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Silverwater Cafe

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237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
+1 360-385-6448
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

With the threat of a severe wind storm looming, my husband and I still ventured out to our planned date of dinner and a movie at the Rose Theater. The Silverwater Cafe was not very busy that night,. And though they were prepared for a possible power outage, they greeted us with full expectation of a great evening - which... More 

Thank Marsha O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the Iron Steak with Garlic Mashed potatoes. Very exultant. Service was wonderful and friendly. The margarita was so yummy!! I would eat here again for sure!

Thank Lynn H
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was so nice to find a non-chain restaurant the served such great food along with friendly, timely service. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Bruce P
Washington State
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have eaten here a number of times, always outstanding. Great appy's and fresh fish. Best thing is you can get all of their menu at the Starlight Theater upstairs. A huge plus for both places. Love it...

Thank T40love
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the salmon which was nice fillet and not overcooked. The roasted potatoes and broccoli were good and simple. The silverwater salad was a good. Also had the halibut , a nice filet but was delivered cold and tasting like brocolli. The hazelnut sauce was very sweet and would be better on a cake. The molten chocolate cake with vanilla... More 

Thank DrBeenThere
Saint Helens, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife and I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant. The food and service was excellent. I had the arugula and avocado salad with wild salmon added. It was excellent. And, the restaurant is beautiful with subtle colored glass panes and beautiful woodwork. This is one of the top restaurants in Port Townsend.

Thank Kim B
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the rack of lamb and my manpanion had the salmon. Great service, very attentive and entertaining.

Thank LaReina S
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is housed in an interesting old building in the center of Port Townsend. There is a large downstairs restaurant area and a smaller upstairs with a bar. We decided to eat upstairs. I chose the clam chowder followed by the rack of lamb while my wife started with a salad followed by the halibut. All of the food... More 

Thank Mike-Bucks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you did not make reservations head upstairs and have cocktails and wait for a table. Obviously reservations work best. The seafood is fresh and amazing. There is not a bad choice on the menu but I do suggest a seafood dish. Save room for desert or take it home. If you are lucky you will get Jason. We have... More 

Thank bert360
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seated quickly on a Saturday night without a reservation. I am not sure if that was lucky. Ahi tuna had a very nice lavender flavor but had too much salt and pepper. The prawns were very good with cilantro and lime. Fresh blackberry pie and warm chocolate cake were delicious.

Thank Greg318

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5766
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-6448
David and Alison have owned the Silverwater Cafe since its opening in 1989. They have built the restaurant on the idea that bringing people together to enjoy good food, good wine and great friends is one of the most important things in life; and the desire to be a thriving addition to this lovely community of Port Townsend that we call home.We believe in quality and strive to continually perfect our craft. We at the Silverwater Cafe invite you in for a moment of casual elegance where you can feel at home with your kids, family and friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?