Craving a night of basketball, cold beer, and robust local food? Head over to The Banks Alehouse in Fairbanks, AK, to get all that and more during March Madness. With a rotating selection of quality craft beers (primarily local brews), you’ll spend the evening surrounded by flatscreen TVs and wildlife-inspired art while filling up on the best grub Alaska has to offer.
Marked by cozy, rustic accents like unfinished wood and antlers, The Banks Alehouse is a celebration of their home state. This pride is translated into flavorful local favorites like Alaskan elk, buffalo, and reindeer sausage, as well as native seafood like crab and halibut. The Banks Alehouse’s extensive menu also allows them to serves home-made pizzas, offering a vibrant list of pies with unique flavor combinations such as brown ale brown ale braised onions with andouille sausage and vegetables. All meat-based and vegetarian pizzas come in humble, “Rhode Island sized” portions, or imposing “Alaskan sized” pies.
Vegetarians and meat eaters alike can visit this versatile bar and restaurant for their superb salads featuring staples like kale, or novelties such as spicy shrimp and candied walnuts. Even pasta lovers will marvel at their hearty take on the classic mac-and-cheese, which includes smoked bacon, Denali's mother ale white queso, and buttery, garlic bread crumbs. For dessert, come to The Banks Alehouse to indulge in a rich, black bear brownie or an Alaskan beer float. Their family friendly restaurant also offers a kid’s menu with inviting, comfort food dishes, plus coloring pages inspired by the Last Frontier state.
Stay in and watch the game over a local craft beer, or soak up the bright Alaskan stars amidst their outdoor seating. The Banks Alehouse offers complimentary Wi-Fi service, so you can even live tweet your March Madness reactions from the comfort of your table.
No matter what experience you’re searching for, there’s something for everyone to love this March Madness at Fairbanks’ premiere casual bar and grill. Call The Banks Alehouse at (907) 374-3265 or visit them on Facebook to see a full menu, as well as updates and specials.