMT

Tonight's special is Grilled Fresh Copper River Sockeye Salmon served with Quinoa and a fresh spring salad of tomatoes, English cucumber, carrots, pea and radish sprouts tossed in a mustard vinaigrette.

Published ORSO on 2016-05-18 23:33:47 GMT

We have Fresh Copper River King Salmon. Just delivered to ORSO about 30 minutes ago. We will be serving in tonight simply grilled. You can't beat fresh salmon!!!!

Published ORSO on 2016-05-18 02:05:39 GMT

Donate blood on May 21st!

Published ORSO on 2016-05-12 22:19:51 GMT

Happy Mother's Day!

Published ORSO on 2016-05-08 20:29:30 GMT

Give your mom something to look forward to this Mother's Day by treating her to dinner at Orso! You can make your reservations here: http://www.orsoalaska.com/reservations/

Published ORSO on 2016-05-05 20:29:52 GMT

Congrats Brenna Napier for winning the Anchoragenightout Mother's Day Giveaway! We hope to see you and your friends/family in soon!

Published ORSO on 2016-05-05 18:00:41 GMT

Hey Fans! Drum roll please... Congratulations to Brenna Napier! You are the Anchoragenightout winner of a $60 Gift Certificate to our friends at Glacier BrewHouse or ORSO PLUS a PAIR of Tickets to Alaska Junior Theater presents ScrapArtsMusic - live theatre on FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM PLUS a $30 Gift Certificate to Muffy's Flowers & Gifts! Please contact our office at 222-6995; Monday – Friday between 9am – 5pm to claim your prize! **Mother’s Day** ORSO & Glacier BrewHouse is always a great place to take Mom for Brunch or Dinner. Muffy’s Flowers and Gifts have some great floral arrangements to give me to tell her how much you love her. **Scrap Arts Music** Alaska Junior Theater presents Scrap Arts Music - live theatre! ONE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE - AGES 5+ FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_D24viaYxk Don't miss this dazzling scrap metal and musical adventure! Scrap Arts Music is an ear-filling, theatrical feast of gymnastic agility and eye catching choreography that leaves children and adults awestruck. Tickets on sale now and range in price from $26.75 - $33.50. Tickets made available through http://alaskapac.centertix.net or by phone by calling 907-263-ARTS (2787). For more info call AJT at 907-272-7546. Click the website link above for more information or stay tuned for more information or subscribe for AJT emails here: bit.ly/ajt-subscribe All Shows in the Atwood Concert Hall in the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts Experience “Phonk!” – a fantastic multi-sensory display of percussive precision as five hyper-kinetic performers play Gong Arrays, Plankophones, and Ziggurat Drums. Amazing instruments transformed from salvaged and recycled scrap like discarded sewer pipes, artillery casings and giant steel springs, create sounds that transcend language, culture and age. Often compared to Blue Man Group and Stomp, Scrap Arts Music is a theatrical feast of sight and sound full of gymnastic agility; and eye-catching choreography that leaves both children and adults awestruck. During the public show, the Anchorage Youth Orchestras Symphony string section will perform with creator/composer Gregory Kozak and his 22-stringed, 28 foot long “Chariot of Choir” instrument and the woodwind section will entrance you with a new composition created especially for them.

Published Anchoragenightout on 2016-05-04 02:00:30 GMT

ATTENTION MOMS! On Sunday we are inviting you to our shops. On Mother’s Day, May 8, the first 25 moms in each of our stores will get a drink coupon to our neighboring restaurant. Here’s how it works: The first 25 moms to visit our South Anchorage location get a free drink at South Restaurant + Coffeehouse. The first 25 moms to visit our Downtown store get a free drink at either Glacier BrewHouse or ORSO. Our shops open at Noon, giving you ample time to be treated to breakfast in bed! DID YOU KNOW: We offer these drink tickets year round on gift purchases more than $100!

Published ShuzyQ Shoes on 2016-05-02 23:30:37 GMT

ATTENTION MOMS! On Sunday we are inviting you to our shops. On Mother’s Day, May 8, the first 25 moms in each of our stores will get a drink coupon to our neighboring restaurant. Here’s how it works: The first 25 moms to visit our South Anchorage location get a free drink at South Restaurant + Coffeehouse. The first 25 moms to visit our Downtown store get a free drink at either Glacier BrewHouse or ORSO. Our shops open at Noon, giving you ample time to be treated to breakfast in bed! DID YOU KNOW: We offer these drink tickets year round on gift purchases more than $100!

Published ShuzyQ Shoes on 2016-05-02 23:30:34 GMT

Thank u for the give away

Published Joanne Moon on 2016-04-29 22:58:31 GMT

Thank you for being apart of this giveaway

Published Tosha Macc on 2016-04-29 21:56:02 GMT

For those of you attending Alaska Center for the Performing Arts production of Peter Pan this weekend, drop in before or after the show for an appetizer!

