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Our Guest Books

It wasn’t that long ago when packing for vacation, one of my mandatory errands was to Serendipity books, just around the corner on A Street in Friday Harbor. I would spend hours going through piles of old books choosing the perfect ones […]

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Meet Eddie Our New Chef!

The Harrison House Suites and Tucker House Inn welcome Chef Eddie Garcia to San Juan Island. Mr. Garcia recently relocated from Nantucket where he spent last summer and fall as the Communard (staff chef) for the Great Harbor Yacht Club. Prior to […]

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Gift Certificates for a San Juan Island Experience

Give your friends and family a life long memory this season with a gift certificate to the Tucker House Inn. A trip to Friday Harbor will give them an experience of a life time and not more stuff. Between now and December […]

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Global Cuisine at Coho Restaurant

Global Cuisine This Fall at Coho Restaurant

We had such a fabulous turn out on our first two world tours, Coho Restaurant’s third Global Cuisine tours begins in November. Instead of jet setting from country to country each week, we are planning a “Slow Food” tour. We will savor […]

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Last Minute Special

Take 20% off daily room rate for reservations made the day of travel. May not be combined with other discounts, offers, specials, promotions, or coupons. Subject to availability; valid year round. Check Availability

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Celebrate at the Tucker House

Same Time Next Year

  Let the Tucker House be your celebration headquarters for anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, graduations and other special life events. Book next year’s trip in the same or upgraded unit before you depart and we’ll make sure your next stay is the best. […]

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Sammy’s 2015 Postcard

Sammy has been coming to the Tucker House Inn for the last couple of years. His parents are long time guests and share their knowledge of the property as they have seen it change over the past 20 years. Gizmo, Sammy’s brother, […]

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Farmers Market – Saturday Winter Market 2014 – 2015

The San Juan Island Farmers Market is your source on Saturdays for beautiful and bountiful island produce, fine crafts, and delicious prepared foods. Stop by the market for fruits, flowers, herbs, goat cheese, eggs, tomatoes, jams and jellies, baked goods, sushi, sausages, […]

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Wenda’s Cranberry Tea Cookie

                    This recipe is an old family favorite from Wenda’s kitchen. Yield: 12 dozen tea sized cookies 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup milk 2 Tbsp orange […]

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Ginger Cranberry Cookies

Gingerbread Cranberry Cookies

                3/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup candied ginger 3 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1 Tbsp Ceylon cinnamon 1 Tbsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground clove ½ tsp sea salt 3/4 cup […]

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Fall in Review

Fall is our favorite time of year. The island takes on a slower rhythm and this year’s Indian summer couldn’t have been better. We never tired of each day’s spectacular sunrise followed by a sunset that was even more colorful and vivid […]

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Fall 2014 Recap

Fall is our favorite time of year. The island takes on a slower rhythm and this year’s Indian summer couldn’t have been better. We never tired of each day’s spectacular sunrise followed by a sunset that was even more colorful and vivid […]

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L 120 Passes

                      We are saddened to learn of the passing of L120. L120 was barely 7 weeks old when he or she was not seen with her 23 year old mother L86 and […]

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We Are Listening

          I received an e-newsletter from one of the top restaurants in the country. The article mused about the changed paradigm of doing business with the Internet. Hasn’t everything changed whether you are in business or not? So […]

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2nd Annual Friday Harbor Film Festival – November 7-9

Last year, cinema buffs descended on our little island from all over the region for the inaugural Friday Harbor Film Festival. The theme was the Pacific Ocean and its Rim, with films about island cultures, marine ecology, environmental issues, great adventures and individuals […]

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Sparkman Cellars Winemaker's Dinner

Sparkman Cellars Winemaker’s Dinner October 24, 2014

Coho Restaurant’s last winemaker dinner for fall on Friday, October 24th, will feature the wines of Christian Sparkman from Sparkman Cellars from Woodinville. The Sparkman wine portfolio includes 25 wines mostly focused on Rhone and Bordeaux varietals. We will select 6 to […]

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Spend a romantic weekend at the Harrison House Suites for an intimate retreat prior to baby’s arrival. We’ll pamper the expectant parents with satiating food and relaxation while we satisfy every need in this thoughtfully crafted getaway. Freshly baked house made cookies, […]

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San Juan Vineyards Winemaker’s Dinner with Chris Primus – October 11, 2014

Join Chris Primus, winemaker from San Juan Vineyards for our 7th annual wine dinner, Friday October 17th at 6 p.m.  at Coho Restaurant. Chef Bill Messick’s autumnal 6 course menu is paired with five wines – $45/person food + $25 for wine pairing. […]

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Pasta Class

Pasta Cooking Class with Chef Bill

Let Chef Bill, Coho Restaurant’s Executive Chef demystify the art of making fresh pasta. Spend an afternoon rolling up your sleeves and rolling out the dough for everything from pasta sheets for lasagna or cannelloni, noodles for fettuccine, spaghetti or pappardelle or […]

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San Juan Vineyards Annual Harvest Festival – September 28th

San Juan Vineyards will celebrate its Annual Harvest Festival with picking starting at 9:00 a.m. Stop by, pick, enjoy the day in the vineyard, then later partake in the harvest party for the volunteer pickers.There will be wine and door prizes. The […]

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