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“Excellent food, beautiful view and great service”

McMillin’s Dining Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Roche Harbor Road
Transit: No public transit in San Juan County
Description: An Island-Certified-Local restaurant with fresh products from local waters and fields, this classic dining option is a wonderful place to celebrate the best of Roche Harbor. If you can't decide from our sizable seasonal menu, you might settle on our house specialty, a 40-day aged prime rib. The Wine Spectator award-winning wine list is abundant in NW selections to give you the taste of place we're so fortunate to live in.
Vancouver, Washington
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Excellent food, beautiful view and great service”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

In the low season you only have one choice for dinner in Roche Harbor, McMillan's,but it is a good one!... The food was very good. The tab can be a bit pricey since everything is described as a small plate so you end up ordering several items. We had the mushroom flat bread which was wonderful. The halibut was also very good. Service was outstanding. Make a reservation if you want a window seat.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Portland, Oregon
1 review
“Simply The Worst - The Food, The Price, The Staff”
Reviewed April 14, 2014

I am not a foodie, I don't take pictures of the stuff I eat, but I can cook a meal and I know what food should taste like, and this food is the absolute worst. I don't know what everyone else is raving about but the protein portions are too small, all too lean, all to much bone, over cooked and dried out, under-spiced, bland poor quality meat, and just simply not prepared correctly.

Plates are taster only, so 18$-22$ for two to three bites of food. Pork was like oven dried chicken, Lamb was drowning in demi-glaze. Mixed vegetables was 4 asparagus, and potatoes were possibly onions. Thanks for the 10$ weak drink, the 50$ of school cafeteria food that was too little to feed my dog (I actually ended up giving the food to the dog incidentally) and the condescending tone. Also thanks for the fly in the water and sticky finger smudges on the glass, stay classy you old dying institution.

  • Visited April 2014
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Always a Treat!”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is our go to choice for special occasions, The view is lovely. The new menu with "small plate" choices is great. I think the prime rib is the best!

  • Visited October 2013
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Everett, Washington
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Always an annual stop”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Pricey but the ambience, service and flavor of local, organic cuisine is worth the price. We come here every year, off-season and never disappointed.

Visited December 2013
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Vancouver, WA
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Wonderful dinner!”
Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is my second visit. I really like the new menu. Ordered a steak off the "small plates" section and it was just the perfect size! My sister had the wild salmon with risotto and she love it. The service and view were great, and of course the meal was delicious! Even ordered some creme brule to top it off!

Visited January 2014
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