Published ORSO on 2016-04-29 21:25:55 GMT

**Mother's Day Weekend GIVEAWAY** WIN a $60 Gift Certificate to our friends at Glacier BrewHouse or ORSO PLUS a PAIR of Tickets to Alaska Junior Theater presents ScrapArtsMusic - live theatre on FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM PLUS a $30 Gift Certificate to Muffy's Flowers & Gifts! Please like all their pages and thank them for this giveaway :-) To qualify you need to like Anchoragenightout and "Like" this post for 1 entry "Share" post for a 2nd entry, winner will be announced Tuesday 5/3! **ORSO** 50 States Series: Top Romantic Restaurants Worth Traveling For: ORSO in AK https://www.flipkey.com/blog/2016/01/29/50-states-series-romantic-restaurants/ **Scrap Arts Music** Alaska Junior Theater presents Scrap Arts Music - live theatre! ONE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE - AGES 5+ FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_D24viaYxk Don't miss this dazzling scrap metal and musical adventure! Scrap Arts Music is an ear-filling, theatrical feast of gymnastic agility and eye catching choreography that leaves children and adults awestruck. Tickets on sale now and range in price from $26.75 - $33.50. Tickets made available through http://alaskapac.centertix.net or by phone by calling 907-263-ARTS (2787). For more info call AJT at 907-272-7546. Click the website link above for more information or stay tuned for more information or subscribe for AJT emails here: bit.ly/ajt-subscribe All Shows in the Atwood Concert Hall in Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Experience “Phonk!” – a fantastic multi-sensory display of percussive precision as five hyper-kinetic performers play Gong Arrays, Plankophones, and Ziggurat Drums. Amazing instruments transformed from salvaged and recycled scrap like discarded sewer pipes, artillery casings and giant steel springs, create sounds that transcend language, culture and age. Often compared to Blue Man Group and Stomp, Scrap Arts Music is a theatrical feast of sight and sound full of gymnastic agility; and eye-catching choreography that leaves both children and adults awestruck. During the public show, the Anchorage Youth Orchestras Symphony string section will perform with creator/composer Gregory Kozak and his 22-stringed, 28 foot long “Chariot of Choir” instrument and the woodwind section will entrance you with a new composition created especially for them.

Published Anchoragenightout on 2016-04-29 20:46:09 GMT

Hey high school students, still looking for a place to eat before prom? Join us!

Published ORSO on 2016-04-26 20:26:18 GMT

We made the list! So if you're looking for a romantic night out, dine with us! Thanks FlipKey for the shout-out! https://www.flipkey.com/blog/2016/01/29/50-states-series-romantic-restaurants/

Published ORSO on 2016-04-25 16:34:03 GMT

We had an amazing wine tasting dinner last night. Thanks to all who came and we hope to see you at our next event. At ORSO we value fun, here is Chef Josie and Lead Prep coordinator Jim living our values making magic for the dinner.

Published ORSO on 2016-04-24 05:40:11 GMT

Have you tried our Crispy Cauliflower? Shame on you if you haven't! This dish includes olives, lemon, garlic, and smokey tomato pepper sauce

Published ORSO on 2016-04-21 22:04:46 GMT

Who's hungry for Chicken Parmesan? Try our smashing recipe from the comfort of your home and invite all your friends over to relish the dish! http://www.orsoalaska.com/chicken-parmesan-recipe/

Published ORSO on 2016-04-20 19:00:00 GMT

Thanks to all who made it out to our Dinner with the King event this year! With your support, we raised $1,790 for Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington!

Published ORSO on 2016-04-19 21:40:08 GMT

Published ORSO on 2016-04-15 17:40:58 GMT

Our Spring Wine Dinner is sold out!

Published ORSO on 2016-04-15 17:06:00 GMT

GRILLED ROMAINE WITH FLAT IRON STEAK* Grilled hearts of romaine, balsamic vinaigrette, pine nuts, gorgonzola, tomato, fresh salsa verde http://orsoalaska.com/menu/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-30 15:36:03 GMT

Dine at ORSO on New Years Eve and enjoy our dinner special! Char grilled 14oz bone in herb crusted ribeye with roasted garlic, caramelized shallots, red wine butter sauce paired with a rich Alaskan king crab risotto. $46.95 To ensure your dining experience, make your reservations today! http://www.orsoalaska.com/reservations/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-28 20:30:40 GMT

Donate blood and help save lives! We're teaming up with Glacier BrewHouse again for another Mobile Blood Drive on December 30th from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. You can register here >> http://bloodbankofalaska.org/mobile-drives.html

