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You Need to Dine at These Homer, Alaska, Restaurants

Dining is an essential part of every vacation. One of the best parts of traveling to another region is getting to taste its cuisine. From fried chicken to lobster rolls, each region of the U.S. is known for its unique culinary creations. Our northern neck of the woods is known for king crab, halibut and chips, and the highest quality cuts of beef. The popularity of fishing and farming in Homer means that many Alaskan staples aren’t just delicious— they’re fresh! Enjoy farm-(or Kachemak Bay)-to-table cuisine when you dine at these Homer, Alaska, restaurants. Our area also boasts ethnically-diverse dining options for any craving you might have. 

Discover more dining options and ways to explore Homer, Alaska, with the help of our Things to Do page!

Top 5 Homer, Alaska, Restaurants Within Walking Distance of Driftwood Inn

Two Sisters Bakery

Start your day off right with a visit to Two Sisters Bakery! This Homer, AK, bakery had a humble beginning. In 1993, then now popular bakery started in a lean-to shed. Now, it’s one of the best places in Old Town Homer to grab your morning coffee and breakfast staples. Choose from a variety of sweet and savory menu items to fuel your action-packed day in Homer. 

AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern 

AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern has been Homer’s steakhouse of choice for more than 70 years! This bustling steakhouse offers only the best USDA beef and Kachemak Bay-caught fish. Enjoy authentic Alaskan cuisine in a casual setting. Did we mention it’s just across the road from Driftwood Inn? Check out why this Homer, Alaska, restaurant has earned the No.1 spot on our guide to Restaurants & Dining in Homer.  

AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern boasts a relaxed, no-frills ambiance. This makes it the perfect place to enjoy your drink of choice from the full bar after a day of fishing in Homer or upon arrival after your road trip from Anchorage to Homer. Grab dinner and drinks here, then head across the street to your cozy room at Driftwood Inn. 

Fat Olives Restaurant

Get a pizza in Homer at Fat Olives Restaurant! This Homer, Alaska restaurant is known for more than one specialty. Here, enjoy wood-fired pizza (our favorite menu item), calzones, fresh-catch fish, steak, sandwiches, and so much more. Can’t decide what you’re craving? Swing by Fat Olives! The diverse menu is sure to have something that strikes your taste buds. 

Wild Honey Bistro

Wild Honey Bistro is across the street from our Inn and is the perfect place to taste Homer’s locally harvested produce. Try their signature Wild Honey crepe with house-made caramelized honey and a cup of joe to wash it down. See what everyone’s raving about when you dine here for breakfast or lunch. The Bistro is open seasonally from Wednesday – Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Don Jose’s Mexican

Craving Mexican? Don Jose’s has been serving up Mexican fare and pizza for more than 35 years. If you thought Mexican and pizza don’t mix, think again. Customers have been raving about their multicultural cuisine for decades. Don Jose’s is just at the top of Main Street. So, you can walk from Old Town or call for delivery.

Stay Steps Away from the Best Homer, Alaska, Restaurants at Driftwood Inn 

What’s better than dining at the best Homer, Alaska, restaurants? Staying just a stone’s throw away from them! At Driftwood Inn, you can enjoy easy access to all of the best restaurants in Homer. Consider our Historic Inn Rooms & Suites for spotless rooms with double beds, a single-twin bunk, private bathrooms, and more!

Driftwood Inn Classic

So, wake up in your guest room at Driftwood Inn, lace-up, and stroll just .2 miles to Two Sisters Bakery for your morning cup of coffee. Our prime location in Old Town is just one aspect of what makes Driftwood Inn the best place to stay in Homer. Discover more of what makes us great during your visit. Check our availability today to start planning your mouthwatering getaway!