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The Brown Lantern Ale House

412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
+1 360-293-2544
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (68 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well, this was the first time my husband and I tried this place out since we’ve moved to Anacortes. We both had the lamb burger and it was amazing! We also had the onion rings and the house fries with our burger. Best home french...More

Thank BionicVoice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch one day with our toddler. We are not generally picky people and are used to greasy spoons and pub fare with our kid. This place was... not the best. For starters, there was a huge spider, like an inch...More

Thank jasperspoo
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Our family visited Anacortes to meet my penfriend of 43 years and we enjoyed a couple of afternoon snacks & beverages in this bar. It's also called the titled the "Wheel House" if I have the right place,

Thank MartyMoose102015
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Here's the thing...I'm not a local. In fact, I'm only in A Town once or twice a year, visiting from Southern California. But I FEEL like a local, and I love Anacortes and Fidalgo Island, and honestly can't wait to make it my home. That...More

Thank CharluaHufflepuff
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Best fish tacos I've had in years. Amazing food and atmosphere. You've got to stop in for good food and drinks.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My husband and I visited the San Juan Islands and stayed in Anacortes- we were thrilled to find the Brown Lantern-- the Nacho plate is huge-- four people could easily share it, really good. My husband had the sliders and cole slaw..we couldn't believe that...More

Thank WendyMullen
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We order the fish & chips and calamari to go. The fish & chips were great. The calamari, not so much.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 19 February 2018

It’s a bar. Typical bar food. Typical bar service. Typical bar drunks. Calamari could have come out of any bar in America, frozen from a bag. That said the corn clam chowder was excellent. Salad was good and the remmy burger was great. Don’t think...More

Thank huskydog2001
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Standard pub fare, enormous burgers, good nachos, full bar and great micros on tap. Manager a tad high strung from being the manager of a pub, understandable, but overall a good place to grab some grub with the guys or a reasonable dinner with the...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We wanted to watch a football game so we stopped in for lunch and drinks. I am always thrilled to see my team play when I'm out of town so bonus points to them! The food was a little pricey so we split something and...More

Thank Shannon R
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12 August 2016|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
3-6 every day, 9-close Monday thru Thursday and all day Sunday
12 August 2016|
Response from rusty_fwg | Reviewed this property |
3-6pm and then reverse 9-close. I think all day Sunday has specials if I remember correctly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-293-2544
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