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Catkin Cafe

11 Point Lawrence Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-9607
+1 360-376-3242
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“egg sandwich” (4 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
“berry pie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
11 Point Lawrence Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-9607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough nice things about the staff at Catkin. They are warm and welcoming and happy to chat. Recommend the Dutch Baby (though maybe ask for extra jam--it is so good and goes quickly!). Beautiful restaurant with a great ambience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ruleena
Reviewed September 20, 2018

While out exploring the Island, we ran across this little Cafe in Olga on Orcas Island. The food, the beer, the desert were all amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FearsomeFreckles
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Menu is small but it's so good! Everyone working there was very personable which made it even more enjoyable. We didn't want to leave so we shared cookies & a pot of tea. And the art booths in the same building are incredible!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank I9492QOkellyg
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Had brunch with friends here. The Huevos Rancheros were so good. My friend had the lamb sandwich and raved.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank beer492
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food with fresh local ingredients. Our waitress made suggestions on food pairings. The service was excellent and it was a wonderful location by the bay. We would definitely go back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan297036
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had just hiked at Moran State Park and thought we'd explore Olga (not much to see) but glad we stopped here. A lovely gallery highlighting Oras artists is combined with this restaurant. I had the baked eggs with polenta. I am an egg snob...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trujcs
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

East of Moran State Park, AFAIK this is one of the only two restaurants of which I know on Orcas Island (other being Doe Bay, which serves dinner - Catkin does not). Good food and service, and enclosed in fine art emporium that is worth...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Charles C
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My family and I ate here twice for breakfast. It was delicious! the bacon, amazing. the food home cooked and Kate our server was really great! she really took care of us and made us feel welcomed. My sister has celiacs and the cafe was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The menu only had a few meals that I would consider. When ordering I found out that my first choice wasn’t available. My second choice was available and turned out to be rather good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alkrum
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Catkin Cafe is located in the beautifully restored Olga Artworks building. It is attractive, tastefully decorated, and spotlessly clean. The menu is limited, but offers breakfasts and lunches that most people would enjoy. For medical reasons I, however, must choose meals that are low-carb and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Point Lawrence Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-9607
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Olga
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-3242
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