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18205 State Route 525, Freeland, WA 98249, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9701
07:00 - 17:00
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All hours
Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

No sacrifices are necessary if you are gluten-free. The pastry goods are tasty and there are many to choose from. The coffee cake was flavorful and moist. While we didn't try the frittata, we heard one customer singing its praises. The interior of the shop is fanciful and welcoming. We almost missed it, though, because it is in one of... More 

Thank Anne F
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I agree with others comments about this being a delightful surprise. I like the juices and gluten free cookies are scrumptious. Highly recommend. Nice proprietor to boot too.

Freeland, Washington
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This cozy little place is a nice place to hang out. They have a small menu, but it is surprisingly delicious. Coffee, smoothies, baked goods, delicious frittata and quinoa salad.

Thank Phillip G
Vancouver, Canada
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150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I wasn't expecting anything special when I stopped for coffee. My nose picked up on the fact that I was someplace extra special before I could even focus on the counter. The baked goods smelled fantastic, and there were many options. I couldn't resist the frittata. I tried the meat option (exceptional), but there was a vegetarian option as well.... More 

1 Thank Editrix_BC
Coupeville, Washington
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

One of our island favorite spots... usually can't decide. . So we get one of each nummy items. Love the chili, or soup, or frittata, or baked french toast. Eat there or take to go. We also like that he has gluten free items.

Thank ShoeSister
Highland Village, Texas
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205 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stopped in for coffee but couldn't resist lunch. There is not a lunch menu, but the owner creates a few fresh dishes each day. On the day that we stopped there were two beautiful frittatas (one vegetarian) and quinoa salad. Loved both. We asked for water with our meal and instead of a plastic or boring glass, our water... More 

Thank Moments4Life
Whidbey Island, Washington
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I recently moved to the Island and a new friend pointed out that just minutes from my rental was a lovely coffee shop. Mind you, on Whidbey, you're not lacking in choices for coffee shops. Today I decided to treat myself and check this place out after reading the reviews. Wow! I'm glad I did! Not to be missed! I... More 

1 Thank Cr8zyC8tL8dy
Freeland, Washington
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Now, on a second visit in a new month I had another memorable frittata. The very friendly owner really knows how to create these to look as beautiful as they taste. My husband had a panini that was also very good. The coffee is very good, and the wait short. I had the italian sausage frittata, very generously assembled and... More 

Thank gleefulexplorer
Freeland, Washington
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

I really like the concept of this little place. So what if there's 'only' a different frittata and another entree each day? It is frittata as art form. It was even so pretty, I wanted to take a picture of it. The stuffed french toast was good too. I can't wait to take my daughter there for the gluten-free baked... More 

Thank gleefulexplorer
whidbey island
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Excellent little dinky place at a gas station strip mall. Don't hesitate to go have lunch here, the food is delicious!

Thank whidbeylover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18205 State Route 525, Freeland, WA 98249, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9701
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Freeland

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?