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Willows Inn Restaurant

2579 W Shore Dr, Lummi Island, WA 98262-8667
+1 360-758-2620
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
“truffle” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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2579 W Shore Dr, Lummi Island, WA 98262-8667
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We originally planned a drive from Moses Lake to Lummi Island just to eat at this restaurant, but there are many better places in downtown Seattle. Now the wait staff is spectacular, and the view is wonderful. The effort they put into he food is...More

Thank lovegolfsailing
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We thought we'd start our day out to the mainland with a sturdy breakfast at the Willows Inn on Lummi! We were seated in the front dining area with a table overlooking the Rosario Straits. All foraged and local produce, yogurt, buckwheat crepes, apricot butter,...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The dinner price for the Willows Inn was a bit daunting for us, but we decided to try it for a late lunch, and were extremely happy with our decision. There is limited seating, so guests should be prepared to sit outdoors (it was cool,...More

Thank Pollyanna70
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the best restaurant experience of my life. Tasting menu only, and open mindedness required. You'll be surprised and delighted with wonderfully fresh and creative dishes,served by kind, knowledgeable, and efficient staff. We also anted up for the wine pairing, which was perfect. Bring your...More

Thank nymark2015
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Average in this case means "good" -- there is no "good" category. Before I continue we would have to say we only stopped at this famous eatery for lunch, so we'll go back another time for the main event, dinner, but we do have a...More

Thank Kenpasha
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had a great time at this restaurant even though we would not describe ourselves as 'foodies'. The meal was wonderful - the food is so fresh, varied, and specific to our location, and the chef is incredibly talented at bringing the flavors out. It...More

Thank 212inSeattle
Reviewed 18 June 2017

with only two restaurants on the island, isolation and desperation keeps the tables filled. our group of four ordered a number of items from the very limited menu. service was fine, the food rather skimpy portions and while the server proudly claimed the meats were...More

3  Thank bill s
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Best meal I've ever had. Superb care taken to please all your senses -- sight, smell, taste, touch. Local ingredients (lots of fish and shellfish) taking advantage of what is fresh (literally hours old) and in season. We had 17 courses with wine pairings and...More

Thank jctaylah
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Over the course of four hours, we were treated to 18 tastings of mouth-watering morsels by members of the Willows' Corps du Cuisine. Of particular note were angelica and rhubarb, truffles and winter mushroom soup, and woodruff and nettles. Chef Blaine Wetzel was welcoming and...More

Thank monet1896
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent! This was a special occasion, anniversary and birthday combined. Due to our schedule, we went early in the season (spring 2016). Our meal was more of an event. The Chef was very gracious. The food and ingredients were masterful. We were very comfortable with...More

Thank Richard D
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016|
Response from Reid J | Property representative |
Hello! If you book a room with us you can book dinner simultaneously. If you do not book a room then you can only make a dinner reservation two weeks in advance. Typically in the summer and weekends we fill with guests that... More
Karen G
2 June 2015|
Response from Reid J | Property representative |
Hi Karen, The dinner is a preset tasting menu that is served at 6:30pm each night and is $175/person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2579 W Shore Dr, Lummi Island, WA 98262-8667
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Lummi Island
  • Phone Number: +1 360-758-2620
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One seating at 6:30pm each night features a preset tasting menu that is entirely fished, foraged, and farmed from or around Lummi Island.
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