Best Bars in Petersburg Alaska

You will probably spend most of the day fishing or exploring the natural beauty in and around Petersburg, Alaska, but once the sun goes down you will likely be in search of a spot to unwind for a moment. Luckily there are plenty of great options when it comes to places to grab a drink or a beer to relax after a long day of adventuring.

Beachcomber Lodge

Website N/A | (907) 772-3888

384 Mitkof Highway, Petersburg, AK, United States, Alaska

The Beachcomber Lodge is a local bar and restaurant that also offers lodging for anybody passing through Petersburg. This beautiful, remote site was once a salmon cannery and is on the water, with its own dock and float, only a short distance south of town. 

Here you can find everything you might need after a long day of adventuring in Petersburg. They offer delicious seafood appetizers like the Drunken Steamer Clams, Spicy Seared Ahi, and Wonton Tacos filled with your choice of Seared Ahi or Crispy Shrimp.

Besides their great seafood they also have great hand crafted cocktails, which go hand in hand with the beautiful location to make your experience that much better.

Harbor Bar

Website |  (907) 772-4526

310 N Nordic Dr, Petersburg, AK 99833

Harbor Bar is a local dive bar that everyone seems to love. With a great ambience and one of a kind decor you will leave with a memorable experience to finish off a long day. This is a great place to go watch a game, play some shuffle board or some pool and there is a liquor store right next door.

Most popular are the Bloody Mary’s and the mixed drinks which always seem to be poured generously. With good music, fair drink prices, and a ‘come as you are’ vibe this is a must try spot for travelers and locals alike.

At Harbor Bar you will be welcomed by a friendly crew and free pool and popcorn are always a nice little bonus. 

Kito’s Kave

Website |  (907) 772-3207

200 Chief John Lott St., Petersburg, AK 99833

Operated since 1965, Kito’s Kave is a cozy establishment that might just be your new local watering hole. Here you are offered Beer, Wine, and Liquor all located right in the middle of Petersburg, on Historic Sing Lee Alley right up from middle harbor.

Known as one of the best places in town to enjoy a night out dancing and having a good drink or two, there’s something for everyone here. They offer pool tables, dance floor, plenty of seating, and a fully stocked bar.

If you’re in search of a more upbeat style of bar, with good music and friendly people, Kito’s Kave is the go-to spot in Petersburg.

Joan Mei Restaurant

Website | (907) 772-4222

1103 South Nordic Drive, Petersburg, AK 99833

Joan Mei Restaurant is a staple of Petersburg, serving up excellent Chinese and American cuisine since 1987. They have a great selection of beers and wines to complement your meal and nothing can beat some warm, fresh food with a cold drink after a long day.

If you’re in the mood for a drink and some of the best food in town, you can choose from the selection of Domestic & Import beers, glasses of House Wine, or bottles of white, red, and blush wine as well. For food, they offer a myriad of traditional Chinese plates, as well as American style burgers and appetizers. 

They curate and source much of their ingredients locally, often working with other local establishments to continually provide quality drinks and meals to their customers. Joan Mei is also a proud supporter of several Petersburg organizations, taking part in local fundraisers and community events.