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Silverwater Cafe

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237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
+1 360-385-6448
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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258 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This spot is next to the Rose Theater and we knew we wanted to try it so we went on a Friday night after soaking in the salt water hot baths down the street - perfect evening! The food here is good and the service was excellent even on a busy night. We weren't all that hungry so I chose... More 

Thank Patti4709
Olympia, Washington
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366 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had a fun evening here. One vegetarian meal, fish tacos, and the prime rib special. All were excellent. Well prepared, fresh ingredients. And, a very excellent mousse for three. Service was fine and it was quiet enough to have conversation.

Thank Hal72
Lancaster, California
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went early on a Friday night and got a table easily. Had an adorable server named Jason. I asked the kitchen to make me a Ling Cod Picata which turned out very nice. Partner had a salad with streak on top which her enjoyed. Also had the crab cake appetizer which was very good. And then the white chocolate raspberry... More 

Thank Denelle K
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A corner location, well lit, packing substantially more than what you would expect from a cafe, with two stories of seating, a pleasant ambiance, and fantastic menu options with personalized service to top it all. Being a busy Valentine's Day evening, the hostess kindly seated us at the window table requested by my grirlfriend, promptly brought us bread and water,... More 

Thank Sam D
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard this restaurant was very good, the ratings were good. We had lunch there and was less than impressed with the sandwiches we ordered. The Grinder had very little flavor, nothing complex our outstanding. The Ultimate Grilled Cheese was OK, but we'd both had better. We decided that possibly the dinners might be better so we reserved a... More 

Thank Judy P
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Good food, nice atmosphere. Recommend getting the crunchy snap peas appetizers and the prosciutto wrapped cod. The other dishes we ordered were ok. The bread before service was cold. Would recommend getting a table near the windows. Loved the old building ambiance and the overall decor.

Thank gaurangc01
Salem, Oregon
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216 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We enjoyed the food and drink from Silverwater on a recent trip to PT. We attended a film in the theater above while enjoying the libations and snacks from Silverwater Cafe.

Thank Mark M
Bothell, Washington
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was our first stop when we arrived in Port Townsend. Our lunches were delicious. The staff was busy but attentive and friendly.

Thank B P
Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had lunch on 1/24/2017: I had fish and chips and my wife had fish tacos. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The waitress was professional and attentive. When I expressed unfamiliarity with two wine choices, she brought me samples of both wines. This restaurant is in an old building downtown, in an attractive block with parking on the... More 

Thank Jack P
Tacoma, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch on Sunday. Partner had a Reuben that was tasty. I ordered shrimp and crab with a side salad. The salad had multiple rotten leaves in it, but I was really hungry so I ate around them. When I showed the waitress, she said the cook had been trying to pick out the rotten leaves but she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-6448
David and Alison have owned the Silverwater Cafe since its opening in 1989. They have built the restaurant on the idea that bringing people together to enjoy good food, good wine and great friends is one of the most important things in life; and the desire to be a thriving addition to this lovely community of Port Townsend that we call home.We believe in quality and strive to continually perfect our craft. We at the Silverwater Cafe invite you in for a moment of casual elegance where you can feel at home with your kids, family and friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?