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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 164
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 43
    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
Nice atmosphere and good eats!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
newportchappy
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Newport, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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319 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stanwood. Wa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Visited Nell Thorn for a quick lunch. The restaurant was very crowded but despite that we were seated and promptly served. The menu was slightly more varied than the average pub / restaurant with a seafood bias. Prices were very reasonable. The food was served piping hot and was delicious. Definitely recommended!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

In a sleepy lil town which shuts down by 06:30 PM Nell thorn is an oasis of good victuals.I loved thier bread and may have eaten a whole loaf with olive oil. The crust is nice and crunchy, and the bread is moist and porous and DELICIOUS. We had time only for quick starters and ordered thier crab cakes (... More 

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Fantastic views, great food and fine service and even has its own parking which is a must in La Conner. Ask to sit by a window.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

went for dinner with a dozen friends after an art show opening across the street. Food was very good, wine selection excellent. And service was very good indeed, a real challenge with 14 people, which is what secures the fifth star.

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Anacortes, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The owner's of Nell Thorn moved from a smaller pub, long an institution is La Conner, to a larger location with maybe 75 yards of water-view window seating on the channel, Though difficult to replicate the charm of the smaller location, the owner have created a warm and friendly atmosphere. But the miracle is the food. We are vegetarians, enjoying... More 

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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

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?