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“A Dining Treasure...”
Review of Duck Soup

Duck Soup
Ranked #21 of 67 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$35
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Duck Soup Inn is a rustic island restaurant serving Pacific Northwest cuisine. We hope to offer you a sense of place by showcasing the bounty of the islands we are blessed to call home. From local farm produce, meat and seafood, foraged edibles from land and sea, and local goods made from island crafts people, the abundance and beauty of the San Juan's is on full display. We offer you adventures in island dining through fresh, seasonal, inspired cuisine, delightful wines, and creative cocktails served in a cozy cabin in the woods. The restaurant has received enthusiastic attention from various publications including Bon Appétit, Pacific Northwest Magazine, Seattle Met, Seattle Times, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, and Fodor's.
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Duck Soup is a treasure, Very quant ambiance with remarkable food! the food was creative and delicious. They offer a wide variety of food with a nice selection of drinks and wine. The service is top notch, very helpful, patient and yet not pushy! You have the option to eat in doors, outdoors on the deck or outdoors in the rustic yard. All have unique personalities! When traveling to San Juan Island, this is a must stop for a wonderfully romantic dinner!

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Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Island life comes together in a great spot with the owner greeting you at the door, server explaining the menu very well and the chef experimenting with unique flavors and ingredients. We had the duck and salmon dishes, salmon was cooked well and the flavor was what you would expect from the NW but the duck...Magnifique! It was served over a variety of carrots, sauces and delicious truffles. All in all, great experience and we look forward to visiting them again.

Thank Miguel G
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is a small restaurant and they seemed overwhelmed by our group of 15 (with reservations). The food was pretty decent, but did not match the high prices. Salmon was pretty good, but not as good as I make at home.

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were looking for the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary and found it here. We knew there were less expensive restaurants available but had heard such great things about Duck Soup Inn we gave it a try and were glad we did. It is outside of Friday Harbor so plan ahead. The ambiance was very nice, and we started with a nice wine (they were able to make some suggestions from their complete wine list) and their Brussels Sprouts (Don't forget to place an order...the hype is true!). The dinner that followed was delightful and we split a dessert as the perfect ending. If you are looking for a stand-out meal when visiting San Juan Island, this is the place for you!

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

We ate at the Duck Soup Inn a few nights ago and the meal was one of the best we have ever had. We had Turkish green figs as a starter, Alaskan wild salmon and filet mignon for entree and a divine chocolate pot du creme for dessert. The staff know the menu and preparations, the wine list is comprehensive. Can't say enough good things about this place. Their attention to detail is superb.

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Thank Alison T
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