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“Should be rated higher than 14!”
Review of Rocky Bay Cafe

Rocky Bay Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Surf City, New Jersey
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134 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Should be rated higher than 14!”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

We got off the ferry to wait for our whale watching trip and stumbled upon this place and were lucky to be seated right away. Food was all excellent with top qualify ingredients. Owner stopped by to talk about the town and his place. Service also great, efficient and quick. Favorites were the pancakes and jellies. Of course, since a tourist town, prices higher than at home, but still a good value considering the other options.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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211 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Friday Harbor treasure”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

This is a bustling place for either breakfast or lunch. The food is very good. We had both a breakfast and a lunch there. The breakfast is standard fare with a home spun style of good food and more than ample. The burger was a two hander - tasty and filling. The staff are energetic checking that your drinks are always topped up. The owner is a hands on type whether it is delivering food, refilling glasses and mugs or greeting / thanking the customers.

Visited July 2013
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Vashon, Washington
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Line Out the Door”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We knew the place must be good when the line stretched out the door on a summer Friday morning. We weren't disappointed (even after an hours wait time). The small friendly restaurant was true to it's promised reputation. The food was great, and the employees friendly. The owner even took time to visit our table and explain why there was an Irish flag amongst the numerous American flags decorating the ceiling on the long July 4th weekend (he's part Irish).

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Joannedk
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We had about a 3 hour unexpected wait for the ferry so we waited in line to have breakfast here. It was worth the wait because the food was very hot and tasty. The crab cake Benedict was delicious and so was the vegetarian omelet.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Nngardener
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good little diner”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

When we went, it was a rare hot day in Friday Harbor so it was a little stuffy. We just ordered BLTs, and they were just as good as they would be anywhere else. Nice decor, service was good.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Missi B
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