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“A SWEET TREAT FOR VALENTINE'S DAY...OR ANY DAY!”
Review of Ernie's Cafe

Ernie's Cafe
Ranked #34 of 69 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

On Valentine's Day, my husband suggested a trip to Friday Harbor and breakfast/lunch at Ernie's Cafe! We arrived from the ferry just in time for the famous POPOVERS which are ready at 11AM. I had called Christine a few days earlier and ordered 6 popovers to go. NOTE: Christine makes only 12 HUGE, SCRUMPTIOUS popovers per day, so if you want some to go, be sure to call ahead as they sell out very fast! I had the soup of the day and popovers and my husband had the Korean lunch special (Beef, rice, salad, soup). Everything was absolutely delicious--as it always is whenever we visit! The restaurant is cozy, light, and airy and overlooks the little airport. Patrick and Christine (chef/owners) are very friendly and they make you feel so welcome! This restaurant is really a comfortable spot to spend some time, and enjoy delicious treats!

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Thank debandharry
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Ernie's is a local restaurant tucked into a corner of the Friday Harbor airport. This is a place for locals and a classic airport eatery for the general aviation community. It's down home and not fancy - but the food was excellent. This is more like eating in someone's home with a big family coming and going. Don't be in a hurry and this is not a chain - so relax and join the very cool view of the flightline over some perfect eggs!

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Thank Chuck D
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is an unpretentious little restaurant with a basic menu. The service is personal and very friendly. It sits right at the edge of the landing strip of Friday Harbor's little airport, so you can watch the airplanes land and take off in a steady stream while you're enjoying your food. The main advantage and attraction is the warm, friendly service.

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Thank Colibri124
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

You will never know this place exists unless you read it here or talk to the locals. It is a local favorite tucked up at the airport. Come early or late because you won't find a seat otherwise. Great food and excellent service.

Thank Robin V
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Friday Harbor isn't known for cheap eats. If you want a reasonable priced breakfast or lunch this is the place to go. If you want to pay more for less try somewhere else on the island. We went to lunch there with some local friends and it does live up to it's reputation. Good food, reasonably priced with a friendly atmosphere. Arrive early or be ready to wait. It's a 2 person operation that knows how to take care of the customers. Yes the popovers are great, they do run out, I got the last one of the day when we were there.

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