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 11:00 am–9:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 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 Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Rachel was wonderful wait staff. So glad we had her to serve us.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

A wonderful jewel by the water. We are delighted to return ASAP. The drive from Seattle is gorgeous after I5 and Nell Thorn is like going to visit a family of bon vivants!

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Visited On Sunday, 15 November 2020

Wonderful as always.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 November 2020

We celebrated my husbands Bday and everything was according to what I had requested. Excellent service - delicious food !

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

My wife loves Nell Thorn's and wanted to come here for her birthday. We had a very nice celebratory lunch with a view of the river. The service was very attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 06 November 2020

we love this restaurant. the only thing by way of feedback i would say is that when the staff is stretched thin - the patron can feel it...

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Visited On Saturday, 07 November 2020

I drive up from Seattle for lunch or brunch, Nell Thorn is my favorite restaurant. Friends know I am highly critical about dining experiences. My only concern would be the docked boat with people and 3 dogs living on board scooping their dogs waste right into the waterway, disgusting. I will be reporting him to the authorities. Nell Thorn has never done me wrong#

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Visited On Thursday, 05 November 2020

I gave 3 stars for atmosphere because the table behind us had poor etiquette for a nicer restaurant. One of the customers was throwing out a lot of F bombs in his conversation and they were talking very loudly about inappropriate stuff. This is something I would expect from going to a bar and not this kind of a restaurant. So for me , it was a nice anniversary date that wasn’t as nice due to that. I was kinda bummed because we don’t get to enjoy a nicer restaurant that often. The food and service were very good though.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Always a completely charming, cozy experience complete with world class dishes and warm service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Fantastic food and service! It was our first visit. We will be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

As always, the food was great, and the service exceptional!

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

The salmon salad nicoise is incredible! Greens, soft-boiled egg, green beans and more with a gorgeous serving of grilled salmon filet place on top. Great corner table in a large room with few other diners, strategically placed well away from us. The server was prompt and knowledgeable. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

We are long-standing customers of Nell Thorn. Really recommend to locals and visitors alike. They did a good job with social distancing.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Always a great experience when we come here, the service is always friendly and the food is always delicious.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

Always delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

We had a wonderful time there. The service was excellent and the food was superb. It is always a pleasure to dine there.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Our server was FANTASTIC! So friendly, thoughtful and attentive. Unfortunately I cannot recall her name. We were in the restaurant on 10/20 from 6 - 8 or so. Please give her my feedback. Kim Brazell

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 October 2020

really lovely place for lunch on the channel in La Conner!

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Always a treat - bring back the Wings on the appy menu 😊

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

We had a wonderful dining experience, as always! Love Jeff, our waiter............and the food was delicious!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Great lunch!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

We were pretty disappointed with our experience. While we loved our cocktails, our server was absent during our time. She forgot our appetizer order and we got our entrees rather quickly. Our server never came back to check on us. If she had, I would have returned my dish as I order the Spaghetti Del Mar. it was plain noodles swimming in a cupful or oil. The texture of the pasta was great but it was truly soaked in oil. It was inedible. Our server came to drop off the machine for our bill. Never asked about our experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

The service was great! Food was good too except I both our fried oysters and the mashed potatoes that came with my steak were a little cool. That was disappointing but it was just nice to be out for the first time since the pandemic started so I didn’t mention it.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

The service was good, although it was off putting right away that our server told us there was only two orders of ribs left at five pm on a Saturday. We ended up getting two orders of the chicken, one steak and one dish of ribs. The chicken was well cooked and had a great crispy skin, the broccolini was great too good hints of lemon flavor and well seasoned. The steak was great in texture and flavor although almost 50 dollars for an 8oz steak is very expensive. The ribs were well seasoned but very dry and very small for the cost. Mashed potatoes were pretty good with the gravy that came with the chicken. Although the gravy lacked a good depth of flavors it was pretty salty. Overall the food was okay not fantastic as you’d expect from such an expensive place. The service was good though so at least there’s that. Drinks were good too but a small champagne glass was 11 dollars.

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

We really enjoyed our meals. Thank you.

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