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416 W Gates St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-3835
+1 360-336-9989
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Didn't have one IPA I wanted and were out of clams so all clam dishes were unavailable, Service was fine and the IPA I did have was also fine. However, I ordered fish and chips and asked the guy that waited on me how many pieces of fish came with it. He told me 3 and I asked if they... More 

Thank Mike B
Mount Vernon, Washington
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Always get the special. We usually go on Fridays and it's busy but worth it. The are gluten free friendly. Never had a bad meal. I go for the wine but my husband has a beer. So many to choose from. Love the relaxed atmosphere. Great local place.

1 Thank Anita M
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It is a seat your self place. Decor is casual. You can eat at the bar, or just have a cold beer. I had a problem with the food! Fish and chips is what I had. The first try came out, french fries where cold, the fish (Cod) the batter was under cooked and very greasy. The waitress apologies and... More 

Thank JON B
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Porterhouse specializes in beer and traditional pub food. With many micro brews on tap, there is a beer available for any pallet. The food is always good. The menu is small, but everything they cook is complex, interesting, and perfect. The atmosphere reminds me of a British Pub, but with better food.

Thank Kati T
Mount Vernon, Washington
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Always a great selection of real beers, especially IPA's. Noisy interior. Lower seating area has games, and rollup door cool breezes on warm summer days and evenings. Food as you might expect in a bar. Good, lively and friendly atmosphere. Best place to go after a movie at the historic Lincoln Theatre.

Thank skagittraveller
Redmond, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

First we had to wait about 45 minutes for our food to arrive. My husband got an elk Burger and I ordered the clam spaghetti which was supposed to come with a sauce with parmesan garlic and bacon. When the food finally came the elk Burger was okay but the clam spaghetti consisted of the water the clams were cooked... More 

Thank wilbot
Coquitlam, Canada
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I arrived after the lunch rush in search of something to quench my thirst. I was greeted by a super friendly and knowledgeable staff member. I decided on a cider and settled in to rest my weary bones. Did not try their food, but the wifi was great.

Thank adrian b
Anacortes, Washington, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Loved our waiter, simply amazing, for was delicious, only negative was no spirits. Where's the booze, I'm a server after a long day I'd like a drink but over all everything was great, I had some delightful vino instead, I lived. We will go back its close, good food, amazing staff.....

Thank Amber P
Mt. Vernon
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The prices have increased and the size of the food service has decreased over the years. Still good, but not as good as it once was.

Thank Winesnobs_Two
Federal Way, Washington
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407 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Had a business lunch here today. The service and food was very fast and good. I had a steak salad with blue cheese dressing while it was very tasty it could have used a little more garnish on it like cucumbers tomatoes croutons any thing might have helped kick this up to the next level. Still tasted good even though... More 

Thank chefjeff60

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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Gates St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-3835
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-336-9989

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