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Lower Tavern

46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
+1 360-376-4848
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (126 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
“patty melt” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just what you'd expect from a tavern. Good basic bar food, and a decent selection of beer. The burger was pretty good, but the chili was bland, but I like spicy chili. Can be pretty noisy when it's busy, but again, it's a bar.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Ate here twice, great both times. Only complaint was not enough dressing on the coleslaw. It was dry but was fresh just no dressing. Fish and chips were excellent and the ruben also. Husband had the patty melt twice loved it so much. Atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shelley T
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My 16 year old son and I went the the Lower for a burger. My son ordered water and I ordered a beer. The waitress asked my son for ID (WHY? for water???). He replied he didn't have an ID and I said he's 16....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ZoyaKNewYork
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had average service and food. The burger and coleslaw were decent but nothing special. It seems popular with locals. The prices are average and they have a decent sized parking lot which is better than some places in the area. Orcas has a very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mikeatlarge
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We came here twice during a recent Orcas getaway, mostly due to the place having plenty of sports on TV. Unfortunately we did not have a great experience either time. Food wise: BLT was great. Salmon burger had plenty of salmon, but not a lot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank TravelTalk2
Reviewed 20 September 2018

If you are into spelunkin, this is the place. Multiple tv's, hard working servers, and local characters for entertainment. The food is good enough that locals order it to go. Hang here and see your favorite game.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chris a
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Solid bar food. Everything is tasty & fresh and well-priced. Our server, Terry, was funny & friendly even while slammed on game day. We never skip a visit to the lower when on Orcas.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kristin U
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If management is reading this - tell your bartenders to stop talking to their friends that come in and start paying attention to actual customers. I sat at the bar and ordered a salmon burger and a cider. The salmon was fine, and pretty much...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank kevin_from_AKandCO
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The good service is reserved for locals, which is completely fine. No atmosphere, no liquor, & unappetizing fried food.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Girlskout
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly environment with multiple TV for watching sports. Thank you for delicious vegan option salad MRF-maple rock farm salad. Good service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank julierS6486EN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4848
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