Skurla’s POS Solutions, in Anchorage, Alaska, has deployed the EdgeServ POS Solution on four train cars for Wilderness Express. Locally owned and operated, Wilderness Express railcars are the most innovative in the travel industry. Custom built for use on the Alaska Railroad, the railcars are among the largest in the world and take tourists from Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, and back.Read More >
We are proud to announce that Gallo’s Mexican Restaurant on Dimond in Anchorage, as well as their Fairbanks location, have come home to Skurla’s and are using our amazing new system: EdgeServ POS! With EdgeServ Point of Sale, they eliminated up to almost all credit card processing fees, and Skurla’s POS Solutions provided the entire system, paper, support, and set up at zero cost.*Read More >
Our team at Skurla's wants to congratulate our friends at Mekong Market for the opening of their second location in Anchorage! This phenomenal market is located at the Bering Village in midtown Anchorage. This market will meet all your needs for Asian and Pacific Island specialty grocery items, but you cannot complete any grocery trip without grabbing a bite to eat from their hot bar. A personal go to for us.
Mekong Market needed a POS that could be multi-functional to handle retail, grocery, and hot bar purchases. Skurla's Grocery system powered by Auto-Star was the perfect fit. We were able to integrate credit card processing and EBT transactions to be an all in one transaction. Our favorite POS systems are always modern, easily accessible, and cost effective for our customers, which is why we love Auto-Star. Mekong Market signed up for our PAS (Point of Sale as a Service) program. With one monthly fee they have an all- inclusive point of sale that comes with hardware, software, and in person support from our team at Skurla's. Utilizing PAS you will never have to stress over your point of sale, we are with you every step of the way. The Skurla's guarantee. Head over to Mekong Market to see our POS in action and try their delicious food!Read More >
We’d like to welcome the Gallo’s Mexican Restaurant on Arctic back into the Skurla’s family! Gallo's has been a staple for the Anchorage and Fairbanks community since 1981, serving up some of the most delicious Mexican cuisine. Being a locally owned business, they have a passion for quality and efficient service for all their customers and love all their local diners. It’s the local go-to for after-work happy hour, birthdays, or celebrating a soccer team's win. Gallo's can always keep the party going with their delicious classic tequila drinks and a large menu that anyone is sure to find an entrée that they love.Read More >
Every corner you turn these days it seems there is a new up and coming brewery. Which don’t get us wrong, we love beer, and we love good times. But, there is something to be said of a bar that has been providing a gathering place for folks for years. That is what you get when you enter Darwin’s Theory in downtown Anchorage. The most classic dive bar you've ever been to. They serve up cold beers, custom shots, and are loaded with regulars. Every Alaskan has epic tales in the wild that need to be heard and at Darwin’s Theory the locals are ready to share.Read More >
Located in South Anchorage is South Restaurant +Coffeehouse. The ultimate gathering place for friends a family day or night. For all of those early risers, you can swing by to the coffeehouse for your caffeine pick me up and a delicious baked good to start your day off right. However, you cannot go wrong by sleeping in and getting over to South for a decadent brunch. The best bonus is the location puts you in a hub for some great local shopping. You can finish off your evening with one of their craft cocktails paired with the signature tapas.
