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Herb's Tavern

80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
+1 360-378-7076
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (24 reviews)
“cowboy burger” (3 reviews)
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

the food was very good, the hamburger and fish and chips. The guy who was the bartender was a miserable grouch

Thank saint007pl
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Nice little place and the bartender was accomadating to my friend who had a little too much fun on this lovely island and got her a nice snack of pepperoni pizza lol... it was a really good pizza and I enjoyed the thin crust.

Thank Decoyia H
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I haven't been in Herb's in about 10 years. I remember it as a roudy pool hall that served cold beer and fabulous chili dogs. Went reluctantly with friends and was pleasantly surprised. The place is really cleaned up. Service was top notch and friendly....More

Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Tired of "not so fine" fine dining we were looking for a casual eatery. Herb's Tavern was recommended for the best burgers and best fish and chips in town. A bar with a few peripheral tables, it has a casual atmosphere, and probably a few...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We stopped by to get lunch and a beer after touring the town. They have a nice beer and food menu. I ordered a chicken sandwich and it was excellent as was the local beer.

Thank Donny W
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

After checking reviews of the local food spots we opted for herbs tavern for a late lunch. They did not disappoint! I had the cowboy burger with bbq sauce and fried onion straws, cooked perfectly and full of flavor. Would return here anytime plus they...More

Thank jewelskellogg
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here before catching the late night ferry for a quick drink. We sat down to soon realize that if your there for drinks you must order at the bar. The server that is on the floor cannot take a simple drink order...More

Thank EatDrinkTravelAgain
Reviewed August 31, 2018

If you're in the mood for a hamburger, steak, soup or salad and enjoy rubbing elbows with the locals, this is the place

Thank Doug H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I am really very dissatisfied to see that the restaurant did not respect my TIP when I came to this restaurant on August 3rd, 2018. I have put 6.45$ for the tip with a total amount of 46$ and I am very surprise to find...More

1  Thank François G
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Granted, I haven't had fish and chips often, but now the standard has been set high! For the chips, we subbed sweet potato fries, quite good, and the garlic fries, only ok. But OMG the fish! Perfectly seasoned, hot, crunchy coating, and cod that was...More

Thank Gail S
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Jan M
August 23, 2016|
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Response from HerbsTavern | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-7076
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