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Alder Wood Bistro

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139 W Alder St, Cross Street Is Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382-3316 (Sequim Avenue)
+1 360-683-4321
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
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Sequim, Washington
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful lunches and dinners! Wish they were open more days a week. Right now they are only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Creative chef and excellent service. Wood-fired pizzas that you can't get many places. Local fresh items fill most of the menu.

Thank SequimGSB
Fox Island
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142 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have wanted to go here since we moved to Sequim. We had heard good things. Tried to go at Christmas but the flu interrupted. The hours are a little quirky, open Thursday, Friday and Saturday for lunch 11:30-3:30 and dinner 4:30-8:30 and for special holidays. The menu last night was a three course meal with five different options. I... More 

Thank geraldh463
Seattle, WA
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch last week and found the service and food just excellent. My husband has to follow a gluten free diet, and Alder Wood offered the rare opportunity for GF fish and chips, calamari and more. The fish and chips were perfectly cooked, so light and crisp. They said they cook using a rice bran oil.... More 

Thank TravelFunSeattle
Shoreline, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch after going to look at a local property we were looking to purchase upon the recommendation of a friend. We were NOT disappointed in the least- she had raved about it, and we can now see why! We shared the Bistro Burger and the Pear and Blue Salad, and had a little chocolate confection (can't... More 

Thank Laura R
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Don't judge a book by it's cover, as the saying goes. Inconspicuous, and an unassuming structure, but the food here is fantastic! We have eaten here numerous times and have never been disappointed. Oh, and the flourless chocolate cake is a celebration for the taste buds! One piece is enough for two people, very rich and satisfying.

Thank Chris H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were quickly seated, our order taken right away, the meal was served in a timely manner, and coffee was plentiful. We will return whenever we are able.

Thank Douglas C
Tumwater, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We just celebrated the New Year's Eve at the Alder Wood Bistro. They phoned and let us know that a 6 o'clock opening had become available for their four course meal at $65 each. Our B&B innkeeper highly recommended this restaurant so we jumped at the opening. When we arrived we were shown to a very small formica topped table... More 

Thank Dave W
Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Every time we visit Sequim we eat dinner at Alderwood Bistro and we are never disappointed. The food is fresh, innovative and well-prepared.You won't be disappointed.

Thank Heronknd
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our 24th anniversary at the Alder Wood Bistro and were delighted! We had made reservations at another restaurant which wasn't for us, so we just walked in to Alder Wood Bistro without a reservation. Lucky for us they could seat us at a lovely booth. The food, service and ambiance were all wonderful There was a talented musician... More 

Thank Kidlet
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This small restaurant is exceptional. The ingredients are top quality and the food is carefully prepared. I especially love their sandwiches with their sweet potato fries and delicious aioli. Pretty much everything on the menu is great. It is a little on the spendy side but due to the outstanding quality, I think it is worth it.

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 W Alder St, Cross Street Is Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382-3316
    (Sequim Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Sequim
  • Phone Number: +1 360-683-4321
Thoughtfully crafted seasonal menus and daily specials featuring local, organic and sustainable ingredients from the bounty of the Olympic Peninsula. Food prepared well and served with a smile.

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