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Nifty Fifty Soda Fountain

817 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 385-1931
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Ranked #33 of 86 Restaurants in Port Townsend
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Now I have to tell you straight up that I only gave it 3 stars as the food was average. Nothing to rave about but not bad either. If you are looking for unique, authentic 1950's experience this is most definitely the place. Fully restored jukebox with the song selection boxes right at your table. Restored milkshake machines make the... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Went to the Soda Fountain for a coffee having walked round the town during the morning. Very friendly staff and a real step back in time! The décor mirrors the Fifties from the checker board flooring to the Juke Box with a wonderful selection of 50's and 60's music. A must see when visiting Port Townsend!!

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Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went in for root beer floats only. They were fine, but you can't really mess those up. Having sat there for a while observing things, I don't think I would eat a meal here. It's a bit unkempt. It's cute though.

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Victoria, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stopped in here for afternoon lunch. Shared a large chocolate milk shake with husband. He had a burger..".yummy" he said. I had fish and chips. Big portions and very tasty. Sat on the outside deck and enjoyed the water view. Inside is definitely a 50's diner theme. It was busy & people looked like they were enjoying their meals. Fun... More

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Martinez, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A great place to take your family for that good old time treat and 50's memories. We stop by whenever we are in Port Townsend

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Cute 50's style diner and soda fountain! I had a delish crab and cheese grilled sandwich, the clam strips were huge and yummy and the cheese burger was a big hit too. Our group also tried a chocolate malt, coke float, shirly temple and an old fashioned egg-cream! Each of them authentic and delightful. The service was punctual and very... More

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SAINT LOUIS
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The 50's theme is the biggest draw for this restaurant and the food is average to good and the service is very good and staff friendly. If you want a burger, fries and milkshake this is a fun place to stop by but it is not a Stop and Go burger.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was just an average "soda fountain" type of vacation place. Nothing stood out to be unique. Nice place and nice kids employed here for a quick sweet treat while walking around.

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Pomeroy, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

T he place is a trip back in time. The whole place is fifties soda fountain music on your table. Juke box. The owners are super friendly the place is super clean the coffee is great. I worked at a soda fountain during the fifties and this is real

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Lynden, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped in for a mid-afternoon treat and to enjoy the juke box! We enjoyed a Coke float and a chocolate milk shake along with a basket of french fries. This is not necessarily a place to stop for a fine meal but it was the highlight of our visit because we had so much fun picking out songs and... More

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Additional Information about Nifty Fifty Soda Fountain

Address: 817 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone Number: (360) 385-1931
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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