Whether you're excitedly watching marine life on the dock, planning a hike through one of the nearby wilderness sanctuaries or getting ready for an evening of delectable dining, Anacortes is the epicenter of the action on Fidalgo Island. Anacortes' food scene is characterized by handmade and locally sourced ingredients prepared at innovative restaurants and fine-dining choices. Restaurants in Anacortes range from formal dining by candle light to casual fish-and-chips joints bursting with Pacific Northwest charm. You can get another authentic taste of the area at a classic fisherman's pub. For a sweet delicacy or a dessert, choose one of Anacortes' specialty sweet shops, chocolatiers or gourmet bakeries for a pastry or confection.