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Sometimes, day to day life can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. What’s the best way to renew your spirit? Skip the night on the couch with your favorite Netflix reruns and boogie on over to Mad Myrna’s. Fabulous entertainment, fabulous dancing, and fabulous drinks. Mad Myrna’s needs to be your go to location for a night out dancing with friends. Mad Myrna's has become the most sought out after club experience in Anchorage. A downside of being the hot spot for dancing in downtown Anchorage? Well, not many, except you need to have the most efficient point of sales system to keep up with the constant crowds.Read More >
Do you ever have those days where you really don’t want to cook a meal, but still crave the feeling of home comfort? When you go to Evangelo’s in Wasilla, Alaska, you will get all the comfort of being at home along with the most amazing Mediterranean food that you wish you could create. It doesn’t get more authentic or delicious than this. Evangelo’s has made Alaska home for over thirty years now and is the perfect combination of Greek foods with the added flare of Alaskan cuisine. Three words…Alaska. Seafood. Pasta. Do yourself a favor and take a break from your kitchen by treating yourself to Evangelo's by dining in or ordering online.Read More >
When chatting with friends for Friday night plans in Downtown Anchorage, you can be sure to hear “F Street” on the list of stops to make. Whether you are craving a cocktail or cold beer, F Street Station has it all - it’s the ideal spot to catch up with friends. Besides being the gathering place for locals, F Street has a menu that cannot be ignored. Order the beer battered halibut - you will not be disappointed! Whether you prefer lively night life or like to pop in for lunch, get yourself over to F Street Station and see why this is the place to be.
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Taking a walk in downtown Palmer, you can feel the love, support, and comfort that is unique to the community of Palmer alone. What better way is there to experience those comforts than trying cuisine from the people? In the heart of downtown is Alaska’s Best Phillys; offering you the comfort food of your dreams. Their menu has your favorite classic Philly cheese steak and so much more, creating a menu with a personality of its own. Add to any sandwich your favorite fried sides to complete this heart-warming meal.
David has heard from other restaurant owners that Skurla’s was the company to work with for POS and credit card processing. With his recent acquisition of Alaska’s Best Phillys, he needed a system and a company that would take care of those needs, while they focused on living up to their name and making the best phillys in Alaska. We were happy to answer the call!Read More >
Crossroads Lounge is a homey Anchorage bar just outside of downtown. Dottie and Jennipher have been running the place "where friends meet" for almost four decades. With a great staff and the motto "Old friends, new friends and friends we have yet to make," you don't wanna miss out. They have 15 flat-screen TVs (great for sports fans!), a pool table, darts, foosball and even an internet jukebox. They serve appetizers, daily soups and hotdogs, and have a full bar.Read More >
Last Call was opened by Gregory Daniels as a ghost kitchen concept with food delivery only. Because of their extended hours, they quickly grew and became popular for the late-night crowd, with a variety of wings, sandwiches, and more. They opened a physical restaurant on Fireweed Lane so their fan base could have a place to enjoy their delicious food.Read More >
If you're ever headed up north to Anaktuvuk Pass, you'll probably stop for groceries at Nunamiut Grocery. With a variety of groceries, hardware and more, this is a primary hub for the 341 residents there. The store is part of the Nunamiut Corporation, formed by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1973.Read More >
Looking for an Alaskan experience? The Nunamiut Native Corporation Hotel and Restaurant just south of Anaktuvuk Pass is exactly that. With just one day of travel, you’ll see million-dollar views of mountains and the 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Once you’re there, you can learn about the culture and history of Nunamiut people, in the village's popular history museum, and see lots of wildlife including moose, grizzly bears, caribou, and a diversity of birds.Read More >
Reilly's Irish Pub is a fun and festive locals bar with great drinks and special performances of live music and Irish dancing. Even after the past year of COVID, Reilly's is coming back strong and still the place to be. With a cheery St. Patrick's Day theme, March is their busiest time of the year.Read More >
The Peanut Farm has been an Anchorage staple since 1958 when it was built by hand in conjunction with the Campbell Creek Bridge. The Peanut Farm is a local’s sports bar with Alaskan views that appeal to tourists as well. It is renowned for its enormous bar and even larger TVs. And, in keeping with the times, also features a TV screen at every booth so that “You’ll never miss a minute of the big game.” This is a business that has always kept on to go on.Read More >
In the past few years, Eagle River is starting to have its own cuisine draw. One of these blooming restaurants is Corks and Hops. This restaurant is chic with its elevated bistro aesthetic with bright, modern fixtures and full wrap around bar. When it comes to maintaining aesthetic, Corks and Hops doesn’t miss a beat with a menu that boasts upscale food items like cheese plates and gourmet pizza. They have even included a varietal of macaroni and cheese that turn this household classic into ode de cuisine.Read More >
Despite facing the challenges of this new COVID world, Tent City Taphouse opened with much aplomb this past October. Tent City Taphouse came to Skurla’s to get a point of sales system, per the recommendation of 49th State Brewing company chef de cuisine, Daniel Shier. Our point of sales system provides the necessary flow from customers to servers to the kitchen and back that allows for expedient service. Our team installed two fixed systems, one of which was charmingly placed on top of an antique register. Additionally, we equipped them with two, versatile mini systems as well. We are honored that Tent City chose our company to not only facilitate their business needs, but also to support local Alaskan business.Read More >
Now that summer is over, we are taking time to reflect on some of the cool things that happened these last few months.
