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Oystercatcher

901 Grace Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
+1 360-678-0683
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Ranked #3 of 22 restaurants in Coupeville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: -Our dining room offers views of Penn Cove -We have outside dining available on our deck overlooking the water -Our menu changes seasonally and often to offer the freshest, local ingredients -We have a limited bar, as well as an excellent wine and beer list -Our open kitchen provides a one of a kind experience for diners
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English first
WA state
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed an amazing dinner last night at Oystercatcher. Everything we ate was locally sourced or made in the kitchen from the fresh focaccia to the salted caramel ice cream. The food matched or bested far more expensive meals we have had at top-rated restaurants in Seattle. The service was friendly and knowledgeable and because we had an early reservation... More

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Longview, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We dined here on our first night ( Sunday ) in Coupville because they're closed on Monday and Tuesday. My wife had the rabbit and I ordered the Halibut but they ran out of that so I ended up with marbled salmon prepared the same way as the halibut. Both entrees were delicious. Can't recall what we had for dessert... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Booked a table as restaurant has been recommended by guests at our B&B. Ate here on our last night in Coupeville on Whidbey Islands WA. Not only the best meal we had on the Island, but one of the best meals we've ever had. Open plan kitchen gave interesting insight into kitchen. Staff friendly and accommodated slight change to one... More

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Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed this place. There are 6 tables outside and probably 10 to 12 inside. It is small and intimate. The service was good if not as prompt as we would like, The select of wines limited but very nice from $9 to $15. The lunch menu was similar to the dinner one but larger sizes. My wife had a... More

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Upstate NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Oystercatcher is a great restaurant operated by an enthusiastic young couple. They are only open a few nights each week but are off to a great start. Food was terrific and straightforward. It was our best dining while in the Puget Sound area.

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Tonight we took a party of 7 to the Oystercatcher to celebrate a recent engagement. What a wonderful evening, great food & wine with our favorite friends and their family. The comfortable and causal atmosphere, with great service made for a special evening. My wife and I look forward to returning soon to celebrate another great day on Whidbey Island.

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U.S.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

You are greeted by a very friendly and professional lady and seated where you would like. Open kitchen in the middle of the restaurant, nothing to hide. All fresh and local ingredients, I had an oyster sandwich and my wife the mussels and both were great. Nice location a block off the busy tourist street with a nice view of... More

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Ferndale, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Wife and I have been coming to Coupeville for many years to celebrate our wedding anniversary. This was the first and last we will eat at the OysterCatcher. Darling wife was told the mussel order was about one lb when she asked how many mussels were included. You would be lucky if there was 1/2 lb. We know because she... More

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

we stopped her for lunch during a " clipper whale watching lay over" We had limited time, and the staff made sure we got our food quickly. Food was inventive ( I had a nice asparagus salad), service good, location charming. definitely worth a visit.

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Santa Ana, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The Oystercatcher appears to be an "everyday" routine coastal restaurant . . . until you get inside, where it becomes apparent that you are in a very fine restaurant indeed, though warm and welcoming. My meal, both food and service, was outstanding in every respect. Not "really good for Coupeville" -- just truly outstanding regardless of location. I had the... More

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