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10 Front Street N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
+1 360-378-2700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Front Street N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the best restaurant on the island. The staff is lovely & fun. The food is presented like a work of art. I'm hooked on the blackened fish tacos & the fries are to die for with a malt vinegar aioli, I've tried a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steven L
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I have eaten at Downriggers a few times now and the food is always tasty. The drinks are imaginative and delicious. They offer traditional island fair, fish and chips; fish tacos; cod cakes as well as healthy salads and soups. We have had great service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Annrachelle
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Decided to try again, went year ago after they opened and was not that impressed so waited a year and tried again. Sorry to say still very nosey and very bright inside, need to turn lights down. Food so so, had flank steak and fries...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dangg228
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We had a lovely view of the bay and of the ferry area. Some of the food was great but the blackened fish tacos were way too salty

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donna P
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been here since the restaurant was rebuilt. Got to the island on Sunday afternoon and decided to try it out. Prices on the menu seemed high but figured it was Island pricing. I don’t mind paying for a good meal but I do mind...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jschene
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We had a very nice presented meal here. The service was very good and although they were very busy they found a table for us. The wait staff were very good and their knowledge of the meals on offer helped us choose. The only down...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank E7777AAjohnr
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Quality service and delicious food. Beautiful location above the harbor. Get the cioppino if on menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank AfricaGirl34
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Fun to wstch the water planes land. It was so nice, we sat outside, the give nice blankets to keep you warm. They have heaters too. Food is good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terri H
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Having just arrived at Friday Harbor for a few days, Downriggers was recommended to us as a casual restaurant with good food. So we were truly surprised at just how wonderful our dining experience was. Warm and attentive service surpassed only by its fabulous food....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank EJG_CA
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Downriggers offers a casual, comfortable environment with great harbor views. We asked the locals where to go, and they all said Downriggers! Their only admonition was that service might be slow. Admittedly, we went before prime time, but our service was very good. The menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank golda57
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from ShesGotATicketToRide | Reviewed this property |
6/6/2017: There is seating and umbrellas on the outdoor deck now. Friday Harbor is a VERY dog-friendly town, so I wouldn't be surprised if they allowed leased docile dogs on their patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Front Street N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-2700
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