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The Oyster & Thistle Restaurant and Pub

205 E. Washington St, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-766-6179
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
205 E. Washington St, La Conner, WA 98257
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointing customer service. I have been to this restaurant four times in the past year, and could have been a lifetime guest if not for what transpired tonight. There is a step in the upstairs dining room that is unmarked and very easy to...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent three days in La Conner on a work assignment, after my first day of work I walked about the town to find a place to have a relaxing dinner. As I walked the main drag I spied an interesting looking place about a...More

1  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to a great meal and great experience. Neither happened. I’m at a loss, from our waiter to our meal. We were seated with the comment, “we have limited seating tonight, but we will seat you here” to a larvae/worm crawling across...More

3  Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a great restaurant. Menu is unique with interesting and standard choices. Presentation is quite a plus and the food is delicious and fresh. Have the choice of eating inside or outside. Had the smoked chicken salad which was the best chicken salad I've...More

1  Thank sfprescott76
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Had a wonderful meal with friends. Staff very friendly, upbeat and helpful. Our scallops were exceptional.

1  Thank J C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We sat out on the deck as it was a warm evening. I really enjoyed the Appetizer of Amaretto Prawns, followed by French Onion Soup.

1  Thank Trixie61
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. The dining experience begins with the reservation. The person who answered was incredibly rude. First impressions count.

Thank weimlvr
Reviewed 21 July 2018

From the moment you enter you realized that you are in for a great dining experience. The atmosphere is quiet and semi-elegant, the host/hostess are friendly, the wait staff are knowledgeable in current offerings and very attentive. The quality of the food is exceptional from...More

1  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We ate in the pub upon a recommendation from the owner of the bed and breakfast where we stayed because you get access to the pub menu and restaurant menu. The pub was cozy and mostly empty so we got a private booth. The only...More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We sat in the pub downstairs as the dining room was fully booked, Started with a couple local beers with the clams and the gnocchi. All were excellent. Follwed this with the duck main course which was also top notch. We had some decent meals...More

1  Thank kmcd0nnell
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Questions & Answers
31 May 2017|
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Response from MaureenBCCanada | Reviewed this property |
Best to check the Oyster & Thistle website for details re reservations and menu details.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
yes yes and yes
17 April 2017|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
it is awesome isn't it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E. Washington St, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-766-6179
  • E-mail
The Oyster & Thistle Restaurant and Pub specializes in 'Elegance Through Simplicity'. Thoughtfully prepared dishes with attentive and unpretentious service in the most uniquely quaint destination. The Oyster & Thistle is a completely from scratch approach with a commitment to the classics.
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