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Sweet Retreat & Espresso

264 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
+1 360-378-1957
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (3 reviews)
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264 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This shop is really close to the ferry dock. You could park in the ferry lane, and run over and get a cup of coffee or a sweet treat. I am a fan of coconut ice cream, and it was excellent! They have some soveniers...More

Thank shetoksalot
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem just off Spring Street!  We went based on a recommendation from a colleague and it didn't disappoint. Got lattes and breakfast burritos - simple but good. They crack the eggs right in front of you. Extensive coffee / espresso set...More

Thank Trina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reduced sugar ice cream available. With so many people on restricted diets these days, it would be nice to have an option.

Thank FifisFluff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little place that serves to go. Great smoothies, ice cream, and shaved iced. Doesn't price gauge like some of the other businesses; fair prices. Try it out, you will not be sorry.

Thank Lamia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on Spring Street, tucked in just a bit, is Sweet Retreat. The guys who run the shop are friendly and fun, happy to give recommendations. They sold me on the raspberry peach smoothie, and it was totally worth it. There are gluten free options...More

Thank Howattp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good little spot by the ferry to enjoy ice cream. So many choices on a hot day. I suggest the maui waui . Yum

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Scoops are big, the double was almost too much and I love ice-cream! If you're looking for a way to cool down visit Sweet Treat for sure- get the blackberry ice-cream :)

Thank malymurphy17
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great ice cream. One of the best licorice ice creams that I have had, and while I know that it is not for everyone, I can assure you that anyone who does it this well does everything else well, too (has ALWAYS proven true over...More

Thank Divenfly4fun
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The best raspberry milkshake I've ever tried! Their tuna sandwich is also highly recommended :) The owner is super friendly.

Thank MariaShamfarova
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Small takeout shack on Spring Street in Friday Harbor. Hamburgers, hot dogs and ice cream among drinks and coffee items you might find in a small snack bar. Couple of tables and chairs out front for convenience. Menu usual comfort food fare for fast service....More

Thank Tony C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 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: +1 360-378-1957
Family owned and operated since 1998. Proudly making your hot and cold coffee drinks, yummy breakfast and lunch sandwiches and burritos, scrumptious ice cream cones, sundaes, shakes, old fashion malts, smoothies, frappuccions and Hawaiian Shave Ice ...all made to order. Stop by and give us a try. You'll be happy you did!
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