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Resort at Port Ludlow, One Heron Road, Port Ludlow, WA 98365 (Formerly The Fireside Restaurant)
+1 360-437-7412
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07:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great Food and wine selection. Geoff is not only a great server, he is also an excellent Bartender. Ask his to serve you.

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1 Thank Sunny G
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this kind review - yes, we are delighted to have Geoff on our team - and appreciate your acknowledgment of his fine work. Thanks for sharing your impressions! More 

Port Ludlow, Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2015

My wife and I chose to have our 28th anniversary diner at the Fireside. We chose a number selections from their Starters menu. All were great and fun to share between the two of us. Each was very well prepared and perfectly presented. This is exactly what we come to expect from the Fireside. The young man who waited on... More 

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Thank christophebA6632JQ
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! We are always delighted to have our guests celebrating special occasions with us - and are equally pleased that you had such a wonderful experience. Thanks, also, for sharing the specifics of this dinner - it helps to paint the picture for our readers - and they can get a sense of the quality of the meal as... More 

Seattle
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a delightful dinner courtesy of Chef Dan. So much better than the last meal we had at the Fireside. Wonderful service and a delicious meal. The Black Cod was wonderful. Just what we would expect from the Port Ludlow Inn. Thank you Chef Dan. We shall be back !

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Thank xiabuxiabu
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share The Fireside with you again - and we are delighted that you enjoyed it. We so appreciate our loyal customers and your honest feedback is really important. Hope to see you soon! More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The Fireside offers a great dining experience with top class service and high quality food with fine views onto the water. The décor is very nice and adds to the relaxing atmosphere and charm of the building. We did not think it overpriced for the quality of food and service we received but yes, you will pay more than you... More 

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DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. We are so appreciative that you outlined the experience with this level of detail and that we were able to provide a setting and service that allowed you to enjoy it so much. We do hope to see you again and in the meantime are grateful that you made the time to share your impressions. More 

California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We enjoyed our dinner so much that we returned for breakfast the following morning. Food was excellent, menu had excellent choices to choose from and the service was outstanding.

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Thank Spencer T
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. We are delighted that we were able to provide a couple of memorable dining experiences for you. We so appreciate that you made the time to share your impressions and look forward to having you with us again soon. More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Stopped by for lunch. Enjoyed a great view of the harbor (we were given very special seating when they discovered it was my wife's birthday) and great food. The service was exceptional! A must visit if you are in the area.

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Thank RonM1965
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! And we are delighted you stopped in - and even more that you enjoyed it so much. We do hope to see you again soon - and thanks so much for sharing your "first" impressions. More 

Highlands, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Order the house smoked steelhead. It is delicious...more delicious than the best lox I have ever tasted and it is locally caught. Had the steelhead lox scramble served with a small dollop of goat cheese...nice touch.

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1 Thank Eve B
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for this note about the Lox - we love that we can make this fresh and that you enjoyed it so much! We agree, it is pretty tasty and goes so well with our local eggs and hand-crafted Goat Cheese. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Washington
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The Fireside Restaurant is pricey considering the location and for what it is (it is Port Ludlow, after all), but the food is very good and the atmosphere is perfect for a low key meal or drinks. The staff was friendly and attentive during our visit. Your trip to the Fireside should be done as a daytrip however; staying at... More 

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DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice words about The Fireside. We appreciate that you enjoyed the food and service. More 

Los Angeles, California
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I asked my friends the Driscolls in Nordland to recommend a good restaurant for me to treat them; they'd let me stay at their beautiful home, and Ginger's birthday was coming soon. So WHO KNEW there could be such a fine quality restaurant in nearby Port Ludlow? The menu was a surprise, the prices reasonable for the quality, the drinks... More 

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DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

THANK YOU - this one makes us smile....and we are so happy to have a new Ambassador for The Fireside. Thanks for calling out one of our servers - and we agree that Bobbi is an excellent one....we also are delighted that we were able to accommodate your special request - and "BEST MARTINI EVER" is quite a comment! We... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Overall it seems like this place caters to rich and stuck up people that act better than everyone else. The meal we had was really good, but the menu was small and tries to be too fancy. The price was better than we expected though. The people that were there all seemed snobby and gave us looks since we were... More 

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Thank Rick S
DWardrop, General Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your impressions of The Fireside. We cater to a variety of guests - from locals to boaters, from corporate folks to families, from golfers to vacationers. So our menu reflects this wide range of an audience - and we often see a combination of these patrons in the dining room, all at the same time. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Resort at Port Ludlow, One Heron Road, Port Ludlow, WA 98365 (Formerly The Fireside Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 360-437-7412
Description
The Fireside Restaurant is located within the Inn at Port Ludlow. The Dining Room is open from 7am to closing every day of the week. Chef Dan Ratigan prepares locally sourced menus and works closely with the local farms, artisans and fisheries to create a Daily Dinner Menu. We are open for Happy Hour EVERY DAY from 4-6pm featuring tapas style food options and daily beverage specials. The restaurant has received the Wine Spectator Award for 2014 the Award of Distinction from the Washington Wine Commission 2014 as well. Holidays and special events are featured throughout the year including winemaker dinners, cooking classes and other "foodie" events. Nightly events include "Ciders & Sliders" and live entertainment is provided every Thursday. Seasonally, guests enjoy the Veranda overlooking Port Ludlow Marina and the Olympic Mountains. Guests can stay over and enjoy a "farm package" where they visit three local farms, bring the basket back and Chef will prepare a meal from the ingredients provided.Private parties are invited to enjoy the private rooms as well. Reservations are recommended.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?