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Friday's Crabhouse

65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
+1 360-378-8801
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“chowder” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfect location for trapping hungry travelers coming off the ferry. Cannot imagine why all the seafood we ordered was obviously frozen, pre-packed garbage. Actually watched the food taken from the freezer and dumped from a bag. Great spot for a cold beer, just don't eat...More

Thank tlcdel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Donald the upstairs bartender makes the best rumrita! He was very friendly and helpful for us to pick a restaurant for our 40th anniversary.

Thank paulasnews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst overpriced fried freezer food I’ve ever had. Had an extremely rude encounter with a server, an elderly blonde man. Don’t waste your time or money going here. There are many other great places to eat and drink in Friday Harbor.

Thank RJCarft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were actually kind of disappointed with our food. We ordered the platter (shrimp, calamari, scallops, clam strips) and the calamari platter. It didn’t taste like fresh sea food which you would assume of this place considering it’s location. It wasn’t bad, just tasted like...More

Thank Jordan A
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the seafood appetizer, butterflied shrimp basket, seared Ahi Tuna (which was delicious). They are very casual, have you order at the bar and then bring your food there the table we chose. We also got a bowl of water and a dog biscuit...More

Thank jcliffeg
Reviewed October 13, 2017

These guys play it different because they make it easy on folks wanting to walk around town or head onto the ferry. You order and pay at the bar. They will find you if you stay or you can wait and take it to go....More

1  Thank Arvan2013
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We thought we'd found a great place due to the location and the view, however, after our order never came after 45 minutes and we asked about it the barman who'd been serving us on the top level became very rude. The wait-staff seemed a...More

Thank boloca
Reviewed September 4, 2017

My family and I had just arrived in Friday Harbor and were enticed by the oysters being grilled just outside of the restaurant. We were disappointed as they were mushy and lacking flavor and texture. The clams were also disappointing--dry and equally tasteless. Probably okay...More

Thank 97,869
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

We spent $68.01 for two cups of curdled cream chowder, two wilted Caesar salads, and two grilled pieces of Wild Coho. Major ripoff. The salmon had absolutely no taste except for the taste of their dirty greasy grill. I cannot believe this place even stays...More

Thank LizardHntr
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

A little confusing in layout. The take-out area is at the entrance, and you place your order for drinks/food at the bar downstairs after sitting anywhere you like. The ordering system is a little chaotic so listen out for your name! Decent quality seafood. Little...More

Thank PierreMalmaison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-8801
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