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Camano Island Waterfront Bistro

Contemporary, Fusion, American, Seafood
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1054 SW Camano Dr, Camano Island, WA 98282-8480
+1 360-387-0783
11:00 - 21:00
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Redmond, Washington
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been visiting Camano Island for 15 years or so. So, in my opinion, this restaurant is the best bet if you're looking for a fine dining experience. The restaurant is located at the Camano Island Inn. I recently stayed at the Inn and had dinner twice here, on a winter getaway in February. There are many fine pieces to... More 

Thank tracey k
CamanoIsland I, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear tracey k, We are very happy that you took the time to review our restaurant...it is with great appreciation that I respond and thank you for indulging in dinner both nights of your stay with us. Chef Kris feels that local sourcing is key to his menu and does an amazing job making sure that everything is fresh and... More 

Olympia, Washington
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412 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We lunched here sometime back and really enjoyed it, so when we knew we’d be back on Camano with friends from Texas we called for a Sunday evening reservation only to learn there was a wine pairing special dinner scheduled. Four courses, four Walla Walla wines, $70. Four glasses of Walla Walla wine alone can approach that figure. We signed... More 

Thank SkykomishBob
Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear SkykomishB, Thank you so much for the eloquent "food critic" type review about our wine dinner a few weeks ago...it was a beautiful and yes, an enchanting evening with wonderfully pleasant and interesting guest, sitting around an artfully decorated table drinking divine wines, engaging conversation and eating elegant food...it could not have been more perfect. As Chef Kris announced... More 

Camano Island, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great place, both the B&B and the Bistro. Food is outstanding and the view outside is breathtaking. The Chef even has his own produce garden from which they make the meals. Pricey but worth it.

Thank lambo61
Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear lambo61, Thank you very much for the lovely review...Chef Kris is pretty amazing and yes indeed the views are not bad either :) Please visit us again soon! Happy Holidays, Susan F General Manager More 

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323 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife, a good friend and I enjoyed a warm afternoon on the deck overlooking Puget Sound and Whidbey Island. Lunch was excellent and the service as well. We have been there several times before and are always pleased. The mussels were better than ever. On a sunny day it can not be beat.

Thank LeonNoel7
Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear LeonNoel7, Thanks so much for the awesome review! We are so happy that you have visited us on more than one occasion...yes, the views are incredible and the outside deck is the perfect spot to eat Chef Kris's delicious mussels! We look forward to your return back to the inn! Happy Holidays, Susan F General Manager More 

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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

What a great place! The view is to die for and on top of that the chef makes some of the best food i have tasted. Go for the sunset as it is one of the best places to watch and enjoy al fresco dining. Try the brussel sprouts and mussel appetizers. The menu is limited as it changes quite... More 

Thank Jeff W
Camano Island, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and he food is always exceptional. I only visit this place in the summer because I love sitting outside watching boats sail by as i sip my beer. Would highly recommend if your on the Island.

Thank Ron P
Camano Island, Washington
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

They had only two offerings for dinner and they were both quite expensive over $50 per person. Wine was also fairly expensive for a single glass. This was a while ago so maybe they have changed their menu policy. I would advise a call so you're not stuck either in an awkward moment or paying a high price for a... More 

1 Thank Stephanie K
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We stayed at the Camano Island Inn for our anniversary get away wich was wonderful. We made dinner reservations at the Bistro wich is in the same building. The Bistro was not as wonderful as the Inn. We paid $100 for a meal for two that was less than adequate in my opinion. The bread was burnt (as you can... More 

1 Thank Amy S
Camano Island, Washington
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

The menu here was created to see how avant grade and bizarre they could make it. Vietnamese food at a nice restaurant?? I enjoy gourmet food but not weird food. We visited for lunch and the place was completely empty on a Sunday. We both could not find anything on the menu that even sounded normal and good so we... More 

1 Thank Sailing717
Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Sailing 717, You know what they say "don't judge a book by its cover". I am pretty sure some may take offense to your comment "Vietnamese food at a nice restaurant??" While our food is not Vietnamese we would proudly serve something inspired by any one of the amazing flavors from around the world in our nice restaurant. Maybe... More 

Camano Island, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

My husband Stephen made a reservation for us for my birthday and we could not have been more pleased.First the atmosphere was perfect and we were greeted so nicely at the door.We had the option of dining indoors or out on the patio. We chose indoors as our reserved time was 7:45 and it was a bit chilly,but gorgeous! Our... More 

Thank buttabutta
Susan H, General Manager at Camano Island Waterfront Bistro, responded to this review

Dear ButtaButta, Thank you so much for such a kind review and sharing your Birthday with us...we are thrilled that you enjoyed everything! We couldn't agree with you more, Rick, Sefan and Marcos are amazing and we are very proud to have such a hospitable and enthusiastic team at our beautiful inn. Our chef loves giving our guest one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Contemporary, Fusion, American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1054 SW Camano Dr, Camano Island, WA 98282-8480
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Camano Island
  • Phone Number: +1 360-387-0783
Pacific Northwest cuisine fresh from our culinary farm to table... Our Chef Kris Gerlach has years of culinary experience and is dedicated in providing quality PNW cuisine to our customers. Locally sourced from farmers, ranchers and fishermen whenever possible...the same folks who take the same care in creating the ingredients we use, as we do in creating the dishes we prepare. We believe in respecting the ingredients by letting the natural flavors direct our dishes and menu.

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