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Top store recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“They have it all here for breakfast and lunch Tuesday thru Saturday. Everything is done to perfection - a treat! Try one of their pizzas! Check out their deli for best bread and baked goods. Looking for a good bottle of wine to impress a special someone? You'll find it here. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Next door to Eastsound Suites is the sinfully delicious Brown Bear Bakery. The owners studied pastry-making in France-- everything that comes from their oven is sublime!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Health Food Store
“Orcas Food Coop is a health food store with great seafood and organic produce. It is across the street from Island Market”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“If you still love actual books, then this is the place! This is village quaintness at it's best. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly! Coffee is Battendorf and Bronson and fantastic! Take a stroll back in time - pre kindles..”
  • 18 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“This place is a real gem!! You must go, even if you have no intention of buying any pottery. The location is beautiful, their treehouse is cool, and the way they display their pottery in their yard is whimsical and fun. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Probably Lopez’s most known establishment, this bakery has often been deemed one of the best in Washington. All their food is really good and fresh, but we love their French bread, Almond Butterhorns, and danishes. It is worth the splurge.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best cinnamon rolls on Island. Pizza by the slice for lunch. Wonderful deserts. Near airport. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“many, many locals catching up, small inside space plus deck, another super friendly establishment”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
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“Great lunch and fresh case items. Eat-in or take it to go for a picnic lunch/dinner.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“A daily visit is necessary. This is our local cafe on the island. Their is a great ocean view from inside or out. If you get the chance make sure to try their mint white chocolate chip cookies. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“Lovely artist cooperative on the east side of the island in Olga. The gallery is housed in an historic strawberry barrelling building!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Another great bakery, open early..closed Sunday and Monday. Good soups, quiches with a few GF items. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Blossom Grocery is a small grocery that "measures the quality of (their) products by their food miles, certified organic status, fair trade status, producer ethics, affordability, simplicity, freshness, and suitability for islanders’ needs." They have many vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“Owner Dan Christopherson and his crew are well known for there selfless willingness to go the extra mile for their customer. Very competent and exceptionally reasonable. Simply a great bike shop.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Best place to rent electric bicycles, mo-peds, and 3-wheeled "Scoot Coupes." A fun way to see the scenic byways of San Juan Island.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 2 locals recommend