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Reviewed September 18, 2022 via mobile

Came to this restaurant at the advice of a local. Sat upstairs outside except you can’t order upstairs, you have to go downstairs. Needed napkins, they didn’t have any and the girl behind the bar could barely stop vaping long enough to get us some...paper towels. Food was mediocre at best. The Fish n Chips weren’t that crispy. No one brought us refills on water. we were left on our own.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 18, 2022

We stopped here for dinner to get something small and the fish tacos were perfect. The staff is very nice. The location is great, right at the ferry. They do close early.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 14, 2022

I had halibut tacos. Very good. We sat upstairs. It provides an excellent view of the harbor. This place is not fancy, but it is simple and good.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 23, 2022

Nice place , good value food, honest prices and good service The wait staff was great specially the bar tender with the triangle sunglasses Best food in own with a view

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 14, 2022 via mobile

Greasy food and surly service. The food was pretty bad and the service even worse. Plenty of other options in town. No reason to take this one.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 14, 2022 via mobile

This place looks very festive and lively as you get off the ferry. You basically pick a place to sit and place your order at the bar. They then bring your food out and call your name to find you. The person at the bar...taking orders was a bit crabby, but the person who brought the order out was friendly. My wife and I got the fish and chips which were surprisingly good. Not overcooked and flavorful. What's nice is this place is pet friendly and we could have our dog with us on the patio.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 13, 2022

Loved the rooftop deck, was very happy kids were allowed up top. The three level setup was pretty interesting. The BBQ oysters (quite good btw) went on the grill at the lowest level. The rest of the food comes from Level 2 (kind of smokey...for our taste) and the drinks from Level 3. The servers definitely get their steps in. Likely goes without saying but work the fresh catch menu as much as you're willing. Only disappointment was they'd run out of Dungeness. Not a huge surprise in August. Common problem around the island during our visit.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 16, 2022 via mobile

Marginal food… sopping service… a notch up from fast food. Much better options (food prep and views) just across the street at a similar pricing.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 11, 2022 via mobile

Views of the harbor, lots of variety of food choices, from seafood to burgers, full bar, walkable from the harbor if you are just doing a day trip.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 27, 2022

Great food but weird service, or lack there of! We didn't see any signs or directions so just grabbed a couple seats at the bar facing the street. Amazing view!! We sat for awhile and hubby finally went up to the bar to ask about...menus and drinks. The guy said sure, here's some menu's, are you going to pay or open a tab! That was it!! We perused the menu, placed our order and sat back down. Pretty quickly somebody was yelling our name!! They delivered the food and drinks, each time yelling out our name as if for the first time!! Between drinks, soup, tacos, oysters and a Polish dog, that was 6 times!! The food was amazing, all of it!! The smoked salmon chowder was thick and rich with just the right amount of salmon and clams. The fish and shrimp tacos both were grilled and nicely spicy, not over powering. The polish dog is huge! Now, those oysters though, they were phenomenal!! Grilled to perfection and the caper broth they add is genius! I definitely highly recommend Friday's, especially for the chowder and oysters, and will come back for sure!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 5, 2022

We enjoyed terrific seafood and chowder here with the best service, too. Several beer and cider on tap. Great experience.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed September 29, 2021

I completely agree with another reviewer, who mentioned it is confusing on where to sit and whether you are served or have to go self order. The staff were nice, but it was busy thus not all that friendly or helpful. I believe they think...everyone should know what to do but they need to keep in mind a lot of people here are visitors. Granted if you are a "frequent" islander you would know and you probably would have a better experience. I went here because it was pet friendly. The view of the harbor was spectacular and fun to watch the seaplanes and ferries coming and going. Food was overpriced so just got a bowl of chowder, it was "ok". Go for the view and the beer and don't expect great service and you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 1, 2021

I'm a summer local who decided to give this place a try. I was greeted by friendly servers. who told me the place was pet friendly. I found it confusing whether you sit and a server comes to you or you order at the center...grill. It's the later. Food arrived quickly, was tasty but the portions were skimpy. Fifteen dollars for two "street" fish tacos is overpriced in my book. The place caters to tourists who don't know any better. I won't be back.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 28, 2021 via mobile

Very cool atmosphere and we were able to eat outside and look over the water. However for the price of the food it was not good. My friend got her food way before I did and she was done eating by the time I got...my food. Very overpriced for what you get.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 28, 2021

This is the best value, best food, best view, and kindest staff in Friday Harbor. We had a large group that no other restaurants would accomodate. Friday's Crabhouse not only accomodated us, but made us feel so welcome we met there for all our meals....They have a nice view of the harbor, indoor and outdoor seating, great food, fast service, and kind staff. Dogs are even allowed to sit next to one's table.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Friday's Crabhouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 4