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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Cocktail Bar
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“For an evening cocktail, try The Barnacle in Eastsound. It’s a bit of a treasure hunt to find, but a fun island hang-out!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The cafe is delightful; you’ll find freshly baked bread and fine picnic fare in the adjacent bakery.”
  • 23 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Hit the 5-6 happy hour for gourmet appetizers in the bar. Try the Kobe beef sliders, garlic fries and a $5 glass of wine (all day). Steve is the best bartender in town. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Hotel
“The Ship Bay Restaurant, a few miles east of town, specializes in seasonal, locally-sourced cuisine. If you go east on Crescent Beach Drive and make a right on Olga Road, you'll be headed toward Moran State Park.”
  • 22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“It's where the locals go for a cold one, to watch a game, play pool, karaoke, has reasonably priced food. No children.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located behind the Tres Fabu Boutique on N. Beach Rd., The Kitchen serves fresh, local, organic Asian-inspired food in an outdoor setting.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Gourmet pizza made with island grown ingredients. Creative menu from James Beard nominee, Jay Blackington.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food. In the summer, sit outside. Dungeness Crab Enchiladas are amazing. Eshites (roasted corn) also worth it. Make reservations before you set out for Orcas. They fill up weeks in advance”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Owned by Monica, great food and views of Eastsound/Indian Island. Hit the happy hour 3-6 and all day Sunday. Also consider the Loft up above for fine dining after 5 pm.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great pub food menu with some more sophisticated twists. Right off the ferry.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“No frills cafe popular with locals. Decent coffee, bites, plenty of tables and Wifi. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for a date night, one of the more pricey places on the island but an amazing experience!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“all the locals go here! great view of the water, free pool table, great menu and beer on tap!”
  • 9 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Amazing food and service. Intimate restaurant. Great seasonal dining on patio. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“upscale deli and wine shop. Weekly events during the summer include wood fired pizza, wine tasting and live music.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A couple blocks east on Main Street, set back from the road a bit, is local favorite Wild Island offering delicious, healthy breakfasts and lunches with vegetarian and vegan options.”
  • 9 locals recommend