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Octavia's Bistro

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18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
+1 360-376-4300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“filet” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
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Reviews (48)
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11 - 20 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2016

We went to Octavia's in the Orcas Hotel for their Wednesday night special prime rib dinner. The dinner was good value at $26 and was well prepared. At 6:30 pm we were the only customers--one couple left as we arrived and three more came as...More

Thank jimHanoi
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Overpriced overcooked and underwhelmed. Heard good things but we were very disappointed. The view was nice but the atmosphere was dark and dingy.

2  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Nice restaurant with a great view. We reserved a table with a view and got to watch ferries coming and going. Wife had the shrimp with quinoa which was tasty. I ordered the "Beef of Tenderloin", basically a filet, that came with sides of broccolini...More

Thank Lonnie R
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The Bistro reference in the name us a bit of a misnomer. This us mire like fine dining. Everything we had was heavenly!!!! Calamari appetizer, ribs and grilled chicken. Even the Brussels sprouts were awesome!!! It's is in a hotel built in 1904 that is...More

1  Thank SweetSusy
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were two couples staying in the hotel and had dinner here on our first night. It was delightful! Two of us had the huge, juicy Beef Tenderloins, cooked just as we had requested them, and two of us had the Baby Back Ribs. Our...More

Thank Betty08WhiteRock_BC
Reviewed 14 March 2016

If you have read any of my reviews, my wife likes her steak well done. We admit that this is not the way most places like to prepare beef, but .. the customer is always right! LOL Anyway, we both ordered the prime rib. I...More

2  Thank JosephJFuller
Reviewed 9 October 2015

What a fun place to eat, and a quietly beautiful place to sit for a while with a glass of wine and relax. The food is good. Very good. The service is good and the entire experience is very "Orcas". If you are expecting a...More

2  Thank islebee
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We dined here whilst staying at the Orcas Hotel. The food choice was a little limited, and when it came out it had strange flavours. We didn't enjoy the meal, although the view and ambiance was amazing. Not recommended.

2  Thank Hs656409
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Great café with a wonderful view of the islands, fresh local organic produce, generous portions, friendly staff.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Wonderful staff, and such a delight to find a table at 8pm on Wednesday night (difficult on the island, especially the west side). We enjoyed the burger (big enough to share, along with a salad) very much.

2  Thank Mon W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Orcas Hill Road, Orcas, Orcas Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Orcas
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4300
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