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Duck Soup Inn

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50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bellevue, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This quaint little restaurant near Friday harbor was a surprising treat. The building felt like a fairy treehouse and the food tastes like heaven. The menu was comprised of local, healthy, but delicious choices. I had the smoked salmon and corn chowder to start, and organic fennel gnocchi, as well as local vegetables shared with the table. For dessert I... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Duck Soup Inn several times over the past 4 years and until now have always raved about our experience. However, they have made some serious changes recently and DSI no longer lives up to the bar previously set. Hence we offer... know before you go. The food is very unique but the menu is very limited. If... More 

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Fairfield CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner on highway to Roche Harbor about halfway from Friday Harbor. Pleasant staff and setting. Would return every time we return to San Juan Islands in future.

Thank Guillermo M
La Crescenta, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and some of it exotic. The cocktail I had was yummy and the entree was ok. Though they have vegetarian "options", there was not much that interested me on the menu. I didn't like the booth because my legs were dangling as I am but 5'3". I suggest if your on the shorter side to get... More 

Thank LizaB00
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it's been 4 years since we've gone to Duck Soup Inn, it was a favorite of ours, and we've been there many times, so since we were in town, we decided to go there once again. Our first disappointment, was everything on the menu is ala carte, including the bread. Prices were high on all the food, the waitress... More 

1 Thank luvintotravel
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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561 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an odd little restaurant. Getting there is difficult and fortunately we traveled in the sunlight to find our way. I still wonder what happened to our original server. After we were seated, someone else showed up and assured us they would soon take our drink order. And then we waited...and waited...and waited still some more. I have been... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere combined with the menu and service create a truly perfect evening! The beautifully presented fare and wonderful flavor combinations leave one feeling that they've found the best spot on the island.

Thank namaste909
Whidbey Island, Washington
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is with regret that I write this review, because Duck Soup Inn used to be our favorite restaurant on San Juan Island. The previous owner was a woman whose specialty was soup, thus the name. The menu was not large, but there were always a dozen or so entrees to choose from, all of them familiar to the average... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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181 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for a very special occasion and even though there were no other occupied tables, they sat us next to the bathroom. Really? Service was spotty and slow. They were out of some of the speciality drinks and entrees on the menu and the server didn't know how the replacement dishes were prepared. Starters were fairly good but... More 

Thank teddipet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife for her Bday...Great service. Anna was very knowledgeable, friendly, presentable and smelled good. Lol. Food was amazing. Had the Duck (of course), Gnocchi, Beets, Fries and the Chia Chocolate Moose. We left fully satisfied and will be back. Former Sous Chef Daniel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $35
American, International, Soups
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: 13603784878
Duck Soup Inn is a rustic island restaurant serving Pacific Northwest cuisine. We hope to offer you a sense of place by showcasing the bounty of the islands we are blessed to call home. From local farm produce, meat and seafood, foraged edibles from land and sea, and local goods made from island crafts people, the abundance and beauty of the San Juan's is on full display. We offer you adventures in island dining through fresh, seasonal, inspired cuisine, delightful wines, and creative cocktails served in a cozy cabin in the woods. The restaurant has received enthusiastic attention from various publications including Bon Appétit, Pacific Northwest Magazine, Seattle Met, Seattle Times, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, and Fodor's.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?