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The Edison Inn

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American, Fish & Chips, Hamburgers, Oyster Bar
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5829 Cains Court, Bow, WA 98232
360- 766-6626
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and lots of locals-food and friends

Have eaten here a number of times and have not been disappointed. The fried oyster (local) dinner is yum. It can be busy, especially on nights they have live music. That can affect service times, but I've never felt ignored. Music nights usually bring lots of local folk who tend to be lively... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Roger K
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Bow, Washington
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bow, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Have eaten here a number of times and have not been disappointed. The fried oyster (local) dinner is yum. It can be busy, especially on nights they have live music. That can affect service times, but I've never felt ignored. Music nights usually bring lots of local folk who tend to be lively but cordial.

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Camano Island, Washington
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The sleepy little town of Edison, WA lies near the edge of the Puget Sound, between Burlington and Bellingham. One claim to fame is that it is the hometown of legendary news anchor Edward R. Murrow. You have to go out of the way to get there, but if you do, you won't be disappointed. And while there, your trip... More 

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Burlington, Washington
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172 reviews 172 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Edison Inn is the best food in the area. Don't let the ugly exterior discourage you, the food is not typical bar food. I've been here several times in the last few months and I'm careful not to stop when it's too crowded. The service is good, the chef takes time to prepare your food fresh and the flavors... More 

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Washington
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120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stopped for lunch and they were not serving oysters at that time. I had the Reuben and it was delicious. My wife had a burger and the bun was burnt. The burger was over cooked. Service was good and was a great place to watch the Seahawks play.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While visiting my brother in Bow, we decided to try the Edison Inn. We had noticed that there were always lots of cars there...day and night. We didn't know what to expect since Bow is a very small town with not many options. The crowd was a mixture of ages, most locals. It was lively and fun to be a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stumbled on this town based on a recommendation from a friend and its well worth a visit. Lots of artisans and lots of Harley Davidson's. The Edison Inn was what brought us here and its a good little bar with a decent selection of beer and a sunny garden attached the back. Food was good but not great and the... More 

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Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Pub-like atmosphere. Get there early if you want to order the daily specials because they run out. Burgers and tacos are pretty good. A good local hang out.

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Apopka, Florida
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169 reviews 169 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were brought here by relatives in Arlington that frequent the restaurant. The service and food are good. The restaurant is a pub type environment.

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Anacortes, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Have eaten burgers at the Bow Edison for many years. Seen owners come and go. The latest are clueless how to make a real burger. The former owner Gretchen, could help them restore the taste and method she used. Toasting the buns, using the right meat and condiments would make a big difference. Presently the burgers are dry and tasteless.... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A group of friends and I went there to hear live music. We went early to secure a table and eat dinner. I had ribs, which were the special that day. The ribs were amazing and the amount of food that came with it for $15 was a great deal. I shared half my meal and was still full. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5829 Cains Court, Bow, WA 98232
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: 360- 766-6626

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Hamburgers, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?