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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%
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super cool diner!! Limit menu but what they do offer is fantastic! A must-see place in Anacortes. Love their staff too!

Thank KatSandpoint
Reviewed 1 week ago

Moored in Cap Santé Marina, Anacortes, WA over the weekend, we decided to have breakfast ashore. A local friend suggested we try Dad's Diner, just a 5-minute walk from the marina. Very glad we took his advice. Friendly "small town" service (don't show you're a...More

Thank mmpaull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Friday evening. The front of house was Gabriel, who was chatty and added another star. We had the pork tenderloin special with jalapenos. The serves are very generous and well prepared. And not greasy. The house chilli sauces are excellent. and...More

Thank Kirrawalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend time looking at the 500 plus photographs of Dad's, don't miss the Fun house mirror, watch the hardworking cooks from your table, enjoy very generous food offerings. Appreciate the staff that is a fine-tuned machine assuring timeliness of meals.

Thank pinkribbonus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I asked about their specialty and was told I should definitely try the Cuban sandwich, they even have special bread flown in for it. I have never actually tried a Cuban before, but was really glad I took a chance on it today! It was...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant with nice deco. We were lucky that we were there early. The place is packed after 9:30AM on Saturday morning. Serving brunch on the menu. Great homemade food and ambiance.

Thank travellerjalanjalan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great surprise, unusual twist to common meals, making this a great experience. Waiter was outgoing and fun, plus offer great service. Will be back!!!

Thank David_Praha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for lunch and the food was very good. However the service was terrible. There was only one waitress and while she was friendly, she was managing way too many tables. We waited 10 mins before being asked if we wanted waters, waited...More

Thank Andrew K
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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