There are over two-dozen eateries within three blocks of Bird Rock Hotel. Many of them emphasize fresh, San Juan Island grown produce, meats and seafood. Some are recognized as among the finest dining experiences in the Pacific Northwest. Whatever you crave, you’ll find plenty of satisfaction in Friday Harbor within easy walking distance of Bird Rock Hotel. Here is a far-from-exhaustive list of our personal favorites:
Check out our complimentary Beach Cruiser bikes and head to breakfast on the waterfront. Or grab something to-go and start your day on Jackson's Beach, a mile away.
The Bean: Great coffee, light breakfast & lunch
Cafe Demeter: European style bakery and cafe
Rocky Bay Cafe: American breakfast, fast service, generous portions.
Don't forget to pack a lunch when you plan your whale watching tour, your beach hike and visits to the National Historical Parks.
The Market Chef: local, seasonal deli
Spring Street Deli: hot & cold sandwiches & wraps, made to order
Lime Kiln Cafe: located in the Roche Harbor Resort on the north end of the isle
King's Grocery: prepackaged sandwiches and salads for easy grab and go
Summer reservations are a must, especially on San Juan Island weekends. We can help with that.
Duck Soup: Fresh Northwest cuisine in the forest by a lake. 360.378.4878
Coho Restaurant: Island grown Pacific Northwest Cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. 360.378.6330
Vinny’s Ristorante: Upscale Italian and traditional Northwest. 360.378.1934
The Cask and Schooner: You won’t need reservations here, but it’s still one of our favorites offering a great combination of traditional pub food and Pacific NW specialties.
Coffee and Cocktails
These our our favorite coffee shops within easy walking distance of Bird Rock!
- The Crow's Nest
- Riptide Café
These are our favorite Cocktail places both in Friday Harbor and out of town.