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The Inn at Ship Bay


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Tossed Local Greens w/ Blue Cheese, Duchilly Hazelnuts & Red Wine Vinaigrette
Organic Greens Tossed w/ Aged Sherry Dressing
Asparagus Soup w/ Creme Fraiche & Crispy Parmesan
Roasted Asparagus Salad, Green Garlic, Toasted Hazelnuts, Reggiano & Citrus Dressing
Shaved Spring Vegetable Salad, Carrot, Snap Peas, Fennel, Myers Creamery Goat Cheese & Herb Dressing
Buck Bay or Judd Cove Oysters on the Half Shell w/ Citrus Mignonette
Mangalitsa fennel coppa, salami, bauchspeck & lardo, semolina crackers, cornichon, caper berries, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar
Pan Seared Mangalitsa Pork Belly, Local Rhubarb
Balsamic chutney
Kamilche Seafarm Mussels, Caramelized Shallot Butter, Pinot Gris & Sweet Herbs
Alaskan Weathervane Scallops, Reggiano Risotto, Arugula & Lemon
Carrot dressing
“Bouillabaisse”, Halibut, King Salmon, Octopus, Prawn, Clams, Mussels, Scallop, Spring Vegetables, Saffron
Tomato broth, sweet herbs
Maytag Blue Cheese Ravioli, Caramelized Onion Broth, Beet & Chidori Kale Salad
Coffelt Farm Veal, Wild Leek Potato Puree, Black Currant Red Wine Sauce
Mad Hatcher Chicken Breast, Green Garlic Gnocchi, Sugar Snap Peas, Asparagus, Basil Jus
Local Mangalitsa Pork Leg, Roast Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Caramelized Onion Marmalade, Wilted Kale
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the restaurant to go,to,for a special dining experience. The restaurant itself is lovely with a view of the bay. Our meal was delicious and the presentation flawless. A must when on Orcas Island. Reservations a must.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lintermans
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We were here for two days, and only had one wonderful dinner there, but it was amazing. Locally sourced food ( and drinks) that were to die for. Advanced reservations recommended. Room was cozy with walk out to beautiful grounds with lovely views of Ship...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank William O
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The food was wonderful and the service was very good. My biggest compliant is that they do not take American Express and said not many places on Orcas Island did. As it turns out that was not true as we were there three days and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane P
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This is our restaurant for an outstanding meal on Orcas Island. The chef does an excellent job with local ingredients and the presentation is outstanding. Hilary was super as a server and the meal was a relaxing walk of flavors and wonderful smells. Lamb and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 242MichaelB242
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Although the dining at the Inn was a little difficult to find, the food was delicious and the views of the garden and bay was gorgeous. The goat cheese cheesecake with prune sauce was amazing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 20jackieb
Reviewed September 26, 2018

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary while on Orcas Island and researched dinner venues online prior to our visit. We chose Inn at Ship Bay and were not disappointed. We were welcomed with a "Happy Anniversary" postcard and seated on the patio with a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Valynj
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Delicious farm-to-table fine dining ... Well worth time & money ... Sit back and enjoy an evening of spectacular food & service ...

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to on San Juan Island and Orcas for the last 5 days and this meal will be the one I remember. The sourdough bread and smoked onion butter was some of the best bread I’ve had. I had a very refreshing lemon Verbena...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank krissullivan
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The last few years we tried this, we spent so much for less than stunning food. This time, the price was still high, but the quality made it almost worth the cost. The chef was definitely better this night than our former two visits. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank orcasgal
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A genuine farm-to-table restaurant in a bucolic setting. The food & cocktails are delicious, the service is friendly, and the view is incredible. We discovered this place when Hogstone's was closed, and then we never wanted to eat anywhere else for dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Girlskout
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November 13, 2016|
Response from montony | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest going to their web site and obtaining the e-mail address there to query their holiday hours. Sorry I am not allowed to post the address for you.
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Rhoni0922 | Reviewed this property |
I guessing your asking about the Lamb, was it roasted or sautéed. Frankly I dont know. I'm guessing roasted. It was delicious and the best meal I've ever eaten
Darrell C
May 3, 2015|
Response from Arima1951 | Reviewed this property |
I'm going there on Friday and will find out for you...
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