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175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
360-378-5555
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great locals place.

We had dinner here as a break from waterfront seafood restaurants. Despite this, the wild salmon was to die for! The menu has a tilt toward Greek with a good concentration of garlic. Good place to listen to local music talent and just unwind.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Ron L
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here as a break from waterfront seafood restaurants. Despite this, the wild salmon was to die for! The menu has a tilt toward Greek with a good concentration of garlic. Good place to listen to local music talent and just unwind.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our group of three split two appetizers and an entree, since we weren't very hungry. All of the dishes were unique and delicious. A blues band was playing and they were fun to listen to. I'd go back!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We ended up at Rumor Mill by chance and had a great time. The band for that night was composed of four talented musicians and a singer we had trouble hearing, but it didn't really matter--it was just a fun evening, with some very good local folks out there on the dance floor. Food was surprisingly good--there are greek items... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and I dined here twice while we were visiting Friday Harbor and had a wonderful experience each time. There was live music each night that made families and friends venture towards the dance floor, they had great food, and plenty of beer and wine selections! Overall, a great time. We will be back!

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had the chicken mushroom burger and replaced the chicken patty with beef. The sauteed mushrooms are the best I have had on any burger, ever. I would bathe in those. They were so so so so so good. Also, my spouse and I happened to be celebrating an anniversary on sing-a-long night, and the band played one of our... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We really enjoyed happy hour at the Rumor Mill along with live music in the bar. Great drink selection and reasonable prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great Food. We were in town at 8:30 seeking a place to eat. Most of the restaurants close at 8 PM. This is the only place that was open past 8 PM. Happy we ended up here. The food and beer was great. They had entertainment, waitress was friendly and helpful. Recommend checking this place out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went here with my boyfriend and we had a great time! Great drink menu, delicious food and loved the live music. Excellent service too! Extremely unique to Friday harbor! A must visit place

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Jurupa Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We visited twice, once for dinner and drinks, once just for drinks. We had pizza, it was ok, not the best but not bad. We had beer and it w as s cold and several craft beer choices. Service is a bit slow when they have live music. It was a lot of fun, seems to be the party place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Sunday night Jazz! Good healthy food on the Island. Brussels sprouts and magic mushroom pizza w a great local beer for dinner. Hostess and server very polite.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: 360-378-5555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?