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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” (21 reviews)
“halibut” (46 reviews)
French, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
171 Main St, The Outlook Inn, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9635
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner at New Leaf Cafe due to the gluten free and vegetarian options. It did not disappoint! They also offer great wine and beer choices. Ask to be seated with a view of Indian Island.

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent menu, well executed, friendly and profession service. Part of the Outlook Inn so has the same wonderful charm. Chef Steve is a wonderful piece of the character. Must go if you haven't been.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late evening dining at the New Leaf with my girlfriend, 8pm Orcas Island late, turned out to be the best meal we had while on Orcas Island. The French onion soup was perfectly balanced and the mussels were abdolutely not to be missed, cooked with...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Our family of three checked out the New Leaf Cafe for breakfast during our week-long vacation on Orcas Island, and we had a wonderful meal with some really great food. We love us some comfort food, so when we opened the menu, we immediately fixated...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

New Leaf Cafe has two functions: just go there for a superb and satisfying meal or go there after you ate at Inn at Ship Bay for some good food with a decent portion. Chef Steve has inspired many great familiar bites, as well as...More

Thank Toni K
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Wasn't very impressed with this restaurant - food wasn't anything special. Atmosphere was OK. Didn't think it was worth the price.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Inspired menu, well prepared food, neat bar, attentive, knowledgeable and friendly staff, great view of East Sound. Being off-season, hours limited but good options in surrounding village.

Thank weaverdiva
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We tried this restaurant based on a friend's recommendation and now gladly pass her high ratings on. This is located across the street from a beautiful harbor. The food was great; try the organic chicken sausage and the brioche toast! The focus is on locally...More

Thank Mary57108
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast on our final morning on the Island. We had stayed at the hotel and received a $5 coupon for not requesting new towels so it was also very convenient. Well, it was not only convenient- but delicious! My husband...More

1  Thank TerryTom2119
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Food was well above average, our server was attentive, prompt, but not intrusive. I had the lamb, very good, my wife had the scallops, good. definitely need reservations

Thank Joe828
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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