Tuesday 11:30 am–9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am–9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am –9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am -9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am–9:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am–9:00 pm
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
About Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar
Street and parking lot parking
Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks
Good For Groups
Amazing food and wonderful service. Bartender was very knowledgeable and obviously strived to master his craft.
Food was just ok. Mushroom omelette was pretty bland, "breakfast" potatoes were cubed fried potatoes & nothing else going on, bisque was overly salty. Waitress never came around to refill the coffee. Expensive breakfast with nothing to write home about.
We’ve been to Nell Thorn three times now in the last three weeks. All of the meals have been absolutely delicious, but our dinner this last Friday was truly outstanding. Both the calamari and grilled octopus appetizers were amazing, as were the tomato basil soup, salmon Niçoise salad, beet salad, mac and cheese, and Brussels sprouts! But dessert...was simply incredible. We shared the chocolate pecan tart, which *was* our favorite until we had the berry compote-topped panna cotta! It was just dreamy. Our waitperson, Annie, was just wonderful. And a shout-out to Grace at the host station. She is a wonderful first point of contact for guests.
Love the Duck Confit and grilled Octopus! So happy that the quality of food and service has been maintained with the new owners! This is one of our most favorite restaurants in Skagit Valley!
Fabulous! Food was amazing. Service was excellent. Must do when visiting La Connor!!
All four of us raved about our dinner and we all had different things. Amazing restaurant right here in our little town.
We were happy with the fine local food, friendly service and nice water view. We’re return customers and intend to go back next time we’re in La Conner.
The Mushroom soup was wonderful
I'm on a keto low carb diet and found this restaurant to be very difficult to find something to fit into it. This is one of the only local restaurants that I have had this difficulty with. Also, it was very expensive for the amount of food I received. I generally love the food here but last night was difficult. There weren't even salads I could've eaten. I would suggest creating other menu options for more restricted diets.
Excellent service and great menu! I will definitely be coming back again.
We go annually to Nell Thorns and are never disappointed in the food, wine, service and atmosphere! Their pork chops in the many preparations are always juicy and succulent. This times we ate two small plates for dinner with fresh bread. The polenta with gruyere and mushroom sauce was filling, crisp and rich. We added the beet salad to make the perfect light dinner. No room for dessert but it looked delicious.The white lights in the restaurant and off the water created a beautiful and peaceful place to dine.
Wonderful as usual.
Strike Three! We kept coming back think this is only a temporary transition but not so. I had my 75th birthday party here to great applause But now the quality of the food has been on a consistent slide downhill. More recently the oyster dinners Dec 6th were overcooked in dark old stinky oil. The ling cod was also overcooked. We will miss you as our "go to" place
A lovely evening! Great food! Best restaurant in the Skagit Valley!
Great dining experience. Food was excellent and the service was timely and friendly. Highly recommend this restaurant.
Amazing food and service!
Wonderful service and food. We are old friends who ahvw moved , so we come here to celebratae birthdays. We come from Seattle, Mt Vernon and Bellingham. Great place!
Wait staff was awesome, food was great....was our first visit, wont be our last!!!! Thanks!!!!!
Crab Eggs Benedict and rosemary potatoes were delightful! Our out of town guests were impressed and enjoyed their time at Nell Thorn. Very nice experience.
Always a GO-To spot for us! We can count on a great dining experience.
One of my guests ordered Caesar salad with salmon. Salmon had to be returned twice in order for it to be cooked. Although we were comped for this meal, the server was very apologetic. I was quite surprised that rather than cooking a new piece each time, they just kept recooking the same piece. It was rather charred by the time it was finally cooked. I have always had great food and will definitely return. It is my favorite restaurant in La Conner. Just need to refine a couple of dishes.
The entire evening was an excellent experience. Food, drinks, atmosphere and service were impeccable!
Really enjoyed brunch at Nell Thorn. The view is lovely and the menu had a lot of great options.
First class dining experience all round!