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The Inn at Ship Bay

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326 Olga Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9425
360-376-5886
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 148
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This is where you go for Great Food on Orcas

NICE! You wont be disappointed unless you didn't make a reservation. Very bad form. Cute little restaurant on the water with great views and world class food. The chefs have got it nailed. You will not be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
ebcnaz
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Scottsdale
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Scottsdale
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

NICE! You wont be disappointed unless you didn't make a reservation. Very bad form. Cute little restaurant on the water with great views and world class food. The chefs have got it nailed. You will not be disappointed.

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Mickleton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The meal was so delicious and the presentation was beautiful. My husband and I loved the view too! The desserts were so fantastic. It is expensive but well worth it!

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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Oh, how I love this place! Wonderful, fresh food with a real farm-to-table approach. I was seated in the sunroom, where the doors opened to a patio. The view of the water was sublime. Then there was the food! I started with gazpacho, so fresh-tasting. Next: Gnocchi in an incredibly flavorful herb-laced sauce, with veggies on the side. Yum. For... More 

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Columbus, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The views is wonderful and the food is fabulous! Go here for dinner! We did not particularly care for the ice cream.

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San Francisco, California
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We had the two specials for the night. The gazpacho was delicate and flavorful. We also tried the pork belly confit was delicious with crispy exterior and juicy meat. The salmon was perfectly cooked. Everything to rave about, excellent service and a delightful evening.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is the most romantic and cozy restaurant with the most fresh, unique and delicious food my husband and I have ever had! The view was great, even in the rain. The staff were all lovely and we didn't have to ask for a thing. The food brought us on a culinary journey, with every flavor complimenting the next. The... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Lucky enough to be seated without a reservation and two young boys we enjoyed the field greens, gnocchi and salmon. Cocktails and wine were nicely matched. A mid-meal walk on the back green calmed the boys and tickled us with a dusk light. Everyone was warm and accommodating, despite our frazzled ramshackle state. Thank you!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant on Orcas and is a true gem of a place. Food is comparable to some of the best restaurants in Seattle or Portland. Good wine list and a great staff.

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Bath, UK
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160 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had a great meal here on my birthday. The staff are friendly and very helpful, the food is delicious and they have a decent wine and drinks menu.

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Orcas Island, Washington
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is THE place to go for a fine meal on Orcas Island. The food was perfectly prepared, the service wonderful, and the outdoor table on the patio was the perfect place to celebrate our parents 50th wedding anniversary.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 326 Olga Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9425
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: 360-376-5886

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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