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Market Chef

) #4 of 43 Restaurants in Friday Harbor ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Soups
225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
+1 360-378-4546
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (72 reviews)
“sandwiches” (62 reviews)
“cookies” (31 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The seared greens salad was excellent. I also got the crab cake, which had too much breading and not enough crab. The kids got plain turkey sandwiches and were happy. Inside was loud and crowded, but the porch tables were quieter. I would eat there...More

Thank Jerilyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here to get sandwiches to go before heading on the Transit shuttle out to Lime Kiln State Park. The workers were very friendly and accomodating and the sandwiches were delicious!

Thank Sassychemgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch here recommended by a local shop owner. So glad we did. The food was locally sourced and made fresh.

Thank GoldCountry2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vey pricey but it is Island life. Deli has very good food and tons of choices. Stopped in to get some dinner items for the cabin Take and bake pizza, chicken, potato salad wow pricey $8.59 for 1 pound. It was tasty .

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Is it possible to write a review without Sounding utterly ridiculous because the place is only open M - F...10 to 4....The food is creative....Varied.... Beautiful and most important.... DELICIOUS.... Delicious.... Delicious....And the staff is experienced and helpful too

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited SJI for a short vacation. During a kayak trip we asked the guide for suggestions for restaurants and Market Chef came up. It seemed obvious that the locals were well aware of this place and some visitors were finding their...More

Thank WLS227
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Market Chef was a fun place to try. My husband had a grilled cheese sandwich and a crab cake. He really liked the sandwich but said the crab cake was just okay. I had "My Sister's Favorite Sandwich" which was interesting. It tasted good...More

Thank River_lullaby
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great soup, sandwich, deli and cookie spot right up the hill from the ferry landing. Excellent food, we always try to stop here after going to our fav used book store Serendipity next door. Don't miss this for a fantastic lunch, and don't miss the...More

Thank Onamacman
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We missed the crowd since we enjoyed our lunch late. The lentil & bacon soup was the best I've had. "My Sister's Favorite Sandwich" was the most creative & delicious veggie/fruit sandwich I've had. My wife's arugula artichoke pasta & Turkey sandwich was delicious. Oh...More

Thank 178otisd
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and salads wonderful owners locals really support this shop year around always different and great food.

Thank dangg228
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-4546
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