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Silverwater Cafe

237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
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Ranked #10 of 86 restaurants in Port Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $35
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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80% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Nanaimo, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I had a fantastic meal at the Silverwater. I ordered the Filet Mignon. I did find the cost a little high for my liking but the food was excellent so it was worth it. My boyfriend had what they referred to has large tiger prawns. They were far from large for prawns so he was rather disappointed. He was still... More

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Basel, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were very pleased by the location and the quality of the food. We both had the lavender pepper Ahi which comes in sashimi quality. The quality of the food as well as the preparation were really excellent. The wine pairing suggestion was also very good. Our waitress was very attentive and although the restaurant was well... More

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food was great, I really enjoyed my Lamb Shank and my husband enjoyed his stuffed chicken breast too. We had a discussion with the Sommelier on paring the wine and he advised a great french red that set everything off perfectly. Enjoyed our dinner very much.

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Food and atmosphere were quite good; however, my husband and I will forever consider it one of the worst dinners we have ever had. First, let me establish that my husband is a handsome man and I have never been the least concerned that other women find him attractive. That being said, no woman wants to sit across a table... More

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Redmond, Washington, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Everything about Silverwater Cafe is topnotch! Our meals were fantastic! My husband had a simply outrageous duck presented with amaretto cherries, lots of "oohs" from him. My halibut dish was paired fabulously and the best I have ever had! We will look forward to going back!

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Now, I don't pretend to be a food snob, but I do like interesting menus with tempting choices, and I found it here. Polenta. Manila clams. Interesting vegetarian dishes. Actually, I just loved this place the minute I walked in. With its exposed brick walls, sidewalk facing windows, high ceilings, and cozy atmosphere, I was smitten. The service was good,... More

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Reno, NV
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Each time we dined at Silverwater our dinners were excellent. The servers were friendly and their knowledge of the wine list helped us select a wine that complimented our meals. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

While the restaurant was full, we were graciously led to the bar to wait. Our drinks were brought to the table without are asking. The Ahi appetizer was superb. The salmon and the lamb bolognese as well as the cherry pie were very good. The server was pleasant, very prompt and very helpful.

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Seattle, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped in for salads & water... just a light dinner. The wait staff could have cared that we were there, but the food was good. Perhaps a one off? who knows?

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Vienna, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Took my brother and family here to celebrate his newly minted MFA degree from Goddard College. The four of us had a variety of menu items and everything was excellent. They also have full bar service and a good selection or reasonably priced wines by the glass.

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