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Market Chef

225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
+1 360-472-0163
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (79 reviews)
“turkey sandwich” (19 reviews)
“cookies” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
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Reviewed 9 September 2010

We took the advice of those who had gone before us and tried this cute little spot for lunch. We ended up there both days we were in Friday Harbor. Both times we ordered sandwiches to go. We were pleased to find vegetarian options. The...More

1  Thank tamis3angels
Reviewed 22 August 2010

yum! I wish we'd found this place earlier in our trip. We were on our way out of town and stopped by to take some sandwiches with us. I had such a difficult time deciding what to order - you could probably eat there every...More

1  Thank eeh13
Reviewed 10 July 2010

This is a wonderful deli. We stopped in to pick up lunch to go. We loved it so much we stopped by later that evening to get dinner to go. We arrived just as they were closing. They were more than happy to stay open...More

2  Thank LTS65
Reviewed 8 July 2010

We went here for lunch on our first day in Friday Harbor, and returned the next two days as well. Nice friendly deli with great food and pleasant indoor and outdoor seating.

2  Thank SeattleWolverine
Reviewed 27 June 2010

Great place to sit on the patio for lunch. The sandwiches are wonderful, the fish taco special was amazing! The portions are large, you might want to split a sandwich.

2  Thank 2dogfam
Reviewed 24 June 2010

Basically a gourmet deli, this place is open 11-4, or 11-6 in summer. Perfect lunch place, for eat in or take out. Had a divine salmon with dijon sauce and snow pea teriyaki salad, chosen from deli counter, warmed perfectly, ate on their small front...More

1  Thank beardiegal
Reviewed 17 June 2010

We grabbed a quick lunch here before heading out on a whale watching tour. Quick service, even during a busy lunch time, and delicious sandwiches. Many people seemed to know each other so I think it must be popular with locals as well. It's very...More

1  Thank travelintxwithkids
Reviewed 20 May 2010

Stumbled into it by accident. At the top of the hill to the left out of the ferry boat. Very locals place. Went for lunch. One of those bakery, deli type places where you order at the counter they try to find space to sit,...More

1  Thank DJFresh
Reviewed 2 April 2010

This deli has great food, period. Fresh made with island ingredients, when possible, this quaint little deli doesn't have a lots of refrigerated display cases because it actually sells its food quickly. If you are lucky enough to have leftovers from the single display, buy...More

1  Thank Badputtr
Reviewed 27 October 2009

The Market Chef is a perfect place to stop for lunch or to buy the fixings for a picnic on the Island.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 A St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9590
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-472-0163
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