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Christopher's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

STARTERS
10 oz12.0
20 oz18.0
penn cove mussels*
penn cove mussels steamed in white wine, cream, herbs and plenty of garlic
SOUPS
cup $6.0
bowl $7.0
christopher's classic clam chowder
cup $6.0
bowl $7.0
tomato cream soup*
topped with spinach & parmesan cheese
cup $6.0
bowl $7.0
roasted garlic soup
topped with croutons
SALADS
additions to the salads: chicken $6.00, wild salmon $6.00, prawns $6.00, flat iron steak $6.00, anchovy $1.00, tuna salad (contains walnuts) $4.00
Small $6.0
Large $10.0
house salad*
mixed greens topped with our house made balsamic vinaigrette, tomatoes, cucumbers, garbanzo beans, corn and parmesan cheese
Small $6.0
Large $10.0
caesar salad*/**
crisp romaine lettuce tossed in our house made caesar dressing with croutons, parmesan cheese and lemon
$11.0
crudité salad*
artichoke hearts, bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, mushrooms, garbanzo beans, broccoli & carrots served over mixed greens with roasted tomato vinaigrette
$11.0
warm couscous salad
broccoli, mushrooms & zucchini sauteed in roasted tomato vinaigrette; served over a bed of couscous & mixed greens
$15.0
christopher's warm seafood salad*
penn cove mussels & clams sautéed in roasted tomato vinaigrette with wild salmon, scallops & prawns, served over mixed greens with market vegetables
MUSSELS, PASTA & MORE
$16.0
penn cove mussels & linguine*
steamed in white wine, cream & herbs, with plenty of garlic
$16.0
penn cove seafood stew*
variety of seafood & vegetables in a light tomato broth
$15.0
penn cove manila clams*
sautéed with tomato curry & tossed with linguine
$11.0
add a variety of seafood or chicken $6.0
linguine*
with either our house made alfredo sauce or marinara with parmesan
SANDWICHES
sandwiches are served with choice of house or caesar salad. substitute a cup of soup for two dollars.
half $9.0
whole $13.0
grilled turkey & havarti sandwich
sliced turkey breast with havarti cheese on grilled sourdough
half $9.0
whole $13.0
grilled prosciutto & provolone (contains walnuts)
prosciutto & provolone with our pesto on grilled sourdough
$14.0
christopher's reuben
pastrami on marbled rye with swiss cheese, house made sauerkraut & our thousand island dressing
$14.0
grilled chicken sandwich* (contains walnuts)
grilled chicken breast baked with tomatoes, roasted peppers, mozzarella & pesto aioli; served on an open-faced rustic ciabatta roll
$14.0
warm tuna salad sandwich* (contains walnuts)
christopher's albacore tuna salad baked with tomatoes, roasted red peppers & mozzarella cheese; served on an open-faced rustic ciabatta roll
$15.0
steak sandwich*/**
grilled flat iron steak served on an open-faced rustic ciabatta roll with grilled onions, stone ground mustard aioli, smoked cheddar cheese, tomatoes & roasted bell peppers
$15.0
cod and prawn po' boy
fried Alaskan cod and seared prawns, house tzatziki, grapes tomatoes topped with arugula salad served on and open-faced rustic ciabatta roll with tim's classic chips
$13.0
grilled angus burger*
6oz burger topped with bacon-onion jam & swiss cheese on a toasted brioche bun; served with tim's classic potato chips
About
Northwest cuisine featuring local seafood, produce, and Washington wines. Gluten free options and kids menus available. Reservations recommended. We are closed on Tuesdays.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you come to Coupeville, Be sure to make time in your eating schedule to visit Christophers. We Started off with the mussels appetizer with fresh bread, which were tremendous and perfectly cooked. Then we split the Angus burger. What a Pleasant surprise. The bacon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank robertmQ959GJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a pleasure to dine at Christopher’s. We have visited on a number of occasions, and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SSBDKS
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited twice for dinner this fall. Interesting food with local options. Excellent chowder and veggies. Fried gnocchi dry and mealy. Cheesecake dessert is amazing. Both times servers were distant and not so friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Well we live on Whidbey Island and the food here is sort of limited compared to Seattle . But have been going to Christopher's for a few year's . I don't know maybe they got a different chef . But our last two visit's have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Another absolutely amazing meal! I always order the pen cove mussel appetizer, its a must!!! I've enjoyed all the different things I've ordered. Great selection on their menu as well as specials. Tonight I enjoyed the most amazing mushroom risotto and warm seafood salad! 😋

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ohbeck
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The hotel receptionist recommended this place and we were so thankful to her! Everything about it was great, the staff, the ambiance and not in the least the food! We had the Penn Cove mussels which were served with wonderful artisan bread. We went early...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Corrib
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We first visited Christopher's about three weeks ago while on a trip in the Northwest. We were in a group of 8 and everyone in the group reported that their lunch was excellent. I had the clam chowder, which was some of the best chowder...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ElaineJ451
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Got there just after opening and it filled up quick!! We had the Sea food stew and Rueben sandwich with the clam chowder. Fantastic and great portions all around! We shared the ice cream cookie, which capped off a really great experience. Highly recommend reservations...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Great service, great food! We enjoyed a lovely dinner here. I had the warm seafood salad and my husband had the seafood stew. Both were outstanding! Highly recommend a meal here. Suggest a reservation!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank QuitYourJobandTravel
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Three of us lunched on a Sunday in late September. We began with clam chowder, moved into a Caesar salad, and rowed our way into a shrimp and scallop entree. Where are the adjectives, you ask? There just aren't enough to describe the chowder that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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March 25, 2018|
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Response from Viking46 | Reviewed this property |
Ask and they will accommodate. Very good people run this restaurant willing to adjust as needed.
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November 16, 2016|
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For Christopher's on Whidbey HOW CAN I PURCHASE GIFT CERTIFICATES? Gift Certificates may be purchased at the restaurant or by credit card over the phone. (360) 678-5480
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