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8 NW Front St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3444
+1 360-678-4222
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mount Vernon, Washington
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126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went to this place on recommendation of friends. We were somewhat disappointed. This is a bar and grill and they have a lot of stuffed animal heads mounted on the walls (deer, moose, buffalo, etc.). That sort of thing turns my wife off right from the start. The food, however, was quite good. I had the clam strips and... More 

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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been going to Toby's for several years, and have always enjoyed the mussels. This time it was a huge disappointment. The mussels were tiny, with about half having beards still attached, broken shells, and very little flavor. I feel like we were served seconds. Not sure I will return, as my son had a similar experience in July.

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Thank Keith W
North Wales, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We ate (and drank brews, of course) at this tavern one afternoon, and it then became our 'go to place' for the remainder of our 7 days on Whidbey Island. You must go to this place at least once if you visit the island. Great food (wonderful broiled cod sandwich), great beers, great waitstaff. Check out the deep-fried underpants hanging... More 

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Thank jtz713
Indianapolis, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice local bar to stop for a beer. Fish and chips were just ok. Should have had the mussels....they looked pretty good. Great service.

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Thank Yvonne M
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My Dad really enjoyed watching the Seahawk Game at the tavern - think he entertained a few people at the bar

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bellingham,wa
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Grabbed a quick bite to eat the evening before their big festival after setting up. Wasn't terribly hungry so had a small salad and shared some fries with my boss. The fries were sooo good, salad was a salad. There was nothing that stood out, but it wasn't a bad experience. Coupeville is a very small town so everyone knows... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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446 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 415 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped in Coupeville after our ferry ride for lunch. Mussels were being pitched at all the restaurants on Front Street so we checked in with the visitor center for a recommendation. Recommendations for specific restaurants are not allowed but by the time we left the office we learned the "only" way to eat mussels steamed and the book of... More 

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Thank Davis K
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Cozy little restaurant next to the water, brew some of their own beer. The muscles are great and the fresh fish and chips are good.

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Thank Mario G
Okanogan
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Tried to have late lunch here. Stood there for 5-6 minutes and not a soul would even acknowledge that we were there. It ended up being the best thing that could've happened because we then found Christopher's which was EXCELLENT!!!

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Thank Jennifer M
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Taken here by friends, great food and beer, delightful staff, with relaxed slightly "funky" atmosphere, not high dining but great fun, and the beer is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 NW Front St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: +1 360-678-4222

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Mill Creek, Washington
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?