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Seabolts Smokehouse

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$$ - $$$
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31640 State Route 20 Ste 3, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3128
+1 360-675-6485
09:00 - 21:00
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St. Petersburg
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The clam chowder was chuck full of clams and potatoes. Delicious! The crab dinner was great! Great service and friendly staff. We arrived within an hour of their closing but didn't feel rushed.

Thank trixieSt_Petersburg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just simple and really good, fresh seafood. The place is a bit bare bones for decor but it seems right for a lunch cafe. Summer dining is outdoors but along a busy highway. They need to hide it from the cars somehow. We eat inside! This place is casual, kid friendly, local.

Thank Linda S
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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296 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family and friends stopped here for an early dinner. Despite the name this isn't a BBQ joint, but it does have the freshest of seafood. There's not much atmosphere...it's a fish market after all but the service, food and beer were very good. I especially liked the Backyard B-B-Q Sandwich. Again, don't expect pulled pork. It's salmon, and it's really... More 

Thank Mavmed
Fort Collins, Colorado
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the island and found this to be an awesome seafood place, better than most. The fish and chips, smoked salmon and dungess crab were all excellent.

Thank lrjmk
Manassas, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The menu is very tempting for a fish eater. It was so good we ate there two nites in a row. Staff is very friendly and prices are very reasonable. We will definitely go back should we visit the island again.

Thank oldtowneater
Oak Harbor, Washington
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Sorry to add a "no" to the list of others here. I seriously wondered if I was eating at the same place as some of the positive reviews. We ate here on the recommendation of some locals on a Sat night. Called ahead and got a reservation for two. Had no idea how important THAT would be! On arrival, the... More 

Thank MinxInWA
North Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We've only been to Oak Harbor twice, and eaten at Seabolts both times. Very casual and friendly atmosphere, good for families. Feels busy and a little rushed if you happen to get a table right at the door at a time when there are a lot of pick up and take away orders, or folks waiting for a table. But... More 

Thank blondewander
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visiting the area and locals recommended Seabolts. Came in and stood at the wait to be seated sign and was ignored for a while. Clam Chowder was pretty good. Over all I agree with others that said it was okay. Nothing to rave about. Kind of disappointed.

Thank Edward D
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

They have good cooked seafood but you can also get fresh fish, clams, and crabs. They smoke fish as well and it is very good too. They usually have fresh salmon but this last time it was fresh frozen?

Thank Kutsudon
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The seafood is incredibly fresh and delicious. We couldn't decide what to have, so we had the Captain's platter. Everything was really good. It was so much food that we took most of it home and had a couple more meals. The restaurant is small but comfy. We did not try the smoked salmon but we will definitely try it... More 

Thank Mary Ellen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31640 State Route 20 Ste 3, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-3128
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-675-6485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?