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The Islander

7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
+1 206-232-6676
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“wedge salad” (3 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped by for lunch on a Monday. The whole area is very un-populated at this time of day and week, so the slim crowd didn't surprise me. The food was good and filling and as usual for most restaurants, more than you really need. I...More

Thank Reg1956
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had a large (18 people) dinner there on a Monday night. The food is good, the portions are generous, & they have a great bar & wine selection! The staff is willing to accommodate requests, but service can be slow. I also wish they...More

Thank 65Marilyn2016
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, great Happy hour and incredible service! The people are super nice and you won't go wrong!

Thank Ulrich F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This place is pretty awful. the service is terribly slow. You could deal with that if the food was even decent. We went on a Sunday night. The restaurant had 4 or 5 tables and the rest was empty. it took forever to be even...More

Thank MatthewS9252016
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a pleasant space with a menu that emphasizes seafood. The day we were there, they were out of crab, so my husband had the crab and shrimp louie with just shrimp, and I had the fish tacos. Everything was tasty.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday with my family that was visiting for the 4th weekend. There was 6 of us. Took forever to get our drinks, then the server spilled my son's drink all over him. His response - a less than sincere...More

Thank radams006
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Islander, and their newish space is great. I've always have had quick service and good food. It's not a fancy place, but the bar happy hour is great and reasonably priced. We go about once a month or so.

Thank Dressagegirl73
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Islander is a very reliable destination for well prepared food from a nicely varied menu. Everything from sandwiches to steaks are all good. I particularly like the Kobi Meatloaf and also the Wedge Salad with chicken. There's another salad that my wife likes and...More

Thank JJCSeattle
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Probably the best choice on Mercer for variety and quality. Tuesday night steak special is a real deal. Full bar in the back. Great owners and staff.

Thank Snakehandler666
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We came around 8pm and ordered some wine, supposed to be half price wine on Wednesdays but that didn't seem reflected based on the prices we paid. We shared some apps, spicy shrimp which was really good, and crab/artichoke dip, also good. However they close...More

Thank Maria B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7440 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island
  • Phone Number: +1 206-232-6676
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