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Alchemy Bistro and Wine Bar

842 Washington St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5774
+1 360-385-5225
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
842 Washington St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5774
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had a special lunch menu. Ambience was nice and the food good. A little pricey for the type of food but as it was a Christmas holiday lunch treat with our 4 boys, it was ok.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rachealw285
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alchemy has a good reputation in town and we have had some good meals there in the last few years, but it isn’t great; and it is expensive. My wife and I went for dinner recently and we both ordered rib eye steaks. Our table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FoodieGuyPT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were first drawn to Alchemy by its interesting menu several years ago when we enjoyed an outstanding meal with live music and busy vibe. This time the menu was still interesting, but the vibe--even on a Friday night during the holiday season--was nearly dead....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vacation745816
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We come here weekly and enjoy the wine, beer, and cocktails. The staff are fabulous, and it seems that the bar staff are well-trained in making cocktails. They always have great recommendations on drinks. We have been disappointed in the food. Sometimes it is good,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tt77115
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Did not expect such a sophisticated menu in small town Port Townsend, but this is almost worth the trip in itself. We dropped in without reservations late on a Saturday, and were accommodated without a fuss. Small but thoughtfully curated wine list, great seafood.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardWorldTraveler
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This charming restaurant not only offered delicious and well presented food, it provided a live classical guitarist that was fantastic. His music enhanced the enjoyment of our meal, There was indeed magic in the food preparation and decor . This is a restaurant outstanding in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lu3ma
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Enjoyed a great steak here. Nice ambiance, good service and a tasty meal. Couldn't ask for more. Good location, and came highly recommended..

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BlackTruffle
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at the bistro. I have a small appetite and they had a clam “Small Plate “ special that was very good. The duck entree was also good. Their wine list is quite nice and the server made good recommendations about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lesliec790
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I go to Port Townsend for quick overnight getaways a few times a year. We decided to try dinner at Alchemy after seeing a movie at the nearby Rose Theatre. It was our first time to eat there and we really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarciaH275
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Had dinner at the Alchemy Bistro our second night in Port Townsend. When we arrived, we were promptly seated at an intimate table for two. The restaurant was dimly lit, just perfect for a nice dinner. Our server, I wish I could remember her name,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from KittyKatBro | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Check with the restaurant directly.
February 23, 2016|
Response from DRosmaier | Reviewed this property |
Suzanne, I would contact them directly about the brunch. (360-385-5225) It is within walking distance of the ferry dock and the Point Hudson Marina. (docking & pricing 800-228-2803 /360-385-2828) Donna
December 15, 2015|
Response from Sharenlynn | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should contact the restaurant directly. Sorry I could not help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 842 Washington St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5774 (Formerly Galatea Cafe and Tapas Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-5225
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