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Ajax Cafe

271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
+1 360-385-1965
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place in Port Hadlock . Love the food, the service is great!! Place is fun. So much better then the Old Alcohol Plant!!! Take my word for it.😁 Thank you for opening your doors again.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They're not ready to open they do not have a chef we went there on my wife's birthday I'm a chef of a small restaurant on Whidbey Island so I know how hard it is to run a restaurant but I also work hard for...More

Thank GordonS1436
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It has been awhile, but oh my, what fun and delciousness! It's a treat on so many levels. Great food, fun hats, wonderful music, and a lovely get-away.

Thank Patrice S
Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is definetly a "Cheers" experience. A red brick building with large windows to the street and bay. The fun atmospher is enhanced by the supply of unorthodox hats that patrons may wear. Folks around you are usually friendly and it is a bar to...More

Thank EdIssaquah
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Down the hill to explore and there I am at the Ajax. It's funky fun with lots of kitchy decor. The food is good local and healthy food. I love the architecture of the old victorian house turned restaurant. Seafood is excellent and so are...More

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed October 11, 2016

I found this restaurant simply by seeing a sign that said AJAX with an arrow. Down the hill and around the bend, when you see the water, you're there. It's a quaint area, great cafe filled with charm, wonderful and interesting food and great staff....More

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Ajax Cafe has been a wonderful restaurant and local hangout for many years. The location, in an old Victorian house, that is reputed to have been a brothel in the 1800's, is down almost on the water, surround by Port Townsend Wooden Boat School...More

1  Thank heysooooos
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We both ordered steaks tonight, but I wish I would have had a seafood option. Silly me. Steak was a a bit over cooked, but I didn't complain. Love the atmosphere, the hats and easy table conversations with the table next to you. Didn't stay...More

Thank montana_beauty
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Tuesday night jazz was fun and the food was very good! Not really fancy, but everyone seemed to be having fun. Nice location by the bay in Port Hadlock

Thank Lyle D
Reviewed September 10, 2016

A jazz trio played some of our favorite songs. The décor was very unusual and food was yummy. Everyone was very friendly. Very close to the Port Ludlow hotel and easy to reach by boat.

Thank Darlene W
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Virginia E
April 28, 2017|
Response from heysooooos | Reviewed this property |
The last I heard, they had shut their doors! But there is a gofundme page to get the Cafe opened again. You can find the link on their Facebook page.
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Darlene W | Reviewed this property |
I have not idea about hosting a private party but I understand they are now closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Hadlock
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1965
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