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All 86 Port Townsend Restaurants

Public House Grill & Ales

1038 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98382
(360) 385-9708
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Ranked #51 of 86 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
Rockville, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Maybe it was an off day, but Port Townsend has plenty of other restaurants. This place is on the main drag, and we picked it by looking at the menu. The dinner service was very slow. The food was pretty bad (I had pasta). I really can't recommend it.

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Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice big room with quite a few different selections on offer. Tables are covered with paper so you can create your own masterpiece with the free crayons to draw with.

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Washington State
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

On Sunday 8/24, after having a very tasty lunch (great spinach salad) with competent service, I accidentally left my credit card at the restaurant. I live 80 miles away! I called they reassured me that they had the card and it was locked away and to call the next morning and talk to Katie the manager. Spoke to Katie the... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Mid August and maybe the help is heading back to school. Waited to be seated for about 10-15 minutes and never saw the bartender. Asked if we could be seated at the bar and we were. We were told the bartender was a server also so it would be a little while for him to tend to us. He came... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were waiting for another place and decided to have a glass of wine. The bartender quickly came to our table and had a great smile. We just ordered wine and water. Her attitude was great. You would have thought we ordered a big meal. We appreciate the people who work these places and we would come back if we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The bar is well-stocked; menu is somewhat limited, but food quite good. This is a comfortable local place, great for lunch, a drink, or a casual dinner.

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Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Came here for dinner during the blues festival. Every seat was full. The service was excellent given the circumstances. Fish and chips were acceptable. Not great not bad. There are better choices in PT.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Sevice was very slow. 20 minutes wait fo r hummus, wine and beer. Waved at 4 or 5 waitresses who ignored us. Finally to get attention, I whistled loudly. The bartender said that she didn't appreciate the whistle and I said it was the only way to get attention.

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Anacortes, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We made it to Port Townsend between lunch and dinner, so it was quiet, just a few tables taken. There were three waitstaff seen. We waited about three minutes before being acknowledged and were seated by the window. When a family comes in and one is obviously a child, one would think to ask or just get a child's menu,... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had a great lunch. The staff was getting ready for a jazz event in the evening but still on top of things in the afternoon. My husband had the halibut and chips with slaw (which tastes like a asian chicken salad but with no chicken). The fish was the best we've had in a long time very fresh, sweet,... More 

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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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