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Charmers Bistro

1675 Main St, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9677
+1 360-331-2123
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, American, Italian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
LOCATION
1675 Main St, Freeland, Whidbey Island, WA 98249-9677
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The menu has a lot of interesting options and the servers are very friendly. However, the food was not great. French Onion grilled cheese sandwich had WAY too many onions in it, so that they overpowered the cheese. Halibut sandwich (special) was OK, but not...More

1  Thank TravelTalk2
Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is a charming little place and we enjoyed sitting out in the sunshine on a nice day. But the service was incredibly slow and when my food arrived it wasn't exactly what I ordered. That was partly due to the fact that a different...More

Thank SHADOWSPRITE
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner with family of older teenage sons. Food sounded really good on paper but was just OK. Service was friendly but inattentive even though we were the only table. Hate writing this type of review but it is what it is

Thank Tremar66
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Seafood tower was fresh and superflavorful. Wine selection was interesting, simple and high quality across the board. I walked here from our hotel (Harbor Inn), sat at the bar, was welcomed like a local. I watched the beautifully-plated meals come out of the kitchen and...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lucky the hungry spouse turned into the parking lot. Got a patio table on a sunny mid-day, and an attentive waitstaffer. Split an oversize martini glass of fresh crab cocktail, and a heaping bowl of clams and mussels in a great steaming broth. Everything was...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Bare inside tables and little charm inside so we opted for the little tables in the small patio with at least some plastic covers. The fish was cooked right but had no flavor at all. The chips were good. The dates with bacon were overcooked,...More

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went for breakfast recently. They brought me an uncut piece of pre-buttered toast laid over my eggs. I don't use butter on my toast. I ordered coffee but never received it. Woman sitting at the next table must have bathed in perfume. It was awful.

1  Thank Rod M
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Friendly greeting, but a bit too effusive. Well meant, though. Two of us ordered the daily special, a fish sandwich which sounded good enough that I was lured away from the mussels -- a decision I regretted later. Fish was basically flavorless and had a...More

Thank villagesdave
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were there on a night when bottles of wine were half price -- terrific! We enjoyed the ded.reckoning Sauvignon Blanc -- it went very well with our seafood dinners. I had the dungeness crab and grilled shrimp salad with fresh greens, local tomatoes and...More

Thank KL185
Reviewed 8 July 2016

What's not to like? Everything about this place beckoned to us as we drove by, pulled a U turn, and came back again----there it sits, on a corner lot--this weathered clap-board eatery, with what looks like a hand painted sign: Charmers Bistro. People were sitting...More

Thank SkagitSam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$45
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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Description
Casual comfortable dining. Outdoor Patio with full service of food and drinks.
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