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Brown Bear Baking

Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
+1 360-855-7456
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (79 reviews)
“scones” (57 reviews)
“pastry” (36 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to Brown Bear Baking twice on our week-long holiday on Orcas Island, both on the same day. We had a late breakfast snack of scones, a pecan bun, and a chocolate muffin, and we are still arguing to this day which of...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed picking up treats here for breakfast. They seemed very sugar-heavy but were light and fluffy.

Thank VanVicky079
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These super nice guys stayed open past closing for us! We enjoyed their treats, drinks and hospitality!! I’d go back for sure!!

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brown Bear is renowned for its French pastries, and rightly so, but don’t forget their soup and bread for lunch. There’s just one kind a day (and none in the summer) but you can’t go wrong-servings are tasty and generous., and they almost always sell...More

Thank Gwen B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

While in Eastsound this is your No.1 place to stop. The choice of pastries is beyond your wildest dreams. The choice of warm beverages will top off your choice of flaky, moist, tasty, morsels. The staff is friendly and helpful should you come to a...More

Thank dandreassen
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I've visited this bakery a few times during my week on Orcas Island. This time I found the service good. The staff is friendly and organized. I didn't have to wait too long either to order or to get my order. The coffee they serve...More

Thank Bouvuergirl1271985
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Excellent selection! Fresh and tasty treats in a friendly atmosphere. Located in the heart of Eastsound .

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Lovie and I stopped for a quick bite before heading over to Friday Harbor for a day of exploring. What an absolute treat! We each had the house smoked salmon quiche and Lovie also had a jambon croissant. Everything was really, really good. The quiche...More

Thank rachaelk247
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We stopped by for muffins or pastries for a lunch snack. They had just opened for the day; hot bread pudding was coming out from the kitchen to the display case. The combined smells of cinnamon and fresh bread and various sugars were almost a...More

Thank captbill49
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped in here for a coffee and a pastry and were not disappointed. Everything was so delicious and clearly made from scratch. I really wanted one of everything!

Thank Lorraine N
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Questions & Answers
Lindsay C
27 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
We have a rotating Gluten Free Muffin every morning. Also Granola, our signature Bear Bread and Bear Bites.
Pamela H
11 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
We are open 7 days a week 8a-5p through Labor Day Weekend
carrie D
6 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
Open Everyday 8a-5p through Labor Day Weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-855-7456
  • E-mail
Nestled in the San Juans on Orcas Island in the Village of Eastsound, you'll find a quant small baking kitchen, a place for grabbing breakfast/brunch on the way to explore the island or a mid day lunch break with soup. After a long day exploring the island, we'll see you back for a slice of heaven with one of our fresh-made desserts. Even linger, watching our bakers working at the large baking table and get some tips on honing your skills. We'll see you soon at Brown Bear Baking.
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