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225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
360-378-5051
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great breakfast

We liked the simple breakfast menu, it was delicious, However the restaurant is small and loud and the line was kind of long.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
huntresslove
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Everett, Washington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Everett, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We liked the simple breakfast menu, it was delicious, However the restaurant is small and loud and the line was kind of long.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Was shocked at how light the eggs benedict and hash browns were - not greasy at all. Hallelujah! Breakfast served all day, wait staff very friendly.

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Tacoma, Washington
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We visited this cute cafe on December 21st. They were busy but we got a table right away. The service was quick and friendly. Our breakfast dishes were made quickly and the portions were very generous. The prices were reasonable as well. I would definitely visit this location again for breakfast, if we're ever on the island again.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

this is the sort of breakfast/lunch restaurant that is fun to go to on vacation. It has loads of local charm and the food is reasonably varied and pretty tasty. As with everything in Friday Harbor, it isn't exactly cheap, but there aren't a lot of alternatives.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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111 reviews 111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Friday Harbor is trendy and tony and overpriced, with a bit limited range of places to eat. We looked around a bit and then decided to try this very ordinary looking restaurant for breakfast. The prices were reasonable, service was quick, and the egg-centric meal was just fine. I had eggs over easy, wheat toast, and hash browns. All good.... More 

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Roche Harbor, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Need I say more??? the food is awesome and the atmosphere is a delight the staff even when they are not cheerful try. There breakfast is always great. The owner is always out and about and if there is a mistake they always take care of you.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A good place for lunch or a late breakfast. They are pretty consistent. We avoid it when there is a line.

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Bellingham, Washington
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

we were there for an early breakfast - we got there as soon as it opened ( 6am ) and had pork chili Verde and eggs rancheros - best thing I think I have ever eaten - small friendly and very popular - get there later and the line goes out the door

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we ate here twice while staying on san juan island. Great breakfast both times. Friendly staff, funky art and terrific breakfast. Place got pretty busy. Im guess its one of the only spots for a sit down breakfast.

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Lacey, Washington
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

So this appeared to be one of the few restaurants in town that serve a substantial breakfast. On Sunday morning the place was packed with a line outside for awhile. We ate somewhere else instead. Monday morning was quiet, with mostly locals or so it seemed, and we slipped right in. I ordered the omelet special which had onions, peppers,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: 360-378-5051

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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