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Market Chef

225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
+1 360-472-0163
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (79 reviews)
“turkey sandwich” (19 reviews)
“cookies” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is top quality Farm to Table food, take out or eat there , deli style. Items offered are seasonal as much as possible, menu changes every day.

Thank bcox92110
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, I came here based on the great reviews. We got a combination of the day’s specials (they have a soup/sandwich menu, but it seemed pretty standard) and it was delicious! Coconut-crusted cod with sticky rice and roasted vegetables and beef with...More

Thank Emilie D
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I had read the great reviews and this place did not disappoint. First, I am from the south and know ice tea. After experiencing several "bad" ice teas on this trip. I can safely say, this place knows how to make a good ice tea....More

Thank bvinton
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I grabbed a quick lunch at the Market Chef after a morning bike ride. The staff was really helpful in picking out my meal (so many choices!). I had the halibut sandwich, since I was told that they don’t always have halibut. It was delicious!...More

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Delicious and tasty, creative and fun outdoor seating. Best Cookies and salads. Would definitely choose this spot for lunch.

Thank sue b
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This place is where the locals eat lunch (it closes at 4 pm). The food was excellent, especially for the price, which is very reasonable. We plan on eating here the next time we are in Friday Harbor.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

If you're looking for a place for lunch or food to take on an Island Adventure, this should be your stop. We had lunch their shortly after arriving on the Island and came back a couple of days later for a sack lunch to take...More

Thank cherryd66
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This is a tasty spot for lunch that has something for everyone. Everything here is homemade and delicious. Their menu even offered halves of sandwiches and many unique sides. Try their Greek orzo!

Thank Laurel F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Market Chef is a small local cafe that never ceases to have something new on the menu with lots of regular favorites. Great place for a casual and healthy lunch or to grab a sandwich and take it with you on the ferry. A roast...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

While visiting San Juan Island for a few hours we weren't sure quite where to eat. We got a recommendation from the visitors center to checkout Market Chef. Best meal we've had in the last 5 days since being in Washington. High quality ingredients great...More

Thank Stephen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-472-0163
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