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Friday Harbor House Restaurant

Friday Harbor House, 130 West Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
+1 360-378-8455
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Friday Harbor House, 130 West Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place with a fabulous view of Friday Harbor. The food is good, the service excellent, and the price fair.....................however, for the entire restaurant AND the bar they only have a one person restroom stall. When I was there someone went in...More

Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Went out for early dinner at popular Friday Harbor House. Enjoyed nice Cab . at happy hour. Warm olives and almonds fun. Excellent small bread roll. Pasta with shrimp excellent, generous serving, very tasty. Our server was very helpful, honest and knowledgeable......her name was Hailey....More

Thank Jimbo83340
Reviewed October 2, 2018

both dinner and breakfast were excellent, the staff was very attentive, they had heat lamps and blankets for dining outside

Thank saint007pl
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We had dinner here in Sept. My Halibut was really good, and my Husband had a burger that was just OK. The staff is a little stuffy and the atmosphere pretentious. The prices are very high, but the view is pretty (overlooking the harbor).

Thank smm1779
Reviewed September 13, 2018

My husband and I were here with another couple on vacation. We had a reservation and were greeted warmly and seated promptly. The menu was quite limited - only a few main entrees from which to choose. My husband had the halibut. It was tasty,...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Food was over priced for what we got. Fish was very greasy and with a strong taste of fish (if you know what I mean). Needless to say I had intestinal issues the next day. The fish was put in the basket burnt side down.Which...More

Thank debrownlee
Reviewed August 31, 2018

One of the best hotels on the island -- but also pricey -- is the Friday Harbor House. It is beautifully situated at the highest point above Friday Harbor with panoramic views north toward Vancouver and Mount Baker. You are a short two block walk...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We tried to get in the first night and it was fully booked so we pre-emptively booked a table for the second and were glad we did. We could see right away that the view was incredible both indoors and outside but were lucky to...More

Thank TheEnglishmanFrom89
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Wife and I reversed grades on Friday Harbor House Restaurant vs. Duck Soup. I gave this one 7.7 and Duck Soup 7.6. She gave Duck Soup 7.7 and this one 7.6. YOU, obviously, are not going to go wrong at either place!

Thank tmbrod
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Very nice staff and a wonderful view. Very foodie menu if that is what you are looking for.. Like like most view restaurants they are on the upper scale price wise.

Thank tourgrip
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February 18, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Daficionado | Reviewed this property |
They are open all year and their specials vary. Call for details.
November 3, 2016|
Response from Daficionado | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that the restaurant will not be open on Thanksgiving.
May 31, 2016|
Response from Michael F | Property representative |
Dear InTune, We will be offering lunch starting June 20th from 12:00-3:30PM Thanks, Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$34
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friday Harbor House, 130 West Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-8455
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Friday Harbor House
The Friday Harbor House Restaurant is a comfortable, welcoming destination for locals and visitors alike. Islanders can wind down at the end of the day with a group of friends while hotel guests can enjoy a multi-course island dining experience. All will enjoy taking in the panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing and marina. We offer an authentic San Juan Island dining experience featuring seasonal specialties and the freshest fare from local waters and farms. Menu items change frequently as you never know what our culinary team will forage from the island's natural bounty or snag from the local farmer's market.
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