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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“croissants” (61 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Main & North Beach Rd, Orcas Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of baked goods are sold here but nothing was gluten free so I bought a pastry for my husband who said it was very good.

1  Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several good choices for food on Orcas Island but a popular and delicious one is Brown Bear Baking. We ate there several times during our three day visit for both breakfast (baked goods) and lunches (sandwiches.) You cannot go wrong. The food quality...More

Thank cgtravers
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pastry was excellent and there were a number of choices. I didn't try anything else. it was possible to eat outside, which was nice. It is a bit pricey

Thank _nancyh_eisenberg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely melt in your mouth cookies. Get tarts when they have them as they are only available on the weekends. Bread needs to be ordered in advance or get there early. Yes. It is that good.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking through Eastsound around 9 PM looking for a place to buy tea (the Outlook Inn HOTEL -see my other review- closes down at 8 PM and in the dorm part there is no way to boil water for a cup of tea)....More

Thank YoYo118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped ther eon the way to the Ferry and ordered their delicious turkey BLTs- truly wonderful bread and lots of chopped lettuce and avocado. But we went nuts for their pastries, bought two peach pastries and then went back and filled boxes-- it was that...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here to have coffee and also had one of their delicious pastries. We were greeted with friendly service and the coffee was excellent. Would definitely return and recommend.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were trying to grabs some baked goods for the ferry ride home. Bakery opened ten late and then after we ordered we waited about 10 extra min as the barista socialized and made drinks for the staff. They were slammed and the line was...More

Thank Dusti W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open for breakfast and brunch, so get there early. Probably going to be busy and seating may be tough to get but I recommend sitting at the kitchen seating area if you can. You can watch everything being made, these guys are pretty much non...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest pan au chocolat ever. And very tasty! Many choices, and everything looked amazing. A great place to refuel while exploring Orcas Island.

Thank Robyn v
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
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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