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Rocky Bay Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
360-378-5051
Today
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Local shop owner pointed us in the direction of the Rocky Bay Cafe for breakfast. Small bakery, cozy seating, and delicious breakfast. While we have simple bacon, sausage, eggs, and hashbrown taste, the more substantial menu items we saw being delivered looked impressive. Our meals were cooked to order, hot, and delicious. The sausage tasted especially fresh and the locally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always like to go to the restaurants that are packed with locals and this seemed to be the place on a Sunday morning. The food arrived quickly and was very good! The donuts and cinnamon rolls looked amazing but after eating a couple pancakes larger than the size of my head, I couldn't eat anymore if I tried. Great... More 

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Cheyenne, WY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Appetizing diner food in a great location near the ferry landing and many shops. We enjoyed the Rocky Bay Cafe so much that we ate here twice on a two day visit. The first was a delicious lunch that was delivered quickly as we were hustling to make a whale watching tour. The second was a very filling and tasty... More 

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Thank Crude
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here hungry after a long morning cycle ride. And we were so glad we did. The food came quickly and the burgers was delicious. Definitely worth a trip.

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Thank Rammina
Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a tasty, filling breakfast here while visiting Friday Harbor. The portions were good sized. It was a typical breakfast, diner style food minus the grease, which is a plus. It's a popular breakfast spot, but we didn't have to wait long for a table. Service was good, the food arrived quickly, and our coffee cups were always full.... More 

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Thank StillDreaming11
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast place, fast service, great customer service! Huge servings at very reasonable price. Good coffee!!

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Thank Teresa O
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best breakfast I've had anywhere! Everything cooked perfectly and the staff is super friendly. They serve breakfast all day, and we had the combination - eggs scrambled with bacon and cheese, hash browns - actually "brown" and one huge pancake! Too much food - took half with me.....looking forward to the leftovers tomorrow. Great meal - we stop here... More 

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Thank KarenRWilliams
Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I say the only place for breakfast, I'm not saying it is the best place. It is literally the only place in Friday Harbor where we found a full breakfast. We had bacon, eggs, pancakes, oatmeal, and all was excellent. I was amazed how nice they were, especially considering that they were dealing with a cancelled ferry crowd,

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Thank Fin G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in the door and immediately were greeted and offered a coffee and told how long it would be before our table was ready, which was less than 5 minutes. Our waitress was friendly. The food was good, not outstanding, but better than average for sure. They have a robust menu with many types of options.

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Thank Kevin H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe is rather small so expect to wait outside but it's totally worth it. Go in and put your name on the wait list and grab a cup of coffee to keep you warm while waiting. Food delicious. Gluten free bread is available. Very organized and efficient. No time to dawdle after eating as they will expect you to make... 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, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: 360-378-5051

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?