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Seabolts Smokehouse

31640 SR 20 Suite 3, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA
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Ranked #5 of 74 Restaurants in Oak Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed clam chowder & a nicely embellished side salad. Slightly smallish burger. Nice choices of local wines. Arrived around 1:00 on a Wednesday ~ no problem getting seated. Excellent service.

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Richmond, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Went on review recommendations. Popular, so go before lunch rush. Menu offer lots of choices. Halibut & Chips great, Deep fried oysters yummy, mussels were tasty (not too filling), chowders were thick and rich, wings were not spicy or anything special, smoked salmon pate excellent. Be careful when ordering, our young server was very courteous at offering extras beware they... More

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Poulsbo, Washington, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This small family joint was recommended to us by several people. We were lucky that we had made a reservation because the line was out the door. We were taken to the front of the line and got seated immediately. My husband had the combination fish and chips (salmon, halibut, cod) and he raved about it after every bite. I... More

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globeseeker007
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877 reviews 877 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
974 helpful votes 974 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a long drive to Oak Harbor and were tired and hungry upon arrival. I had checked out this place on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. The food is quite good. I had the crabcake and my wife had the steamed clams. Both were delicious. The salmon pate is also very good. Try this place when you're in... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a family owned restaurant/deli/seafood market which specializes in fresh seafood. It was recommended to us by our hotel staff and we were very pleased that we decided to give it a try. The service was friendly and efficient, food prepared fresh and atmosphere comfortable and relaxing. We ordered the salmon seafood tacos which were hot, crisp, tasty and... More

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Florida
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132 reviews 132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have been here several times and always enjoyed a very good meal and excellent service. The fish is always fresh, well-prepared and reasonably priced. On this visit, however, it was bedlam on a Saturday night. We were told our wait would only be about five minutes but it was almost 45 minutes until we were seated. Once seated, we... More

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Before eating here I rated Brad's at Pismo the best clam chowder, not now, Seabolts has the honor. The fish & chips is top notch but I have never established a best, it is more like feed it to the cat, all good or "gooder," they get the gooder. They also have a location at Deception Pass.

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British Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Read previous reviews on Tripadvisor and decided to give Seabolts a try for dinner. The food was excellent and staff attentive. Keep in mind this is an upscale fast food joint but don't let that deter you. All four adults had different dishes, from the oysters and halibut with chips, fish tacos and the seafood salad plus a bowl of... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you are in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, you must go to Seabolt's. And if you are near Oak Harbor, go there anyway! We stumbled upon this restaurant on a daily hunt for great local food during a multi-day cycling trip. And we made the right choice. Fresh, fresh food, great service, welcoming atmosphere. Nothing fancy, but that's not... More

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Churchville, Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A laid back fish and chips place with very fresh sea food. If it is from the sea they have it at good prices. Mostly all fried and lots of chips. We had F&C one was salman and one with cod. Soups looked good. Go early as it fills by 6:15. Lots of frozen seafood to buy. Fast friendly service... More

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