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All 29 Eastsound Restaurants

The Inn at Ship Bay

326 Olga Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9425
360-376-5886
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Ranked #2 of 29 Restaurants in Eastsound
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Orcas Island, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Upon arrival the staff is friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable about the menu. The wait staff is proud of what they are serving- fresh local ingredients, prepared exceptionally well. Starting with the delicious pork belly with apple salad and apple syrup, which was absolutely divine, my husband followed with the scallops, and I had probably the best piece of Halibut ever.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

The food steals the show. You can tell the chefs cook with passion. Amazing that you can have a dining experience out in the middle of nowhere. Service was charming and helpful. I would totally go back.

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California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

What can we say? We were told it was the best restaurant on Orcas and it didn’t disappoint. The selection was excellent and the food was interesting and delicious. There are limited tables with water views but the interior has a cozy, living room feel. There is a patio for ocean-view dining when weather permits. I can’t say service was... More

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Santa Monica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After trying five restaurants at Orcas Island – all of them good – Inn at Ship Bay gets 100% of our first-place votes. Everything we ordered showed a thoughtful, creative preparation and presentation using fresh, local ingredients (many from the restaurant’s own garden/orchard) and a wonderful combination of flavors. I ordered what I thought would be a simple dish (chicken),... More

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Seattle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There was an apple theme to the menu which was delightful. We had the parsnip/ pear soup and you could taste the cidar vinegar...delicious! Also outstanding was the local spinach salad and the black cod.

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

this place was recommended by 2 expensive shops in town and must try. i lost the receipt as to what we had. the tab was $138.00 for 2. it was memorable even though i forgot everything i ate and drank. the meal was perfectly executed. how's this for doing rating?

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Pacific Grove, California, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had a very enjoyable evening, the food was very good and the service was excellent. We are used to good food and the bouillabaisse was a nice localized dish. But we found the service, for a restaurant in such a distant locality, to be first rate. Delivery of the dishes to the table was timed perfectly, each one arriving... More

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Have been eating at Ship Bay for years, and it's definitely had its ups and downs. It's having an up. Such fresh ingredients, so many of which are locally based, and a great atmosphere. I love eating in the bar and sipping delicious cocktails - again, some mixed with locally infused liqueurs. My current favorite is the mamacita margarita -... More

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Make a reservation to eat at this restaurant. We went on Tuesday evening and it was busy. My husband ordered the bouillabaisse and I ordered the salmon. Both were tasty dishes. I ordered the chocolate mousse for dessert and it was rich and divine!

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner outside looking at the bay. We both had specials that included fresh produce and fish available. Everything was excellent…service, food and view.

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