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Rumor Mill

175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
+1 360-378-5555
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“greek salad” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed yesterday

Restaurant/bar with live music on some evenings. Visited a number of times and keep coming back. On the last occasion the beer selection was excellent and food quality good. There is a regular menu and daily specials. We choose which evening to go based on...More

Thank CWTSeattle
Reviewed 2 days ago

Both meals ordered were not cooked fresh but just reheated. Would not go back here, there are better places to eat tin Friday Harbor. Live music was unpleasantly loud.

Thank JetLaggedMaureen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked in one very quiet Sunday evening to find live music, great wine and an interesting menu. Spacious restaurant, with a large bar area, great food!

Thank vickiandrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 8 "mature" travelers (4 couples) had dinner during the happy hour at the Rumor Mill. The food was moderately priced, the menu had lots of variety and the ambience was interesting [with a variety of singers performing, mostly solo, on guitars +...More

Thank Blasjas26
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We came here on a Sunday evening for Happy Hour. They have a wide selection of items on their menu. Local music started at 5:30 and we enjoyed the couple that night that provided the music. We loved their pork tacos!

Thank love2dine50
orenpeg, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank-you, we are glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

As a local here on Friday Harbor I must say that there aren't many options where you can enjoy live entertainment most nights of the week while enjoying a delicious meal and being waited on by friendly staff. The Rumor Mill provides all of that...More

Thank 47rinat
orenpeg, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank-you!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you're going to Friday Harbor do not miss this! Their daily specials are some of the best you will find- everything is prepared locally with sourced ingredients. Vegan/ vegetarian options are available, too many local beers on tap to list and the owners are...More

Thank BSINVESTIGATOR
orenpeg, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank-you so much! Kind words are appreciated.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to this restaurant because they advertised vegan options, unfortunately the only vegan option on their menu was a mushy veggie burger on a soggy bun😞 My husband did not care for his meal much either. Drinks were overpriced as well. Live music was...More

Thank anderhla73
Peggy C, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

We were very dismayed by this review and its content. It is not true that our only vegan option was the vegan burger. When you showed displeasure to the waiter over your choice he tried to show you the menu so you could pick one...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Located right on First Street, the Rumor Mill is where the locals go to eat, socialize and hear great music. A very diverse menu with an option for everyone in a comfortable setting. Excellent beer and wine lists and always something cool happening here. Friendly...More

Thank Chuck D
orenpeg, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank-you!

Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went there for live music, drinks, and food. Was impressed with the drinks and the setting but was super disappointed with the food we ordered. We ordered the deviled egg which were ok but the beats were straight from a can. Then we ordered...More

Thank Marc S
Peggy C, Owner at Rumor Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

We are very sorry to hear that you had a less than perfect experience. I have spoken to your server and she apologizes for any misunderstanding on her part. She was under the impression that you were happy with everything when she cleared your empty...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 N 1st St, Pob 884, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-5555
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