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7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
206-232-6676
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Breakfast - Southwest Scramble

I don't recall the exact name of the dish, but it was an egg-based dish called a scramble. It had a great southwest flavor to it - chipotle, spicy sausage and avocado. Most Excellent!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Mercer Island, Washington, United States
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Islander is a great place for a more formal meal. They have a kids' menu with great food on it. If the little ones are antsy, there's a fountain outside they can play on until the food arrives. Both menus have all sorts of food like burgers, pasta, chicken, and more. If you like sports, they always have 1... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I don't recall the exact name of the dish, but it was an egg-based dish called a scramble. It had a great southwest flavor to it - chipotle, spicy sausage and avocado. Most Excellent!!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

There aren't many places to meet for breakfast on Mercer Island that are good, so I was psyched to discover the Islander opens at 7 am. Migas are AWESOME! Great place to meet for a working breakfast with colleagues. The lunch menu is nice as well. They have outside seating and a full bar. The new location is SUPER SWANKY... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Small patio area in front. We chose to sit inside. Friendly staff, attentive waitress. Manager accommodated our request to view a college softball national championship game as well as the NHL Stanley cup game. Excellent food. A little pricey.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We sat out on the patio. We had a friendly server but there was some mix up and the food took a long time. Once it came we didn't care - the food was amazing!!! We both had egg scrambles and wow! Super yummy. The server got one of our meals comped and that was a nice touch. We heard... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Average food and terrible service. I want to love this place since it has long been a part of our community, but we give up. I'd suggest confining ones patronage to the bar area and for drinks only. I must say that the duty manager was extremely nice and gave us a large discount without our asking, however, discount or... More 

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Phoenix
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The former Islander was a must go and was more of a pub scene. The new location (forced to move due to development) is beautiful. We prefer to sit in the bar, as there always seems to be a lot of noise in the main restaurant. The food is good to Very good, but the service seems to be lacking.... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Forced by development to move - Islander is larger, even more popular and all in all a super place for reasonable fare.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The food is pretty epic. From the awesome Eggs Benedict to their great Brie combinations, I'm in love with them all. I have been a few times now and can't find a dish I don't like!

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is nothing like the prior location. Virtually zero atmosphere and just about as cheap a build out as you can get. The bar always smells like day old fish and looks like it should be in the basement of a 30 year old convention hotel in Yakima without a single window in it. Food is hit or miss... More 

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Additional Information about The Islander

Address: 7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
Phone Number: 206-232-6676
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
  • Phone Number: 206-232-6676

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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