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The Brown Lantern Ale House

) #8 of 67 Restaurants in Anacortes $$ - $$$ American, ,
412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
+1 360-293-2544
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were going to go have drinks before heading out of town and we decided to stop in here. He ordered a manhattan (10.50) and the bartender came and asked him to make sure it was okay. I ordered the Just Peachy...More

Thank Wklstoywife
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The look and decorations in the bar where fun. Great casual bar set up. Food was ehh. Ordered nachos to start.. fairly decent. Ordered the flatbread pizza and it was almost chewy. Husband had the street tacos. They looked really good. Until he tried the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and do.. Also good for families. Has games available to play if you wish. Good selection of beers on tap and seasonal taps. Good variety of foods and specials to satisfy all tastes, including children. Service was friendly and good. One of...More

Thank gbmoneymatters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would spend my $16 on something else. The deep fried meal was SO greasy. It came with fries, fish, shrimp and 2 oysters. The oysters were mushy. It cost an additional $2.50 to switch onion rings for fries. We did not have any beer...More

Thank slittle13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved The Brown Lantern the first time, when going thru Anacortes to Orcas, that we ate there again during our return trip home. The food portions are generous, the food is tasty, and the happy hour pricing is great too. The fish tacos can't...More

Thank bluedarterfarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I dropped in for a quick beer and burger and were not disappointed! Friendly pub atmosphere and large menu. We sat at the bar and were offered a few tasters that were on tap. Food came out quickly and was good. My...More

Thank sara k
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

After a long walk on the Tommy Thompson trail we came here for a burger and a beer. The wheat beer is very nice. The bacon cheese burger is awesome! Lots of smoked bacon, cheese and the bun is very good. Father in law had...More

Thank Rettey
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a late lunch here so there were not many people here so the service by the barkeep was very good. I had the Monster Chili Cheese Burger which was very filling with the fries that came with it. My wife had the fish...More

Thank WesOrmond
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Excellent fish and chips prepared with a light beer batter or pan seared. The Captains Plate with cod, oysters, and shrimp is also excellent. Good selection of beers and wines. Comfortable laid back setting in historic downtown Anacortes. Good service and friendly people.

Thank Dooglas
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a comfortable place to hang out. They also serve a nice variety of dishes. You can get anything from fish and chips to a salad, and all the other things that you would expect to find a local tavern. It always seems to...More

Thank TotalFoodSnob
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12 August 2016|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
3-6 every day, 9-close Monday thru Thursday and all day Sunday
12 August 2016|
Response from rusty_fwg | Reviewed this property |
3-6pm and then reverse 9-close. I think all day Sunday has specials if I remember correctly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-293-2544
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