Virtual Tour

Ferry Reservations




You need food, of course.  There are many choices to satisfy your hunger and excite your palate.
San Juan Island is blessed with a variety of food options, many of which use produce and meats that are locally raised.  Whether you are looking for a deli sandwich or a memorable dining experience, you can find it here on San Juan Island. 

Here are some of our local restaurants, in alphabetical order (we like them all, and don’t want to play favorites!)


  • Backdoor Kitchen – Truly elegant dining and an inspired menu using the finest local, organic ingredients.
    400b A St. – 360-378-9540
  • The Restaurant at Friday Harbor House – The freshest fare from local waters and farms for a menu of authentic island cuisine and seasonal specialties. The Bluff also features a wine, beer and cocktail list.
    130 West Street – 360-378-8455
  • Cask and Schooner - Cask and Schooner serves "rustic fare" in an elegant setting reminiscent of old-time sailing days. Delicious food at the bar, or enjoy a cozy meal by the upstairs fireplace.
    1 Front St. – 360-378-2922
  • Coho Restaurant – Coho serves Island-grown Pacific cuisine with an international flair.  The menu is developed around the seasonality of fresh ingredients from the surrounding islands with a European heritage.
    120 Nichols St. – 360-378-6330
  • Downriggers – Newly rebuilt after a fire a few years ago that destroyed the Port Authority building that housed the restaurant! A venerable Friday Harbor institution has literally risen from the ashes with a new menu, more space, and enlarged outside deck.
    10 Front St. – 3600-378-2700
  • Duck Soup Inn – A comfortable, country restaurant serving fresh, sophisticated Northwest cuisine, using island produce, homegrown herbs, and the best quality meats and poultry.
    50 Duck Soup Lane – 360-378-4878. NOTE: Duck Soup Inn is closed for the off-season. Look to make reservations starting in the spring!
  • McMillin’s/Madrona Grill/Lime Kiln Café –  From the finest in Northwest cuisine to casual dockside dining, Roche Harbor boasts an array of menus to tantalize, tempt, and satisfy you.
    Roche Harbor – 360-378-5757
  • Mi Casita – Mexican food with friendly staff in an intimate and friendly location.
    680 Spring St. – 360-378-6103
  • The Rumor Mill – Friday Harbor's latest restaurant. Bistro food, live music several nights a week, and the largest tap line of microbrews on San Juan Island.
    175 First St. – 360-378-5555
  • Vinny’s Ristorante – Seafood and Italian cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.
    165 West St. – 360-378-1934


These places also offer a delicious lunch while getting off or waiting for the ferry, or when you're planning that day-long tour:

  • Café Demeter – Sourdough breads and bagels, handmade pastries, soup, pizza, and quiche
    80 Nichols St. – 360-370-5443
  • Crows Nest Coffee Shop – Coffee, espresso, mochas, teas, milk shakes, hamburgers, sandwiches, and more
    70 Spring St. – 360-378-2010
  • Kings Market – Since 1929, Kings has been the San Juan Islands’ source for quality products, foods, and produce.  Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm, Kings is a great source for pack lunches, sandwiches, and beverages.
    160 Spring St. – 360-378-4505
  • KOs Subs – Outstanding subs, directly across from the ferry landing parking lot.
    180 First St. – 360-370-5496
  • Market Chef – Outstanding soups and sandwiches
    225 A St. – 360-378-4546
  • Rocky Bay Café – A classic diner. Great breakfasts (if you missed ours) and lunches.
    225 Spring St. – 360-378-5051
  • San Juan Coffee Roasting Co. – Did you enjoy the coffee we serve for breakfast?  How about that coffee you had at dinner?  Here’s where we get it from!  You can stop by their coffee shop while waiting for the ferry, and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, or one of their specialty chocolates. Coffee by the pound, and mail-order delivery is available.
    Cannery Landing - 1-800-624-4119

Argyle House Bed & Breakfast

Argyle House Bed & Breakfast
Address: 685 Argyle Ave.
Mailing address: PO Box 2685
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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Office:(360) 378-4084