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Deer Harbor Inn

33 Inn Lane, PO Box 143, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
360 376 4110
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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78% Recommend
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
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English first
Graham, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great food. It was a cool evening so we ate inside, but the deck would be a great place on a sunny day. Very personable staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed here with an Amazon Local deal, basically two nights for the price of one. Well worth the deal. We checked in after camping on San Juan and Lopez. Cute place, nice breakfast provided. We were hoping for more of a view of Deer Harbor, but for the price it was very nice and cozy. Private bathrooms and a... More

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Chehalis
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We ate here twice since we could just walk from our cabin. Dinner the first night was good, especially the split pea soup. The second night we had the appetizer of fried oysters, split pea soup, and berry cobbler. The oysters were among the best I've ever eaten and I'm extremely picky about oysters! We were seated outside so we... More

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our meals were well prepared and service was good. The view is outstanding. A bit pricey, which is why I'm only giving it a 4.

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Clarkston, WA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

As mentioned earlier we were unable to contact management, staff, etc. even when we called the numbers listed in the office. This is an absentee managed property as nearly as the three of us could tell in our two days there.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Average food with nice service. The effort is there but the sides for each entree were the same. Large portions and family style service assured no one left hungry.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Pleasant, old school family restaurant. Pea soup so-so, dinner salad great (the best thing by far), bread and butter good. Both entrees were terrible and incredibly (this is NOT an exaggeration) small. Very disappointing considering the large price tag. Service was quite slow also, but it's hard to get worked up about it since it's a family restaurant off the... More

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Rancho Cordova, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Ran into a local in East Sound who we grilled on good places to eat on the Island. He highly recommended Deer Harbor for their Sunday night fired chicken special. After arriving we were a bit surprised to see that the special was 24.00 for a fired chicken dinner but it did include, bread, soup and a fresh salad, all... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

All four of us enjoyed our entrees and local wines from the nice wine list. The service was just right.

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Orcas Island, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I live on this island and the Deer Harbor Inn is our restaurant of choice to go to whether we want an intimate dinner for 2 or have a crowd visiting. Bread, soup and salad are included in the price of the meal and are served family style. Ingredients in the soup and salad come from their garden. We've been... More

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