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80 1st St. N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
(360) 378-7076
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, pricey water-vodka

It must have been a busy day because our server kept changing but the service wasn't terrible. Also asked for a vodka shot (which cost about $6.50) and they gave me water in a vodka cup. Would've said something but didn't want to deal with an argument since I had no way of proving I had just drank... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Rudy R
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Fairview, Tennessee
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168 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had the pizza, which was average and small. Just stopped in for a light lunch. I would not go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It must have been a busy day because our server kept changing but the service wasn't terrible. Also asked for a vodka shot (which cost about $6.50) and they gave me water in a vodka cup. Would've said something but didn't want to deal with an argument since I had no way of proving I had just drank a water... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good, cheap breakfast on the weekend & they tend to be a lot less crowded than Rocky Bay. I wasn't as impressed at dinner. I'm a huge nacho fan but the nachos here left little to be desired. We came here often though because they had reasonable drink prices and the staff was super friendly. It's a good choice for... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Conveniently located and breakfast was served until noon. July is tourist season and we had scheduled a tour so found the long wait for service caused us to rush our meal. But the breakfast burrito was very tasty and large.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and were really pleased with our food. Although, they didn't have the pizza I ordered the hamburger was excellent. The owner was pleasant and although he was short handed he took the time to chat. We enjoyed it so much we went back that evening for a snack after our whale watching excursion. Stop by... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cod fish and chips, Cobb salad and seafood platter are all good. It appears that they have a bit of a shortage of help, but we really didn't wait long. I thought the fish and chip was better than most places throughout the US.

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Central Saanich, Canada
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Not quite sure how to rate this place as I suspect the food is normally pretty good, but our orders were so mixed up that I really could not give it an 'average' rating. We went in found a table and waited a little while for a menu. The staff seemed to be having a great time behind the bar,... More 

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Spanway
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ate at Herb's Tavern yesterday for Lunch. We chose the Grilled Ruben, We told the Waitress/Bartender we would be splitting the Sandwich, we also ordered 2 Mac and Jacs to accompany our meal. Low and Behold the meal was presented on 2 separate plates, so quickly. We had not been in the Tavern since the mid 80's, Wow! have... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Looking for Lunch, we came upon Herbs Tavern, Great Food, Grilled Ruben, with French Fries, We told the Waitress we would split the sandwich.Before we knew it the order was out. She brought it to the Table already cut, and portioned the French fries, Really tasty. We also ordered 2 Mac and Jacks beers, perfectly chilled! The Waitress/Bartender was very... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you want a local favorite, play pool, juke box playing, good food then this is it. We needed a casual night and Herb's is a great spot.

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Address: 80 1st St. N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: (360) 378-7076
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
Cuisine: American, Pub

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  • Address: 80 1st St. N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: (360) 378-7076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

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