San Juan Islands Dining
Fine dining in the San Juan Islands means tasty food -- often locally produced -- served in a laid-back atmosphere (forget the jacket and tie). Many of the islands’ restaurants take advantage of the bounty from local growers, both for its excellence and freshness, and out of environmental concern. Consider adding a local wine to your meal in these establishments -- labels from San Juan Vineyards and Lopez Island Vineyards are featured on many of their wine lists.
Welcome to San Juan Island Cheese. We are your local cheese counter and wine bar with a light menu. We showcase artisan cheeses, beers and wines from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We also offer unique specialty and local food items. [more...]
One of the most intricately decorated Victorian homes in Friday Harbor, this majestic building overlooking the ferry terminal was built for the manager of the Friday Harbor Packing Company, and is the last physical reminder of the once great salmon cannery that stood on the harbor. Now, the upstairs rooms, Ferry Landing Suites, are available as vacation rentals, and the Doctor's Office Cafe serves up espresso, ice cream, pastries and lunch. A great place to have a snack and wait for the ferry, the old porch is a gathering place with a view, just as it was when it was first built in 1905. [more...]
Fresh delicious Northwest cuisine prepared elegantly, priced reasonably and served by friendly "no pretense” staff in a warm and sunny dining room with far reaching views of beautiful West Sound Marina and waters from every table. A popular gathering place for locals; come experience the wonderful ambiance of island life. Minutes from Orcas Yacht Club and County Dock, this is a restaurant you can come to by boat. Open Wednesday through Sunday 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. [more...]
The waterfront Doe Bay Café is dedicated to celebrating the unique seasonality, flavor and freshness of Orcas Island farms, foragers and fishermen with every plate that comes out of our kitchen. We are committed to creating delicious and nutritious food sourced almost entirely of organic ingredients from our seed-to-table garden, neighboring farms and orchards, and including specialties from fair trade and small-scale regional producers. We also can cater your wedding, rehearsal dinner or other event onsite.
We invite you to join us for a memorable dining experience! [more...]
Fine dining restaurant specializing in Italian specialties, fresh seafood and steak. We are now open seven days a week for our summer hours, from 4:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. See you all soon! Reservations highly suggested.
We offer to go orders, catering, private parties and business meetings. [more...]
The New Leaf Cafe prides itself on serving French inspired Northwest food by friendly people in a beautiful environment. We are open for breakfast and dinner and are located in the heart of Eastsound at the Historic Outlook Inn. Enjoy our house-infused spirits, stellar regional wines, plate-licking-worthy sauces, and a general good time, all with an incredible view of the water. [more...]
In the mornings, enjoy drip coffee, espresso, juice and fresh baked cinnamon rolls, starting at 8:30 a.m. every day. For lunch, choose from an Islander prime rib dip sandwich, a variety of burgers, salads, fresh seafood, famous homemade clam chowder or fish and chips. Dinner features the Islander's famous Prime Rib with horseradish, fresh seafood including salmon, halibut, prawns, oysters, scallops, and fine steaks.
The Bay welcomes you with waterfront views, a cozy fireplace and bay-side patio. We feature fresh, local ingredients throughout our continental-new American style menu along with personalized service from our friendly staff. Specialties include Tim’s famous clam chowder, salads with island grown greens, stone fired pizzas and seasonal seafood specials. We look forward to welcoming you with amazing food, great service and of course, a table with a view.
June through September [more...]
The Mansion Restaurant offers casual dining in the historic Moran Mansion at Rosario Resort. Enjoy delicious local seafood, meats and produce in a spectacular waterfront location. Wine and cocktails are served by the romantic fire in the rich mahogany turn-of-the-century setting of the Moran Lounge.
Dailly from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. (until Noon on Saturdays and Sundays). Daily from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (until 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays)
Monday - Friday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. [more...]
The Place Restaurant & Bar is located on the water in Friday Harbor. Featuring Northwest coastal cuisine, we specialize in local and regionally-sustainable fresh fish and shellfish, locally-grown organic produce, a select wine list, full bar and much more. We recently received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2013 -- only the top performing ten percent of businesses worldwide receive this prestigious award. [more...]
Backdoor Kitchen serves high-quality international food and drink in a unique and tranquil atmosphere. Supporting local farms whenever possible, we use only the freshest ingredients and prepare all our dishes from scratch. Join us soon for dinner or just drinks in our cozy bar, dining room or heated patio. While only two blocks from the ferry landing, we're a little hard to find, but well worth the trouble. Just ask a local! [more...]
The Bluff Restaurant • Bar • Terrace at Friday Harbor House is a comfortable, welcoming destination for locals and visitors alike. Islanders can wind down at the end of the day with a group of friends while hotel guests can enjoy a multi-course island dining experience. All will enjoy taking in the panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing and marina. [more...]
Kathryn Taylor Chocolates features artisan chocolates made from fresh local and organic ingredients. Our intimate café offers elegant desserts and baked goods. We serve Stumptown Coffee and espresso, drinking chocolates and fine teas served hot or over ice. You’ll find our shop in Eastsound Village Square. Sit outside in the courtyard or bask in the air-conditioned inside. Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday and 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Sundays. Free WiFi. [more...]