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Market Chef

225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
360-378-4546
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went with my parents and 8 yr old. There was something for everyone - although it's not super kid friendly if you're not working with an adventurous pallet, other than bread and cookies! Not a huge menu, but interesting combinations and lot of healthy (and some not so healthy) options. Sandwiches were uber-fresh and yummy. I had a veg and... More

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Smyrna, Tennessee
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and found an unusual menu selection. This is a place where you order and pay at the counter, then they call your name when your food is ready, so "service" is non-existent. Every sandwich on the menu had strange combinations of ingredients and I could not find anything I wanted to try and was ready... More

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Love this place. All the food is great. Coffee is great. The people are great. Definitely a local favorite.

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Kenmore, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I changed my mind about half a dozen times on what to get because I kept seeing things that looked good. Finally settled on fish tacos which were excellent. Definitely not for people who want to "get a lot of food for their money" the portions are not huge. Found it strange that the place was closed on the weekends... More

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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Curried egg salad sandwhich-- FANTASTIC! Great place to pop in for sandwiches or take home sides for latter. Great quality fresh food that is worth a visit. A good option for those wanting to pack a picnic for the day as they also carry a variety of drinks including beer & wine. A must stop place for us every time... More

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great lunch spot 1 block up from ferry parking that offers a daily soup made from scratch as well as artisan sandwiches on bread baked on the premises. Rotating daily offerings range from sauteed organic purple cauliflower to a colorful caprese salad depending on what’s in season on the island. Their fresh deli case tempts you with golden mac and... More

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Woodinville, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Try the curried egg salad sandwich, best ever. Very nice selection of craft beer, sodas, and wines. Amazing cookies!!!

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The food is excellent, and though a little pricey, well worth it. Fresh, varied, with reliable standards. Good for takeout too; dining in ok, but not if you are looking for privacy.

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Alta Loma, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Outstanding Food ! Excellent personable service I could eat there every day ! Very eclectic menu. Terrific unique house brewed teas, excellent beverage selection, outstanding special...s Just too much to rave about ! C&H

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I think Market Chef has some of the best food ever! It's fresh, homemade, and tasty!!! Try the daily special. I've discovered food combinations that I never would have thought of (or even wrinkled my nose at) that were wonderful.

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