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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 #28 of 51 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
Friday Harbor, Washington
Senior Contributor
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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14 reviews 14 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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Stateline, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped in for happy hour and had some of the best food of our entire trip. We were supposed to come back for open mic night but got disracted someplace else. Sadly, they were closed on Monday, so we couldn't have more great food and beer!

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MPLS
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had dinner - fish and chips- which I thought was very good. Daughter had a chicken burger which she said was good. Waitress very attentive and friendly. Really loved the singalong- great fun!

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