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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Bar

116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-466-4261
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside on a lovely fall day. I think because we sat outside that our server forgot about us. Once served, she did not return to fill our water glasses or see if we needed anything else. The food was good enough, though pricey...More

Thank PlacesToSee4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not live in Washington, but have made many trips there. LaConner is one of my favorite towns to visit. It is what I picture a seaside town to be. Discovered Nell Thorn years ago, and just loved it. Was there again last month and...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered fried oysters and steamed clams during happy our. I ate three orders of steamed clams during happy hour. The next day I ordered Spaghetti Del Mar, a delicious dish with spaghetti, clams, mussels, and calamari tossed in garlic and olive oil. The food...More

Thank lenoreps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nell Thorn is worth a trip to La Conner. Somewhat pricey place but excellent local and other dishes served very well. Have been there several times and always have been satisfied by both the food quality and friendly service.

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A truly outstanding restaurant! We sat indoors as it was a little warm as we were there for an early dinner. The restaurant is very pretty and comfortable and comes with great views of the channel. Two of us had duck breast with rice noodles,...More

Thank AZ-LGE
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went here knowing that it is highly regarded. I disliked most of it. At 4:30 we were offered seating in the bar or the "bistro." It would be quieter in the bistro so we chose that. The kitchen makes the bistro noisy. Only the...More

Thank CASanMarino
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is visually pleasing both outdoors and inside. It is more upscale than all the others on the street. Good delicious food, attentive staff, and a wonderful ambiance.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect spot for a sunny, crisp outdoor lunch on the patio. We shared several starters and enjoyed every one. Tiny, sweet raw oysters, delicious crab cakes, fried smelt and French onion soup. The service was friendly and efficient. If you’re in the area, this is...More

Thank 3AngelsDD
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A friend and I came here for dinner. For starters, we ordered the Bait or Crispy fried Lopez Island smelt served w/ tartar & lemon--delicious though a bit salty--and the Calamari Skagit which was sauteed in olive oil, garlic, roasted poblano peppers, chili and fennel...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My husband and I decided to stay close to home to enjoy an Anniversary dinner along the water and chose Nell Thorn to sit on their deck for dinner. We enjoyed the water view on a very warm evening. The meal was good - not...More

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24 July 2018|
Response from hodge1916 |
Found the answer to my Q elsewhere (yes--they do accept AMEX)
Michael K
8 November 2015|
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Response from slbebee58643 | Reviewed this property |
It has been awhile since we ate there. We did not have soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-466-4261
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