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The Fountain Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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STARTERS
$10.5
Roasted Garlic with Melted Brie
salsa fresca and garlic crostini.
$14.5
Fresh Local Mussels and Clams
Steamed in a light Organic Pesto ~ Chardonnay broth with leeks, tomato, and fresh herbs. Served with locally baked Organic baguette.
$14.0
Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
Baked and topped with a fresh citrus hollandaise
SOUPS AND SALADS
All served with Organic Locally baked Baguette and herb butter
Bowl $7.0
Cup $4.0
Our Famous Clam Chowder
Bowl $6.5
Cup $3.5
Daily Soup
$6.0
Insalate Mista
Our 'house salad' Organic greens and garnishes with choice of house made dressings: Creamy Gorgonzola, Fresh Herb Vinaigrette, Sweet Honey-Dijon, or Lemon Tahini
$16.5
Warm Salad
Copious Organic greens with sautéed potato, prosciutto, and assorted veggies tossed in a warm vinaigrette and topped with parmesan and pine nuts
$12.5
Chicken Curry Salad
Spicy chicken salad made with coconut, almonds, and celery a yellow curry sauce served on a bed of organic field greens with fresh tomato wedges
$13.0
Apple and Gorgonzola Salad
Fresh green apple, red onion, and ginger sautéed in Sherry and tossed with organic spinach, toasted walnuts and Gorgonzola
Small $7.0
Large $14.0
Kale Caesar
Fresh chopped kale tossed with our own zesty dressing of anchovy, garlic, caper and olive oil. Topped with parmesan and lemon
NIÑO'S
12 and under only. All come topped with parmesan cheese unless otherwise requested
$7.0
Minnie Marinara
$7.0
Creamy Fettuccine
$7.0
Buttery Noodles
$7.0
Pesto Penne
SANDWICHES
Served with a cup of fresh daily soup, Clam Chowder, or salad
$13.0
Turkey Reuben
Fresh in-house roasted turkey, sauerkraut, Gruyere, & creole sauce on grilled sweet Russian rye
$11.0
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella layered with roma tomato, & fresh basil on grilled herb focaccia with balsamic and aioli
$11.5
Brie Melt
with Organic basil pesto, slow-roasted tomatoes, and cracked black pepper on artisan bread
$12.0
Tapenade Chicken Sandwich
Chicken breast, olive pesto, spinach, and garlic aioli on grilled artisan bread
$14.25
Vegan Black Bean Burger
Made from scratch with Latin flair and served with our house made tomatillo salsa, lettuce, tomato, and red onion on an organic polka bun
$15.0
Wild Boar 'Sloppy Joe'
Ground and seasoned to perfection, topped with diced red and green onion on Organic Italian bun with spinach and stone ground aioli
$14.5
Mushroom Melt
Roasted chicken breast, caramelized mushrooms and onions, spinach and melted French Brie on grilled Organic sourdough
$14.5
Ham & Cheese
Italian Prosciutto, Gruyere, mozzarella, thinly sliced tomato, and Truffle-aioli on grilled sourdough
$14.25
Green Garden
Grilled Chicken breast, melted mozzarella, artichoke hearts, spinach, green onion, basil pesto & aioli on herbed focaccia
$15.0
Wild Coho Salmon Burger
Served on an Italian bun with organic lettuces, tomato, red onion and house Creole sauce
PASTAS
Served with locally baked organic baguette
$16.0
Garlic Prawn stuffed Ravioli
Tossed with fresh diced tomatoes and leeks in a delicate saffron cream sauce
$15.5
Roasted Walnut & Gorgonzola Penne
in a rich cream sauce with spinach, and slow roasted tomatoes
$15.5
Scotch Fettuccine
Northwest smoked Salmon with garlic and leeks, in a cream sauce with a hint of Scotch
$15.5
Almond Chicken
A Whole breast rolled in thinly sliced almonds and baked, topped with a chipotle-honey drizzle and served over a bed of fresh organic spinach and risotto
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Cafe, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fountain Cafe is a small, intimate venue that produces consistently great meals. The servers are prompt, menu will please all diners, and atmosphere is casual elegance. The food is always fresh. I recommend it, and I'm a local.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jillbuhler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have lived in PT for more than a decade and dine at the Fountain many times. We've never had a disappointing meal and often take the next day's lunch home in little boxes. Yum!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank savvygramma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen good reviews, we decided to have lunch at The Fountain Cafe and thoroughly enjoyed an apricot and greens warm salad, a prawn/mushroom/spinach sandwich, and warm gingerbread with a thin custard sauce. The sandwich came with a cup of a sinfully thick New England...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HeadingOut98229
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

The Fountain has a good reputation and yet the times I have gone have never been stelllar. We recently had a light dinner there on a weeknight in January when it was not crowded but the service was not good and the wait was too...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Patti4709
Reviewed January 20, 2019

My wife and I ate at the Fountain Cafe on our last night in Port Townsend, and it was a perfect capper to a wonder long weekend away. The dining room is small and intimate, and thoughtfully decorated. It felt like a small European cafe,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love this place. Nick and his staff are great. Everything on the menu is good but my favorites are the Scotch fettuccine and the Chipotle prawns.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bntmcc
Reviewed January 12, 2019

I decided to do a pre-birthday dinner for my husband and my brother recommended the Fountain Café. (he has very good tastes in places to eat). It was even better than my brother said. My scotch salmon was so good that I ate the entire...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NurseladySeattle
Reviewed December 12, 2018

5 Star food and friendly service We live in Port Townsend and "The Fountain" is our go-to restaurant when we want to provide a special treat for visiting friends and family

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Norton C
Reviewed November 13, 2018

After looking at menu we should have just gotten up and left. We decided to order two appetizers thinking it would be a light meal. Two small mediocre crabcakes, stuffed mushrooms and no drinks. Bill was $40 with tip.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kristie C
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Went there solo for lunch yesterday. Sat at the counter, which was very uncomfortable. Be forewarned, if you are a party of less than four people, you will be sitting with strangers. The limited lunch menu is pretty foo-foo and contained few items that I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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CarolynBondarovich
July 2, 2018|
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Response from wallymoon | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and probably advisable during busy summer months.
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stinkyoly
January 21, 2018|
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Response from On_the_go_with_joe_m | Reviewed this property |
Steak isn't a prominent part of the menu but it has been on the menu in the past.
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May 6, 2017|
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