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The Bean Cafe

150B 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
+1 360-370-5858
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cookies” (31 reviews)
“oatmeal” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150B 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found The Bean Cafe by accident, and so glad we did. Lovely spot great coffee, cakes, wi-fi and service.

Thank Fossie4
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This small shop offers good coffee at reasonable prices and has the benefit of a TV monitor of the ferry arriving so a person can relax with their drink and not be concerned if the ride back to the mainland will be missed. Additionally, there...More

Thank Steven I
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Clean, a resident favorite. Basically a breakfast or lunch restaurant and if you like good potato salad, this is the place. Prices are moderate.

Thank maryjaned252
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We found the Bean Cafe by accident, off the beaten track down an "alley" off a main street. Glad we found it on a Sunday. The menu is interesting and eclectic. Perhaps understaffed when there is a rush of customers, but the food was very...More

Thank lheadley
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A must stop when you are waiting for the ferry departures. Good selection of drinks and pastries. Was amused to see live feed of Ferry dock so you could see when your ride arrives. Great staff

Thank dennisblair2
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This was so awesome! I got to the ferry line way early, parked in line and went to lunch across the street at the Bean Cafe. Got my lox and cream cheese bagel fix and coffee and leisurely headed back to my car to wait...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I had a lot of mediocre lattes over the past week. However, the Bean Cafe was excellent. Thank you; it makes my day to get a decent start to the day! Good morning muffin too. Staff very nice!

Thank Cardine09
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The coffee was rich and sweet....complete opposite of Starbucks. It reminds me of Stumptown Coffee in Portland.

Thank Techman2000
Reviewed 2 September 2017

While waiting for our whale watching tour, we enjoyed a cup of coffee and a cookie that was harder than expected, but once dipped into our coffees ended up being quite delicious.

Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great location, close to the wharf. Good coffee and a really good selection of baked goods. Free wifi - look for the comfy couch seating in the corner.

Thank Jessica H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150B 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-370-5858
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