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Mike's Cafe and Wine Bar

135 2nd St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7949
+1 360-378-0265
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai noodles” (6 reviews)
“vegan fare” (4 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 2nd St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea Shepard's Capt. Paul Watson was in town for the Friday Harbor Film Festival- his movie "Chasing Thunder" had played at the festival. And he was eating there! I had never eaten there before, and only had time for a quick bite at the bar...More

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a find! I'm so glad we came here on our weekend get away to Friday Harbor. The food at Mike's was so outstanding, I'd almost take a trip here just to eat at Mike's. The service was great as well. It was also nice...More

Thank SimpsonBjork
NWTC, Owner at Mike's Cafe and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are very kind! Thanks for visiting our restaurant! - Mike

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I am really not sure how his place is rated 5. We went there in the first week of Oct and were disappointed with all our food. I would give it one star if not for the nice and friendly (although clueless waiter - he...More

Thank a_valecha
NWTC, Owner at Mike's Cafe and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Well, I am sorry for your experience. It certainly is not the opinion of the 1000’s before you this year or the full restaurant last night when you arrived. Curiously, as one looks through the comments, the items you ordered are our most popular. Not...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We picked this restaurant not knowing it was totally vegan because we could not find a parking space in the downtown area and they had a parking lot. Noticed it was highly reviewed on TripAdvisor so we thought we'd give it a try. What a...More

Thank Marprinc
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I'm pretty much anti-vegan, but Mike's is an exception to the usual vegan restaurants. The food is creative and they pay attention to flavor and presentation, not just adherence to vegan principles. They also have good beer and wine at reasonable prices. It's one of...More

Thank SalishSeaGuy
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

When I went in to look at the menu, the place was finely lit...As I perused the menu,although I could not read the details, I saw the words Pork, Bacon, Pepperoni....The prices seemed very reasonable...especially for Friday Harbor. There were 4 filled-up tables for four...More

Thank Marion D
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Pleasantly surprised by the availability of vegan food at Friday Harbor and the food was exceptional!

Thank Lian-Zhen F
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We were delighted with the selection of food and wines. The service was outstandling. A delightful dining experience. If you are thinking of trying some great vegan food come to this cafe. Highly recommend them.

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 10. Two items that turned us off. Firstly we were not keen for vegan but only realized it on receiving the menu. They should have mentioned it outside. Secondly there were three old women who were rude about our group....More

Thank mike88gg
NWTC, Owner at Mike's Cafe and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

So let me understand your personal rating of my restaurant, our service and our facility. You gave us a 3 out of 5 stars after leaving without ordering? We were apparently not rude and provided you with our seating. You left without any personal experience...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Some friends and I stopped here to have lunch. We sat outside and the ambiance was great. It's close to the ferry in case you're making a connection. The Asian salad was the best. I would eat here again.

Thank pshafransky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 2nd St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7949
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-0265
  • E-mail
A natural wood decor with live edge bars and tables in a 1891 vintage victorian house creating a rustic but refined feel. A wide selection of food styles created in our vegan kitchen creating great flavors in a variety of styles. Our foods are paired with a large selection of NW Beers and Washington Wines allowing tastes by the ounce, by the glass or by the bottle. Our dining areas are family friendly and our outside read are also pet friendly. Open 7 days a week and truly the best place to meet our interesting locals.
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