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Blue Water Bar & Grill

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7 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-2245
09:00 - 23:00
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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was a bit disappointed by this restaurant. The one thing it has going for it is the location and the view. The food was terrible, my wife's fish and chips was under-cooked, the batter was still raw. My nachos were dripping with grease. Was hoping for more, especially at the prices.

Thank 80s-diver
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good atmosphere, great views, conveniently located at the waterfront. We had great service, great food, light atmosphere. We had a good experience

Thank turtlegirl73
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted promptly and given our choice of tables. The food was really great and the service was excellent! Definitely a great place for lunch or dinner.

Thank smichaelone
Milwaukie, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great food, great location, stunning views. A touch on the pricey side, but the view is worth it! We'd go back again

Thank car42whereru
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time on Sunday afternoon in this quaint and scenic spot! The food was prepared very well and we really had good service. It got a little busy with folks waiting for the ferry. And our bartender/waitress did not skip a beat. Took care of us right away! We had a really nice time here.

Thank Lisa F
Fairlight, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I came up to Port Macquarie for a one day visit. I was looking forward to dining out as I am a chef and have spent the last 5 days cooking for others during the busy holiday season. I understand when the kitchen is busy. The food was good when I got it. Entrees came out quickly, the salt and... More 

Thank Maggiyeung
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and beverages and staff outstanding! View is pretty cool and the atmosphere is inviting!!

Thank Thomaswilcox01
Everett, Washington
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346 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I came here on my Birthday night and ordered the Ahi Seared Tuna, Clams & Calamari ... all were wonderful especially the ahi! Great waitress/bartender, nice atmosphere.

Thank Shawna M
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had dinner there. The waitress was friendly and the food was not bad at all. It's a bar and therefore, it is very casual. It has also some seats outside on the patio.

Thank 2013Anonymous
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Varied menu, nice water/harbor view. Not enough wait staff when busy. Was served relatively quickly but waiting for check was long. Not relatively busy either at the time.

Thank opie1Poulsbo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-2245

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?