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65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
+1 360-298-8130
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cynthia's does have limited hours so make sure you plan ahead for stopping by! We had a delightful breakfast while visiting the island. It looked like there were a lot of locals eating so you know it's good when you see that! For such a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 25 November 2018

If you are in Friday Harbor in the morning, make sure to go to Cynthia's! This cafe is warm and charming and cozy -- with amazing breakfasts! Recommend the avocado breakfast boats...and a hot chocolate. And it is just far enough away from the ferry...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ruleena
Reviewed 30 October 2018

this is a delightful little cafe that has a unique menu with very fresh well prepared food. fresh baked goods and coffee greet you as you walk in and the smells just get better! one of the outstanding meals we had while on the island!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pinkarcher
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I popped into Cynthia's for brunch on the advice of local friends and the glowing reviews here. I was one of two busy tables during a quiet time at the restaurant. I was seated promptly by a delightful young lady and given a very tasty...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rainbirdreader
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had a wonderful breakfast here. Comfortable with friendly staff and very good food! They have artwork (presumably local) that is available for purchase.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MaryWeidner
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had breakfast twice during our 4-day trip to San Juan Island. It was delicious both times. The eggs and the pancakes were delicious. And -- the bacon was extra crispy. Just like we like. You should absolutely make a point to eat there.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mack M
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We were there for brunch on our last day in town. It was so perfect. I had Quiche, which was great. My husband ordered off the menu, for the eggs and toast he yearned. They were fine with that. As we left, they offered us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TeresaE210
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The service was okay and the food acceptable. In their defense it was a busy Sunday morning and we were there at about 11:30 am.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FullTiltTraveler
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a pre-boarding breakfast. Classic Eggs Benedict were excellent. I thought it would be fun to include bacon, but the excellent bacon was too strong and too thick and overpowered the Benedict sauce. Nice fruit cup. Good coffee and service. Enjoyable morning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ESMotteram
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Loved the avocado and egg dish and the savory pancake! Bacon was very crisp just how I like it. Friendliest service in town!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lori N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9579
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-298-8130
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