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Market Chef

) #4 of 42 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%
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“lunch” (71 reviews)
“sandwiches” (62 reviews)
“cookies” (31 reviews)
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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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Reviews (253)
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Just minutes, by foot, from the ferry! Lunch! Everyday is home cooked delish food prepared with gorgeous veggies grown on Waldron Island. The finest of ingredients! The young couple, Tim and Laurie, have been in business for years and have an excellent reputation! Eating there...More

2  Thank Kathleen N
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Casual atmosphere and fine, fresh food. We had sandwiches, which were delicious and unique. I wished we had had time to eat there for another meal. Crab cakes, Russian beets, looked delicious. Not open for dinner though.

1  Thank eaglepantherhurrican
Reviewed 25 June 2015

In town for a few days, we followed a couple locals here for lunch. The food was so good we returned every day! Their regular menu is great, but the daily specials -- temptingly arranged in the display case -- won us over day after...More

1  Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We had great sandwiches. I had the vegan Sandwich and I am not a vegan. Cannot describe the flavor in the my sisters favorite sandwich except it was incredible. The seasonal, turkey club was delicious. We will return tomorrow to try another sandwich. What a...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This place has delicious food! I read one review commenting on the food being for only the health conscious...beer and potato salad and lamb burgers?? Our only issue was trying to decide from all of the delightful choices. We ordered the 'special' along with some...More

2  Thank DeeBeeAdvo
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Upon entering the Market Chef, you can see what mouthwatering salads, meat, and side dishes that have been made that morning. Local, seasonal produce and meats are prepared daily and you can choose the items you want from the attractive case, or have a sandwich...More

1  Thank CLB946
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This place could have been in Berkeley, Brooklyn, or Silverlake. Roast beef sandwich made with grass fed beef trimmed with imaginative extras. The deli case featured beautiful crab cakes and fresh salads. A delightful back garden offered a quiet refuge from the town. If you...More

Thank TraveleRoger
Reviewed 11 May 2015

This place is consistently good. Their prices are on the high side for a deli, but their choice, fresh ingredients and unique flavor combination justify the prices. The Curried Egg Salad Sandwich is packed with yummy goodness on a delicious, hearty bread. It is hard...More

1  Thank ShesGotATicketToRide
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I grabbed a salad and some mac and cheese and it was delicious. My husband enjoyed his special-of-the-day sandwich. There is a lot to choose from. We had soft drinks but they also have bottled beer and wine. We sat at a table on the...More

Thank Erica M
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We ate here twice on our two day trip. Everything is fresh, many things are local, friendly staff, great variety. Don't miss a stop here if you are on the island.

Thank Addie76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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