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The Boiler Room

711 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
+1 360-379-8247
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1 Jul 2017
“Funky little coffee shop ”
9 Sep 2016
“Better places on Water Street”
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711 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place, especially since it's supporting a great cause. Nothing like Starbucks. I tried the ice coffee. Oh my gosh. It was amazing! They simmer the coffee with honey before cooling it. Best iced coffee!

Thank Desiree G
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It's Bohemian at best. There are dress codes, but the signage on the door might read more eloquently, such as "shirts required" rather than nipples covered. I stopped in for a water and left as soon as possible. There is a very young crowd, tourists...More

2  Thank DoloresJacoby
98368, Executive Director at The Boiler Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Of course there are "better" places on Water Street! However, those places aren't volunteer operated coffeehouses and social service hubs dedicated to building community by providing a safe space for the growth and improvement of individuals. The Boiler Room offers job training, free food, the...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

I visited the Boiler Room a few times to catch live music and ended up coming back for the chill atmosphere. They serve free food (donations and tips welcome) have huge cookies for $1. The laid-back atmosphere allows for interesting convo with the regulars and...More

2  Thank From_Victoria_BC
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place has a truly unique atmosphere. I strongly recommend checking it out. They've got it all, from coffee to snacks, cold beverages, soups, and impromptu live music. A breading ground for interesting debates and series of hosted talks about a wide range of topics.

2  Thank Elea R
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Great place. Someone was painting in the corner and someone else was getting out his sketch pad. A modest list of "needed donations" was on the wall. Full of heart with a noble mission.

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 18 July 2015

If you are in Port Townsend this summer Be sure to stop in to the Boiler room coffee shop! It's AWESOME in a NW funky vibe kind of way. It's actually a non profit and I beleive it is set up for homeless teens. The...More

1  Thank Libi K
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The Boiler Room is a Music Venue/Coffee House/Soup Kitchen non-profit 501 c3 organization. It was started about 21 years ago in the summer/fall of 1993. I come here nearly everyday recently and the coffee is fantastic. It is a laidback place for all ages. Friday,...More

2  Thank Jered C
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Everybody associated with the Boiler room is a volunteer. I've seen 16 year old kids from very troubled backgrounds living on the streets evolve into trustworthy and professional workers who do their best to maintain the high standards that are consistently reinforced by the hands-on...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 November 2014

one cold, windy day we took refuge at the Boiler Room and had a bowl of soup. The co-operative- style management/ workforce is great and most folks there are very laid-back. Good work, Boiler Room!!

Thank JeanneB885
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Boiler Room is a long standing not for profit that is dedicated to provide a safe gathering place for youth and those in need. All are welcome though. Drift on in Sunday afternoon for soup provided free to all that show up. It is named...More

Thank Jim S
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Average prices
US$5
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 13:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-379-8247
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The Boiler Room is dedicated to building community by providing a safe space for the growth and improvement of individuals through a volunteer operated coffee house. We offer job training, free food, free hygiene supplies, and a variety of programs. Please visit our website for more information.
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