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The Islander

) #20 of 31 Restaurants in Mercer Island ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
+1 206-232-6676
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“wedge salad” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
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7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant space with a menu that emphasizes seafood. The day we were there, they were out of crab, so my husband had the crab and shrimp louie with just shrimp, and I had the fish tacos. Everything was tasty.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday with my family that was visiting for the 4th weekend. There was 6 of us. Took forever to get our drinks, then the server spilled my son's drink all over him. His response - a less than sincere...More

Thank radams006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Islander, and their newish space is great. I've always have had quick service and good food. It's not a fancy place, but the bar happy hour is great and reasonably priced. We go about once a month or so.

Thank Dressagegirl73
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Islander is a very reliable destination for well prepared food from a nicely varied menu. Everything from sandwiches to steaks are all good. I particularly like the Kobi Meatloaf and also the Wedge Salad with chicken. There's another salad that my wife likes and...More

Thank JJCSeattle
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Probably the best choice on Mercer for variety and quality. Tuesday night steak special is a real deal. Full bar in the back. Great owners and staff.

Thank Snakehandler666
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We came around 8pm and ordered some wine, supposed to be half price wine on Wednesdays but that didn't seem reflected based on the prices we paid. We shared some apps, spicy shrimp which was really good, and crab/artichoke dip, also good. However they close...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went in for happy hour and when we arrived the barman acknowledged us but we werent quite ready to order, we were ready within a couple minutes of when we sat down but he having a personal conversation with another guy that worked there...More

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for food. One order the chicken salad turned up with no chicken. We finally got the servers attention and let her know we were missing the chicken, she then took orders at 2 others tables before chasing up the chicken. About...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

At the old location they had a wonderful view, and always had dinner specials, usually one with fish. I miss those. There are many of the same things on the menu, but the food just isn't as good. They have a big bar area now...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Should be called "Gordon Food Service Restaurant". Very disappointing quality of food at very high price.

Thank Dms0891
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
  • Phone Number: +1 206-232-6676
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