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Willows Inn Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Menu

195
wine pairing 90
juice menu 40
rhubarb cider & wild berries
raw chanterelles w/ dried smelts
toasted kale leaves
steelhead roe
doughnuts of smoked black cod
ripe plums
fish & shellfish
About
One seating at 6:30pm each night features a preset tasting menu that is entirely fished, foraged, and farmed from or around Lummi Island.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
CUISINES
American, International
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is expensive. But worth every penny and then some. The art, passion, thought, and visual beauty is surreal, but the flavors are something you think about for a very long time. They linger, the memories yours to keep forever. The use of smoke on...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Sherri L
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

We had reservations for the Ӈl a carte" lunch, not knowing what that meant. The 5 of us were all kind of disappointed when we first read the menu--it just looked like a bunch of appetizers. We embraced that, though, and ordered several different dishes...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank llheim
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Sooooooo, I'm rooting for this place, it has the "next level" ability, but it's not there yet. And if you want to travel distances to eat at locations that expand your thoughts on food think about this place, but don't go for fine dinning, go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Coug8491
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We choose Lummi island for our October field trip. Our main destination was to try the fine food at Willows Inn and a beach walk at Sunset beach afterwards. We arrived just before they opened at noon and enjoyed looking around the wisteria lined deck...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patti W
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Went there twice and each time are impressed by the good and service there. It is worth to stay there as well after dinner. Chef is trained in Noma which ranked no. 1 in the world for few years.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank globaljetseter
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Willows Inn is a truly charming place. Their restaurant, however, provided for one of the best dining experiences of our lives. Being a true foodie, I usually remember places I've traveled to by the food I had while there, and this visit will surely be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the Tasting Menu experience! Every dish served was amazingly presented and the flavors were so one of a kind. I didn't think our appetites would be satisfied, but by the end of the evening, we found ourselves completely full!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank busybeemom96
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is not just a dinner this is an experience. I would call this Ultra Dining. This is not cheap - it is eyepopping expensive. But it is worth it. This meal was a not only a work of art for the eyes but also...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Mikeald
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Second time for us, thanks to friends who are great fans of the chef-owner. A "once in a lifetime" meal that should, probably, be experienced only once in a lifetime. A revisit discloses some of the pretense that makes the food, site, and serving experience...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PDXTraveler_98
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The cast at Willow Inn gives you a front row seat to an unforgettable evening. A menu introduces one to the island's bounty of flowers, fruits, grains, vegetables and fish all designed into edible small portions on wood planks, mounds of ice, pottery bowls, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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ScottyBanfield
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Reid J | Property representative |
Hello! If you book a room with us you can book dinner simultaneously. If you do not book a room then you can only make a dinner reservation two weeks in advance. Typically in the summer and weekends we fill with guests that... More
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Karen G
June 1, 2015|
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Response from Reid J | Property representative |
Hi Karen, The dinner is a preset tasting menu that is served at 6:30pm each night and is $175/person.
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