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All 85 Port Townsend Restaurants

Public House Grill & Ales

1038 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98382
(360) 385-9708
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Ranked #48 of 85 Restaurants in Port Townsend
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was here 2 years ago in the fall and remember the great soup for lunch. Back this weekend, we tried it for dinner. I had the porterhouse cut pork chop with a shallot, whole grain mustard cream sauce with potatoes and broccoli for $20. The mashed potatoes rolled in panko and deep fried were slightly bland but the chop... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The high ceilings and exposed A-frame make for a very pleasant ambiance. Local art is displayed on the walls and maritime paraphernalia hanging from the rafters. The trout pasta dish was good, but the salmon was better. Service by the waitstaff was excellent.

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Redmond,WA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited the Public House on New Years Eve.Our mistake was not booking as most restaurants were full. This one was less than half full which should have been a clue.Upon entering hit with a very noisy entertainment group of 3 people which meant moving twice to hear my wife.Several tables waiting indicating slow orders so ask if ours could... More 

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Holland, Michigan USA
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The place was full the food was good... order the mac n cheese off the kids menu as an appetizer. I'm convened that they forgot or lost our order. People came in at the same time ate and we're almost ready to leave when we got our food. Thankfully we were old friends and had much to talk about.

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Richland, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I am a long time customer of the Public House, but have been very disappointed by the last two meals we have eaten (October-December 2014). The place has really declined over the past year. Their signature corn chowder has turned into a pasty glob of corn starch. My crab cake sandwich tasted like a Costco frozen entree. We won't be... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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212 reviews 212 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great large pub restaurant right on the main drag of downtown. Teas were amazing and poutine was a noble effort. Soup was just what we needed for a cold day and all the sandwiches were well seasoned and tasty

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Port Townsend, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The atmosphere in the Public House is very relaxing and enjoyable. Nice to come here for a meal or a drink and a snack. Their food is very tasty (I love the fried calamari and they have some delicious salads too, the hummus plate is also really yummy, great fried fish and chips). This is a good place to go... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had been here several times and were looking forward to another visit. We should have realized when we weren't acknowledged for five minutes after we arrived that something wasn't working right. First mistake. Finally another customer went off to find a staff member. There was one large table seated in the restaurant at the time of our arrival and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Visited the Public House on a chilly October evening when most people decided to stay warm in doors! Warm and friendly greeting when we arrived for a table we had booked earlier. Dining area was quite busy and the meal we ordered arrived quickly. Good atmosphere with a couple of musicians entertaining the clientele on guitar and base. Worth a... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Everyone at my table enjoyed their food. The soup I had was great along the local shellfish (mussel and clam)..very well prepared in a butter lemon sauce -tasty!

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Additional Information about Public House Grill & Ales

Address: 1038 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98382
Phone Number: (360) 385-9708
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
Cuisine: American

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