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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
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Poulsbo, Washington
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2014

Enter on the upper level and you are in the Mezzaluna Lounge; enter on Taylor street and you are in the Silverwater Cafe. I enter on the top level where Ray serves top notch drinks. How relaxing it is to sink into one of the over-stuffed chairs for a glass of wine and a meal. It’s Port Townsend, so casual.... More 

Thank Tim L
Corpus Christi, Texas
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Food was good seafood but pricey. Waitress seemed stressed. We expected better, based on reviews. Its not bad, just average for expensive food, and suffers in comparison to many similar places we visited on this trip.

Thank C_J_CCTx
San Luis Obispo, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Silverwater used to be our favorite dining experience in Port Townsend, but it seems to be slipping. Nice atmosphere, just OK food this summer. Menu straightforward, not that interesting. Fish and chips were good. Caesar salad overdressed, swimming in liquid. Fried local oysters were plentiful and meaty. Service was distracted. A nice meal, but not great.

Thank jrslo45
Mahwah, New Jersey
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2014

Called to make a reservation; got a voicemail which said to leave date, time & number in party of reservation requested; if there was an issue they would call. Well, no one every listened to the recording. Should have taken that as a sign to walk away... The salmon was strangely flavored & overcooked. The fried oysters were BAD!!! When... More 

Thank DanaRN2014
Port Townsend, Washington
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375 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2014

Six local ladies celebrated in style last evening. The staff was wonderful. Drinks and dinner were great. The staff also served up the special cake we brought. We all felt very pampered. The seafood was tasty, especially the theatre special piccata. Thanks, Silverwater.

Thank Helen R
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116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to eat here and we were not dissapointed, Jennifer was our server she was attentive and lovely, the food was plentiful well prepared, fresh and tasty. The music was a little loud so if it will offend you ask for a table away from the speakers. I would eat here again, anytime make sure you try the... More 

Thank AlanT113
Port Townsend, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been a regular customer at the silverwater for years. I eat there at least once a week and I love their food, the great service and they make the best pomegranate martini I've ever had. They also have the best homemade pies and deserts. I'am a bit of a foodie and when people come into my shop asking... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2014

The food was tasty, nicely presented, and a good selection of entrees. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, the service attentive. I would go here again on any excuse!

Thank drmarydrmary
Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had a fantastic meal at the Silverwater. I ordered the Filet Mignon. I did find the cost a little high for my liking but the food was excellent so it was worth it. My boyfriend had what they referred to has large tiger prawns. They were far from large for prawns so he was rather disappointed. He was still... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were very pleased by the location and the quality of the food. We both had the lavender pepper Ahi which comes in sashimi quality. The quality of the food as well as the preparation were really excellent. The wine pairing suggestion was also very good. Our waitress was very attentive and although the restaurant was well... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, 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?