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Dad's Diner

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9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
+1 360-899-5269
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“hash” (30 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dad's Diner was a GREAT spot after getting off the Anacortes Ferry and heading back home. The food was incredible, and we ordered the best comfort food meals! We ordered burgers, fires and Dad's Plate. The GF bread and buns were SO good, we couldn't...More

Thank SoozeZK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually go to Gere-a-Deli for creative sandwiches when passing through Anacortes on our way to or from the San Juan Islands, and since they are closed on Sundays, we decided to try the highly rated Dad's. Excellent choice! The house- smoked brisket sandwich meat...More

Thank castorita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early and it was getting busy, a good sign. Very quirky place with massive interesting breakfasts. Great serving staff who explain everything and care about the customer and the food. It set us up after leaving Lopez Island, before a long drive to...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here several times a year when we are in Anacortes and have some extra time. The menu focuses on meat so if you don't like meat, don't come here. Last night I had the the special which was tacos with slow roasted shredded...More

Thank leogmichael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a great find! The menu has a wide selection of items, with breakfast available all day. Our server, Gabriel, was extraordinary. He was knowledgeable and friendly; we'll be back.

Thank jeanniner45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, but no menus except a chalk board on a wall about head-level people seated at the tables on the same wall, making uncomfortable to read the menu through the people eating at the tables, and for those eating there too. Hence, decisions...More

Thank NavyChaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh everything. They have a very welcoming & tight menu - I got a smoked gorgonzola burger - easily one of the best I've ever had.

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly well run diner. They make their own smoked meats from beef brisket to bacon. The hash and homemade biscuits were a hit as well. There are hundreds of pictures of Dad's on the wall here brought in by customers and each one mounted...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little diner with an awesome, family owned, atmosphere. Might have gotten lucky cause we got a table right away. Could see this placing being packed. Coffee and grub were great. The biscuits and gravy were fantastic. Went with the 1/2 meat 1/2 tomato bisque...More

Thank johnlindaofcda
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Fresh cured meats daily. Fresh amazing breads! If it's not on the chalkboard, just ask. Service is amazing - warm, friendly and efficient. The place is a well-oiled machine. WARNING: GIGANTIC portions - come hungry (but they do offer "half" plates for the faint of...More

Thank Coppertop21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-899-5269
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