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“Last time for us.”

Elmer's Restaurant - Poulsbo
Ranked #13 of 90 Restaurants in Poulsbo
Price range: US$0 - US$15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: A Northwest favorite since 1960. Our 25 locally owned Elmer's Restaurants take pride in their communities and source local, farm-fresh ingredients.
Reviewed 18 May 2014

There's a first time and a last time! The hostess and the man on the cash register were distant and almost surly. Our waitress, Briana S., was pleasant but inexperienced (she will get better).
The food was poor at best. The salmon was dry and the vegetables on the plate were withered and cold, I'm sure the plate sat under the light for quite some time. My wife had the fish and chips. The cod was rubbery. Well, they say you should not order sea food at a place more than 300 miles from the sea. This place is about one mile from the bay. The best part of the meal was the clam chowder (Ivar's from a can) and the cheese cake (probably from Costco).
This place was much, much better when it was Taprock. It's getting hard to find good food in Poulsbo but Silverdale isn't that far away.

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1  Thank Elaine W
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

We have been to Elmer's many times. We may have waited a bit to be seated but well worth it. The service is fabulous and the food is like home cooked. We will continue to return.

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1  Thank Darci S
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Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

We waited 1 1/2 hrs for our food and nobody ever came to our table to check on us. It may say Elmer's on the door but the service is still
"Craprock!" All 3 of our visits were the same service-wise.

1  Thank Sumabr
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

My daughter-in-law and I visited there for the first time and we're very pleased. The service was outstanding. The menu had a great selection and the food was very good. Will certainly return.

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Thank Vivian E
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Went to the new Elmer's AKA Taproot. Taproot was ok. Elmer's is a bit better. Don't get to Poulsbo often. Read several reviews on Yelp very mixed. So off we went. Service was fast and prompt. Food was good and the Lite servings were large and were priced a bit lower. Our waitress was attentive and did water well. Food from kitchen were cooked well. Fear not the Yelp reviews. They were written just as the new owners were doing the new place make over.

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Thank Gary M
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