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Rocky Bay Cafe

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225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
+1 360-378-5051
Today
06:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:30
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218 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great breakfasts with many choices. Popular place and very crowded in weekends, but worth the wait. Plan to try lunch or dinner there before we leave the island. Fast and efficient service and reasonably priced.

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Thank CMoss13
Ottawa, Canada
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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

this was our go-to place for breakfast and even lunch one time. all the staff were super friendly and helpful. we genuinely felt welcome. the breakfasts were hot, quick and delicious - great hash browns. they serve breakfast from 630 to 2.

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Thank KatikaOttawa
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great town with great food and this place is one of then. Great price and great location. Worth the trip.

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Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I had the standard 2 egg, hashbrown and sausage breakfast. It came quickly with friendly service and timely coffee refills. It was everything I expect from a no frills breakfast restaurant.

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Thank GregQuixote
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here for breakfast after it was recommended by managers at our hotel. The food was average. Staff was friendly, but not very attentive. I guess that's because it was a little busy. Wasn't a bad or good experience. Just ok.

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Thank Kristin405
Bradenton, Florida
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187 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This busy cafe is popular with both locals and visitors. It isn't a mystery why they are so busy...the food is excellent, the portions are generous, and the service is great. If you are trying to have breakfast before catching a ferry, leave extra time. There is often a line! This is the place to have breakfast in Friday Harbor.

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Thank Brian0ntheGo
Kennewick, Washington
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We ate here twice, both times for breakfast. Our first visit was just after they opened and service and food quality were very good. Our second visit the next morning was not as good. It was very crowded and I could tell from the food that the chef was rushing his prep. I had just finished my meal and was... More 

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Thank BillDiane2011
meridian
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

You can just tell when you walk in this a a local cafe. Smells from the kitchen, friendly greeting from the staff, and top=notch attentive service. We had breakfast before getting on the ferry, and got served one of the best meals I have ever had. The waitress was fun to interact with, and extremely good at her job.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I love eggs Benedict.I feel I am quite the expert.😄Rocky bay cafe did it right..The hollindaise sause was perfect not bland with high quality Canadian bacon.My son 15 yr old hates to eat out but he made the comment that the buttermilk pancakes were great! The service...not so much...there were 3 waitresses in this small cafe and I couldn't get... More 

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Thank Christina K
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

...and that speaks volumes. Delicious breakfasts with hearty portions and surprisingly good coffee. Lots of interesting nautical decor adorns all the walls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-5051

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