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“Good coastal cuisine”
Review of The Fountain Cafe

The Fountain Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$17
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good coastal cuisine”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This is a well established small restaurant. I visit it whenever I get to Port Townsend.

Visited March 2012
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Lynnwood
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Everything is unbelievably tasty”
Reviewed 26 March 2012

I've eaten here several times now, always trying something new, and everything is DELICIOUS. I cannot recommend this place enough, especially their lunch sandwiches. Great stuff, nice staff, good service.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Sean M
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Port Townsend, Washington
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great food by the bay”
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Wonderful meals with an ocean view. Servings are very generous. Daily specials are always good.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Chimab
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New York, NY
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Local Treasure”
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Port Townsend has a stunning natural setting, and many of ts restaurants exist to exploit that - lovely waterside settings covering for mediocre cuisine. Not The Fountain. A block off the main drag of Water St., this lovely gem is just what you hope to find in a town that prides itself on its arty culture.

The place is small, tables are close, the atmosphere convivial. There is a nice array of local art on the walls, not tacky tourist schlock.

And the food is wonderful. Inventive, locally sourced, imaginatively prepared. Garlic tiger prawns were terrific.

The staff was friendly but not intrusive, knowledgeable and helpful with wine selection.

A perfect vacation meal in this most beautiful corner of the Pacific NW.

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36 restaurant reviews
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“Good food, good atmosphere, just needs to be bigger”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We always come here when we visit Port Townsend. My husband loves the seafood and I'm a vegetarian and there's always something delicious for me to eat. (and in most of Port Townsend....) The good is great, and they like to fill your wine glasses so they get a lot of points from us.
Our only complaint is that the restaurant is so small.......we love it, just want it a bit bigger. It can get crowded and hot.
The food and service was great when we were there........try it, you'll love it.
Our dinner with several glasses of wine, appies, huge main portions, and dessert which we shared was around 100 bucks which we thought was good value for all that food. I had to take mine home because it was so huge.......yum yum.

  • Visited February 2012
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