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1996 S. Elger Bay Rd, Camano Island, WA
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Description: 360-387-2904

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Family Day Out

A rare family day out had been planned. We would take the long drive to Camano Island, visit the state park to take photos and then have a nice lunch at the local cafe. The weather was stunning! 59* out in February with no wind. Lots of families out at the park. My family was done with... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Tammie663
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Edmonds, Washington
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Edmonds, Washington
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A rare family day out had been planned. We would take the long drive to Camano Island, visit the state park to take photos and then have a nice lunch at the local cafe. The weather was stunning! 59* out in February with no wind. Lots of families out at the park. My family was done with taking photos so... More 

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Camano Island, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I like the local feel and the connection between the owners of the store and cafe. The "vibe" is what I enjoy more than the food. That's not to say I disliked the food. I enjoyed a couple good sandwiches and recommend visiting on your way to explore the parks and/or galleries on the island. Nothing beats the locals insights.

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Camano Island, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It was excellent. So sad to see it go.... The store next door took over the space and I think it's a deli and sells pizza?

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We are part timer's on Camano Island and have always enjoyed coming to the cafe when here. Sadly we found it has closed when coming up for 4th of July in 2013. We understand there will be a Deli in the space the cafe had used.

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washington state
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Back in December 2011 I wrote a lengthy and positive review about this restaurant. I continued to enjoy their breakfast and service until about 6 months ago. The last few times I went the food was not as good. Then, Seva, the best waitress ever stopped working there. After that things went downhill. I recently read a review that another... More 

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Camano Island, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Good thing the folks who stay at the state park are there because this place couldnt stay open without them.Not where the locals go, Overpriced slow food.

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Maple Valley, Washington
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Small cafe attached to a gas station. Very good food and service. Felt like we lived there. Sit anywhere you like. Great tea selection. Ham scrabble was perfect and the hash browns are the best I've ever eaten. Gave some to my wife and she agreed (so that's like two votes,haha) She had Swedish pancakes with lingonberries and sour cream.... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

We encountered nothing special on our visit. The decor is typical of a cafe, with paintings by a local artist. All the tables except one were either occupied or dirty and we never saw any of them get cleared or wiped down. The waittress seemed a little odd but friendly enough. The clam chowder lacked in flavor, though edible with... More 

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Monroe, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Sadly the Eleger Bay Cafe ( EBC) is not open late into the evening . But for those who are visiting the state park the EBC is a food heaven . If you find yourself not liking your own cooking the EBC is there to save you from the dulldrums . The Club sandwhich is the best item on the... More 

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Newcastle WA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Nice place for breakfast, soup, sandwich. Food is quite good for a small gas station cafe.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1996 S. Elger Bay Rd, Camano Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Camano Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

360-387-2904

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