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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Bar

116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-466-4261
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab cakes” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a Tuesday night, while staying at the Wild Iris Inn. The decor was lovely and the food superb. My daughter had the crab pasta and I had the seafood stew and the house salad. Generous portions and the main courses...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried to make a reservation by their website & then by phone & no response so we decided to just go there since it was late afternoon. They returned my call about the same time we were seated. A bit late. It seems to...More

Thank milehidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has lovely views of the waterfront. It was peaceful and the food was delicious. Service was friendly and fast. I always enjoy a “white tablecloth” experience.

Thank JaniceinClarksville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Sunday evening we were celebrating our anniversary and that of our daughter and son-in-law. This was a good place to do it. Our server was experienced and did a good job although we thought she wasn't all that welcoming when she first approached...More

Thank Polytechnic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best surf & turf + calamari my boyfriend and I have ever had! Farm fresh, local produce that is posted for every one to see. You can taste the love they put in to the meals. The staff was friendly and efficient during the busy...More

Thank King_Kar1993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a treat! A beautiful sunny day to enjoy the views. I had the ploughman and my husband had the fish and chips. He loved the batter on the fish! Fries were delish with sriacha ketchup. The ploughman came with a bowl of soup, salad...More

Thank sjgm1
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I had heard some good things about this place and actually stopped by once without a reservation. This last time traveling through from BC we decided to reserve a table and give it a go. To be fair, the decor and location on the water...More

Thank FromPortlandOregon
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My wife, Sister in Law and I eat here often liking the friendly service and great food. I take my 89 yr old Mother here and they really make her feel welcome.

Thank Rnothlich
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The menu is limited. Lunch costs the same as dinner. And it is not cheap. Fries were limp (but plentiful) with the fish and chips. Salmon (served blackened skin side up) salad was good, but pricey - could have used more variety of vegetables. Parking...More

Thank Goodvalyouseeker
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Amazing restaurant on the Swinomish River with free parking which is unusual for La Connor...street parking usually. Fresh local food. Specials are always fun to try. We had the vegan shepherd’s pie which just delicious and filling. Salads and appetizers are fun to order. Fresh...More

Thank gary1212015
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Michael K
9 November 2015|
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Response from slbebee58643 | Reviewed this property |
It has been awhile since we ate there. We did not have soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-466-4261
  • E-mail
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