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26 Front St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3443
360-678-4924
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Camas, Washington
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I gotta be honest, I expected this place to be a tourist trap and a disappointment. What the heck is an Asian Cafe doing on a wharf? Why not a fish and chips stand? I stand happily corrected. My sister, niece, and I sampled 4 different dishes and we were all satisfied. The Seafood Spicy Thai Curry was delicious and... More 

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Columbus, OH
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Kim's is only open from time to time -- often unpredictable. the wait staff are very nice. The food is mediocre to poor. American food and Asian dishes are served, but the Pad Thai and Vietnamese vermicelli salad I had on two different occasions were poor to mediocre, lacking flavor, texture and with only the rudimentary ingredients.

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Thank BABASMOM
Blaine, Washington
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76 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

This one is a real surprise as it is located way out at the end of the historic Coupeville pier. We were moored on the dock and walked by Kim’s Café for two days with no sign of activity. I asked the dockmaster what the hours of operation were, but he didn’t know—it’s open when it’s open. Fortunately for us... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Second time here, and good even years later. We split the fish and chips and found the cod excellent with light breading and lightly deep fried. Staff was wonderful and pleasant. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

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Thank Glen S
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71 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We have been here just a few times and I really like the location but the food was not good. Not terrible but certainly not enjoyable...there are much better choices in Coupeville. We have been three times, never again.

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Seattle area
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My sons and I are pho aficionados. We've been to Kim's many times and find that their pho is as tasty as any you'll get in the Seattle area, including places like Pho Bac. At first, I was surprised by the quality "out in the boonies" until I realized that Kim is Vietnamese. The cafe does not have a huge... More 

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Freeland, Washington
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We love Thai food. Having it outdoors on Penn Cove just added so much more to the great meal. Good prices and service. Love the casual vibe. It didn't hurt that we had also just kayaked, renting them from who I believe to be the 'mama' of the whole operation there. Fun, fun, day.

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Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My husband & I were visiting Whidbey Island. Our son-in-law was stationed in Oak Harbor in January and this was our first visit. We had been to the Lavender Farms and they wanted to show us Coupeville. We walked down the pier and found Kims. It was my husband, daughter and her husband and our 2 grandsons. The service was... More 

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Fresno, California
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Thus cafe is at the of a short pier. We had wanted to sit outside but it didn't look like there was outdoor seating. It was there....nice picnic tables overlooking the water. Food was very good and prices were excellent! Homemade clam chowder was delicious. Would definitely recommend.

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Tucson, Arizona
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301 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were getting cold and wanted something warm. We stopped here and got Thai-Style Chicken Curry. It was very good. What was really nice is that we wanted to share. They said OK. When we got the dish, they had actually given us two bowls and it looked like it wasn't just half an order but more. The view is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Front St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3443
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: 360-678-4924

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?