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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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Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here many times. Always good food. Nice variety of items on the menu. Located on Spring street next to the theater do easy access.

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Thank Teresa D
Amherst, Ohio
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You know when you see a line outside of a restaurant at 8 am on a weekday that the food must be good. We were not disappointed. The hot food and pastries were delicious and plentiful. The staff was efficient and friendly and did a great job of moving customers in and out without making you feel rushed. We look... More 

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Thank Th0mps0n2013
Kirkland, Washington
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rocky Bay Café is a fairly small place, but the food was really good, the service was wonderful and the prices were fair. We were on San Juan Island for 4 days and ate 4 meals at this café. Don't be discouraged if you visit and there is a line to get in - it's worth the wait! Although... More 

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Thank Twila T
Friday Harbor, Washington
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Rocky Bay Cafe is one of the few restaurants that are open for early breakfast. Homemade donuts are a specialty. Breakfast and lunch offerings are hearty and tasty. It is family friendly. Very popular with locals and visitors alike so there may be waiting lines especially on summer weekends. I love this genuine small town restaurant.

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Thank bar980
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a weekday with a group of 9, the place was on the smaller side and they were pretty busy, but they were very accommodating and nice. We had Hailey as our waitress, and she was great! The food we had was a great price, with a nice portion, and it tasted delicious. You could... More 

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Thank Lyndsy R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic value, great people. Food was delicious lots or variety. Easy to find and park. 100 words are a lot.

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Thank Gus c
Terrace, Canada
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stumbled across the Rocky Bay Café one morning and hit it big! It was packed so that was our first indication that it must be good. It was a huge breakfast and was excellent! Very warm and welcoming atmosphere. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Tayloc2014
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lively and popular. Large portions of fried food. Omelet was fair. Good spot for younger travelers who are going to burn off calories hiking and cycling. Older, more sedentary might look elsewhere.

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Thank TravellingFriends
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant provides good basic breakfasts and lunch. Service is generally prompt and food is consistent and fairly priced with cheerful wait staff.

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Thank Jgrayrib
Zeeland, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early for a kayaking trip and had a delicious breakfast. We walked directly to the restaurant from the 7:30am ferry arrival and already found it to be getting busy, and for good reason. The food is excellent and a good value.

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Thank Juli V

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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
Families with children, Local cuisine, 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?