Palmer Buzz

It’s time to drool, dream and spend. In our Palmer area we have numerous great places to eat. So, as a gift to you, the Palmer Buzz has compiled a list for your eating pleasure. Now this listing of places and respective meals comes to you from highly informed and opinionated people. It took hours to organize these for your eating pleasure. It is an authentic and up-to-date list of suggestions, both field and croud-sourced from relevant Palmer Alaska Buzz comments, authored by Palmer people—who know what they like!

Turkey Red—Lamb shanks; Beef Steak and mushroom salad ( with avocado add on); Sun Salad; Lemon Tart; Polenta!!!!!; Chicken with figs; Rockfish and Salmon specials; Greek Omelet; Eggs Florentine; Quiche and veggies; Portobello Mushroom Sandwich; Mediterranean salad with side of hummus; Stew and hummus; Raspberry Bread Pudding; Short ribs; Applewood Sandwich; Flourless Chocolate Cake; Oso Buco

Vagabond’s Coffee House—Hungarian Mushroom Soup; Sweet Tea; Breakfast Burritos; Gluten free bakery goods; California Club Sandwich; Tuscan Turkey Sandwich with extra dressing; Pepper-jack Tarragon Pasta Salad; Corn chowder; Bella Panini

Sunrise Grill—Ham steak and eggs with home fries and hash brown pancakes; Poached eggs on toast

Noisy Goose—Chicken Fried Steak; Chicken Fried Chicken with French Toast; Colony Dip; Sausage Gravy; Steak and Eggs; Keto chopped steak, onions cheese and eggs; Skillet breakfasts; Banana Creme Pie; Deep fried Halibut

Valley Hotel (aka. Vho) —Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese sandwiches; Corn fritters with honey butter; Amazing Baked Potatoes; Chicken fried steak with fried potatoes; Eggs Benedict; Halibut fish and chips; Biscuits and Gravy; Hungarian Mushroom Soup; Roast beef & gravy and mashed potatoes and green beans; French Dip

Palmer Thai and Pho Restaurant—Combo Pho; Cashew Chicken; Egg rolls; Thai Iced Tea; Garlic basil chicken stir fry; spring rolls; Curry Chicken; Pad Thai

Matanuska Brewery—California Club; Roasted Brussel Sprouts topped with two poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce; French Onion Soup

Palmer Ale House—Mushroom Burger; Chicken, grape, goat cheese salad; Bacon Mac and Cheese; Reuben with sweet potato fries; Chicken Thai Salad; Tomato Bisque Soup; Spinach Chicken salad with warm goat cheese and almonds; Spicy Burger; Ahi Tacos and Ahi Salad; Rock Pizza; Buffalo chicken salad

Pizza Delphi—Greek Calzone; Wednesday Parmesan chicken soup in a bread bowl; Greek bread; Greek Pizza

Humdinger’s Pizza—Chicken Barbecue Pizza; T-Rex; Tour de Wisconsin; South of the Border pizza; Jolly Green Pizza; Home on the Range Pizza

Palmer Bar—Cheese Burger; Steaks; Chicken Wings; Jalapeño Bacon Burger; Steak Tacos;

Klondike’s—Salt and Pepper Wings;

La Fiesta—Pollo Fundido; San Bruno Quesadilla Chicken

Alaska Best Phillys—Mac and Cheese philly sandwich; Chicken Gyros; homemade bread

Burger Jim’s at 4 Corners—Mongolian Beef (holly style); Philadelphia Cheese Steak; Egg rolls; House fries;

Chicken Coop at 4 Corners—Tenderloin; Coops Cajun Corn; Wings

Pizza Athena Glenn Highway—Dagwood with both East and West Coast sauce; Gladiator Pizza;

Momma Rav’s at Glenn/Clark Wolverine—Filipino Lumpia and Pansit and Barbecued Beef and Momma’s Best Curry

Mad Chad’s Pizza in the Butte—Hot sub meatball marinara sandwich

All of the above suggestions are authentic recommendations. As I have typed this up and collated and organized the information, I have become SO VERY hungry. Palmer is definitely the place for foodies. Palmer still lacks an Indian Restaurant and Wine and Sushi Bar. Spend your money locally and eat at any of these fine places. No doubt you will have your favorites. Be loyal. Also remember there are other eateries coming on board and our local veggie markets will be starting up in two months. Cut and Clip this important list.

Stay warm this week and keep washing those hands.

Barbara Hunt is both Palmer writer and artist. She works hard to keep the robust pulse of Palmer, Alaska. She shares the good stuff in the weekly Palmer Alaska Buzz Column in the Mat Su Valley Frontiersman and daily on the Palmer Alaska Buzz Facebook Group.. Contact at or text 907.315.3222

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