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18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with a veiw

The food was quite good with a variety of choices. We were pleasantly surprised by the options and quality of the food

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
DougW001
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Delta, Canada
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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The food was quite good with a variety of choices. We were pleasantly surprised by the options and quality of the food

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Maple Valley, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We loved the Quiche in the morning, though they have several breakfasts, including one with very tasty biscuits and gravy. Pastries available, too. Excellent sandwiches at lunch time. Local people gather there early in the morning and visit with each other and visitors.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The food was not of great quality...but, we were hungry. There was a local fireman who was obviously drunk at the bar...it didn't make us feeling too safe in his town as far as fire is concerned.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Delicious local food served by Priscilla, who was lots of fun and quite knowledgable. Liked the seafood selections. Large tasty salads.

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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I recently celebrated our anniversary with a day trip to Orcas Island. For dinner we decided to try the restaurant at the Orcas Hotel overlooking the ferry terminal. This beautiful Victorian hotel, complete with decor, was a delight in itself to visit. However, the restaurant turned out to be a real highlight of our trip! The food... More 

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Unicoi, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had dinner in this surprising find the first night on Orcas Island and wanted to go back but did not have the chance to do so -- it would have been worth it, both from a food and service standpoint. We ordered salmon for one dinner and cioppino for the other, and both were very nicely done. Our server... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The food is good, but too expensive for what it is. Pretty average menu, some seafood items were overcooked.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Parked the car in the ferry line at 9:45 am (for the 12:40 pm ferry---hint, hint) and went to eat breakfast at the Orcas Hotel. The breakfast was great (scones and gravy, eggs, bacon, potatoes, sausage, fruit, muffins, and more). Nice touch to have scones for the biscuits and gravy! The view from the restaurant is fabulous (I'm attaching a... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Took a family group of six to listen to live music and have dinner - the best part of the evening was the music. Most of us ordered the burger off the menu - sounded great and looked good, but did not meet the mark. Bread should have been toasted, sweet potato fries were cold, and the taste was less... More 

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Orcas, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We've been getting breakfast at the hotel for nearly 5 years now, a couple of times a month before catching the ferry back. We decided to try Octavia's for dinner and found the food to be quite good and the service was excellent. The ribs were cooked perfectly and the salmon was right there. Doug, the owner came by and... More 

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Additional Information about Octavia's Bistro

Address: 18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Orcas
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Orcas

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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