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Best things to do in Vashon

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Thai Restaurant
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“Only open for dinner and reservations recommended. Amazing food and cocktails. Very delicious thai food. A local favorite.”
52 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Great food, cabaret, and pub. The art and music scene is out of this world!”
44 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Catch a ferry from West Seattle (Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal) and visit Vashon Island for the day. ”
27 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“We love the beignets and the baja tacos! Everything here is good. Great place to meet at the bar. ”
39 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“A terrific park complete with beach walks, a lighthouse, and many opportunities to see local marine mammals, maybe even a pod of Orcas!”
17 locals recommend
Food
“The original home of Seattle's Best Coffee and arguably the best coffee on the island. Come in and see the roaster and have a snack with your coffee.”
18 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Island theater for first-run & retro films plus live theater & musical productions.”
14 locals recommend
Park
“Our largest park, where you can walk into "Valley of the Firs" or walk to the Mukai pond...lots of Huckleberry bushes everywhere.”
14 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Beautiful marina, beach, and lovely setting. 30 minute walk through the woods or 2 minute drive.”
13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“walking distance from cottage. relaxed, friendly, wifi, good coffee, tea and light food, art exhibited”
19 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Right across the street is an awesome coffee rosterie. the VCA has music and events...be sure to check on-line.”
15 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“ Bramble offers fine dining and the best seasonal cuisine around. Check out our neighbors at Bramble House.”
16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This small restaurant receives raves for delicious breakfasts and dinners. ”
13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“ A Burton Neighborhood staple, will always leave with a smile on your face. ”
13 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Point Robinson is a 10.0 acre shoreline park and historical and marine conservancy located on the east shore of Maury Island off Point Robinson Road overlooking East Passage. The site has provided fog and lighthouse service for vessels since 1885. The lighthouse has been fully automated since 1978. Walking trails and a few picnic tables have been developed along the scenic shoreline providing dramatic views of East Passage, Tacoma, and Mount Rainier, and through the upper wooded slopes.”
12 locals recommend
Beach
“Probably the best beach on Vashon. Great for sun, swim, walks and bird watching. An amazing spot! ”
12 locals recommend