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Lime Kiln Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8171
+1 800-451-8910
08:00 - 15:00
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139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located across the street for the Hotel de Haro and right on the main pier at Roche Harbor the Lime Kiln Café is a favorite for both the boating crowd and landlubbers alike. The sandwiches are generally very good and the burgers are a cut above average. Throw in some tasty fries and you've just carbed up enough to finish... More 

Thank themolitors
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fast, friendly service; great food, healthy portion size. It's a great little stop on the water for a quick bite!

Thank turtlegirl73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat. We had the lamb burger, the fish and chips, the French dip and a burger. All was delicious, and service was excellent.

Thank Ande K
Bellevue, Washington
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Hot sandwiches were very good. Prime rib was tender. Fried chicken sandwich was well seasoned. Fries were average. They serve Starbucks coffee! Beautiful view of the harbor, staff were friendly and food came out within a reasonable amount of time. A bit pricey but... More 

Thank Mel R
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best view. Best coffee.Best donuts. They also have a great lunch and friendly, pleasant service. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mike P
Palmer, Alaska
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Stopped in at Lime Kiln Cafe for coffee, tea and donuts before walking the docks in Roche Harbor. Donuts were only $1 and delish, so we went back for seconds. The view is fantastic overlooking the harbor.

Thank akdbs
Kenai, Alaska
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Very busy for breakfasts on weekends - I tried lunch THIS time. EXCELLENT BLAT (bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato) on great bread (sort of like Ciabatta roll, but thinner.) I had a doughnut for dessert - ALWAYS include a doughnut if you can. The staff here are all smile and accommodating! Cooks are busy but cheerful! The view of the... More 

Thank ShesGotATicketToRide
Everett, Washington
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215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

nestled in the harbor on the dock, the view is breath taking. The Church next to it plays a wonderful song that vibrates throughout the tiny community. The food here is just burgers and salads, I think breakfast too but it was very delicious. Would love to come back in the summer.

Thank Shawna M
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

While there are limited places to grab a bite in Roche Harbor, this great cafe serves up tasty eats and a reasonable price. The portions are good and service is quick. The menu is fairly diverse. I has the special, which was a Pulled Pork sandwich with BBQ sauce on a Ciabatta Bun. Served with Sweet Cole Slaw! Yummy!

Thank eyedahoman
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a group of nine ranging in age from 8 years to 65 years old. I was worried about ordering for that many at the counter, but they had all our orders out in a timely manner and everything was spot on. The food was terrific! I had the fish tacos and they were the best I've ever had... More 

Thank Megan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8171
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Roche Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 800-451-8910
Famous for the doughnuts we make in-house each morning, you'll find our take on the traditional American café offers a wide variety of classic entrées and sides. The Lime Kiln Café serves breakfast in the morning and lunch in the afternoon, making it a perfect place for families to dine out anytime of the day with a more casual, counter-style service. Hours of operation: Open daily, serving lunch from 8am to 11am and Lunch from 11am to 3pm.

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