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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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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ordering situation is very confusing. Also, the prices are close to fine dining, but you wait in line to order, seat yourself, then have to go back for another drink or whatever else you need. Restroom is outside the restaurant, down some stairs with...More

Thank shetoksalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here at the recommendation of a local. The way you have to order and seat yourself is completely bizarre. We had one person order a burger from one place and another person order fish and chips from a separate place, and then you...More

Thank Ajtravel3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location and view are unbeatable and the waitstaff is so friendly and accommodating, but the way you order at the bar and then pay later is so bizarre. Food is average, drinks are good. Good place to go while waiting for the ferry.

Thank Sassychemgirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a recommendation for the view of the Harbor. That got it a 2 star score. The food was very disappointing. Shrimp and scallops tasted frozen. The one bright spot were the oysters. They were good. Grab a beer, enjoy the view, and if...More

Thank mwspencer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped while waiting for the ferry. Had a few drinks on the roof top bar. 3 levels . Seafood looked very good. Frozen drinks were yummy.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Go to Friday's for the beautiful view and good prices on drinks. I had decent (a bit oily and underseasoned) pan-fried oysters, and my companion had similarly underseasoned fish and chips. The fries were excellent, as was the tartar sauce, all served with a warm...More

Thank Howattp
Reviewed 17 July 2017

You can't beat the harbor view and the food is good. Service is good. Sit up top for the best view. They also allow leashed dogs which is a real bonus for dog owners. A nice relaxing meal.

Thank Shaymur
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Killer view but service model is jacked up....order this here, order that there, pay there, bathroom key, etc, etc. We literally ordered beer, burgers and oysters from three different people. Beer is served in plastic cups too which is always a disappointment.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

if you want to taste a bit of the sea, then order the captain's platter along with a side of grilled oysters- it has it all and tastes amazing. We sat at the top bar area which offers a fantastic view of Friday Harbor that...More

Thank malymurphy17
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food was better than average, although I don't really care for a charred veggie burger. The fish and shrimp tacos were enjoyed by our friends. Nice view of the ferry dock.

Thank OregonTraveler7
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
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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