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“Great ambience, food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Place Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

The Place Restaurant & Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $29
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Florida
1 review
“Great ambience, food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2009

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner served by Kris. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the food preparation and the fine service. A great eatery is suboptimal without great management and service. This restaurant has all great qualities. We will enjoy future dinners there for memorable occasions.

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Thank retireFH
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Seattle
1 review
“Pure Perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2009

We walked about town looking for the perfect spot to have dinner for our anniversary. We perused several menus and wine lists and finally came to The Place. We were first intrigued by the fact that it was so close to the water, then by the delicious menu posted at the door. We decided to take a peek inside. We were immediately greeted with a warm smile and sat promptly at a window table with beautiful views of the harbor. Our waitress was young yet clearly knowledgeable about the wine list she recommended a delicious Oregon Pinot Noir, which was a beautiful accompaniment to our dinner of lamb and Filet. Both of which were cooked to perfection. Durring casual conversation at dinner with our waitress we mentioned we were celebrating our two year anniversary, well after dinner she surprised us with a warm chocolate cake and a flickering candle on top! We were so happy to have chosen The Place to celebrate and we will most definitely be back next time we visit the Islands. If you are looking for the perfect food, service, and atmosphere visit The Place.

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Thank Travel_passion2020
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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Wonderful Food & Atmosphere!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2009

The seafood was delicious and you must try their famous mushroom appetizer!

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Thank NYGA2
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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Too busy for a good dinner!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2009

My husband and I were hoping to cap a wonderful day of whale watching with Captain Jim with a nice dinner at The Place Bar and Grill. We had made a reservation for 7:45 p.m. and showed up on time, only to be given a space at the bar since all tables were taken. We had our drinks and waited until 8:20 to be seated. Again we waited for another 20 min. or so after that before our server came to greet us. At that time, we asked about the Dungeness Crab Cakes and were told that they had sold out of all the crab!!! We decided to order just the mushroom appetizer (which was great) and a salad... about 10 pieces of lettuce for $7!!! After we told the server about our evening, our food and drinks were comped. We left hungry, but found some clam chowder up the street at a pub. We then went back to our hotel, Friday Harbour House, and got two delicious crab cakes from The Bluff restaurant, delivered to our room!

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1 Thank lovetotravel00
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Austin, Texas
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“Very Romantic Atmoshphere - middle of the road food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2009

Ate dinner on a Thursday. Fantastic oyster appetizer. Average Hallibut dish. Pricey. Not a lot of choices in Friday Harbor with a view. This is the most romantic.

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Thank lakewayman
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