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Oystercatcher

901 Grace Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
360-678-0683
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Ranked #3 of 22 restaurants in Coupeville
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Apr 16, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Victoria, b.c.
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is a Coupeville gem! The attentive and insightful service was superior. This is a real classy rural restaurant. Located in the village of the delightful village of seaside Coupeville, it is an intimate facility with a quality menu. The food was remarkably good. The wine choices excellent. Don't miss this one in Coupeville. The prices are in the upper... More

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Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Copy/paste from my Yelp review: We came here on our anniversary trip to Whidbey island since our B&B was right around the corner and it was perfect! The restaurant was mostly full when we arrived, but we got a table without a problem at all. We got help with wine recommendations and really enjoyed the WA Grenache that was recommended.... More

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Spokane, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

professional chef--great prices , great menu , really unique tastes not the same old same old, great view, small and quaint, and you can watch the chefs' work in open kitchen, nice servers and trained at it..

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Port Townsend WA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My husband and I have patronized this restaurant during each of the last 3 changes in chefs/ ownership and can confidently state that the current owners have taken it to a new pinnacle. Every dish was perfectly executed and totally delicious. We started with the sweetbreads and the brussel sprout slaw. I was particularly impressed by the perfect ripeness of... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This restaurant has had three owners over the last few years. It has gone from good to better to great. The new owners, since Jan 2014 have taken the Oystercatcher to a really high level. The service is excellent and the food is outstanding. Try the sweetbreads if they are on the menu. I had sturgeon which is hard to... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We had been to this restaurant several times when the original owner was there. After it was sold to new owners we went there once and found the prices for the value were out of line. The great news is it has been sold again and the change is wonderful. The owners are a young couple. He is the Chef... More

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Greenbank, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We took a couple there to treat them for something nice they had done for us. We found that the service was most slow and the meal was more blah than we anticipated from a place that was getting rave reviews. Maybe they were shorthanded that nigt

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Coupeville, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We recently moved to Coupeville and decided to try the Oystercatcher since it was highly recommended. They made room for our party of 5 and we had the best experience. The service, view and food were great. After such a great experience we have high expectations for our stay in Coupeville.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

From the previous reviews, I expected a wonderful experience. What we found was slow service, limited menu and pitiful servings. I ordered "gumbo" (as it was designated on the menu). Because of the quotes, I was willing to forgive that it didn't have a roux and was a watery brown broth. But the two little prawns and a bit of... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food here is tasty, sublime and not to fussy. Joe sources only local ingredients from the Island whenever possible so you will never have the same meal twice. The menu is constantly changing with the season. Local, fresh and delicious food is always on the menu. Jaime makes the best desserts ever so save room. I am partial to... More

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