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Silverwater Cafe

237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
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Ranked #11 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
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

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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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We were hoping to have a nice seafood dinner with a cocktail for lunch but were very disappointed with what we got and would never go back. We ordered the fish & chips and the fish tacos with one crab cake on the side for lunch. We added a Mojito and a Margarita and were surprised when our lunch bill... More

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El Segundo, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Laid back service, very. But the food (creations) were outstanding. It's a quaint looking little place. Interesting items decorate it. But the food was wonderful. Beautiful presentation and excellent flavors. I highly recommend this café. (We tried it because one of the lovely ladies in the tourist welcome center said it is her favorite place to relax and eat). We... More

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Victoria, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Table service was prompt and efficient. Food arrived in a reasonable amount of time and was well presented. However, my mushroom, leek and rice cakes were destroyed by an accompanying sauce overly laden with Dijon. This is sloppy work considering the price charged for the meal.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Food was good. Waitress was awful. Bad day? Ruined the entire experience. 1) taking our order was such a chore, with eye rolls and sighs. 2) she brought out a glass FULL to the rim of milk to our two year old toddler without a lid or straw 3) she placed scalding hot food in front of toddler 4) toddlers... More

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Sequim, Washington, United States
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Last night we came to Port Townsend to see the movie "Chef" (excellent by the way) and to have dinner. Came to the Silverwater because it is attached to the Rose Theater. We had no expectations and that's what made it so wonderful! The food was excellent. I had Lavender Pepper Ahi Salad...cooked perfectly. It was six ounces of sashimi... More

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La Center, Washington
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Excellent food -a wonderful menu that can satisfy everyone. Wonderful vegerterian choices. Best fish and chips. Salads are very good. Portions are ver generous. We definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Napa, California, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This was one of the few restaurants that were serving food between traditional lunch and dinner hours. We went at 3:30 and ordered from the all day menu (which was still offered plenty of options.) The seafood corn chowder was really good, as were the fish and chips. Great service too. we'll return on our next trip.

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