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Duck Soup Inn

50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
+1 360-378-4878
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Duck Soup Inn provides a high-end dining experience in a lovely, restful environment on San Juan ISland. My wife had eaten here some 30 years ago, and we understand the establishment had undergone a few change of ownership since then. We were returning from...More

1  Thank okeedoke
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We arrived late at night to the Duck Soup Inn and they could not have been more welcoming! The food is fantastic and definitely pushes the tastes of the fresh ingredients available and the ambience is extremely cozy. Definitely worth a visit if you are...More

Thank PeacefulTravels2013
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I live on SJI and have enjoyed this restaurant many times. It was my very favorite spot. Expensive, but wonderful service, delicious and unusual food, and fair prices for what you get. I even chose this quaint spot for my cake-and-punch wedding reception in July...More

Thank IslandTime98250
Reviewed July 26, 2016 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...More

Thank 0lindsay0
Reviewed July 20, 2016

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...More

2  Thank kymbrleh
Reviewed July 19, 2016 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
Reviewed July 15, 2016

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...More

1  Thank LizaB00
Reviewed July 12, 2016

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...More

2  Thank luvintotravel
Reviewed July 10, 2016

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...More

3  Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed July 8, 2016 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $35
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: +1 360-378-4878
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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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