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Duck Soup Inn

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50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
+1 360-378-4878
17:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We arrived late at night to the Duck Soup Inn and they could not have been more welcoming! The food is fantastic and definitely pushes the tastes of the fresh ingredients available and the ambience is extremely cozy. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area!

Thank PeacefulTravels2013
Friday Harbor, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I live on SJI and have enjoyed this restaurant many times. It was my very favorite spot. Expensive, but wonderful service, delicious and unusual food, and fair prices for what you get. I even chose this quaint spot for my cake-and-punch wedding reception in July 2016. The reception seemed to go quite well, at the time. The finger foods and... More 

Thank IslandTime98250
Bellevue, Washington
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This quaint little restaurant near Friday harbor was a surprising treat. The building felt like a fairy treehouse and the food tastes like heaven. The menu was comprised of local, healthy, but delicious choices. I had the smoked salmon and corn chowder to start, and organic fennel gnocchi, as well as local vegetables shared with the table. For dessert I... More 

Thank 0lindsay0
Atlanta, GA
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We have visited Duck Soup Inn several times over the past 4 years and until now have always raved about our experience. However, they have made some serious changes recently and DSI no longer lives up to the bar previously set. Hence we offer... know before you go. The food is very unique but the menu is very limited. If... More 

2 Thank kymbrleh
Fairfield CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Great dinner on highway to Roche Harbor about halfway from Friday Harbor. Pleasant staff and setting. Would return every time we return to San Juan Islands in future.

Thank Guillermo M
La Crescenta, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The food was good and some of it exotic. The cocktail I had was yummy and the entree was ok. Though they have vegetarian "options", there was not much that interested me on the menu. I didn't like the booth because my legs were dangling as I am but 5'3". I suggest if your on the shorter side to get... More 

1 Thank LizaB00
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Although it's been 4 years since we've gone to Duck Soup Inn, it was a favorite of ours, and we've been there many times, so since we were in town, we decided to go there once again. Our first disappointment, was everything on the menu is ala carte, including the bread. Prices were high on all the food, the waitress... More 

2 Thank luvintotravel
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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616 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was an odd little restaurant. Getting there is difficult and fortunately we traveled in the sunlight to find our way. I still wonder what happened to our original server. After we were seated, someone else showed up and assured us they would soon take our drink order. And then we waited...and waited...and waited still some more. I have been... More 

3 Thank TommyBoy94
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere combined with the menu and service create a truly perfect evening! The beautifully presented fare and wonderful flavor combinations leave one feeling that they've found the best spot on the island.

Thank namaste909
Whidbey Island, Washington
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

It is with regret that I write this review, because Duck Soup Inn used to be our favorite restaurant on San Juan Island. The previous owner was a woman whose specialty was soup, thus the name. The menu was not large, but there were always a dozen or so entrees to choose from, all of them familiar to the average... More 

2 Thank Worrygrandma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 35
American, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Duck Soup Ln, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-6929
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-4878
Duck Soup Inn is a rustic island restaurant serving Pacific Northwest cuisine. We hope to offer you a sense of place by showcasing the bounty of the islands we are blessed to call home. From local farm produce, meat and seafood, foraged edibles from land and sea, and local goods made from island crafts people, the abundance and beauty of the San Juan's is on full display. We offer you adventures in island dining through fresh, seasonal, inspired cuisine, delightful wines, and creative cocktails served in a cozy cabin in the woods. The restaurant has received enthusiastic attention from various publications including Bon Appétit, Pacific Northwest Magazine, Seattle Met, Seattle Times, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, and Fodor's.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?