Cocktails & Spirits
Here are locations on San Juan Island where you can find hand crafted, unique cocktails often using local ingredients and spirits, or stop in for an old favorite.
Fresh American with a flare, full bar, great place to watch football and baseball games and right next to the movie theatre. Lunch / Dinner
Call (360) 378-4434, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
The Place offers you an exceptional San Juan Island dining experience. The restaurant sits over the water with a view of the harbor. The ambience is comfortable, artistic and romantic, surrounded by views of the water and fine local art. Our food is fresh Northwest; classic but innovative using local farms for our organic produce, seafood from sustainable fisheries, meat and lamb that are naturally raised, locally roasted coffee and Island wines. Our menu is seasonal with an emphasis on local and regional fish and shellfish in the spring, summer and fall. We bake our own bread fresh daily and prepare all of our sauces, soups, desserts and other specialties in house.
Vinny's Ristorante is a casual, elegant restaurant offering gourmet Pacific Northwest seafood and steak along with Italian specialties. All of our food is prepared with only the freshest ingredients by our chefs. Our menu features crisp salads, fresh seafood, steak, chicken and so much more. We have the right wine or cocktail to make your meal unforgettable. Come visit our Restaurant today for a savory dining experience. Please note that our menu changes monthly. Check back regularly to see what seasonal items we are featuring!
We are three business partners: Rich Anderson and Suzy and Hawk Pingree. We all work together to make wonderful small batch ciders and spirits here on San Juan Island. We make 12 different gins (really!), several delicious liqueurs and flavored brandies, and our premium award-winning apple brandy, which won gold and best in class from the American Craft Spirits Association, as well as best in class from the American Distilling Institute in 2014. We hope that you will join us for a tasting at the Distillery and Ciderworks, it's a lot of fun and actually educational. We have a beautiful all-copper Adrian still that we are usually running during tastings. We are just under a mile from Roche Harbor Resort.
Call (360) 472-1532, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island
The Bluff Restaurant at Friday Harbor House is a comfortable, welcoming destination for locals and visitors alike. Islanders can wind down at the end of the day with a group of friends while hotel guests can enjoy a multi-course San Juan Island dining experience. All will enjoy taking in the panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing and marina. Executive Chef Aaron Rock highlights the freshest fare from local waters and farms for a menu of authentic island cuisine and seasonal specialties. The Bluff also features a wine, beer and cocktail list emphasizing value and variety with great wine by-the-glass options, and hand-selected flights.
A San Juan Island Dining Experience Coho Restaurant, in Friday Harbor Washington, serves Island grown Pacific cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Coho's Chef creates exciting menus developed around the seasonality of fresh ingredients from the surrounding Islands. Each night, this "Best of the San Juans" restaurant menu showcases simple and artful fare that allows the flavors of the individual ingredients to resonate on the palate. Throughout the year, Coho presents special dinners. Every Wednesday, throughout the winter and spring, travel the world and enjoy international cuisine from near and far, without the cost of a plane ticket.
If you had lived in ancient China in the imperial city of Peking and were fortunate enough to attend a banquet honoring the Emperor, you would have experienced the very same delicacies you can experience today at the China Pearl. We are different! We offer unique gourmet dishes never before experienced by most Americans, using the most exotic ingredients. We also have traditional fare that will make even the most discriminating Chinese Native happy.
Call 360-378-5254, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Burgers, fish and chips, bar food Very Local. Wednesdays are Karaoke night. Hear the locals that think they can sing.
Located in the heart of Roche Harbor Resort, an Island-Certified-Local restaurant with fresh products from local waters and fields, this classic dining option is a wonderful place to celebrate the best of Roche Harbor. If you can't decide from our sizable seasonal menu, you might settle on our house specialty, a 40-day aged prime rib. The Wine Spectator award-winning wine list is abundant in NW selections to give you the taste of place we're so fortunate to live in.
Located on the edge of the lovely Roche Harbor Marina, what better way to spend a summer afternoon than relaxing in this over-the-water restaurant dining on coastal-casual cuisine and sipping flavorful cocktails? The deck sits over harbor, offering diners the only sunset view over water on the island. Fresh salads, creative grill sandwiches and famous BBQ ribs are menu favorites.
One of the iconic landmarks of the San Juan Islands, The Orcas Hotel has been welcoming travelers since 1904. Whether you stay for a night in one of the Victorian rooms, or join us for a meal overlooking the Salish Sea and Orcas Ferry Landing, or just walk the memorable grounds, we have a feeling that you'll love the property's rich history and warm island hospitality. Located just steps from the ferry, The Orcas Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the San Juan Islands!