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All 13 Camano Island Restaurants

Camano Island Waterfront Bistro

1054 S. West Camano Dr., Camano Island, WA
(360) 387-0783
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Vancouver, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent chef and food; farm-to-table, local, accommodates dietary restrictions -- clearly the chef is passionate and wants to deliver memorable dining experiences. The room is gorgeous; it might seem small, but there are additional areas for dining (main floor, upper and outdoor). Some nice staff, particularly during our breakfasts. There weren't many diners/guests during our Friday evening dinner, so it... More

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Chatham, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We really enjoyed sitting outside watching the sunset - that seemed to linger. The food was good, creative. We enjoyed our appetizers more than dinner. Then again, we may have been full by dinner!

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Julie H M, There is nothing like watching the sunset over the Saratoga Passage...it is spectacular and sharing it with us is truly a treat. We strive to make sure that everyone loves not only their appetizers but their dinner as well so hopefully it was only due to being full :) and if you can become full on... More

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wow, this was great! It made our trip so much more special. Great food, including halibut, beef tenderloin, and peach dessert. Wonderful wines and perfect staff. And what an amazing ambience! Grass, deck, gazebo all placed with view of greenery and ocean! Wonderful!!

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Dear Jennifer Wells, Wow, you have made us feel wonderful...we appreciate your kind words. It is our goal to make every single guest feel special, give them fantastic food and amazing ambience! Thank you, thank you for making us feel special! Hope to see you again soon! Enjoy the beautiful fall weather and bundle up! Susan F General... More

Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We drove by on the way to the State Park and saw this little Inn with restaurant and decided to go back for lunch after visiting the park. It was a real joy. Great food, great friendly staff, and great view. It made our day and will be going back.

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear LeonNoelKos, Thank you for stopping by our little inn and having a bite to eat and finding us a joy with great food, staff and views...you have made our day! We look forward to having you return! We appreciate you taking a moment to share your experience...thank you! Have a wonderful holiday season full of amazing delights! Susan F... More

Mount Vernon, Washington
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Driving around Camano Island and wanted a nice lunch. Just turned into this place right on the West highway. Wow, was very nice and the place is especially done right. We ate outside on the deck that has about 8 tables and a gazebo. Inside dining is plentiful. The lunch menu had very different items. I had a Chicken Sandwich... More

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Ravenlady, It was our great luck that while driving around Camano Island you happened upon us! We certainly love when people share their experience...it is truly the most beautiful dining during the summer months...just chillin watching all the boats and birds, suddenly you forget all about your worries and you feel so relaxed! However, enjoying a bite to eat... More

Camano Island, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Every single bite was amazing! The flavors were unique and the dishes were artful! What an amazing experience! Their new chef is truly top notch!

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear LTFFwife, We thank you for enjoying "every single amazing bite!" We agree that our chef is top notch and he has such a wonderful and warm personality, besides being so elegantly creative. We look forward to having you dine with us again...thank so much for the kind words we love hearing this! Have such a wonderful holiday season...don't forget... More

Bothell, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stopped by for a weekday lunch and were taken with the gorgeous view. Although we were quickly seated, it took almost 15 minutes for a server to check in with us and bring water. This was a portend of things to come, as it took an additional 40 minutes from the time we ordered for our sandwiches and soup to... More

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Diana, I did send you a message and was saddened to hear that there was 15 minutes wait time before your server checked in with you and brought you water...no guest should ever wait that long...ever! The fact you had to wait 40 minutes for sandwiches was just almost too much to hear...that is crazy! I wanted to speak... More

Seattle, WA
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We expected more. The food was strictly average. The dining room was extremely noisy. The view was of the Sound was limited. Our experience was more like a bad Denny's than the fine dinning we expected and for which we paid. We made reservation several day in advance and were placed in a corner next to a large group. We... More

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Well, you never want to see a review that states "We expected more" or "our experience was more like a bad Denny's than the fine dinning we expected and for which we paid". Our apologies for your experience, I hope that you informed your server of any problems so they could rectify any problems. We are a small facility however,... More

Lahaina, Hawaii
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a lovely meal as the sun was setting on a beautiful day. The menu is very imaginative. The ingredients are as local as possible with excellent house made quality. The staff are friendly and professional. I highly recommend the lamb sausage. It is a starter, yet enough for a meal in itself. I had a taste of risotto... More

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Camano Island Inn. Ah, yes the sun sets are gorgeous on the island and if you are setting on the deck with beautiful food and a nice glass of wine or cold beer it only makes them better. We appreciate you using the word imaginative as that is a good word... More

St. George, Utah
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What a gem of a restaurant - we have eaten here several times and are always blown away with what comes out of the kitchen. We have a very tasty creamy turnip soup and a beet & arugula & goat cheese salad with a light vinaigrette dressing. All made from scratch and beautifully presented. From the flowers on the table,... More

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Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the "10" if you could see the smiles on our faces you would know how much we appreciate your favorable words! We do consider the Camano Island Inn a "gem" as well and we are excited that you are a regular customer...thanks so much! Just a little FYI...be prepared to continue to be blown away... More

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Additional Information about Camano Island Waterfront Bistro

Address: 1054 S. West Camano Dr., Camano Island, WA
Phone Number: (360) 387-0783
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Camano Island
Cuisine: Bistro

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