Restaurant Spotlight: Crush Wine Bistro and Cellar


Crush was created to share the love of wine from the owners with Anchorage. The restaurant is all about food, wine and conversation. You will find all types of wine here including choices from around $20 to $1,000 per bottle.

The business expanded in 2010 and opened a retail wine shop to complement the restaurant. This allows for more than 400 wines and many beers to be carried within the shop. They also carry spirits, cheese and gifts.

The Menu

Both a lunch and a dinner menu are found at Crush. Some of the favorites on each menu include:

  • Toasted Goat Cheese Salad
  • Truffled White Bean Pate
  • Baked Mac & Cheese
  • BLT Sandwich
  • New York Style Reuben
  • Chicken Sausage Banh Mi Sandwich
  • Nicoise Salad with Confit Salmon
  • Mediterranean Chicken Skewers with Israeli Cous Cous
  • Steamed AK Blue Mussels, House Chorizo & Chickpeas
  • Three Artisan Cheeses
  • And More!

Many artisan type of dishes are found on the menu and you can enjoy a full meal or something lighter.


Of course, Crush provides plenty of wines with many organic choices. Some are exclusive to just Crush, as well. You can enjoy wine by the glass, wine flights and more. Plenty of bottles are available, even a bottle reserve list.

The Cellar at Crush

The retail store is called The Cellar and carries a number of craft beers, plenty of different wines and so much more.  Over 400 wines are found in the shop and many are quite rare. They also offer a number of gift baskets.

Location and Hours

Crush Wine Bistro and Cellar is found at 343 West 6th Avenue in Anchorage. They are open from 11:30am to 10pm, Monday through Thursday and from 11:30am to 12am on Friday and Saturday. Lunch is served from 11:30am to 2:30pm with Tapas available from 2:30pm to 5pm and dinner available from 5pm until close.

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