Summer activities in Alaska are all about getting the most out of the outdoors:
fishing, camping, and hiking, and eating outdoors. However, the pandemic put some hitches in our Alaskan summer, including our dining experiences. COVID-19 has changed many things, but Alaskans are known for their resiliency and ingenuity, even before experiencing a global pandemic. And, as Alaskans, we have found ways to adapt, while still enjoying our summer dining staples, like having pizza at Moose’s Tooth and Bear Tooth.Read More >
Talk about overcoming obstacles - The Bear Paw Bar & Grill opened their doors to their beautiful new restaurant the day restaurants we shut down due to the pandemic. But look at them now! They have reopened with yummy food, great beverages and a beautiful outdoor patio.
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South Restaurant + Coffeehouse, is now offering online ordering! You can even order their famous cocktails - like the Basil Rathbon Gin + Tonic Kit for 8. Amazing!
Using the MobileBytes Online Ordering application, they offer curbside and takeout orders.
Click here to see the other delectable food and beverages they have to offer!
You can also buy the Dr. Zink stickers - and the proceeds go towards a meal for our front-line workersRead More >
And as great community partners, they are also selling these stickers that will go toward a Roadhouse meal for a local front-line worker! Check out these stickers and their yummy food and beverages here -
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Gallo: The family name is synonymous with successful Mexican restaurants in Alaska. But when Jesse Gallo and his uncle wanted to open their own place, the pair wanted to do something different. Enter Saint Coyote, which opened in May on West Dimond Boulevard. No tacos here! The mouth-watering menu is diverse, ranging from a polenta appetizer to stuffed bell peppers to Cornish game hens to burgers to Alaskan seafood.Read More >
If you live in Galena, located on the north end of the Yukon River, the nearest big supermarket is in Fairbanks, 280 miles away and only accessible by air. The 484 residents there are grateful to have Sweetsir’s Store in town. The grocery and general-merchandise shop has served Galena and its many surrounding villages for decades.Read More >
Serrano’s Mexican Grill has two locations, caters and delivers. What else could they possibly do? An awesome food truck!Read More >
My husband, Doug, and I recently went to Bella Vista Restaurante for dinner. We knew our meal would be fabulous. But what about the service? It’s a busy, busy place. The restaurant is known for its amazing food, from hand-tossed pizza to Greek salad to steaks and seafood. Owner Bobby Alefantinos and his sons personally ensure that fresh, delicious fare comes out of the kitchen. A loyal clientele confirms the popularity of this Peters Creek mainstay since 1977.Read More >
Serrano’s Mexican Grill values local and organic farms, choosing to purchase everything from produce, meats, and cheeses from their network of family-owned farms. They also believe that no two customers are alike and enjoy customizing the dining experience for their guests.Read More >
Tozai is an Asian fusion restaurant in mid-town with a beautiful atmosphere. The owner, Sun Kim, had been looking to open a second restaurant for a while. Sun also owns Sushi & Sushi - a favorite sushi spot in Anchorage.Read More >
The Carousel Lounge (known as "your friendly neighborhood dive bar") was originally housed in a downtown Anchorage building in 1957. In 1967, it moved to its current location in Spenard.Read More >