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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Saturday, 13 October 2018

Welcoming atmosphere and comfortable chairs. We came here for my sister's 50th birthday. Staff was friendly and attentive. Crab cakes were delicious, filled with lots of juicy crab. My sister and mom both enjoyed their meals very much, but unfortunately my cod and chips were overcooked, with one of the pieces of cod being barely edible as it was so dried out. Fries were also overcooked. The tartar sauce was tasty and the side salad light and refreshing with sliced apples and blackberries. I would go again, but next time I will stay away from the fried foods.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

It was our anniversary lunch, and we had a great indoor view of the water. Our waiter was great -- she described the specials in a way that made us want to try them all. Very professional, and the pinot noir she recommended was excellent. The food was very good, and the portions were perfect -- not too much and not too little. We're going back for my December birthday and hoping for a window booth in the bar (so cozy).

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Loved it!

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

It was a great experience. We will definitely return!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Amazing! Was everything friends told us, and more! We live on the San Juan Island, Nell Thorn now fits into our Costco Run!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

This restaurant is actually promoting 'agritourism' for the bread basket of Skagit County by locally sourcing so much of the ingredients! After living abroad, especially near Italy for many years, your chef has realized the importance of delicate flavors and dynamic tastes with great Mediterranean cuisine. Thank you for such an exquisite experience!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

This was our thrid visit over the last year, and it’s become a place to celebrate special occations with family and friends. From the warm welcome, friendly, accomodating service, seasonally and locally prepared and varied menu, lovely setting, etc., your restaurant has become a destination place for us. Plus, the pricing is resonable. Thank you!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 September 2018

Had my son’s rehearsal dinner here. It was over the top... Loved everything about it!!! The food, the staff, the ambiance. Got a lot of great compliments... Top notch all the way!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

parking is inadequate dining area is too loud - you need sound-dampening materials in the ceilings

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Delicious and creative food.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

It was a birthday celebration, so I had dessert for lunch. The plum gelette was delightful! I was dining with four friends. Three of us decided to have the gelette for lunch. One friend had lentil soup, salad, and cheese. Another friend had clams, I believe. Everyone enjoyed the food, service, and ambiance.

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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

The restaurant in general was absolutely divine and the few was great....we loved the food and the service was good. Thankyou for your hospitality, great place for a rehearsal dinner.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Sara is always pleasant when returning calls for a reservation. Wait staff professional and attentive. Food is always outstanding and plenty of it. Thank you Nell Thorn for the special "go to" place. Cindy Morton, Anacortes WA

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Visited On Sunday, 16 September 2018

lovely experience

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

no tea refills. overcooked food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 September 2018

I have been here Four times, and it has always been amazing.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Booking was convenient and service was top notch along with the delicious meals! Thanks!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

We enjoyed an evening of fine dining, confident our food was fresh and locally grown. Our server was attentive and dinner was delivered in a timely manner. The view of the channel and boats going by provided a relaxing atmosphere. We highly recommend Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro and Bar.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 September 2018

Quite a nice find. As foodies we enjoy the quality of the food and the attentive service we received. When in La Conner this is the go to place.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Food was delicious but there isn't a large choice of "calorie friendly" items on the menu.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 August 2018

Our food was all delicious! Especially enjoyed the pasta Del Mar and panna cotta. I would definitely recommend Nell Thorn to a friend!

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Great food and excellent service. Very accommodating to our large party.

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Visited On Friday, 24 August 2018

Really appreciated the surprise of the flower on the table that I could give my wife on our anniversary!

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Went for our anniversary. Was very glad they put us on a waterfront window room. Very pleasant and much quieter than front room. Only person to acknowledge our anniversary was the hostess. Surprised at that because usually the server knows and saids something and sometimes brings out cute dessert. None of that happened. They were out of syrup for Moscow mule, didn't have any mint for mojitos. Appetizer was actually much better than meal. Pretty overpriced I think. Probably won't be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 August 2018

Don’t know when Nell Thorn became a casual dining spot, but it is too expensive for average food and indifferent service. The duck was overdone and the vegetables too salty. Servers were in leggings and sneakers and didn’t seem interested or particularly knowledgeable about the food. We’ll try someplace new rather than come back again.

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