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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Pub

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205 Washington Ave, La Conner, WA 98257
(360) 466-4261
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 167
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Would have like to try their dinner!

We couldn't get in for dinner but we stopped by for wine and appetizers! They were busy but did a fine job accomodating us! We loved their shrimp and asparagus appetizer and their wive was lovely. Looking forward to dinner one day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Miracles333
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Arlington
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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324 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oak Harbor, Washington
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Decided to eat lunch at this restaurant last weekend while in town. This was a great choice. the wait staff is attentive and helpful. The menu was small but had variety of choices. We were well taken care and not rushed. May be alittle pricey for lunch but worth it.

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Langley City, Canada
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant due to a recommendation from our lunch waitress and we were not disappointed. We had the crab cakes due to the rave reviews. They were awesome. We also shared the clams. We read reviews that they were too spicy - not to our taste - we too thought they were awesome. We were starting to... More 

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Arlington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We couldn't get in for dinner but we stopped by for wine and appetizers! They were busy but did a fine job accomodating us! We loved their shrimp and asparagus appetizer and their wive was lovely. Looking forward to dinner one day!

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Bellingham, Washington
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Nell Thorn would be well worth the drive to La Conner, even if the drive weren't so pleasant and La Conner such a pleasant place. The menu is creative and food well-prepared. We were especially impressed by the poached prawns and the crab cakes. The Dungenness crab cakes were presented with just enough filler to keep them together. They were... More 

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Reno, Nevada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I will often ask the staff for clarification on descriptions written in the menu.There was a country style pate and I was told it was creamy. Well it was not creamy and the taste was not that great. I was told the "spice" ingredient in the seafood spaghetti was not hot yet it came with chili flakes. The other spaghetti... More 

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Stanwood. Wa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I had high hopes for this place when I read the previous reviews. My sister and I met for their Happy Hour. I ordered the Happy Hour burger because it was the only thing that sounded good and not too spicy. It came with red peppers in it. But other than that it was good. No fries or anything with... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I enjoyed dinner and drinks at the Nell Thorn while in town with clients, all three of us enjoyed our meal and the creativity of the drinks offered. I would go there again without hesitation.

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Seattle, WA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went here today with the family, after tip toeing through the tulips. Love the new location right on the water. Super Farm-to-Table or Sea-to-Table daily menu. Friendly staff, lovely decor, and even more importantly, the food was wonderful. We are a seafood family, so we were in heaven. :) A couple of my family members had the Oyster sandwich and... More 

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Vale, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Three sisters on a journey to see the tulip fields near La Conner. I had king salmon that was cooked to perfection on a bed of buttermilk mashed potatoes with lovely firm vegetables. The homemade bread was a nice starter and then we had spring rolls before dinner. The waitstaff was excellent. Very quaint town don't miss it.

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Redmond, Washington
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We were a large group and got a special room for that, food is good and prices are very reasonable, we pretty much tried all the menu and weren't disappointed. Oysters and Mussels were good, and the cab cake is very unique. Good place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Washington Ave, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: (360) 466-4261

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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