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“A little tired and moderately friendly” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Toby's

Toby's
8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
(360) 678-4222
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Ranked #9 of 22 Restaurants in Coupeville
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Clinton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A little tired and moderately friendly”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Due to the waterfront location we've given Toby's several tries but in the end it just really isn't all that good. Food is okay. Someday's the service is okay and on other days...really not good. That said, it's a tavern with tavern food and tavern help. What should we expect?

Once had a problem with the help being horrible and the owner was quite responsive and courteous in rectifying the bad experience. As a result of that experience we tried several more times but again the bottom line is that Toby's is average at best.

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A very interesting place to dine.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This bar/restaurant is crowded with unique items that line the tops of the walls and give you a lot to look at while waiting for your food.

The food is quite good and the wait staff appears like they have worked there a long time. Food comes fairly fast even when it is crowded and it always seems to be crowded. You are right on the water so there is a view outside as well.

This place has a lot of character which you will not find in chain restaurants so that makes it even better. I like Toby's.

Visited March 2013
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Littleton, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“For locals probably - onion rings and mussels were very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

We will go back, wine portions were very good, we had a good anchorage for our boat, and got a pound of mussels for $12 and that won't last....

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“NOT A RESTAURANT!!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Toby's is a bar,not a restaurant! No one under 21 is allowed in! So for a bar Toby's is great. Beer and food are both good.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gibsons, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Bowl Of Chowder!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Great place to have a beer and a LARGE bowl of chowder! The ambiance is great as well as the service! Really enjoyed our lunch at Toby's!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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