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New Leaf Cafe

171 Main St, The Outlook Inn, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9635
+1 360-376-2200
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“halibut” (38 reviews)
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French, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
171 Main St, The Outlook Inn, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9635
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love it here! Set right in down town east sound with a view of the bay our experience here is always a delightful part of our visit to orcas!

Thank Decisions W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have never had chicken and Waffles this place makes it own syrup best tasting ever. The chicken was great but the waffles were outstanding. This had bacon bits the size of cheese cubes. My wife had a bacon and eggs. Everything was fantastic and...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Happy Hour in the bar is the place to be. The halibut is always a great entree option. The pork shanks have been amazing! Great cocktails. This is one of the places locals go to have a nice meal. Brunch is very good. The addition...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Orcas and I wasn't prepared for the range of excellent restaurants available on the island. We would eat somewhere and it would be so delicious we would want to go back again on another night. The only complicating issue...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. The service was good and the food was delightful. I would describe our family as healthy foodies and this definitely fit the bill, we loved it.

Thank ecivda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first evening on Orcas Island, we ate at the New Leaf cafe. The hostess was kind and seated us promptly. Our server was attentive and our food came out perfectly. The food tasted amazing! We had crab cakes and clams. We came here every...More

Thank uniquelyadventurous
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make a reservation! The view of the sound was lovely as we ate. We enjoyed the lavender cocktail, goat cheese salad, onion soup, duck mac'n'cheese, and lighter-than-air halibut crab cakes. Delicious and filling.

1  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried Inn at Ship's Bay, Rose's Cafe, and the Loft this trip but none of them were even close to being as good as New Leaf. Steamers were tasty. Interesting wine list. Kids loved the lamb & frites. Delicate and flavorful halibut all in...More

1  Thank LillyPBellevue_WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfasts are creative and delicious. Dinners are wonderful with a good variety of options. Prices are high, but this is Orcas, after all.

Thank sailguy2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ran into a super nice man, at Brown Bear Bakery (which is wonderful too), and he told us that every time he ANS his wife come over from Seattle, they eat here 3-4 nights out of 5. So, along with the high ratings and...More

Thank Jennifer M
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13 November 2016|
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Response from WJD_CO | Reviewed this property |
I believe they may be closed for Christmas, but you could try Roses cafe in Eastsound. Trpadvisor has a feature that lets you ask them a question right from their page. Good luck, reserve early, roses gets booked up. Enjoy... More
carrie D
6 August 2016|
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Response from gener8rhayes |
Here are our current hours: Breakfast - Thursday, Friday, and Monday from 8am - 11:30am Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am - 12:30pm Dinner - Thursday through Monday from 5pm - 9:30pm Lounge - Thursday... More
Lisa L
1 August 2016|
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Response from SuzKats | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take resies!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 12:30
08:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Main St, The Outlook Inn, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9635
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-2200
The cafe is

Delicious food with a spirit of genuine service and hospitality Guests who visit the New Leaf remark on two things consistently: the quality of the food and the caring service. Your experience is always at the forefront of our minds - the food must be good and we want you to feel taken care of, delighted, relaxed, welcomed.
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