Places to Eat In Kenai

Dining In Kenai

There are places to eat in Kenai that will please any palate.

From fast casual to fine dining, you’re sure to find restaurants in Kenai to satisfy your appetite. Kenai offers you food from the heart, cuisines from around the world, and reliable chains you've come to count on. 

There are plenty of great restaurants in Kenai you can enjoy during your stay. With some many great places to eat in Kenai, you'll find exactly what you're craving. 

Restaurants In Kenai


Cuisine: Mexican
10672 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite #108

Acapulco serves up piping hot classic Mexican fare. Be sure to bring your appetite, their portions are hearty.
Local favorite: Enchilada or Chimichanga


Cuisine: American Fast Food
10733 Kenai Spur Highway

Arby’s is well known for its roast beef; serves up hot and cold sandwiches, fries and shakes.
Local favorite: Double meat on your favorite sandwich and curly fries.

B&H Pizza

Cuisine: Pizza
10544 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite C

A hidden gem in the pizza world; you can order a full pizza pie or simply
pizza by the slice. They’ve recently added limited seating.
Local favorite: The Kardinal.

Brother's Cafe

Cuisine: American Comfort Food
305 North Willow Street, in the Kenai Municipal Airport

The newest restaurant in Kenai; the Hamilton brothers handcraft their American fare with love.
Local favorite: The Handcrafted Burger; and don’t skimp out on dessert here, either.

Burger Bus

Cuisine: American
409 Overland Avenue

Yes, you read that right, you will order and be served your burger out of the window of an old school bus.
There are a few picnic tables outside for eating. If you come at peak times be prepared for them to be busy.
Local favorite: Kenai Killer

Charlotte's Restaurant

Cuisine: American
115 Willow Street

A charming and lovely little local café. They make their bread daily, offer homemade desserts, daily sweet
and savory crepes, and weekly wrap specials.
Local favorite: Andy’s Cranberry Turkey Sandwich.

Coffee Express & Co.

Cuisine: Coffee & espresso
12498 Kenai Spur Hwy

A cozy place to sit down and catch up on your email or social media.  Order your
favorite caffeinated beverage and stay awhile.
Local favorite: Ask about their daily ice cream specials for a sweet treat.

Hearth Eatery

Cuisine: Farm to Table
10544 Kenai Spur Hwy #4

Farm to table dining using local produce, an array of
clean-eating options, and a variety of cuisines to tempt every palate.
Local favorite: Chicken wraps and homemade soups

Jersey Subs

Cuisine: American
106 S. Willow Street, #3

Jersey Subs is a home grown submarine sandwich shop. When Alaskans visit Kenai,
they make it a point to stop by Jersey Subs for their sandwich fix.
Local favorite: Philly Cheesesteak or Bossio.

Louie's Steak & Seafood

Cuisine: Casual & Fine Dining
47 Spur View Drive

With Alaskan themed ambiance, Louie’s Steak and Seafood (known simply as “Louie’s around town)
is where the locals go. You’ll definitely want to bring your appetite. Their Back Door Lounge
is on the same property and you can also order from Louie’s menu at both locations.
Local favorite: King Crab or Clam Chowder

Main Street Tap & Grill

Cuisine: American
10800 Kenai Spur Hwy

Main Street Tap and Grill offers a sports bar feel and pub style food for everyone.
They often have local musicians playing in the evening as well.
Local favorite: Buffalo Chicken Dip & Tortilla Chips and the Western Burger

McDonald's of Kenai

Cuisine: Fast Food
10447 Kenai Spur Hwy

Known globally for their hamburgers, fries, and shakes, don’t leave Alaska before
trying the Denali Mac which is exclusive to McDonald’s in Alaska.
Local favorite: Denali Mac

New Peking

Cuisine: Chinese
145 S. Willow Street

New Peking offers classic Chinese fare in a relaxing atmosphere and is well known for their buffet.
Local favorite: Crab Rangoon


Cuisine: Greek, Italian, Mexican, American
811 Main Street

If everyone in you party wants something a little different, look no further.
Paradisos offers many styles of cuisine in a relaxing environment.
Local favorite: Pizza or Spaghetti

Playa Azul

Cuisine: Mexican
12498 Kenai Spur Hwy

Playa Azul offers authentic Mexican fare with a friendly and welcoming environment.
You order your food at the counter and it is then delivered to your seat. Don’t miss the outstanding salsa bar.
Local favorite: Garlic Shrimp


Cuisine: Coffee & Bakery
10576 Kenai Spur Hwy

Known worldwide for their coffee, they have bakery items and breakfast sandwiches as well.
A great grab-and-go breakfast option or get your favorite coffee drink and catch up on your email and some news.


Cuisine: American
10544 Kenai Spur Hwy, #B
10096 Kenai Spur Hwy

Subway is well known for their health conscious submarine sandwiches made your own way.
A great option for when you’re on the run and want to take your lunch with you.

Thai Town

Cuisine: Thai
106 S. Willow Street

Thai town offers authentic Thai cuisine in an authentically decorated space complete with a
small statue of Nang Kwak, the goddess of good fortune and wealth in Taiwan.
You will find a buffet with several options during peak times and can always order off the menu.
Local favorite: Pad Thai or Calamari

The Flats Bistro

Cuisine: New American Fine Dining
39847 Kalifornsky Beach Rd.

You will enjoy fresh, fun food that is sure to please every taste. You will find wild Alaskan dishes, hand-made food,
and beautiful view of the Kenai River Flats.
Local favorite: Steak or Scallops

Veronica's Cafe

Cuisine: American
602 Peterson Way

Veronica’s Café is a quaint hidden gem on the bluff in Old Town Kenai and offers a cheery
atmosphere and sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads.
Be sure to check out the live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening at 6:00.
Local favorite: African Peanut Soup or Chicken Cashew Salad Sandwich.