We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rocky Bay Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
+1 360-378-5051
Today
06:30 - 14:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

425 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 422: English reviews
Beaverton, Oregon
Level Contributor
146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

My family ate brunch at this restaurant while on a whale watching excursion to the San Juans. The food was very good, with huge portions and attentive staff. I had their Huevos rancheros, my wife ate fish & chips, and our son had a breakfast combo -- all of which were good. The captain of our tour boat was there... More 

Helpful?
Thank rickh57
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I very much enjoyed the food and coffee here. It was busy, but after eating there I see why! Servers were super nice and food was delicious. We got our food in a timely matter and was able to get back out and enjoy the island!

Helpful?
Thank Marlana15
Seattle
Level Contributor
52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Food was terrible... really bad... and was not worth the price. We couldn't eat it, but still had to pay.

Helpful?
Thank LovePuertoVallarta
Freeport
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I have eaten lot's of breakfasts in lot's of places. My preferred order is Eggs Benedict. My favorite "benny" is what I call the "West Coast Benny". All the regular benedict ingredients plus smoked salmon in place of the Canadian Bacon. The marquee at the Rocky Bay Cafe showed the smoked salmon benedict as a choice for yesterdays breakfast. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ken P
Anderson Island, Washington
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I had read about this place and it's good breakfasts. So we went in on a Sunday morning. very busy, but we were able to get seated fairly quickly. Service was fast and friendly and the food was great!

Helpful?
Thank Laurab7123
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Excellent breakfast after morning ferry ride from Orcas. Friendly staff. Small establishment so head straight up to avoid a potential wait

Helpful?
Thank Bob A
Friday Harbor, Washington
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I eat here on a semi regular basis, the food is high quality, the service is prompt and friendly. This is a busy place, so if people are waiting outside, Walk in up to the display case, there is a clip board on top usually, put your name down and go back outside to wait, there is covered side walk... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jana M
Bremerton, Washington
Level Contributor
35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was highly recommended for breakfast but I found it disappointing. I had cold hard bacon, hash browns that I had wanted crispy, were burnt on the outside and potato dough mush on the inside. The egg was done perfectly. I would choose another place for breakfast.

Helpful?
1 Thank SeaTurtleSuz
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Good place to go for breakfast. Tight and crowded but that lends to the charm. People lined up to go in but wait not long and was worth it.

Helpful?
Thank MJ G
Snoqualmie, Washington
Level Contributor
448 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The three of us had breakfast here before exploring the island. My breakfast was a standard order but the eggs and toast were great and the bacon was done as asked for- done to death. Lots of food on the plates!. Every thing we ate tasted was fine, including the coffee ( very important to me). Most of all, it... More 

Helpful?
Thank couplessPS

Travellers who viewed Rocky Bay Cafe also viewed

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
 
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
 

Been to Rocky Bay Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7254
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-5051

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rocky Bay Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?