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.
Friday Harbor's Most-Loved Public House. Great views of the harbor and convenient access to the ferry landing and the port, specializing in distinctive rustic fare and well-crafted libations. We pride ourselves on highlighting local, sustainable and delicious food grown by our friends the farmers. [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 Market Chef is an artisan deli, cafe and catering company utilizing island-grown and produced vegetables, fruits and meats. Cooking entirely from scratch, every day we offer unique sandwiches on baked-daily breads, organic salads and a constantly revolving deli case filled to the brim with eat-in or take-home entrees and side dishes. Fun, fast paced and colorful atmosphere with beer, wine and locally roasted coffees. [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. [more...]
Seasonally influenced heritage menu, made fresh daily, using the best our island farms and waters have to offer. We offer family dining, live entertainment most evenings. We have a full bar, 24 beers on tap, a daily happy hour and extensive wines by the glass. Our menu features Mediterranean items made with local ingredients. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu items. [more...]
Unfortunately, Downriggers is closed at our waterfront location due to a fire. We plan to re-open in Spring 2015. Check our website for a temporary location.
We are a restaurant and lounge featuring a large deck on the waterfront. We serve lunch and dinner daily, with breakfast on the weekends. Visit our website for a full description of our menu. Downriggers is a smoke- and cell-phone-free zone. [more...]
The Galley truly succeeds at having something for everyone. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. We feature natural beef and local produce and seafood in a family-friendly environment on Fisherman Bay. Tie up at our beautiful dock, which includes two mooring buoys and dinghy dock for free customer use. Enjoy our daily creative cuisine, spectacular wine list, six beers on tap and full bar. [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...]
The Doctor's Office is truly "A Treatment Cafe", and you won't find better! Situated on the Waterfront and overlooking the ferry landing in Friday Harbor, you'll find a cozy hideaway - a quick stop for coffee as you wait for the ferry, or a leisurely visit enjoying the library, surfing, or just having great conversation - and great food! [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...]
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. [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...]
Coho Restaurant serves island-grown Pacific cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Creating exciting menus around the seasonality of fresh ingredients, Coho showcases simple and artful fare that allows the ingredients to resonate on the palate. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. [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...]
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...]