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Buck Bay Shellfish Farm

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This was an amazing find any one of the highlights of our trip on Orcas Island! It definitely... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Kaymtravel7
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Los Angeles, California
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Beautiful location, terrific seafood and great people

This indoor outdoor setting at the far end of the island is worth the drive. Freshly caught or... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
David M
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Eastsound, Washington
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77 Ej Young Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-9343
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing find any one of the highlights of our trip on Orcas Island! It definitely exceeded our expectations. You have beautiful views of the bay and can sit and eat on lovely picnic tables, with some charming chickens wandering around. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

This indoor outdoor setting at the far end of the island is worth the drive. Freshly caught or harvested seafood is delectable. Sit at an outdoor table and have fresh, oysters, ceviche, crab brought to your table. Wine is also available. Lots of Orcas goodies...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Fresh, fresh, fresh. Great food, staff was friendly and super helpful and the resident rooster is kinda charming as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely, sunny afternoon stop here. We sat and shucked the oysters we picked and bought clams, corn, and garlic to takeaway for dinner. This will be on the roster every year.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kristin U
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Traveled out to this shellfish farm and bought some clams and some beautiful sockeye salmon caught by one of the local tribes. It was really good. Its my new favorite salmon to eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tlsmith628
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We arrived and were immediately intrigued by the roaming chickens. Everyone at buck bay was friendly and helpful as it was our first time picking and shucking our own oysters. They were delicious and it was fun. We also bought some smoked salmon, corn and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Cosmopolitan297036
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We've been going to Buck Bay for years to get our salmon. Mark is filleting fish like crazy, so you always get fresh sockeye (or whatever is coming in at the time). The fish are entirely local. For those of you who love oysters (as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Galen60201
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Great place to get clams & all kinds of seafood & fish to cook at home. Great fish 🐠 very fresh. Love buying items here to cook. Very fun place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alleta B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We stopped for a couple dozen steamer clams, harvested from the nearby Buck Bay (you can see the whole thing) -- these are the best clams I've ever had: sweet, tender, flavorful and no sand (they've been carefully rinsed). But then our friends got the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tjmU4374LJ
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The view is amazing but this is the best place in the San Juans to get fresh seafood. Plus you can save thousands over buying a boat and gear and take the time to enjoy the food.

Date of experience: August 2018
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GingerH374
June 17, 2018|
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Response from James1946 | Reviewed this property |
The business and guest house is located directly on a shallow bay, Buck Bay. I don't remember seeing a wharf. I would think anchoring out and coming ashore in a dingy should be possible. If you Google "Buck Bay Seafood... More
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Suvi L
June 26, 2015|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Generally 11:30 to 6:00, but remember they're on "island time".
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