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Lower Tavern

46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
+1 360-376-4848
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (116 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“patty melt” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Having visited Orcas Island a handful of times, I only discovered this place last year, and what a good find it was. Great atmosphere and great food. I would personally recommend the Chicken Burger... you get a giant piece of chicken for a great price....More

Thank GreatDarkWonder
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A favorite hangout for years, this place consistently has great service and food food. A very comforting place to visit if you're off island, they make you feel like a local. I appreciate that.

Thank LRJ2014
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Not a lot was open and available in early February, but we found the Lower Tavern on our first night and ordered their fish and chips. Amazing french fries! Even the server said they were the best...crisp and flavorful. The beer was good, service was...More

Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Yes it's a hamburger place. It's also a locals hangout. We had burgers, and thought they were excellent, especially their "Lower not yet famous burger". Go expecting a good local burger place and you won't be disappointed.

Thank GrayRanch
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This place is open from morning to evening which is great as many places in the village have very limited hours. It is basic, unpretentious pub food. Service is quick. Locals hang out here. :o)

Thank Bouvuergirl1271985
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

On a Monday night in late October, most of the restaurants nearby I normally don’t eat in a bar. I walked in and it looked like a bar complete with pool tables. I ordered the special which happened to be salmon on poached eggs on...More

1  Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner after a whale watching trip. The burger that my wife had was over cooked and mostly bun. I had hot wings that were ok. We also tried the clam strips and those we also just ok. The prices seemed very...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a drink—not realizing they only served wine and beer. I finally decided on a wine which was good, but not normally what I drink. We weren’t all that hungry so decided on some raw vegetables which were served...More

Thank TerryTom2119
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The only pool table, sports TV, beer type bar on the island is a great place for a burger and a cold one. And if you’re a salad type, a great Caesar Salad. Very casual.

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went here late at night, we took it to go. There’s a bouncer at the door, gotta have your ID to go in and order even for take out. It sounds wild in there. A lady was singing at the top of her lung,...More

Thank Live_To_Eat0704
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Prune Aly, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5414
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-376-4848
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