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Coho Restaurant

120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
+1 360-378-6330
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (43 reviews)
“wild rice” (6 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the early dinner, which was 2/$70. We decided to upgrade to the duck and halibut entrees. Best meal we’ve had in quite a while. Highly, highly recommend!More

Thank wmipasn
AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Coho Restaurant. Our first seating, commonly referred to as our 2 for $70 is one of the best value secrets on San Juan Island. Two will enjoy a soup and salad, entree,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I dined at Coho recently and had a superb meal. We were on our first day of our Friday Harbor visit, had traveled all day, so the first seating offer was perfect. I had made prior reservations in anticipation of our feeling...More

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Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at Coho Restaurant when you were visiting San Juan Island! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our First Seating. We hope to have you as our guests next time you are visiting Friday Harbor. With kind regards, Anna Maria...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just for fun, I rode the ferry from Anacortes and wandered around town until I found a restaurant that looked good. I am so glad that I wound up in Coho. The service was very friendly and the dining room had a nice vibe. I...More

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AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Renee, Thank you for dining at Coho Restaurant and we are thrilled to hear that you had a memorable evening. Chef Tim partners with local farms on San Juan Island and throughout the state to showcase the freshest seasonal ingredients on our menu. Coho Restaurant's...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018

make reservations for the early dinner - 5 or 5.30 -- the food is FABULOUS and the price is about half of the 7.00 seating!More

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AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Claudia, Thank you for dining with us at Coho Restaurant! We are happy to share our secrete. Our First Seating is a great value. Two diners enjoy a soup and salad, entree and our house made ice cream or sorbet for dessert plus a bottle...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very friendly and helpful wait-staff - it was Memorial Day weekend, we didn't have a reservation and they made an effort to fit us in. Food was delicious -- We did the tasting menu -- four items that we could select from each of four...More

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AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

John, We are so pleased to hear that we were able to squeeze you in for dinner. With only 8 tables, it is often difficult to secure a table on a busy summer night at Coho Restaurant without a reservation. Chef Tim's tasting menu is...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I dined here with my fiancé this week and it was a truly spectacular meal. We both had the tasting menu so that we could explore as many dishes as possible. Each dish was beautiful, perfectly portioned, and delicious. The staff was charming, even going...More

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AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Thank you for dining at Coho Restaurant. We so so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. Chef Tim is masterful with menu and execution of the dishes. He sources the freshest ingredients from local purveyors - many from San Juan Island and...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

Excellent food and superb staff!. My husband had the rabbit with pea risotto and I had the game hen, both were delicious. The vegetable were outstanding. I highly recommend.More

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AnnaMariadeFreitas, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Nancie, It was a pleasure having you for dinner at Coho Restaurant. The pea risotto is the perfect spring accompaniment to the rabbit. The game hen is locally sourced from Skagit Valley on the mainland. Many of the vegetables are also coming from local farms...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had fresh halibut, really great, served with good veggies. Nice sorbet for dessert too. Small restaurant, get a reservation.More

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Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

It is so nice to read your lovely review. The halibut that Chef Tim is sourcing is from our local waters. This halibut is particularly succulent as they enjoy a diet of dungeness crab and spot prawns. Coupled with Chef's deft hand, it is a...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018

I like Coho Restaurant The most amazing restaurant in Interlaken! Service, food, atmosphere: everything is of high standards.

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Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Thank you for dining with us and ratting us 5 Stars! We always appreciate feedback about your dining experience with us.

Reviewed March 2, 2018

We had a wonderful meal at Coho, but honestly, the staff is what makes this place. Just the nicest, friendliest and efficient staff!! All of our food was excellent. Go ahead and get an after dinner coffee - they can do decaf. I had their...More

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Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you for coming in for dinner at Coho Restaurant. We are thrilled to hear you had a memorable evening. Our team loves sharing their passion for good food with our patrons. We see you again soon! Anna Maria on behalf of Chef Tim and...More

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auctioneer2244
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
Greetings from Friday Harbor! We would love to host you for dinner in September at Coho Restaurant. During that time of year we feature halibut, salmon, scallops, crab and octopus on our menu at any given time. Let us know... More
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shirleydearfield
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
Shirley, Coho Restaurant is open February through December including all major holidays. Our business office is open year round so you can purchase a gift card at your pleasure. You also have the option of purchasing a gift... More
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Muguvian
July 13, 2015|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
We currently have 6 entrees on Coho Restaurant's menu and 1-2 specials per night. Many guests choose to enjoy a couple or three small plates in lieu of a larger entree.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
    (Spring)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-6330
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Description
Coho Restaurant serves Island grown Pacific cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Coho's Chef creates exciting menus developed around the seasonality of fresh ingredients from the surrounding Islands. Each night, this "Best of the San Juans" restaurant menu showcases simple and artful fare that allows the flavors of the individual ingredients to resonate on the palate. Coho's wine cellar has been recognized by Wine Spectator with an Award of Excellence. Coho is set in a historic Craftsman House - three blocks from the ferry landing in walkable downtown Friday Harbor. Coho's intimate setting provides the perfect atmosphere for a fine dining special celebration or a relaxed night out with friends. Consider making a night of it at one of our nearby Inns.We invite you to dine with us and Savor the San Juan Islands! Buon Appetito!
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