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

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Great brunch

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Beth P
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
239 reviews 239 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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Fox Island, Washington, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very consistent high quality food with fantastic service and it's not cheap. Great Menu, there must be at least 20 different meals on the menu that my wife and I would want. I will attach photos of my Bacon Swiss Burger and Fries, my wife's Bacon, Cheese, Avocado burger, son had fish and chips, and Gramps had a hot turkey... More 

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Seattle
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Have eaten here several times and the food has been great. It is often very crowded. We were going to eat in the dining room but didn't want to wait for a half hour so chose the bar. They have the most comfortable bar stools ever. Their hamburgers are delicious! A bit noisy but that's what to expect from a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
299 reviews 299 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was my first time at this restaurant. Went for lunch and decided to have breakfast. I had the Cornd Beef Hash which was obviously fresh and was very good. Everyone else in my party enjoyed their meal as well. The restaurant has a great appearance as well as a bar and happy hour. I will return to this restaurant.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised after a failed attempt to get inside the packed 'Roanoke' at 5.20 pm on a November Tuesday evening. Food here is good and service friendly though it seems bar- action is its main order of business but it's a good if pricey spot on Mercer Island... And you can get a table. Happy Hour is $2.00... More 

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Restaurant Details

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