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Brown Bear Baking

Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
+1 360-855-7456
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (79 reviews)
“pastries” (90 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent selection! Fresh and tasty treats in a friendly atmosphere. Located in the heart of Eastsound .

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovie and I stopped for a quick bite before heading over to Friday Harbor for a day of exploring. What an absolute treat! We each had the house smoked salmon quiche and Lovie also had a jambon croissant. Everything was really, really good. The quiche...More

Thank rachaelk247
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for muffins or pastries for a lunch snack. They had just opened for the day; hot bread pudding was coming out from the kitchen to the display case. The combined smells of cinnamon and fresh bread and various sugars were almost a...More

Thank captbill49
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in here for a coffee and a pastry and were not disappointed. Everything was so delicious and clearly made from scratch. I really wanted one of everything!

Thank Lorraine N
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We bought coffee, bread, and a chocolate muffin. The bread was very high in protein, and since we were hiking, we bought it as a snack. It really wasn't that enjoyable. We took most of it home to put in the bird feeders. The chocolate...More

Thank BlancheEnglewood
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Had first stopped here almost 10 years ago, then again 4 years ago. Loved the products then, love them now with different owners. I had one of the best pieces of quiche I've every put in my mouth. Roasted tomato and vegtables. I like meat,...More

Thank carolyn h
Reviewed 12 October 2017

When on Orcas we always stop at the Brown Bear. Pastries are always fresh and delicious and they did not disappoint this time. We had the Bear Claw, the Orange Cinnamon and the ham and cheese. All of them were great as was the coffee....More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great customer service!!!! Personable, helpful staff. Pumpkin chai latte, chocolate croissant and a chocolate chocolate muffin WOW. Finally a chocolate croissant with plenty of chocolate inside, perfect! The muffin was amazing, moist, rich but not overly with coarse sugar on top. It would work great...More

Thank Aloha_Sadie
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Trip advisor reviews led us away from this bakery but we did wander in and ended up going 3 times during our stay! Prices are outrageous but the food is delicious. We had a morning bun and bread. All the pastries looked amazing and the...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My daughters and I took home some delicious pastries.Everyone working there was so nice and friendly.Many people sat outside having coffee and a pastry.

Thank shirleyj1934
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Questions & Answers
Lindsay C
28 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
We have a rotating Gluten Free Muffin every morning. Also Granola, our signature Bear Bread and Bear Bites.
Pamela H
11 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
We are open 7 days a week 8a-5p through Labor Day Weekend
carrie D
6 August 2016|
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Response from Hilands | Property representative |
Open Everyday 8a-5p through Labor Day Weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
  • Phone Number: +1 360-855-7456
  • E-mail
Nestled in the San Juans on Orcas Island in the Village of Eastsound, you'll find a quant small baking kitchen, a place for grabbing breakfast/brunch on the way to explore the island or a mid day lunch break with soup. After a long day exploring the island, we'll see you back for a slice of heaven with one of our fresh-made desserts. Even linger, watching our bakers working at the large baking table and get some tips on honing your skills. We'll see you soon at Brown Bear Baking.
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