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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "A North Pole Christmas"

  (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2009 
Aired on: December 7, 2009 
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Cookie Jar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cookie JarSee Cookie Jar Video ($$)
(416 ratings)

1006 Cadillac Ct Map It!
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 479-8319
www.cookiejarfairbanks.co...
  • Cinnamon Roll Wreath
    holiday special
  • Prime Rib Dinner
    holiday special; slow-roasted, baked potato, vegetable w/ soup or salad
4.0 out of 5
416 ratings
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Country Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Country CafeSee Country Cafe Video ($$)
(17 ratings)

235 N Santa Claus Ln Map It!
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-8454
  • Cranberry Glazed Ham
    cured smoked ham, sliced & topped by cranberry glaze; w/ side of sweet potatoes & cornbread muffin
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
    top holiday seller; sliced turkey, homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry salad & veggies
4.0 out of 5
17 ratings
Christmas all the time (all year round)
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Pagoda Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pagoda Restaurant ($$)
(190 ratings)

431 N Santa Claus Ln Map It!
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-3338
pagodanorthpole.com
  • Alaska King Crab
    holiday special; in ginger glaze
  • Pagoda Steak
    house specialty; slices of prime rib, stir-fried w/ veggies
  • Walnut Shrimp
    shrimp glazed w/ sweet cream sauce & candied walnuts; looks good
4.0 out of 5
190 ratings
since 1990; local favorite; Other Recipes: Mongolian Beef
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Silver Gulch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Silver GulchSee Silver Gulch Video ($$)
(258 ratings)

2195 Old Steese Hwy N Map It!
Fairbanks, AK 99712
(907) 452-2739
www.silvergulch.com
  • Hush Puppies
    infused w/ blended shrimp & halibut; comes w/ dipping sauces (raspberry jalapeno, lemon-cilantro aioli, sesame soy)
  • Porter Beer Cheese Soup
    Christmas special; comes w/ homemade pretzel twist; looks good
3.5 out of 5
258 ratings
America's most northern brewery/restaurant
5
Big Daddy's BarB-Q: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Big Daddy's BarB-QSee Big Daddy's BarB-Q Video ($$)
(238 ratings)

107 Wickersham St Map It!
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-2501
www.bigdaddysbarb-q.com
  • Beef Brisket Sandwich
    award-winning; slow-smoked over hickory for over 12 hours; served on a Kaiser roll w/ pickle
  • Bread Pudding
    topped w/ bourbon sauce; "big portion"
  • Smoked Turkey Sandwich
    turkey breast brined for 18-24 hrs, rubbed & smoked for 2 hrs at 300-degrees; sliced & served on a Kaiser roll, w/ lettuce, tomato, mayo, onions & a pickle; "fantastic...that's award-winning turkey right there!"-Guy Fieri
3.0 out of 5
238 ratings
won best brisket in state championship 3 yrs in row
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Elf's Den Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Elf's Den Restaurant ($$$$)
(27 ratings)

2556 Mistletoe Dr Map It!
North Pole, AK 99705
(907) 488-3268
  • Almond-Crusted Beef Tournedo
    almond-crusted filet mignon w/ homemade mushroom gravy & Bearnaise sauce; topped w/ parsley & paprika (for Christmas look); "I've had some great steaks...that is one of the best"-Guy Fieri
  • Reindeer Sausage Hoagie
    sliced reindeer sausage, sauteed w/ onions, peppers; served w/ marinara sauce & mayo on homemade roll & melted cheese
2.0 out of 5
27 ratings
Christmas decoration decor all year round
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "A North Pole Christmas"   (6 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2009 
Aired on: December 7, 2009