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The Place Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-8707
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

The food and drinks were excellent. This atmosphere very pleasant with soft background music. Prices are moderate.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed October 1, 2015

The Place was so good, we ate here twice on our trip. The Halibut was amazing and so were the soups they had (Bisque and Chowder).

Thank azguest2013
Reviewed September 28, 2015

On our visit to San Juan Island, my husband and I went on a date and decided to spend the precious time together at The Place. He had halibut with lemon dill sauce, I had steak frites. There were plenty of veggies on the side...More

Thank WrennRWC
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Sept 12, 2015 our hotel suggested The Place for a good meal. Reservations were made. Parking was hard to find, I had a 3 block walk. Nice table by the windows, overlooked the ferry landing and harbor. Very noisy since they had a group of...More

Thank BRubin510
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We had a window seat overlooking the harbour, where we watched the ferries and floatplanes coming and going while we enjoyed a superb meal. Service excellent, a dining experience to remember.

Thank WestUSATravellers
Reviewed September 24, 2015

We really enjoyed the food at The Place - it was delicious. The restaurant was recommended to us by a local person and it was busy every night. The atmosphere is quiet and the decorating is lovely. It is a short block from the ferry...More

Thank LorraineK11
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Wonderful meal and great service! The view of the harbor and boats was beautiful. Fresh seafood prepared perfectly.

Thank Nonnie1959
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We were really looking forward to this highly rated restaurant, but were disappointed with the food. I ordered the haddock, which was overcooked. Only the sauce it is served with saved it from being sent back. Husband's steak was bland, nothing special. Salads were fresh...More

1  Thank TravelGirl30iw
Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is a large and noisy place, full of people in the evening, and close to the ferry and the harbor. Because of the crowds, the service is slow (this applies to when we were there during the end of the high season). The food...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Our whale watching tour operator, Captain Maya, recommended The Place. We were not disappointed! The food was exceptional, the atmosphere intimate and quiet, and the wait staff very attentive. We stayed a bit late and didn't realize they were patiently waiting for us to leave...More

Thank Susan C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$19 - $29
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-8707
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