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$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
+1 360-298-8130
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We visited last Sunday morning because I saw online they had baked goods and I wanted a cinnamon roll. I do see there are some very good reviews of Cynthia’s, but not our experience. We didn’t sit down to have a full breakfast, so I...More

Thank Olya A
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

So we asked a few local patrons “where do you guys go for lunch or a night out” and they said “Cynthias, of course”. The restaurants small and in an older house but the charm and atmosphere and warm and heartfelt. I had the avocado/egg...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were just of the boat were hungry and found Cynthia’s for brunch. Cozy ambience, lovely paintings for sale and the food was excellent.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great menu on weekends! Not so much week days! Slow service! Bakery item good! Eggs benny.. should be served everyday.. and original one....not just bacon or vegi..

Thank pfaff53
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! We were here for several days before stumbling on this place for breakfast and I’m just sorry we didn’t find it sooner! I had an incredible sweet potato hash with poached egg and a side of bacon. The meal was spectacular and the bacon...More

Thank Constance S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a restaurant up the hill from busy Spring Street in a little house. Cute place with a friendly staff. Breakfast was scrumptious as well as items from the pastry case. I had the omelet of the day--mushroom, red pepper and apple. I never...More

Thank Mushroomminnow
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Easy enough to find -- on the block with the large Friday Harbor hardware store, in a handsome house. Just ask owner Cynthia about local history and you can learn a lot. Splendid bakery items, nicely done omlettes, splendid coffee. Outside seating for those warm...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our family of five to this cute bistro for a quick brunch before catching the Washington State Ferry. The staff was so friendly, accommodating our three young kids and making us feel welcome. The food was delicious, and I'm gluten...More

Thank DubsyB
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We needed breakfast for a kayak this morning and this place just hit the spot. It is adorable and has an amazing menu. This was the best breakfast I've had in a while. I had avocado stuffed with smoked salmon and topped with eggs with...More

Thank Tasha T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

OMG, this was a real find. I ask the waiter what he considered best. Typical man, he said the Bacon Butter Burger. I took his advice and it was the best burger ever! Organic beef topped with their homemade bacon/butter/onion concoction. It was delectable, and...More

Thank Carrol D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-298-8130
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