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Friday's Crabhouse

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65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
+1 360-378-8801
Today
11:00 - 19:00
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Fri - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Salt Lake City
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fun place right on the harbor with excellent fresh sea food at a reasonable price. It is not fancy, but the food was fresh and very good.

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Thank GFL7610
Anderson, South Carolina
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113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

While waiting to go back to the mainland, we decided ti grab a bite here; had the crab cakes, they were the best!! Grilled to perfection and not full of fillers! Good food with a wonderful view of the water!

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Thank 90joyful100
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

During our week's vacation on Orcas Island, we took the ferry to San Juan Island for a day trip. We had lunch at Friday's Crabhouse before returning to Orcas. This is a good place for a quick bite and view of the harbor. It was very crowded when we were there, but we were able to secure a table after... More 

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Cambridge, Vermont
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The view is the thing at Friday's Crabhouse! Be sure to sit on the rooftop for best view. My husband had Coho salmon--said it was OK Our (adult) son had the snapper and also said it was OK. I had the crabcakes and I must say, they were the best I have ever eaten! Pure crab meat with no discernible... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was our first stop after check in to our condo. Didn't need to go anywhere else. Great outdoor seating, cold drinks and great food. Hugh was our favorite chef AND bartender!!

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Thank kg30411
Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Awesome place to sit, relax, and watch the water. Go all the way up to the top bar and sit at the rail towards the water. No table service. Order your food at the first floor bar and they will bring it to you. Lots of fried food, if that's what you are after. Chowder very good. Crab good. Beer... More 

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Thank Clown4321
Folsom, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here for dinner because my husband wanted the snapper fish and chips. It was about 6pm and the restaurant closes at 7:30. Unfortunately, the person in front of him ordered the last of the snapper! However, both of us enjoyed our meals. Good selection of craft beers. Would have been nice to serve the drinks in a regular... More 

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Thank 766carynr
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

You can see ferry come and leave at the restaurant and seafoods are fresh. I even got a tiny crab in my mussel lol We ate there 3 times in about 24 hours ‼

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Thank weiningl2014
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The view from the outside eating areas overlook the waterfront. Access from the ferry terminal is just a few steps walking distance. Good for the on foot traveler. Everything you would want fried. If you are real hungry, go for it. If you want a nice dinner experience, keep looking.

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Thank Tom D
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Of all the places I ate or drank while in Friday Harbor, and I recall 5 this was the biggest let down of them tied with Herb's for service or lack thereof. First off, don't tip until after you get your meal unless you like tipping food-runners who don't give refills of tea/soda. I won't make that mistake there again.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Front St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7976
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-8801

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