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Lower Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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46 Prune Alley, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
(360) 376-4848
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had halibut fish and chips that were so good we went back the following day. Nice selection of microbrews on tap. Not fancy, and wait staff left us alone which is just how I like it.

Thank Meghan J
Midland, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here 1 night and would have gone back if our stay was longer. The waitress was friendly and the burgers were some of the best we have ever had. My husband loved the beer selection and I had the in rotation cider. Very casual atmosphere, perfect for a no fuss meal.

Thank shastynwright
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a very well-prepared lunch at this local tavern. The burgers were tasty and the house-made Clam Chowder was a treat. Great local beers on tap too!

Thank Mike C
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think burgers are a specialty of the Lower Tavern and they know how to cook them. There was an incredibly good selection - we each made a different choice and really enjoyed our burgers. It's a great bar if you like sport - lots of tv screens. We will be going back before we leave the Island.

Thank KP11347
Port Orchard, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First place we ate on the island and we were so happy with the burgers we ordered. Have to say it was one of the best burgers I have EVER eaten.

Thank jsm024
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just what we needed at the end of a fun day on the island. Didn't want anything too fancy, and loved the fun casual feel of this place! We started with the onion rings and both ordered burgers. Delicious!!! I can't wait to come back and eat here again!!

Thank Julie G
Magnolia, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lower Tavern is a bar and grill with maybe the best burgers, beer, and the like style food in Eastsound. I ate their 3 times during my 5 day stay and was never disappointed.

Thank Austin_Cycle_Boy
Janesville, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We couldn't stay away from this place once we found it. It isn't a place with a view and it is just a tavern, but the halibut was great. We were happy with the service as well.

Thank Traveler8a
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

When I wander in I feel as if I live here. The beer on tap is cold the salads are excellent. people friendly and the extertainment is home grown and fun. whzt mire do you need? reccomebd parking nearby and walking.

Thank Travel333333A
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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274 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

No real ambiance to this place but the basic pub food was very good. Burgers are their specialty and they were very good - we loved the Patty Melts - but the chicken burger was really good too. Prices are reasonable for the island too.

Thank Ellie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Prune Alley, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: (360) 376-4848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?