Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar

116 South 1st , La Conner, WA, United States of America, 98257
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Opening Information

Monday CLOSED
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

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar

Multi-Cuisine
Parking
Street and parking lot parking
Specialties
Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks
Services
Takes Reservations
Walk-Ins Welcome
Good For Groups
Take Out
Catering
Waiter Service
Outdoor Seating

Cuisine: Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Amazing food and wonderful service. Bartender was very knowledgeable and obviously strived to master his craft.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

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.

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

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.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

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!

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Fabulous! Food was amazing. Service was excellent. Must do when visiting La Connor!!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

All four of us raved about our dinner and we all had different things. Amazing restaurant right here in our little town.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

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.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

The Mushroom soup was wonderful

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Excellent service and great menu! I will definitely be coming back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

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.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Wonderful as usual.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

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

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

A lovely evening! Great food! Best restaurant in the Skagit Valley!

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Great dining experience. Food was excellent and the service was timely and friendly. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

Amazing food and service!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

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!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Wait staff was awesome, food was great....was our first visit, wont be our last!!!! Thanks!!!!!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

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.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Always a GO-To spot for us! We can count on a great dining experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Lovely lunch

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

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.

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

The entire evening was an excellent experience. Food, drinks, atmosphere and service were impeccable!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Really enjoyed brunch at Nell Thorn. The view is lovely and the menu had a lot of great options.

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Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

First class dining experience all round!

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