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Coho Restaurant

120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
+1 360-378-6330
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (42 reviews)
“wild rice” (6 reviews)
“orange cake” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like Coho Restaurant The most amazing restaurant in Interlaken! Service, food, atmosphere: everything is of high standards.

Thank agadirdreamtours
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and ratting us 5 Stars! We always appreciate feedback about your dining experience with us.

Reviewed 2 March 2018

We had a wonderful meal at Coho, but honestly, the staff is what makes this place. Just the nicest, friendliest and efficient staff!! All of our food was excellent. Go ahead and get an after dinner coffee - they can do decaf. I had their...More

Thank KBWCO
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you for coming in for dinner at Coho Restaurant. We are thrilled to hear you had a memorable evening. Our team loves sharing their passion for good food with our patrons. We see you again soon! Anna Maria on behalf of Chef Tim and...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to have dinner at the Coho restaurant, and the food and service were phenomenal. We will definitely be back!More

Thank Frances B
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Frances, We appreciate your review of your dining experience at Coho Restaurant. Chef Tim works closely with local purveyors to source the highest quality ingredients for our menu offerings. You will taste first hand the flavors and bounty of the local area. We would love...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We heard about the three course "first seating " dinner that includes and appetizer, dinner, dessert, and a bottle of wine for only $70. It's a good deal considering the prices for meals on the island. You have to hustle to get there during the...More

Thank cam4234
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Cam, Thank you for joining us for our First Seating. It is indeed a fabulous value- three courses for two + a bottle of wine for $70! All you need to do is make a reservation between 5 and 5:45. After dinner the night is...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We spend every New Year's Eve at Coho for their amazing NY event. Five courses that are perfectly portioned and well spaced out for an evening of flavor and feasting. The staff are very attentive and personable. The ingredients are so fresh and the presentation...More

Thank E H
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Happy New Year! We love your annual end of year tradition that includes dinner at Coho Restaurant. Our holiday special prix fixed dinners are a no stress option to bring in the new year or celebrate a holiday meal. Chef Tim always pulls out all...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We visited Coho's for Christmas dinner as there weren't many restaurants open Christmas. The restaurant is super small - maybe seating 30-40. We found the tables to be a bit crammed in and ended up at a table that seemed right in the walk way...More

Thank Jeninden
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Jeninden, It was a pleasure having your family dine with us on Christmas Day at Coho Restaurant. We enjoyed visiting and thrilled to hear your son had a positive experience. We hope that he will look back on that meal with happy memories recounting the...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We met a local on the ferry over to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands and he recommended this restaurant and said it was one of his favorites. They offer a 3 course dinner with a bottle of wine for two between 5:00 -...More

Thank bethie44
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Bethie, Thank you for dining at Coho Restaurant. We are thrilled to hear that you loved your food particularly the Halibut. Chef Tim is showing wild Alaskan Halibut with a sweet corn risotto, shrimp remoulade, basil, sweet corn and shrimp nage. The Chef's Tasting is...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were there for wine dinner! Lucky as we were traveling Great new chef- really good Lamb and salmon were great! Veggie dinners were the best Small setting Worth the stop Owners active and add to a nice visit!More

Thank pho2
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

We are so glad you joined us for one of our special event wine dinners at Coho Restaurant on Friday night. We showcased three boutique French winemaking families - 2 from Burgundy and one from Champagne. Chef Tim prepared a wonderful fall harvest menu paired...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have eaten hear many times and never been disappointed it is very small so reservation is highly recommended, but the food is delicious and the service is personal and friendly.

Thank crodgers34
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your continued patronage to Coho Restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed consistent food and service. We look forward to having you back next time you are visiting Friday Harbor. With kind regards, Anna Maria

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to take advantage of the 'Happy Hour' taster menu at $70 per person for a three course meal with wine. Good deal on Friday Harbor where prices are very high. We arrived at 5.43pm but by the time preppy princess had picked up...More

Thank Fiona T
Harrison_Innkeeper, Owner at Coho Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Fiona, Thank you for dining with us and we are pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy our Chef's Tasting. It is a great value only offered in the early part of the evening - a soup and salad, choice of main, one...More

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auctioneer2244
18 February 2017|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
Greetings from Friday Harbor! We would love to host you for dinner in September at Coho Restaurant. During that time of year we feature halibut, salmon, scallops, crab and octopus on our menu at any given time. Let us know... More
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shirleydearfield
10 December 2016|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
Shirley, Coho Restaurant is open February through December including all major holidays. Our business office is open year round so you can purchase a gift card at your pleasure. You also have the option of purchasing a gift... More
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Muguvian
14 July 2015|
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Response from Harrison_Innkeeper | Property representative |
We currently have 6 entrees on Coho Restaurant's menu and 1-2 specials per night. Many guests choose to enjoy a couple or three small plates in lieu of a larger entree.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9548
    (Spring)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-6330
  • E-mail
Description
Coho Restaurant serves Island grown Pacific cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Coho's Chef creates exciting menus developed around the seasonality of fresh ingredients from the surrounding Islands. Each night, this "Best of the San Juans" restaurant menu showcases simple and artful fare that allows the flavors of the individual ingredients to resonate on the palate. Coho's wine cellar has been recognized by Wine Spectator with an Award of Excellence. Coho is set in a historic Craftsman House - three blocks from the ferry landing in walkable downtown Friday Harbor. Coho's intimate setting provides the perfect atmosphere for a fine dining special celebration or a relaxed night out with friends. Consider making a night of it at one of our nearby Inns.We invite you to dine with us and Savor the San Juan Islands! Buon Appetito!
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