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175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
360-378-5555
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Ranked #27 of 53 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Price range: $30 - $30
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
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Jackson, Wyoming
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Totally by accident stumbled upon this restaurant, bar. Happy hour is from 4-6:30 and great prices. Try the bacon beer. The waiter made sure the bronco game was on for our sons. We were totally impressed by the jazz group Skylark that played from 6:30-8:30. They will play again in two weeks and were really good. Christmas in jazz and... More 

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Roche Harbor, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I went for my birthday! And I am a big believer in trying everyone else's food... OMG! Everything is great flavor. Man everyone was tired of me telling everybody that is where they have to go because it is the best I have had and it was like bursting flavors. Also I switched tables 3 times and the staff was... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Good food with funky atmosphere. The only place with consistent entertainment for dinner. Yummy! Decent pricing. We love it here.

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Friday Harbor, WA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Having never eaten at The Rumor Mill, I decided to treat my mother to an evening out so we could hear the live music that was scheduled. My appetizer salad was fine, with fresh greens, though the dressing was a bit sweet. However, dinner was not terribly appetizing, and extremely salty. I ordered the Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola, which was... More 

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uk
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

They do a reasonable job at basic American style cuisine. The beer is too cold, of course, but the location in good and the atmosphere fine, until they start the sing-along. There were a couple of guys who specialise in the sing-along thing who distributed books from which one could choose songs one wanted them to do and then they... More 

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Sonoma, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I were staying across the street in a vacation rental, and saw quite a lot of activity at this restaurant. So, after a long walk through Friday Harbor on a foggy morning, we stopped in for lunch. The restaurant was fairly dark, and it has a funky collection of memorabilia assembled on walls and shelves. The menu... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I have never submitted a bad review, basically because I have never felt compelled ... until now. Service was slow ... We had to ask for everything, most of the time we just grabbed glasses from another table, later when the food arrived we grabbed silverware and napkins from another table. Now to the food ... I ordered a Rueben.... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went for the live music, which didn't start on time and I don't know that they ever did. The service was too slow for me and I live in the south where we excel at slow service. The server we had was nice though. The food was average overall. It was good to try something different - the spanakopita,... More 

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Marion, MA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Food was just average, but a good beer and wine selection. The main reason to go is for the live music which they offer most evenings.

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Federal Way, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

really hard to find truly vegan food - not just snacks - gluten free minimally better. Wish they were as good as the hype.

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Additional Information about Rumor Mill

Address: 175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: 360-378-5555
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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