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The Captain Whidbey Inn Restaurant

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2072 Captain Whidbey Inn Road, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
3606784097
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch at Captain Whidbey Inn

The food was excellent. We had soup and steamed clams. The restaurant itself needs some serious updating. The service was OK. A little TLC would make the experience a lot better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Karen R
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Riverside, California
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  • Romantic
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Wenatchee, Washington
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We come to Whidbey Island often but had avoided the Captain Whidbey because of some of the negative reviews. 5 of us, 2 from Hawaii, 1 from Oregon and 2 from Washington decided to go there. We all agreed that those reviews were totally wrong.the setting with water views is perfect. The Inn is a historic building that is obviously... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent. We had soup and steamed clams. The restaurant itself needs some serious updating. The service was OK. A little TLC would make the experience a lot better.

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Delicious crab cakes and grilled prociutto wrapped scallops. Excellent menu as well as a beautiful, Relaxing setting. There is a formal dining room, a bar and an outdoor deck for dining.as well.

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Las Barracas, BCS
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I decided to have lunch at the Capt. Whidbey Inn yesterday on a beautiful day. As we walked in a hostess asked if she could help us and we said "lunch for two". She asked if we had a reservation which we did not since it was about noon on a Friday AND the entire dining room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It's been several years since we last ate here, but we'll be returning soon. The new chef has created a number of great dishes using locally harvested seafood, fruits and vegetables. Our table shared a number of items from the appetizer menu and all were exceptional. We were there on a warm evening and thoroughly enjoyed eating outside on the... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Made an online reservation for 7 PM stating it was for 35th Anniversary. Arrived at 6:45, and said we would wait in the bar until a table was available. Hostess said they had a 10 minute wait and pointed us toward the bar, and we didn't see any wait person until 7:10, when we finally ordered drinks, which we received... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

See my review of the Inn for details. The restaurant was our best dining experience on the island. It's closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Puget Sound, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've never left a poor review, but this place gets it. We were staying in the Capt. Whidbey Inn so the restaurant was the best choice. Location and history are wonderful, food was excellent. Everything else was crap. We arrived for our reservation at 7:15 and were not waited on until after 8:00. We couldn't order because they ran out... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We have been to Whidbey Island a number of times and no visit is complete without a stop at the Captain Whidbey Inn for at least a cocktail. The food has been uneven over time and this visit was no exception. We ate in the bar (where you can order off the dining room menu if you want) this trip,... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I ate here as part of a group of seven. The waiter seemed non-interested in serving us and it seemed all we heard from him that night was 'we are out of that' as in crabs, which is one of their house specialties, limited white wine because they were out, out of Cokes, no chocolate cake, no gin for a... More 

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Additional Information about The Captain Whidbey Inn Restaurant

Address: 2072 Captain Whidbey Inn Road, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
Phone Number: 3606784097
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2072 Captain Whidbey Inn Road, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: 3606784097

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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