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The Place Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
+1 360-378-8707
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (30 reviews)
“berry pie” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We returned to Friday Harbor about six months after our last visit and were looking forward to another great experience at The Place. It was shocking and disappointing to find a sign in the door that they have gone out of business.

1  Thank J2930JNjimw
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my best friend's birthday here, and were a bit disappointed. The fish was fresh and well prepared, but did not rise to a level that justified its sticker price. Also, my friend (the birthday girl) was served a dish she had not ordered,...More

Thank sanibel_sadhu
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great angus burger and beer!!!! Atmosphere fun and casual!!!!! Great place for two or twenty 😀 we will be back !

Thank angada85
Reviewed 17 October 2016

After a long day of driving and several ferry rides, this was a welcome stop for an early dinner. This was not a fine dining experience but it had no pretensions to be that type of restaurant. Service was very warm and friendly, fish was...More

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife rated their Bouillabaisse as the best ever, and she has had 100's! My crusted halibut was top-notch, as was the dessert. Highly recommended, reasonably priced.

Thank Larry_in_Issaquah
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Sad to know that this establishment will close at the end of October '16, but really glad we got to visit once. Every aspect of the visit was perfect, food, service and ambiance. Creative dishes with simple touches that make all of the difference. My...More

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had the black bean raviolli with shrimp...........amazing! Very light, citrusy sauce with cilantro, salsa and sour cream. Oysters were a hit with my husband. Lovely setting right on the water watching the ferries. Make reservations for a waterfront table.

Thank Dustella
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A lovely place...excellent dining experience. I highly recommend it if you are looking for a special night out.

Thank FinickyMe
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The view, the food, the ambience. It all contributed to a wonderful dinner and experience right on the waterfront.

Thank Kdawg1118
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We really liked the vibe and food at this restaurant. It has a beautiful view of the water. The food was quite good but a bit pricey. One dish was four medium size grilled shrimp in an ordinary Asian sauce for $16- definitely not worth...More

Thank Frequentshoppergal
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$29
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-8707
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