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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Pub

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205 Washington Ave, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-466-4261
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Top of the line menu with great salads and Main dishes. This is in a nice location on the ship canal and a walkable small town neighborhood.

Thank logandp2016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing more delectable than sipping on a lemon drop and eating pan fried oysters at Nell Thorn's. All of the appetizers are unique and full of flavor. I would also highly recommend the polenta with gorgonzola mushroom sauce. Service is always excellent. In the summer you can sit out on the deck and watch the boats go by.... More 

Thank Stella I
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best flavors ever tried. Everything was just fresh. Excellent atmosphere and view and reasonably priced. Great experience!..

Thank Carlos M
Ferndale, Washington
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We recently held a party for 55 at the Nell Thorn. Our group occupied the water side dining room and the dining area next to the kitchen. A few outsiders where in the bar area. The owners gave us a menu with four main course options. My meal was very good to excellent (rare at group events), the service cheerful... More 

Thank willyum2
Bellingham, WA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

From the moment I walked into this unique eatery, I was enchanted by the atmosphere; the fairy lights in the bar, the imaginative architecture, the 'feel' of the place. But that's not why I go there. The food is simply magnificent. Fresh local, mostly organic ingredients prepared with expertise and love produce a truly memorable dining experience. All this comes... More 

Thank Marthasmom
Sao Paulo
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416 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Our son took us here for lunch on way from Seattle airport to Bellingham. Very pretty in a beautiful setting overlooking the water. We three thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent. We would love to go back.

Thank peter_glazier
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate there Friday night November 11. It was very busy. I ordered the king salmon on a bed of butternut squash as described in the menu. After a long wait, others seated after us were served before us, but finally our food arrived. My salmon was on a bed of mashed potatoes. The waitress gave a... More 

Thank Mike M
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love the atmosphere, which is right on the slew. I love that they have games to play at your table in the bar and most of all I love the food. Make sure to try the calamari and the salmon salad which is served skin side up, which I find interesting and adds to the overall color of the... More 

Thank KVEvich
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The muscles wont disappoint, very good here! Definitely recommend it! They add in tomatos and zuccini which is a nice touch, a little lite on the butter flavor, but give you plenty of broth so if you have bread lying around its great for dunking. If your in the area also consider Oyster & Thistle for muscles as I feel... More 

Thank Brewskibusiness
Camano Island, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our first visit to this wonderful restaurant but not our last. From the moment we entered we were greeted with a smiling hostess, our wait staff were professional and friendly and we never felt rushed. We had a river view from our table. We all had the house salad, entrée and shared dessert all were exceptional. I should also mention... More 

Thank Joy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Washington Ave, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-466-4261

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?