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The Brown Lantern Ale House

412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
+1 360-293-2544
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (61 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate a friend's birthday. The place was very busy and loud, as is,expected on a Friday evening. However, from the 'greeter' at the door, to the servers that careened through the place, the service can only be described as "gruff" at...More

Thank Krystal H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will go back here. A crowded place, waiter was running to get orders in and the food on the table. Not too much of a wait, the place was packed. Shared a reuben with another, plenty of food for me. One person had the pulled-pork...More

Thank Glo6053
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hubs and I went with two of his sisters and his brother and the place was loud and busy but we were able to get a table on a Saturday night, so were thankful. We all ordered fish and chips but one person who...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

On the recommendation of our good friends Brad and Dale, my lovely wife and I visited the Brown Lantern on Commercial in old town Anacortes. As far as we knew, the pull was great hamburgers. We arrived a little after five PM and nabbed the...More

Thank JeffLookinatFish
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great pub. Good food. Nice bar. Great location and ambience. Fun place to meet friends. Definitely worth a return visit.

Thank Buzz E
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great drinks and food. Love the old building and all of the atmosphere. Right down Commercial Ave. Will be sure to visit again

Thank 171chaffs
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here twice in the past week. The second time we had couples join us. When you come in it may seem like a place that is sports and drinks oriented. While the sports and drinks are just great the...More

Thank sking2777
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went out for dinner after going to Escape Anacortes. Despite being a full house, we had great service and great food. Someone (owner?) even came outside as we were leaving to let us know that they would be having live music in an hour...More

Thank Mrsburbs
Reviewed 17 March 2017

They say they have the best burger in Anacortes. I can't comment on that but they certainly have a great burger and fish and chips. Service excellent. Beer selection great as wel.l

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tator tots need I say more??? Yes excellent bar food and drinks, burgers, fries, tator tots, wings and more

Thank Allen B
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What time is happy hour
13 August 2016|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
3-6 every day, 9-close Monday thru Thursday and all day Sunday
What time is happy hour
13 August 2016|
Response from rusty_fwg | Reviewed this property |
3-6pm and then reverse 9-close. I think all day Sunday has specials if I remember correctly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-293-2544
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