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Deer Harbor Inn

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33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
+1 360-376-4110
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Darrington, Washington
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This is an older resort with an excellent dinner restaurant and bar on site. We stayed in on of the cottage rooms, which was quaint and comfortable. Nothing fancy, but nice. It's located about a half mile from the marina and other resorts on Deer Harbor. The main thing to note, is that the ownership is basically absent. You check... More 

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St. Louis
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We had a large, boisterous group and luckily were put in a separate room. Everyone enjoyed their dinners, but the blackberry cobbler was the hands-down favorite. The wait staff was helpful and had no problem with splitting our bill.

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Michigan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Sit out on the deck and enjoy a beautiful distant view of Puget Sound. Good wine, great food, especially the seafood pasta! This restaurant comes with its own resident cat, who strolled through the diners on the deck at the exact same time, both times we were there.

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Bellingham, Washington
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday in September, this place wass very busy with large groups. We had a reservation but waited 10 to 15 minutes to be seated, which felt awkward with no waiting area. Clearly short staffed and very busy. Staff attentive and personable (ok maybe waitress was a bit of an oversharer) but very efficient. Soup lukewarm, our appetizer was... More 

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Everett
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Food Not Good. We stayed in the "lodge" three nights, but had dinner only once in the restaurant because of our disappointing experience. I ordered the seafood salad, scallops, prawns, and smoked salmon over greens. The small (not bay scallops) had that metallic taste so I removed them. Our server offered a small piece of salmon filet in exchange, and... More 

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Clayton
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

It was open late so we went after sailing. We ended sailing a little after 8 pm. We loved the lentil soup and yummy salmon but the cobbler was the best part....just because it was real homemade and yummy. Such a great end to a cold but fun evening of sailing The service was perfect. I'd come here again on... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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442 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I had the New York Steak, and my friends had seafood pasta. Service is fast and friendly. If you are staying at the Deer Harbor Marina, DH Restaurant will pick you up in their limousine and give you a ride hope. This place is a real hoot.

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Olympia
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Although we went with a large group, each couple ordered separately so any over cooked food was not the result of "banquet" fare. We started with split pea soup that was served "family style." The soup was a little thin, but tasty. A nice hearty French bread was also served and good. For those with salad included with the entree,... More 

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Boulder City, Nevada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We stopped for dinner without reservations one evening after spending the day on a charter schooner in the rain. What a relaxing way to spend the end of a long day. Food was great, staff was great and the environment was like eating in your own relaxing patio.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

we sat out on the deck. the view of the harbor with boats passing was wonderful. the meal was just perfect I had the coho salmon and my wife had chicken. both meals were great. Issac our server was pleasant and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Deer Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4110

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