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Lime Kiln Cafe

248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8171
+1 360-378-2155
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (52 reviews)
“donuts” (50 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8171
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here for our day trip to the San Juan Island and it was amazing! They had a great selection of food at a very reasonable cost. I had the fish n chips and it was seriously incredible! The fish was perfectly cooked...More

Thank Kaitlyn H
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kaitlyn, Thank you for your review! You're right, there is definitely a ton of history to the Lime Kiln Cafe. Sure has changed a lot over time but we believe its all for the better. If you enjoyed your lunch with us... well we're now...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location on water. Only place in Roche Harbor to get breakfast. Breakfast Menu features omelettes, scrambles, hashes, pancakes, eggs Benedict and more. Starbucks House Blend self service in seating area. Order at entrance counter, servers bring food to table by number. Staff friendly. We...More

Thank Love2trvlalot
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Love2trvalot, Thank you for your review! You've summed it up perfectly. Were you by chance able to try our famous doughnuts? We hope to see you again whenever you may return to Roche Harbor. Thank you!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

On our recent trip to San Juan Island, we visited Roche Harbor. Found this cute cafe for breakfast best known for their donuts. Everything about this area was lovely. So glad we made the drive to this part of the island to enjoy the food...More

Thank miamigirl125
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

miamigirl125, Thank you for your review. We're glad you discovered us and enjoyed your time. Come by again when you're on San Juan Island again, we'll look forward to having you back!

Reviewed 6 May 2018

I never eat burgers, but the description of smashed purple onions was too good to resist. What came was a big beautiful combination of onions, ground beef melted cheese with a mountain of fries. Sadly I could not finish the fries but it was a...More

Thank Pamela J
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Pamela, Thank you for your review. The purple haze pinion burger is a recent addition to our menu and we’re glad you enjoyed it. Mmm delish... your description is quite accurate. We hope you had a great meal and can dine with us again in...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Absolutely delicious fresh donuts. We had donuts and eggs benedict two days in a row because they were so good. Hash browns perfectly seasoned. This is a causal place where you order at the counter, but it is perfectly pleasant and the service was as...More

Thank Melissa D
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Melissa, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that we could provide you with a friendly dining experience and enjoyable meals. LKC donuts are a staple at Roche and we're glad you got to experience them. We look forward to having...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

I have had eggs benedict in many cities and states but nothin compares to the eggs benedict I get at Lime Kiln! The line to order is usually quite long but it moves fast and it gives you to time to decide from all the...More

Thank ktjones425
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

ktjones425, Thank you for the awesome review! Spot on if we do say so ourselves! We look forward to having you for many more. -The Lime Kiln Cafe Team

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We visited the Lime Kiln Cafe just after Christmas. We were happy to find they were open given being the Roche Harbor off season. At first we thought the place was more of a snack bar, but we were pleasantly surprised they offered wholesome, quality...More

Thank Jeninden
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for your review of the Lime Kiln Cafe. We are thrilled you found us and enjoyed your meal at Roche. The food is, as you describe, enjoyable in many aspects. Looking forward to future visits!

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We visited in November when the island is pretty quiet and beautifully dreary, so this place wasn’t busy and we were able to get in and out quickly. We had good service, Americanos, and breakfast sandwiches to go. I liked the avocado micro greens toast,...More

Thank Olya A
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Olya, Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your time in Roche Harbor. It sure is a great time to relax here. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The sandwiches were good....the clam chowder was even better! I haven't had good clam chowder in a long time and that hit the spot!

Thank ANTHONY R
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Public Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Located in the picturesque Roche Harbor marina, the Lime Kiln Cafe is the real deal; it doesn't put on airs. It knows what it is and doesn't try to be anything else. Just a good solid place to eat. Nothing fancy, but the food is...More

Thank lheadley
Roche_Harbor_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Lime Kiln Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. Authentic is definitely a good descriptor of the Lime Kiln Cafe.

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harrishouse4
6 September 2017|
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
I have celiac and while they do not have specific GF options, they can make things GF (scrambled eggs for breakfast, cheeseburger without the bun, etc...). My husband loves their donuts which definitely are not gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8171
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Roche Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-2155
Description
Famous for the doughnuts we make in-house each morning, you'll find our take on the traditional American café offers a wide variety of classic entrées and sides. The Lime Kiln Café serves breakfast in the morning and lunch in the afternoon, making it a perfect place for families to dine out anytime of the day with a more casual, counter-style service. Hours of operation: Open daily, serving lunch from 8am to 11am and Lunch from 11am to 3pm.
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