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Charmers Bistro

1675 Main St, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9677
+1 360-331-2123
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“meatballs” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, American, Italian
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1675 Main St, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9677
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch and had fish and fries plus a cup of Salmon and Cod Chowder. I should have passed on the chowder: Watery and tasteless. The panko-fried fish looked like plump fish sticks - a turnoff. However, they were cooked just...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Richard E
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

After driving around south Whidbey for a while, we needed to eat to maintain our cheerful attitudes. We had driven past Charmers and decided to try it out. At first glance we thought we would just share the Fish n Chips, but I kept looking...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank maria r
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I stopped in for dinner on our drive up from the ferry to North Whidbey. She'd been before, but it was my first time. She expected basic soup & sandwiches based on her visit a year or so ago, and was surprised,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank NWtripster
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My husband and I dropped in for an early dinner--were pleased with half-priced bottles of wine and tasty specials. The bacon wrapped dates were fantastic. My crab encrusted halibut was perfect. A totally delightful experience, The wait-staff were helpful, and the bistro is very accessible.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Stella S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I stopped in for lunch and we both had a delicious Cioppino. It had dungeness crabs, prawns, clams and mussels and, I think even some lobster. There was a liberal amount of each. The service was timely and friendly. Next time we...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank John V
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We came here for brunch and each had the Croque-Madame, Surprising great with a wonderful BÉCHAMEL SAUCE that was lovely. Don't be surprised by the decor, go for the food.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to Charmers Bistro many times. This is the best resturant on South Whidbey. Every night they offer multiple specials. I had the halibut tonight and it was 5 star. The calamari fritti is the best we have had anywhere. Crab cakes are...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank NTKM2P
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was shocked to find so many good reviews of this utterly overrated restaurant. I've eaten there four times since it became Charmers. On the other occasions the food was satisfactory when it came to wine, appetizers or mussels. It was nice to sit outside...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The food and service has been wonderful whether it's breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Only once was there an issue- a pasta slightly under cooked but it was remedied without issue. The Bloody Mary bar is fun, the margaritas are the best we've ever had...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Xristine C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fresh food, local vibe--clearly a hot spot/fav for those in the know on the Island...check it out...yummy!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank barbobrown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$45
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1675 Main St, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9677
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Freeland
  • Phone Number: +1 360-331-2123
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Casual comfortable dining. Outdoor Patio with full service of food and drinks.
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