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The Fountain Cafe

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920 Washington St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5722
+1 360-385-1364
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I met a friend for dinner on Saturday night and hadn't been to The Fountain, before. We had a nice table, excellent and friendly service and the food was beyond my expectations. I had a steak with blue cheese sauce that I am still dreaming of, days later! My friend had the Angel Prawns and said they were amazing, as... More 

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Thank N2travels
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great gorgonzola squash soup! Outstandingly delicious. The reuben was also yummy. Loved it there and will stop again when I'm back in town!

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Litchfield
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Reuben special and had some of the best pastrami I've had in awhile. Really well done Reuben with just the right size salad as a side. Others at the table had chicken salad, pasta special, and the burger. Everyone ate everything!

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Anacortes, Washington
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you can find a parking spot, do have lunch or dinner at the Fountain Cafe as it's where many of the locals eat. The seating area is squeezed but colorfully "Port Townsend." Service was brisk and the menu was seasonal. My friend and I each had a cup of the house soup--tomato bisque--and it was excellent. We decided to... More 

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Waco, Texas
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331 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were there for dinner--they have very little space, they make you have a reservation or go away for a while and come back. My wife had "the catch" and loved it. I didn't love that the catch was $37. My daughter and I tried two different pasta dishes and we pretty much hated them. For my part I felt... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly busy Sunday dinner time, made better by very pleasant service. Kitchen was busy; great garlic butter for crusty bread, inspired lemon tahini dressed mista. Excellent puttanesca. Glad we chose this cafe.

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Denver, Colorado
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

started with the Mediterranean appetizer which is a caprese with bean and a nice olive tapenade. main was the halibut special with eggplant risotto, both were very good, nicely accompanied by tomatoes and carrots and red beets. dessert was a wonderful gingerbread in vanilla sauce with whipped cream. nummy.

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Thank DrBeenThere
Washington State
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A small cozy Café Bistro in Uptown Port Townsend. Very eclectic, fun unique place. The specials are different every night. Didn't like the Kale Caesar Salad!!! But pasta was terrific. Had lunch and dinner there, better have reservations..

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

On our return trip from Sequim, we again stopped at Port Townsend for lunch. There was a movie festival going on later that day in town. We headed to the Fountain Café which is located in the uptown portion of Port Townsend in a historical home. The inside is tight but charmingly decorated with eclectic décor and paintings. The menu... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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170 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

A narrow upright building looks shoehorned in place, but well worth seeking out! Delicious homemade food, whether you go exotic (wild boar sloppy joe) or conventional (ham & cheese sandwich). Fabulous lunch, but now need to get there earlier to try their breakfast!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $17
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Washington St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1364

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