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264 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
(360) 378-1957
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast sandwiches

Dave makes the best breakfast sandwiches I've ever encountered. You are in control of how you want it made and the choice of bread. It's near the center of town, and I noticed that a lot of locals eat here on their way to work. We've been told that everything he offers is outstanding. He is also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Dave makes the best breakfast sandwiches I've ever encountered. You are in control of how you want it made and the choice of bread. It's near the center of town, and I noticed that a lot of locals eat here on their way to work. We've been told that everything he offers is outstanding. He is also a great source... More 

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Richland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is just a little shack serving up waffle and sugar cones with a variety of flavors. We stopped there a couple times and the guy working there was awesome. Great attitude and very helpful. I would recommend a stop here after dinner or on the way to the ferry.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I hit this place for a late' and a breakfast burrito with sausage and chipotle and it is wonderful. His breakfast sandwiches are terrific.

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Hayden, Idaho, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I get the feeling everything Dave makes is really good. Got lucky and hit hte day with the tritip burrito. Could have eaten 2 but would have needed to lay down. Neat local spot with limited seating but I will go back to the island just to go there again

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My husband & I stopped here to get an ice cream cone. They had quite a few flavors. They were both yummy. Satisfied a craving that we had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is my vote for the best burger in town now a days. Homemade hundred percent beef served on toasted bread and really fresh fixings. Their potatoe salad is really good too

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stopped for a quick bite on the way to whale watching. The breakfast sandwich was yummy, coffee was hot and the service was smiley.

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new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

small location but perfect to stop for a drink or quick bite! Very friendly and the breakfast burrito was great

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Delta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stopped by the Sweet Retreat for ice cream, and two of our family enjoyed delicious cones. Good selection of flavours, cheerfully served by a man that I presume is the owner. I happen to love coffee ice cream, and although they don't have this flavour, I noticed that there was an expresso milkshake on the menu! When I enquired... More 

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Lancaster, pa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you get to Friday Harbour on San Juan Island you need to stop here. Dave opens early 06:30 with great coffee, breakfast sandwiches and burritos. There is always a string of residents getting coffee here. This is a small location with only a few outside seats so plan on take out and sitting in by the harbour and enjoy... More 

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Additional Information about Sweet Retreat & Espresso

Address: 264 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: (360) 378-1957
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
Cuisine: Dessert

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  • Address: 264 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) 378-1957

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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