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8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
(360) 678-4222
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Whidbey Island, Washington
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've dined here twice and the food is decent, but it's not my favorite place on the island. I've had the mussels, which were good, but I've had much better. The fried zucchini, which was mediocre. The fish and chips, which is really fish and french fries, which were good, but nothing outstanding. It's a nice bar, decent bar food,... More 

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Washington
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been living on Whidbey Island for the last fifteen years and it never fails to amaze me how much fun Toby's is. I love all the chotskies on the walls (and the ceiling). I love the lumpy seats and the no nonsense waitresses. The food is pub food (I recommend the muscles, taken right out of Penn Cove,... More 

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Thank smarti5
Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Serving staff disorganized and slow. We had the salmon and chips. Tasted okay at the time but we woke up in the night with upset stomachs and gurgles tasting of old fish. We will not go back.

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Orange Park, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate at the bar because the place was packed. Still received fast service. The food was great! They specialize in mussels. We also had clam chowder, which was wonderful. There are a few tables by the window overlooking the water in back, and also overlooking the street in front. Definetly a local hang out!

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Thank KTinFL1
Boise, Idaho
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the best value for the best tasting mussels, you cannot miss Toby's. Yes-it's a bar with no admittance of minors. Yes-the wait staff can be gruff (but there are 2 people for 10 tables and a busy bar). Yes-the decor is rustic. Yes-we go EVERY time we visit here, sometimes more than once. If halibut is on... More 

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Thank AshleyB63
Coupeville, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much enjoy Toby's Mushroom & Swiss Burger. Tasty and always done right! The staff are always friendly and attentive.

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Thank RosieB17baby
California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday we had an unbelievably delicious Ahi Tuna sandwich that melted in our mouths! Today went back and had a pound of mussels and Yummy!!! The best Penn Cove mussels ever!! Been here before and loved it and we still do!! Excellent food!

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Thank djduane1
South Dakota
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150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubs had the halibut and chips, I had grilled oysters-went early to avoid the crowds-still very loud, two TV's going, people yelling, pool table in the middle of the room-typical pub atmosphere-food was very bland-not much flavor. Slow service. Wouldn't return. My opinion is outweighed by the evidence that says a lot of people do like this place.

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Thank blackhillslady
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This truly a funky, old fashioned, wonderful place on the main street overlooking the water. Our group had mussels (fantastic), Ahi steak and salad (wonderful), and, fish and chips (great), plus a variety of local tap beers. All absolutely delicious. Our waitress was fast and effecient, the views of Penn Cove are great, what else could we want?

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Thank Dave M
NY NY
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, view , and service were just great! I was expecting much more of the town. After a very short tour of it, we headed to Toby's for lunch, my disappointment of the effort I made to go to Whidbey Island greater than my appetite. However, the most incredible hostess and the most delicious fish sandwich wiped my disappointment... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 NW Front Street, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: (360) 678-4222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?