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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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Tacoma, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Yodacho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I are regulars at the mezzaluna bar upstairs and eat there often. Our favorite is the rack of lamb that is perfect to share, making it extremely affordable as well. Quality of meat is outstanding and perfectly prepared; the reduction sauce is so good you really want to lick the plate! Other favorites are the seared ahi,... More 

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Gig Harbor
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just had lunch at the Silverware Cafe. The ambience is quite nice. It is an older building that looks inviting on the outside and very pleasant on the inside. I had the crab and shrimp melt. It was a serving of crab and shrimp salad and a slice of tomato on an English muffin. It was topped with a... More 

Thank John_in_GH
Oak Harbor, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here for lunch a few times. Love the tea selection (generally not a tea person). Crab and shrimp melt was fantastic!! Plan on dinner soon. Our server Claire was very attentive even though the place was busy!

Thank Tom and Loren Z
Elma, New York
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Port Townsend and wanted some lunch. We stopped by and we were served quickly. Our food was very good. We were able to relax and enjoy food and conversation.

Thank ssharpp1
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish and chips are amazing, wonderful breading. The cod and shrimp are super delicious! Wish I would have room for the chocolate molten cake.

Thank yucatantravelerpdx
Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us descended on this cafe on Boxing Day and received a gracious welcome. We had a nice table in back, and the young man who served us was very attentive. Our 3 shared starters were hits: goat cheese with ciabatta toast, hummus with pita triangles, and artichoke Parmesan dip. The entrees included some generous sandwiches, shrimp scampi, and... More 

Thank Katherine M
Anacortes, Washington
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is cozy chic with soothing earthy tones, a brick walk, dangling green plants and local art. The cafe serves Mediterran-inspired dishes including pasta, risotto, and polenta, as well as, elevated Pacific Northwest fare like fish & chips, ahi, and salmon. They buy locally and recycle everything they can, even their fryer oil is turned into fuel. We ordered... More 

Thank LaraDunning
Port Townsend, United States
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in town and have been to the Silverwater many, many times, usually with a group of friends. Years back, it was considered the best restaurant in town. But, more recently, we have found that our experiences there vary. Sometimes we get really good service and excellent food and others, like yesterday, it is just okay. While they have... More 

Thank FoodieGuyPT
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My husband and I vacation several times a year and alway order take out from Silverwater Cafe. Always consistantly excellent! Their Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken is out of this world. They are always welcoming and appreciative for our business. Thank you Silverwater Cafe. We will be back!!!!

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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
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?