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McMillin’s Dining Room

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
CUISINES
American, Seafood

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Menu

APPETIZERS
10.95
Pan Seared Scallop Risotto
Alaskan Weathervane scallops, creamy risotto, bacon onion relish
13.95
Guemes Island Mushroom Saute
Local Blue Oyster & Shiitake mushrooms, Chardonnay, butter and rosemary with Sunnyfield Farm local goat cheese & freshly baked focaccia bread
11.95
Crispy Calamari
Calamari lightly dusted with almonds, shaved garlic and tempura. With lemon aioli
12.95
Dungeness Crab Stuffed Scallops
Freshly shucked pacific scallops, Dungeness & Rock crab and Parmesan au gratin
15.95
Black Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna*
Pan-seared Yellow fin tuna, winter squash and tuna poke salad, wasabi cream and shoga style ginger
19.95
Oysters on the Half Shell*
Freshly shucked Kusshi oysters from Vancouver Island, Sauvignon Blanc mignonette and wasabi infused cocktail sauce
13.95
Dungeness Crab Dip
Dungeness crab, artichoke hearts, shaved onion, Parmesan and lemon aioli baked until bubbling hot with warm crusty bread
8.95
Roasted Root Vegetables
Baby beets, Huckleberry potatoes, Heirloom carrots, parsnips and sweet pearl onions
SALADS AND BISQUE
9.95
Caesar Salad with Charred Tomatoes
Tender hearts of romaine, Caesar vinaigrette, hand torn croutons, shaved Asiago, charred tomatoes and anchovy-parsley oil
10.95
Spinach and Baby Kale*
Spinach and baby kale, mushroom, bacon, Parmesan, almonds, honey mustard dressing and poached egg
9.95
McMillin's Blue Cheese Salad
Romaine hearts, Point Reyes blue cheese, toasted almonds, egg and our famous blue cheese dressing
10.95
Dungeness Crab Bisque
Braised root vegetables, fresh herbs and brandy then thickened with fresh cream and seasoned smoky Spanish paprika and Dungeness crab
TONIGHT'S ENTREES
24.95
Mama Shaw's Homemade Meatloaf
The finest beef, pork and local lamb go into the making Mama's meatloaf with mushroom demi glace, crispy tobacco onions, Yukon Gold mashed potato and roasted root vegetables
28.95
Wild Alaskan Coho Salmon
Pan – Seared Sliver salmon, mixed grains of wild rice, quinoa, couscous sautéed with fresh herbs and heirloom tomatoes with steamed broccolini
26.95
Jidori "Chicken of the Earth"
Raised free range, humanly, at small farms. Panseared crisp with, roasted garlic pan jus, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, broccolini and cherry tomatoes
32.95
Wild Sea of Cortez Shrimp Scampi
Large White prawns hand selected for Roche Harbor butterflied and roasted in their shells with savory scampi butter. Served with seasonal grains and roasted root vegetables
38.95
Lazy G Ranch Lamb of the Night
Local as it gets! Lazy G Ranch Lamb, raised by the Guard Family on sweet meadow grasses flavored by the ocean breeze. Ask your server for tonight's lamb inspiration
34.95
Seafood Pasta Pappardelle
Wild Pacific prawns, Alaskan Weathervane scallops and Coho salmon tossed with saffron cream sauce. Garnished with crab claws and gremolada
9oz. 36.95
Prime Cap Steak*
Chef Shaw's favorite steak, pan-charred with Kobe beef fat with blues cheese and aged balsamic syrup. Serve with Delicata squash and roasted huckleberry potatoes
22.95
The Overseer Burger*
Half-pound American Kobe beef, apple wood bacon, Tillamook aged white cheddar, grilled onion, smoky ketchup and greens on a Brioche bun. With steak wedge fries
Petite - 8 oz. 32.95
Roche Harbor - 12oz. 39.95
McMillin's - 16 oz. 46.95
USDA Prime Slow-Roasted Prime Rib*
Available Friday and Saturday Night Since 1958 Roche Harbor has prepared our Prime Rib in the tradition of New York's famed steak houses. We begin with the finest Quality USDA Prime Beef aged 40 days for the most tender and flavorful experience. Each prime rib is rubbed with our special seasoning then slow roasted to perfection in our special designed ovens. Served with house made veal au jus, Yukon Gold mashed potato and fresh Oregon horseradish
About
An Island-Certified-Local restaurant with fresh products from local waters and fields, this classic dining option is a wonderful place to celebrate the best of Roche Harbor. If you can't decide from our sizable seasonal menu, you might settle on our house specialty, a 40-day aged prime rib. The Wine Spectator award-winning wine list is abundant in NW selections to give you the taste of place we're so fortunate to live in.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to McMillan’s just about every year for the past decade and have seen a lot of ups and downs. They just did a big renovation and added a wine cellar (which is a little strange, frankly... why not just add more tables?)....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jenjakew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the great honor of celebrating our 47th Wedding Anniversary Dinner here with my daughter and her family. Service was excellent, food was delicious with all in our group and portions were generous. Cleanliness was excellent, wait times after ordering was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank EagleDave1
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This gorgeous Marina has a new decor in the dining area, and Chef Shaw has gone over the top with the menu. The food is excellent, and you also enjoy a beautiful ceremony of "Colors" - the lowering of the flags at dusk. Taps is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Barbara Z
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Barbara, Thank you for dining with us and for your review! We'll pass on your kind words to the Chef & his staff. We're glad you were able to experience the Roche Harbor Colors Ceremony as well; what a great tradition. Please join us again...More

Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful dinner here the other night. The staff were professional and outstanding. The view is amazing. Try to get a view table up against the window. And make sure to book at least 3 to 5 days in advance during high season. Which...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

B5588CNmatthewb, Thank you for your kind review! The expansive new windows sure are great, we must agree. We hope you enjoyed your dishes and look forward to serving you again soon. -Cheers!

Reviewed July 26, 2019

Wonderful historic home and we got a beautiful table by the window with a view and fresh air. Salmon was so tasty as was their well known prime rib. Food was excellent. Priced a bit higher than the other menu, so would recommend for an...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Roche_Harbor_Resort, Front Office Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

EnjoytheRideNow, Thank you for dining with us and for your review! We hope you enjoyed the ambiance and setting of our brand new interior. The salmon is a new item for us this summer too and it sure is delicious. We look forward to serving...More

Reviewed July 23, 2019

I can't believe I forgot to write a review for this place! I'm hoping I can remember everything to give a proper review! Here. We. Go! We came here during our anniversary trip to Friday Harbor. We loved the setting of the area and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank redhead_roaming
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

redhead_roaming, Better late than never we say! Thank you for your kind words. We have also changed a lot since last fall; the interior and kitchen were completely remodeled and are fresh, light, and welcoming as ever. The windows are now floor-to-ceiling and we have...More

Reviewed June 15, 2019

really cute place. agree that you have to be choosy on the menu, but they can accommodate food allergies. can't lose with the fresh fish.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

anengineeredtraveler, Thank you for your review! While we appreciate the kind words, we have also been closed for renovations for the past 5 months. Perhaps you are describing an experience at our neighboring Madrona Bar &Grill? We will pass the praise on to them if...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018

We stumbled upon McMillin's on a cold Friday evening in December. What a treat. My wife said her island lamb was amongst the best she's ever had. My meatloaf with mushroom reduction was to die for. As were the cocktails. Beautiful views out over the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eric S
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Eric, Thank you for your kind words and review! We're thrilled you found us and enjoyed your evening. Mama Shaw's meatloaf is a favorite and even though we change up our menu with the seasons it has always stayed on - it's just that delicious....More

Reviewed December 2, 2018

Had dinner at McMillan's and the ambience, as usual, was very nice. The higher-priced-than-seems-warranted food was on the mediocre side though and the wait staff not terribly attentive given that the restaurant wasn't too full on this Saturday evening. My wife had the petite prime...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at McMillin’s Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Todd, Thank you for dining with us and for sharing your experience. We appreciate the kind words and critiques alike and will take them into account for future improvement. Apologies that our dishes did not live up to your expectations; we know that you expect...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018

Dinner for four was somewhat disappointing considering the top-drawer prices. Disasters included charred crisped burned to a crisp Brussels sprouts; ouch! The mushroom risotto was long on mushrooms (good!) but actually nothing that resembles risotto; it was rice, period. Lamb shank special was fine. For...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tjmU4374LJ
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