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Duck Soup Inn

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50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
+1 360-378-4878
17:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

It was my first time there and I really like the atmosphere and decorations. The appetizers and soup were delicious and we had a dandelion ice cream for desert that was fantastic. For our entree I had salmon, since the area is known for amazing fish, it was average, slightly over cooked and not very flavorful. I would go back,... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012 via mobile

Party of four on a busy Tues night. the toughest TA review I've done. Technically there were no misfires, it just wasnt excellent. Every course was ok to good but not fantastic. Nothing popped, it was just passable for high end dining. Sorry. I really wanted to love it.

Thank eppikureeus
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

GREAT food and a truly one of a kind experience! This should not be missed - worth the trip to San Juan Island just for this restaurant. Truly a memorable place!

Thank Rick I
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

On the suggestion of our lodging facility, we selected Duck Soup Inn for dinner on the last night of our trip. I am so glad this was the meal to cap off our wonderful vacation on San Juan Island. Duck Soup did not disappoint, it was highly rated for good reason. The service was excellent (prompt, friendly, and attentive) and... More 

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Gulfport, Florida
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2012

What a great little restaurant tucked into the woods near Friday Harbor. We ate here with family members who had eaten here previously. We were not disappointed with the food, service, wine selection...anything! The anchovy butter with the bread was a nice little touch too. The restaurant ambience was quite comfortable and quiet...a point much appreciated in this day and... More 

Thank maryel998
Dallas, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

The salmon was out of this world, dinner comes with soup and salad ( no extra charge and the service was first rate. It was our first dinner on the island ( having travelled by plane , bus and ferry all day, and it was a great start to our vacation

Thank Dallas618
Ft Lauderdale
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

The ambience was just perfect..Our halibut was perfect and the wine list fabulous! Presentation of just perfect portions was picture perfect along with killer wines and an "out in the woods" atmosphere that combined both pleasure and comfort. Don't miss this restaurant! Sandra Grady, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Thank Sandra G G
Dayton, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

My wife and I ate here based on the rankings in TripAdvisor. The setting is rustic situated on a pond nestled in the woods 5 miles out of Friday Harbor. The decor is natural wood with multiple windows and local art on the walls. The ambiance seemed just right for the area. The food was inventive and local. Dinner included... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

Wow everything was excellent here! It is about 35-40 a plate but well worth a special dinner!

Thank onyx8011
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

My wife and I ate here on our honeymoon. It was amazing food and we ate outside, adding to the delightful meal, due to the wonderful scenery surrounding the restaurant.

Thank Bryan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
American, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-4878
Duck Soup Inn is a rustic island restaurant serving Pacific Northwest cuisine. We hope to offer you a sense of place by showcasing the bounty of the islands we are blessed to call home. From local farm produce, meat and seafood, foraged edibles from land and sea, and local goods made from island crafts people, the abundance and beauty of the San Juan's is on full display. We offer you adventures in island dining through fresh, seasonal, inspired cuisine, delightful wines, and creative cocktails served in a cozy cabin in the woods. The restaurant has received enthusiastic attention from various publications including Bon Appétit, Pacific Northwest Magazine, Seattle Met, Seattle Times, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, and Fodor's.

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