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Ajax Cafe

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271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
+1 360-385-3450
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“clam chowder” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

I treated myself to appetizers, and a dessert. topped it off with their Spanish Coffee. no complaints! had fun trying on their funky hats. Decided to wear the crown. Service was fast and friendly , as usual. glad they survived a small financial crisis. Hope...More

Thank oregonoma4
Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were there for the monthly wine dinner, which takes place every 3rd Thursday. Every event is different - this one was all about Spanish wines, paired with delicious food. I would highly recommend this fixed price wine tasting/multi-course meal as a wonderfully enjoyable experience...More

1  Thank NancyH422
Reviewed March 17, 2014

adorable place! If you want to wear a hat while you eat... they have many to choose from! wonderful food and wonderful service. We started with fresh oysters and they were so good!! Highly recommend!

1  Thank laurmeister
Reviewed March 10, 2014

We had such a good time and such an excellent dinner when we visited recently that we're planning to drive up just for the day soon (over 2 hours from our house!). The food was wonderful - the rack of lamb was perfect as was...More

Thank Birdoswald
Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had our Valentine's Day dinner at Ajax Cafe. The restaurant had added a number of tables to accommodate the increased demand for the holiday. They added a few too many tables thus overcrowding the restaurant. Despite this, dinner was good and the experience was...More

Thank evaesq
Reviewed January 4, 2014

an experience, nice scenery by the water, dock marina, excellent food, a bit pricey, but the best Clam Chowder

Thank Bennette S
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Returning from Marrowstone Wednesday night, temperatures plummeting and the evening sky fading to black, decided to have an early dinner at the Ajax Cafe. I had the ribs (a house regular), my spouse, the duck special - wonderful meals both. I had a mason jar...More

Thank whwise
Reviewed October 27, 2013

They have expanded since I was here last. But they still have personable service and a uniquely fun atmosphere. Not fancy, but definitely romantic. Small stage for regular live music, but the act the night we were there did not overwhelm our dinner conversation. Nicely...More

Thank PaulParks
Reviewed October 15, 2013

Best steak I've ever had and friendly people too! We were on vacation in the area and and decided to try it based on the review we saw online. We weren't disappointed.

Thank VWchick86
Reviewed September 17, 2013

The Ajax may be a little hard to find (about 10 miles from Pt. Townsend), but it's worth it for the setting, looking out over a quiet harbor. In an older building, it feels not just comfortable but friendly. And that's enhanced by the wide...More

Thank jrreader
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings, 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
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: +1 360-385-3450
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