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33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
+1 360-376-4110
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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

My wife and I love the Inn at Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. We travel to Orcas a couple times a year and have eaten at their restaurant multiple times. Service is good and the food is super tasty. In 2014 we had our wedding on Orcas which we had catered by the Inn at Deer harbor. Everyone loved the... More 

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Seattle, WA
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128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

We went here for their Thanksgiving dinner, a special day when they would otherwise be closed. It was a festive occasion with our entire family and we got a cozy corner of the restaurant that felt like our own private dining room. The waitress was delightful, very attentive and congenial, and we felt like we were eating in our own... More 

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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

Staying at the inn for a long weekend on a great groupon deal so figured we'd try the restaurant. Fixed menu for turkey day. Carrot soup was very flavorful. Salad was good, tho uninspired. Slice of tomato on mixed greens with some crumbled cheese. Sourdough bread was fresh. Now the entree. Chunks of mixed turkey were a bit dry. Stuffing... More 

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Sumner, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Steak was excellent as was the seafood pasta. Homemade soup was delicious - overall just a great experience.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Beautiful porch dining with a meadow view and a peek at the water beyond. The food was very good with sides served family style. There was live music (good!) and a sense that you never again needed to rush anywhere. Service wasn't crisp or always accurate, but it was all good in the end. We walked up from the marina.... More 

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Friday Harbor, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

We recently went with the San Juan Island Yacht Club for dinner at the Deer Harbor Inn. There were approximately forty people. The food was outstanding and the service was terrific. I don't believe I've had such a nice meal with so many people. The staff was friendly, courteous and just couldn't do enough to make you happy. Plus, they... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Deer Harbor Inn is a destination and not just someplace you drive by and say let's stop. Do yourself a favor.mmfind it, stop,many enjoy. Our San Juan Island Yacht Club in Friday Harbor, WA, has enjoyed its Saturday dinner here in October for several years and it's always outstanding. Feeding 40+ people at once isn't hard. Having them leave with... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We were told that this was the only restaurant in town and one of the best on the Island - boy was that right! It was a lovely warm evening and we decided this would be where we had our anniversary dinner. We were met promptly as we arrived and seated on the deck overlooking the harbor where we could... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is a lovely spot to eat - the food was great and the service was super! The best part, though, was being greeted by the world's tamest deer in the parking lot, and then seeing bunnies and a mama deer with her fawn by the driveway when we left...it was like being in an enchanted forest! :D

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Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Short walk from the marina to Deer Harbor Inn Restaurant with a sign on Deer Harbor road pointing to a shortcut. Well traveled path less than 50 yards leads to restaurant. Service was a bit slow, but our server did inform us they were short staffed...and she was hustling. Food was better than I expected, everything was fresh. Started off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Deer Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?