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All 85 Port Townsend Restaurants

El Sarape Mexican Restaurant

628 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5727
+1 360-379-9343
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Ranked #42 of 85 Restaurants in Port Townsend
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Always good food that is reasonably price. Every item I've selected from the menu has been good. Plenty to take home.

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Aspen, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Arrived in Port Townsend after being in Port Angeles for the Dungess Crab fest , we had a big day on the road and visiting the sights in Port Angeles we were ready for a break from seafood. After looking through the available information on local restaurants we picked El Sarape. What an unexpected little gem in this area. After... More

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New Milford, Connecticut
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

El Sarape expertly delivers what Mexican restaurants do best. They have extravagant, "in-your-face" decor , an extensive menu, large, plate filling portions -all at budget friendly prices that allow at lot of people to eat and drink lavishly at a reasonable cost. Right on Main St. We loved it!

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Tavernier, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

After a long day of touring the park, we just chanced it, and the food was great, staff was friendly. Looks like a family run operation with standard Mexican fare, but the food is fresh and nicely prepared. Beware the portions are big. We ordered 1/2 Nachos for an appetizer and it would have been enough for a whole dinner.... More

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Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have eaten here on occasion for the last ten years. This is a clean, family run business that makes the best nachos ever. Try the Nachos el Sarape. A half order is a nice lunch for one. They are out of this world.

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Northern Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We enjoyed the Mexican food we had El Sarape. It was fresh, good and in large enough quanities to satisfy our hunger after a day of driving. We all had enchiladas-beef, seafood, spinach-cheese and chicken and we really liked them all. I would recommend stopping off at El Sarape if you are visiting Port Townsend, WA.

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Puyallup, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We parked in Port Townsend and my wife like the smell emanating from this restaurant. After walking around we found ourselves back here for lunch. Service was excellent, the chips and salsa were above average and we sat at a window table and people watched. My wife had a taco salad and margarita. I enjoyed the seafood burrito which had... More

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Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

And yes, we're a repeat diner. great family-run Mexican restaurant with good food and good value. Nice atmosphere, good location, and good for a family.

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Los Angeles, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Naturally on a beautiful summer's day the patio/balcony seafood places are going to be full, so we "settled" for something fast and filling. Shockingly, this was amazingly good Mexican food and the Sangria was sweet, refreshing and strong! Glad we stumbled upon this little gem.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The place has been there forever, on Water Street, so easy to get to. The portions are big, the service is always friendly. We have never had a crowded, slow service ever, and the waiter is always attentive and quick. We like to sit by the stained glass, if that is available. Lot's of warm chips and salsa...what's not to... More

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