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Alder Wood Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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139 W Alder St, Cross Street Is Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382-3316 (Sequim Avenue)
+1 360-683-4321
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
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Thu - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I took my friend out for a birthday lunch and we both had The turkey , bacon and pesto sandwich which was good. It came with a choice of salad or fries and I got the salad Which consisted of just lettuce leafs. No tomato or onion or any other Vegetable. Pretty sad. We were going to have dessert But... More 

1 Thank Sassysings
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This small restaurant has wonderful food. We dropped in early for dinner and had to sit out in the patio area because they were all booked up. The patio would have been wonderful, expect it was chilly. However, it was worth braving the chill to taste their food. We ordered meatloaf and planked salmon. Those sound mundane, but the way... More 

1 Thank CKT808
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Locally sourced with fine dining flair. Always have an enjoyable meal at Alder Wood. The place is small so make a reservation or be willing to wait during peak hours. Worth the wait. Enjoy!

Thank nikkib445
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Based on a five-star recommendation from the excellent Eden by the Sea B&B a few miles away, we made arrangements for patio dining on a beautiful evening, and the rewards were spectacular. The service was outstanding -- attentive and friendly. The entree that we shared required a few extra minutes of preparation, so the chef offered us a serving of... More 

1 Thank Scott M

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?