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West Sound Store & Cafe

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American, Fish & Chips, International, Bistro, Pan-Asian
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4362 Crow Valley Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
360- 376-4440
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: •Casual Pacific Northwest Restaurant with International Flair•Casual...
•Casual Pacific Northwest Restaurant with International Flair•Casual, Innovative, Delicious!•Inviting, Relaxed Atmosphere•Stunning Views of Water, Marina and Islands Beyond•Spirit of Hospitality•Friendly, Attentive and Knowledgeable Staff•A Favorite Island Locals Gathering Place•Committed to Giving Back to our Community
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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A new spot for our Anniversary dinner

In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, my husband and I decided on a new restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We have enjoyed lunch here in the past but it had been many years since our last visit. Reservations are recommended, smallish but open and cozy location with a beautiful view of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Orcassusie
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Eastsound, Washington
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Seattle, Washington
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The good: attractive restaurant, deck open in summer with great view, some wait staff is excellent. The "needs-improvement": very small selection on menu, most servings are small (unless it includes french fries) with odd flavors. We like salad with our meals. Their only (and over-priced) salad option is Caesar and it's terrible. Tried it twice - it ONLY has the... More 

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Eastsound, Washington
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, my husband and I decided on a new restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We have enjoyed lunch here in the past but it had been many years since our last visit. Reservations are recommended, smallish but open and cozy location with a beautiful view of West Sound! I started with the shrimp cocktail, lightly... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Of the 9 nights I was on Orcas Island, I ate here twice. I loved the food, the staff, the view, everything.. Chef Joe is very creative, has an eye for the details and very good at picking out a wine to complement your meal.

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Kenmore, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our meal was exceptional as well as the service. I would go back there again. Wish the lower level was open at night also though.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Chef Joe's reputation is why I chose WSC for dinner last night. And we were rewarded with the best meal I've had on the San Juan islands in 15 years of visits. Beet salad was warm with fresh green beans and two flavorful sauces (Harissa and another I didn't remember). Mushroom pappardelle is still lingering in my taste bud memory,... More 

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San Diego
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I visited the restaurant for dinner during the summer. Although it was a busy weekend and I did not have reservations. We were able to get a table and sit in the patio. The food was delicious, and great service. One of the best meals I had at Orcas island and I will definitely be visiting again.

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portland, oregon
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was our first visit to Orcas Island and West Sound Cafe was recommended to us by a local resident. The Cafe was closed for a short period and then reopened as Sound Bites at West Sound Cafe. This restaurant is so much more than a cafe! We happened to go on the one evening of the week that was... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Oh my...what can I say about this place??? The Piri Piri Shrimp...WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! I could eat that 5 times a week and never tire of it! The location was perfect - we arrived at the Blue Heron B&B and walked a block to have dinner at the West Sound - couldn't have been more perfectly timed if we had tried! :D... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Wonderful view of Deer Harbor and good food. We had the fish and chips which was fried pankora battered wild pacific cod, slaw and fries with remoulade sauce. We split a lettuce wedge salad that had an excellent blue cheese dressing with bacon, tomato, and blue cheese crumbles. Two big pieces of fish and well plated. Service was good and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were on Orcas Island in large part for the great scenery, and the Cafe deck was a good place to watch a couple of sailboats come in as we had dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4362 Crow Valley Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: 360- 376-4440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 22
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, International, Bistro, Pan-Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions

Description

•Casual Pacific Northwest Restaurant with International Flair•Casual, Innovative, Delicious!•Inviting, Relaxed Atmosphere•Stunning Views of Water, Marina and Islands Beyond•Spirit of Hospitality•Friendly, Attentive and Knowledgeable Staff•A Favorite Island Locals Gathering Place•Committed to Giving Back to our Community
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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