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8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
(360) 678-4222
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nifty bar with good food

We've been here twice now and I'm always happy with the food. Pretty straight up bar menu, they use local Penn Cove mussels, there's always an interesting clientele to people watch and it's set right overtop of the ocean! We really like this place!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Alli G
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We've been here twice now and I'm always happy with the food. Pretty straight up bar menu, they use local Penn Cove mussels, there's always an interesting clientele to people watch and it's set right overtop of the ocean! We really like this place!!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice restaurant with a view. My husband and I split the mussels and a friend seafood platter that consisted of cod, shrimp, clams, and fries. It was a lot of food so we were full and not able to finish it all. The mussels could be ordered in 1 or 2 pound portions. We wish they had a 1/2 pound... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to grab a brew and a burger OR mussels, or fish and chips, or oyster shooters, or bar steak or....the list goes on and on. Friendly atmosphere, don't expect a reservation, just get on the list, have a brew and wait. Enjoy the ride!

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Everett, Washington
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Been going to Coupeville for years but never went inside Toby's. Finally went in and what a great place. The Thai Mussels were delicious. Staff was friendly and attentive. A Plus++ was no kids, so relaxing.

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Walla Walla, Washington
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Toby's is a joint! Everything is a little rough around the edges. Tourists flock to it partly for a pretty good meal, and partly to be entertained by the tough talking but friendly staff, to 'mix' with the locals, and to say that they ate at Toby's.

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Been going to Toby's Tavern since my early days on Whidbey while in the Navy. The rowing shell hanging in the overhead is one of the ones I rowed at the UofW in the '60s -- believe it or not. Their food is very consistent -- the burgers (eat your heart out Jimmy Buffett and Margaritaville) are excellent and the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great little joint to grab a burger and beer. Mussels are not bad either, staff is local and joint is funky. Not a bad place.

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Burlington, Washington
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Tobys is a bar, probably don't need to bring your kids. However, typical PUB fare. While we were in the area they are doing a little makeover, new door, etc. Not too "dark" inside or smokey We got the mussels "togo" bring your own pot or you can put a deposit down for theirs. Mussels by the pound, very good,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Been going there for years for their wonderful sandwiches, great views and friendly staff. Has a bar for those so inclined but it doesn't feel overwhelmingly like a bar. Also a pool table, and that's fun too.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a historical place so worth a visit but don't expect much if in a hurry! The service is PITIFUL!!!! but the mussels are good but too pricey. An OK visit to see what's on the walls and a beer.

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Address: 8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
Phone Number: (360) 678-4222
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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  • Address: 8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: (360) 678-4222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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