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1539 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-1461
06:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times. Fried clams are the best in a very good overall menu. Breakfasts are particularly good and hearty. It is a pleasure to sit on the waterfront watching the boats and wildlife while observing the locals coming and going. The staff is friendly and service great. It is a very relaxed and congenial atmosphere with good... More 

Thank PJWCentralia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group ate here several times while we were in Port Townsend. Portions are large and the service was fast and courteous. Definitely recommend.

Thank Kerri-Ann R
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has always been one of my favorite restaurants until the customer service service kept getting worst. Today when I entered The "boss" said where have you been. I hadn't been coming because the food and service was going down hill. Cold meals, hair in my food, grumpy servers. The last time I went I was with family.And found hair... More 

Thank Sonya G
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great waterline view, classic diner layout and menu options, but actually rather well prepared...Slight above mediocre! The clam strips n chips were enormous, accompanying house-made coleslaw better than store bought, and the Bloody Mary's delicious. With low expectations upon arrival, I ended up quite satisfied. The service was quick and our waitress was politely helpful. All in all, content. Thanks!... More 

1 Thank Sam D
Port Angeles, Washington
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Bayview is a comfortable place to eat when you just want good food without pretense. Good price, good food, great water view, and friendly staff. I had the Chef Salad and wife had French Dip Sandwich. A pleasant time. There were no surprises, including the check. Note: This is also the restaurant with a scene in An Officer and... More 

Thank Steve B
Clatskanie, Oregon
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We found this little gem by accident and ended up eating several meals there because the food is so good. It is a tiny eatery and waits for your food my be longer than other restaurants, however, it is absolutely delectablel eat there every time we go to Port Townsend

Thank turtlegirl178
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped in on a whim and I'm really glad I did. The view is fantastic, the staff were super friendly and down to earth. I was in for breakfast, and was on the fence between CFS and their corned beef hash. I chose to take the leap and got the CFS. Chicken Fried Steak can really be hit or... More 

Thank Scott N
Washington state
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Dining with a group of friends, I enjoyed oysters that were excellent!! Needing to balance the carb content of the meal, I was quite pleased that substitutions were readily offered and not a problem. The waiter serving our group of people was simply outstanding. He managed everyone's orders professionally, and was a delightful addition to our evening.

Thank CalRuss
Bothell, Washington
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The water view of the bay is terrific. The restaurant is fairly large and was busy but our service was prompt and friendly. The breakfast was delicious and filling!

Thank B P
Jefferson, Oregon
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went in for breakfast. Seat yourself. Great view of Bay. Friendly waitress, Large breakfast menu, was hard to choose. Food was excellent Would definity recommend and eat here again

1 Thank Dave J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1461

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