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Herb's Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
+1 360-378-7076
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
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21 - 30 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had great beer and burgers here. It's nice to see that a place I visited 15 years ago is still here.

Thank Swimmy128
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We walked past the FOOD and DRINK sign into Herb's with our 9 year old son. We were not 10 seconds in the door when the bartender yelled across the (mostly empty) restaurant: "NO MINORS!!!" We both smiled thinking he had to be kidding. I...More

2  Thank katiefliesYX
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Nice little tavern in town with pool tables, bands on the weekend. We stopped in for a few drinks while waiting for the ferry . Our ferry was canceled and had to wait 5 hours for the next available Herbs has a tv so you...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had breakfast twice here. Lots of food. Fast service and reasonably priced. Highly recommend.Just a few minutes from the ferry landing.

1  Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We hung out with locals and tourists while we sipped then dined and it was a lovely, low-key evening. Make no mistake, this is a locals bar, complete with pool tables, but the food was delicious and they have a nice selection of beers and...More

1  Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A Friday afternoon and just a few customers. The place was quiet, food was good with generous servings. Prices moderate for a resort/touristy town and we were treated cordially and promptly.

Thank Randal M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great food. Clam chowder on Fridays is awesome. Reuben and burgers wonderful. Friendly local crowd age 45+. Live music on weekends in summer. Great staff. Highly recommend,

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Herbs as the menu posted outside looked good and was moderately priced. We entered and were yelled at by the man at the door because we had a minor. It was early afternoon and live in a city were minors are...More

1  Thank BlueSage88
Management response:Responded 23 June 2017

I am sorry for your bad experience at Herbs, yes we are the only place in Friday harbor that is 21 and older. Can you describe the employee so I can look into it? We don't have anyone who is at the door so it...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Friendly people but only one server for the entire place! We waited 45 minutes to eat average food at best.More

Thank April P
HerbsTavern, Owner at Herb's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

I am very sorry for your experience, could you please tell me the date and time of your visit so I can look into it. There should always be at leasr 2 servers on but unfortunately I know a couple of people called in sick...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were there a bit early before the live music started, so we could talk and enjoy our friends. The burgers and other similar fare were just fine and service was very efficient and pleasant. We enjoyed our visit and the ambience of this part...More

Thank JudgeT
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Jan M
23 August 2016|
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Response from HerbsTavern | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 1st St N, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8337
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-7076
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