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Adrift Restaurant

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Seafood, Hamburgers, Eclectic, Soups
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510 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221-1729
+1 360-588-0653
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Adrift is a friendly, casual, locavore eatery with a creative and diverse...
Adrift is a friendly, casual, locavore eatery with a creative and diverse menu. We serve breakfast all day, lunch, and dinner, and we source much of our meats, seafood, and produce from local farmers. We have an extensive seafood menu featuring local clams, mussels, scallops, oysters, crab, smoked trout, salmon, halibut, and catfish. Our Skagit Burgers are locally famous, they are made with local grass fed beef, housemade potato bun, balsamic caramelized red onions, and toasted garlic aioli. Drift in and join us for a great meal. Follow us on Facebook for specials and announcements!
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 171
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food but a bit pricey.

I had the steak and crab, it was excellent. The seating is rather cramped but the staff was great. It was a little expensive but the food was worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Ken M
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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281 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had the steak and crab, it was excellent. The seating is rather cramped but the staff was great. It was a little expensive but the food was worth it.

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Sedro Woolley, Washington
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our food was delicious. i had the blackened catfish, one of my favs and my wife had oysters both were delicious. The bread pudding was suggested by our server and she was right on. great service as well.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The Freshest ingredients ever ! I ordered Yakisoba with Halibut. Oh my Heavens... So good. And soon much, I had enough for another meal. Bonus!!! Cheesecake, cheesecake, cheesecake!! Chelsea Henry is the Bomb-Didilly Baker. So don't leave without desert.

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anacortes, wa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Love the food in this little place. They use local farm produce & the chefs know how to work their tiny kitchen to get the food out quickly! Very good & recommend them.

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Anacortes, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best food in area. Best local and many organic vegetable and grass fed beef. Presentation is always amazing. Innovative NW cuisine. A bit noisy cause usually a full house. All staff very friendly and professional.

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Seattle
Top Contributor
182 reviews 182 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a very funky place with original decor and menu items. Teh food was excellent and plentiful. The service was prompt and friendly. We would certainly go here again when in Anacortes.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of our regular destinations for dining out because we know we will never be disappointed with our meal. Everything is good here, but some of my favorites are the incredible breakfast burritos and crab au gratin steak. The only thing to be aware of is that because they do only serve fresh food, there is always a... More 

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San Juan Island, Washington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The best thing about Adrift is the food. My husband and I have never had a bad meal there. It's a special place where we like to take visiting family and friends. We particularly appreciate the locally sourced foods: shellfish, pork, lamb, beef, greens, bread, wines. The menu is broad enough that you can find something appealing in your price... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We looked forward to visiting with all the 4&5 stars but I say that was only for the service at dinner. The atmosphere and lighting is flat at night. We had the steak and the Chicken Marsala. Presentation was good but balsamic ribbon garnish on the plate was too much. The steak was drowning in it. Neither dishes were seasoned... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I like the "breakfast sandwich" concept, but they are never memorable. The breakfast sandwich at Adrift, like everything I've ever ordered at Adrift, was most memorable. They serve it on large slices on toasted Breadfarm white bread with two over easy eggs, melted Jarlsburg cheese / toasted garlic aioli / choice of avocado or Hempler’s peppered bacon. I get both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 510 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221-1729
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-588-0653

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hamburgers, Eclectic, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Adrift is a friendly, casual, locavore eatery with a creative and diverse menu. We serve breakfast all day, lunch, and dinner, and we source much of our meats, seafood, and produce from local farmers. We have an extensive seafood menu featuring local clams, mussels, scallops, oysters, crab, smoked trout, salmon, halibut, and catfish. Our Skagit Burgers are locally famous, they are made with local grass fed beef, housemade potato bun, balsamic caramelized red onions, and toasted garlic aioli. Drift in and join us for a great meal. Follow us on Facebook for specials and announcements!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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