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Willows Inn Restaurant

2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
+1 360-758-2620
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: One seating at 6:30pm each night features a preset tasting menu that is entirely fished, foraged, and farmed from or around Lummi Island.
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Bellingham, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Who knew that something that sounds so unappetizing could be such a masterpiece! Seriously, when we saw Grilled cabbage simmered in a smelt sauce on the menu we grimaced but when it was served it looked lovely and the flavors were unexpected and spectacular. Most of the eighteen small dishes we were served were absolutely beautiful little jewels with flavors... More

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Blaine, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As advertized. A 3 1/2 hour series of delightful surprises for your taste buds. A tasting menu that is supplemented by numerous chef's daily creations all artfully presented by an engaging and informed wait staff and a question and answer period with the Chef Blaine Wetzel.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I came with my family to spend the day on Lummi Island just exploring. The morning was sunny but the wind was crisp, as it usually is in the Pacific Northwest, and we were starving. We sat down at the Willows not expecting much, but were blown away. Breakfast was incredible, (maybe a bit overpriced) but incredible. Everything fresh, the... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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123 reviews 123 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My wife and I indulged ourselves at the Willows Inn in August (we spent the night at the inn too) and we had one of the best dinner experiences ever. I had dinner in Copenhagen at Radio run by another Noma's alumni but Blaine's outranks in my view his CPH friend! From beginning to end it was a festival of... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We're not in the habit of $250 meals (each, with wine), but when done right such a thing can be memorable. This is one of them. Spectacularly fresh/local food prepared and presented by a brilliant chef and impeccable staff. Creative and inspired menu choices & combinations that produced gasps of delight. Eleven "official" courses plus 9 "snacks" in between--all small... More

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Marina del Rey
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121 reviews 121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely incredible dinner. Amazing selection of foods beautifully presented. Impeccable service. Excellent wine & beer pairings. I can't even begin to describe the multitude of dishes--all sized so that you don't feel bloated at the end--you'll just have to save up for a special occasion & go.

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Bellingham, Washington
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209 reviews 209 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

...to describe the Harvest Dinner we just enjoyed at The Willows. Maybe I should just let the food say it: kefir of goat's milk and beer-cooked oat crisps dried farm tomatoes, blackberries, almond and lemon cucumber, tomato broth bull kelp with black truffles grilled geoduck, haruki turnips, Asian pear and hazelnut young greens, oyster, lovage, unripe strawberry seaweed cured rockfish... More

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Meticulously prepared prix fixe dinner in the same tradition of The Herb Farm in Woodinville, WA. Using local produce, seafood and meat, the portions are modest but the number of courses makes up the difference. Wine is not included. Expensive but worth it for a very special occasion

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Seattle
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Certainly one of the best restaurants we've ever visited. The meal isa tasting meal, all locally grown or foraged, prepared with exquisite care. Expensive, but worth the treat.

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seattle, washington
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110 reviews 110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

When the NY times said it is worth the flight nothing could have been more true. We flew in on a sea plane and two other couples drove up from Seattle. From the moment the van picked us up from the beach until we departed the next day we all enjoyed some of the best food and service you could... More

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Address: 2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
Phone Number: +1 360-758-2620
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Lummi Island
Cuisine: Eclectic

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