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Blue Water Bar & Grill

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7 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-2245
09:00 - 23:00
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, great location, stunning views. A touch on the pricey side, but the view is worth it! We'd go back again

Thank car42whereru
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely time on Sunday afternoon in this quaint and scenic spot! The food was prepared very well and we really had good service. It got a little busy with folks waiting for the ferry. And our bartender/waitress did not skip a beat. Took care of us right away! We had a really nice time here.

Thank Lisa F
Fairlight, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came up to Port Macquarie for a one day visit. I was looking forward to dining out as I am a chef and have spent the last 5 days cooking for others during the busy holiday season. I understand when the kitchen is busy. The food was good when I got it. Entrees came out quickly, the salt and... More 

Thank Maggiyeung
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and beverages and staff outstanding! View is pretty cool and the atmosphere is inviting!!

Thank Thomaswilcox01
Everett, Washington
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308 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I came here on my Birthday night and ordered the Ahi Seared Tuna, Clams & Calamari ... all were wonderful especially the ahi! Great waitress/bartender, nice atmosphere.

Thank Shawna M
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had dinner there. The waitress was friendly and the food was not bad at all. It's a bar and therefore, it is very casual. It has also some seats outside on the patio.

Thank 2013Anonymous
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Varied menu, nice water/harbor view. Not enough wait staff when busy. Was served relatively quickly but waiting for check was long. Not relatively busy either at the time.

Thank opie1Poulsbo
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Cute place with great service! The captains platter did not disappoint! It was enough for us to share. The margarita was yummy

Thank Jennifer B
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234 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our first choice was closed and this was close to the ferry with a good view. Service was fine but the place is very tired and the food preparation borders on the greasy spoon experience. My omelet was so-so and the potatoes did not even rate that high a rating. It seems to be a better place for drinks than... More 

Thank Noel J
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were killing a few minutes between activities, so we stopped in for a drink. Had a nice ambiance, a freezer strip for keeping drinks cold.

Thank patrick b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-2245

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