Published ORSO on 2016-12-26 21:00:00 GMT

Published ORSO on 2016-12-23 21:00:00 GMT

Here's an app you have to try... ROASTED PORK BELLY pickled red onion, apple slaw, sriracha creme fraiche (photo credit: @meneka_saysthecwrd)

Published ORSO on 2016-12-21 21:00:01 GMT

There are a few days left before Christmas and our promotion is still running! We'll give you a $20 gift certificate when you purchase $100 in gift cards! Find out more here >> http://www.orsoalaska.com/holiday-gift-cards-for-sale/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-21 18:50:23 GMT

Shopping for last minute gifts? Give out a few Orso gift cards! It's quick and easy to do. You can head over to our page here and fill out the form >> https://www.orsoalaska.com/gift-cards/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-15 23:19:31 GMT

Tickets are still for sale for "A Christmas Carol" at the Discovery Theatre (December 16th - December 29th) Enjoy something from our It's Showtime menu and then head over to watch the musical! http://www.orsoalaska.com/its-showtime/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-13 20:59:35 GMT

GO SEAWOLVES THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!! https://www.adn.com/sports/uaa-athletics/2016/12/09/seawolves-to-play-for-national-volleyball-championship/

Published ORSO on 2016-12-10 02:58:33 GMT

We have holiday gift cards for sale! Purchase $100 in gift cards and you'll receive your own $20 gift certificate as a thank you!

Published ORSO on 2016-12-08 22:33:19 GMT

Donate blood and help save lives! We're teaming up with Glacier BrewHouse again for another Mobile Blood Drive on December 30th from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. You can register here >> http://bloodbankofalaska.org/mobile-drives.html

Published ORSO on 2016-12-07 22:10:07 GMT

It’s cold outside and getting colder so Chef Zach decided to make a warm your soul delicious soup. Beer Cheese soup with rosemary bread cubes and bacon, rich cheesy goodness with a touch of bitter from the IPA and bacon to….well make it delicious. Come in a try this limited run soup. YUM

Published ORSO on 2016-12-04 01:23:34 GMT

This season, give that special someone a gift card to dine at ORSO! Find out more here >>

Published ORSO on 2016-11-30 21:51:40 GMT

http://www.orsoalaska.com/holiday-gift-cards-for-sale/

Published ORSO on 2016-11-24 02:06:05 GMT

Orso will be closed tomorrow for the holiday. Enjoy your time with family and friends!

Published ORSO on 2016-11-23 21:25:52 GMT

This holiday, treat your friends and family to a dining experience at Orso! When you purchase $100 in gift cards November 23rd - December 31st, 2016, we’ll give you a $20 gift certificate as a thank you from us! Find out more here >> http://bit.ly/2gi71N2

Published ORSO on 2016-11-23 20:16:09 GMT

Are you seeing this season's The Nutcracker? Join us for dinner before the show! Try something from our It's Showtime menu! Check it out here >>

Published ORSO on 2016-11-21 23:21:10 GMT

Donate blood this Saturday, November 19th right here at ORSO! Hours will be from 11AM - 6PM. Register here >> http://www.bloodbankofalaska.org/mobile-drives.html

Published ORSO on 2016-11-17 22:41:01 GMT

Join us for dinner before going to see this season's The Nutcracker Ballet at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts! Make reservations here >> http://www.orsoalaska.com/reservations/

Published ORSO on 2016-11-14 20:57:43 GMT

WOW what a great wine dinner. Thanks to Butcher Block No 9 for helping us put on an all local Alaskan Meat Wine Dinner. Chef Zach and his team knocked it out of the park. We would also like to thank Tanya from ODEM distributors for helping us out with the wine. For those that have not been to Butcher Block No 9 in South Anchorage let me tell you it is amazing. Get down there and let Mike and his team show you how much great local meat there is to choose from.

Published ORSO on 2016-11-13 00:19:50 GMT

On this day, we thank you for your service to our country.

Published ORSO on 2016-11-11 22:05:15 GMT

Are you going to see The Nutcracker at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts this season? If so, join us for dinner beforehand! Make your reservations today >> http://www.orsoalaska.com/reservations/

Published ORSO on 2016-11-10 20:45:52 GMT

Have you tried our Orso cheesecake? It may be time... [photo credit: @sheisnan]

Published ORSO on 2016-11-08 20:16:38 GMT

Donate blood on November 19th right here at ORSO! Hours will be from 11AM - 6PM. Register here >> http://www.bloodbankofalaska.org/mobile-drives.html

Published ORSO on 2016-11-07 21:23:42 GMT

Dine with us before going to see The Nutcracker Ballet at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts! Make your reservations today >> http://www.orsoalaska.com/reservations/