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Lower Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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46 Prune Alley, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
+1 360-376-4848
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Bellingham, Washington
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stopped in for a to-go order before heading back to our rental for the night. The atmosphere was lively, and it definitely has the feel of a pub. It was fun. Our food was pretty good: I ordered the salmon salad with a side of fries, and my husband got the fish and chips. He said his meal was... More 

Thank Sarah M
Monroe, Washington
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We just went in at the recomendation from a server at rosario. The place was clean and kyle our server was extremely friendly the prices were reasonable and the chili i had was excellent. No view but great for a quick bite to eat.

Thank Melissa N
Rockford, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Not much else was open mid-week, so when we found this place we weren't sure what to expect. The waiter/bartender was great and so were the lower tavern burgers. Highly recommend!

Thank mwilliams4603
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437 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We went as a group on Friday night during Kareoke. It was busy and people were singing and we had a great time. Service was good and I would go here again anytime I'm on Orcas Island.

Thank William S
Bellingham, Washington
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The burgers here are very good and well priced. If the local people frequent this establishment, then this is the place to be!

Thank code44ever
Seattle, Washington
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We were looking for dining after 8PM, but the sidewalks and most restaurants were closed. So, we happened upon the Lower Tavern. My goodness, great food! What a fortunate find.

Thank JosephJFuller
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and some bar munchies. Had a full order of the hot wings with the house sauce and an order of the pork eggrolls. Cant go wrong with deep fried in a dive bar....right? Not so. My wife only had 3 of the wings and I ate the rest of the order (12ish). Later that afternoon... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in the Lower on a Sunday afternoon following a hike. Very attentive and friendly staff that made us feel comfortable immediately upon arrival. We split a burger and boneless wings and had a few drinks to wash down the dust from our hike. Burger was juicy and fries were cooked to crispy perfection. Comfortable environment,... More 

Thank Phil G
Olympia, Washington
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Warm and friendly and the service was excellent. A breath of fresh air compared to a couple of other places we visited. We had the Lower Tavern burger and it was excellent. The fries were very good as were the onion rings.

Thank Stewart W
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The food here is very good and very well priced. I had the french dip sandwich and it was delicious. The fries are nice and crispy, the beer selection is good and service is unpretentious.

Thank DandyBrandy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Prune Alley, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4848

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