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Deer Harbor Inn

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33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
+1 360-376-4110
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Surrey, Canada
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253 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were staying quite close to the Deer Harbor Restaurant and it was recommended to us by our hosts. We thought the restaurant setting was quite nice and we were looking forward to a wonderful evening and a meal to remember. The restaurant was not very busy so we were seated quite quickly. When we looked through the menu, we... More 

Thank greenspratley
Darrington, Washington
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is an older resort with an excellent dinner restaurant and bar on site. We stayed in on of the cottage rooms, which was quaint and comfortable. Nothing fancy, but nice. It's located about a half mile from the marina and other resorts on Deer Harbor. The main thing to note, is that the ownership is basically absent. You check... More 

Thank greg54353
St. Louis
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a large, boisterous group and luckily were put in a separate room. Everyone enjoyed their dinners, but the blackberry cobbler was the hands-down favorite. The wait staff was helpful and had no problem with splitting our bill.

Thank pennyN
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Sit out on the deck and enjoy a beautiful distant view of Puget Sound. Good wine, great food, especially the seafood pasta! This restaurant comes with its own resident cat, who strolled through the diners on the deck at the exact same time, both times we were there.

Thank 1ofdabest
Bellingham, Washington
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday in September, this place wass very busy with large groups. We had a reservation but waited 10 to 15 minutes to be seated, which felt awkward with no waiting area. Clearly short staffed and very busy. Staff attentive and personable (ok maybe waitress was a bit of an oversharer) but very efficient. Soup lukewarm, our appetizer was... More 

Thank Cindy H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Food Not Good. We stayed in the "lodge" three nights, but had dinner only once in the restaurant because of our disappointing experience. I ordered the seafood salad, scallops, prawns, and smoked salmon over greens. The small (not bay scallops) had that metallic taste so I removed them. Our server offered a small piece of salmon filet in exchange, and... More 

1 Thank Cheri S
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was open late so we went after sailing. We ended sailing a little after 8 pm. We loved the lentil soup and yummy salmon but the cobbler was the best part....just because it was real homemade and yummy. Such a great end to a cold but fun evening of sailing The service was perfect. I'd come here again on... More 

Thank ScubaTroy
Anacortes, Washington
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462 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had the New York Steak, and my friends had seafood pasta. Service is fast and friendly. If you are staying at the Deer Harbor Marina, DH Restaurant will pick you up in their limousine and give you a ride hope. This place is a real hoot.

Thank zip98221
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Although we went with a large group, each couple ordered separately so any over cooked food was not the result of "banquet" fare. We started with split pea soup that was served "family style." The soup was a little thin, but tasty. A nice hearty French bread was also served and good. For those with salad included with the entree,... More 

Thank Dianne H
Boulder City, Nevada
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stopped for dinner without reservations one evening after spending the day on a charter schooner in the rain. What a relaxing way to spend the end of a long day. Food was great, staff was great and the environment was like eating in your own relaxing patio.

Thank montony

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Inn Lane, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Deer Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4110

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