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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Bar

116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-466-4261
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“polenta” (24 reviews)
“salad” (56 reviews)
“potstickers” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So we were told... and we found this place to be amazing for dinner! Everything, all the way to desert was delicious and the service was excellent! Every time we return, we will eat here. If you can sit in the back room or on...More

Thank richard g
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a toss between this and the La Conner Seafood & Prime Ribs abd we chose this due to the larger crowd we saw here. No regrets. We had the seafood mix and the oysters, both name of dishes eluded me . The servings...More

Thank Highadventurer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located on the canal. They take reservations for view seating and have walk in seating in another dining area facing the kitchen but tastefully decorated. The third option is the bar which is also tastefully decorated. There were four adults. We started...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First timers, husband and I relaxed as we stepped into this lovely restaurant and admired the serene decor. Although pleasant enough to sit outside by the water, we chose an indoor table with waterfront view. The room filled quickly, but the noise level remained subdued,...More

Thank wego2places
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit, and overall experience was somewhat disappointing. We ordered Oysters Skagit , because last time they were great, but this time around they were not nearly as delicious, slightly overdone, as if the oil was way too hot, so the timing...More

Thank Anagard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a few years since my last visit to Nell Thorn, when they were previously located on the hill in town. Their new site is on the channel with outdoor seating too. For an appetizer, we had the best crab cakes & aioli sauce...More

Thank Jeanie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to their water front location. We were lucky to have reservation at this popular restaurant at dinner time. Our table was by the window on a bright sunny day and was a pleasure. The food was outstanding! Fresh calamari and...More

Thank LeonNoel7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in La Conner, we tried Nell Thorne. We had lovely wines by the glass. We tried the house favorite, scallops in the shell. They were sautéed in olive oil and spices and the plate was ample and gorgeous. The dish is extremely...More

Thank dballardreisch
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The title of this review pretty much sums it up - the food is good, the decor is country-comfy, the waterside location a bonus, and the service was excellent. Salads were ample, the crab cakes were very crabby, although a touch bland. Our server was...More

Thank gettingandspending
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My friend and I went to Nell Thorn’s while visiting La Conner and we were blown away by the food. We started with the Crispy Polenta w/ shiitake gorgonzola cream sauce. OMG it was delicious! My friend said she didn’t like blue cheese, but to...More

Thank VancouverClucky
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Michael K
9 November 2015|
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Response from slbebee58643 | Reviewed this property |
It has been awhile since we ate there. We did not have soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-466-4261
  • E-mail
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