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65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
+1 360-298-8130
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“dutch baby” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

We ate breakfast here on the recommendation of our hotel. We had had a bad experience (service, food) at our usual breakfast restaurant so were looking for a new experience. Cynthia's was perfect for us. It's an old home converted to a restaurant near the...More

Thank ActiveNW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this spot during our visit. Everything on the menu we tried was delicious and made with care.

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed May 9, 2018

When we got off the morning ferry at Friday Harbor, we wanted a tasty breakfast, and the reviews of Cynthia's enticed us to try it out. We are glad we did. The food was absolutely delicious - from the "avocado boat" (with scrambled eggs, smoked...More

Thank Margot S S
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Superb breakfast menu with interesting choices like salmon eggs on an avocado and "dutch baby" german pancake in a skillet.

Thank C S
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Loved Cynthia’s place. Food was excellent (those pancakes.. mm) and the customer service was top of the class. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Jaakko P
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Great little place, delicious looking menu options, great crab Benedict with salad (also had option for fruit or smashed red potatoes as a side and using garlic potatoes instead of the english muffin).

2  Thank gettingworldly
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Loved the food, and it’s adorable! Thanks for the meal :) definitely will come back here for some tea and French toast.

1  Thank Aaron O
Reviewed November 15, 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 November 12, 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

1  Thank Idahoblondies
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Reviewed November 10, 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.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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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