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Nifty Fifty Soda Fountain

817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
+1 360-385-1931
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I stop by here from time to time just because I like the feel of the place. Kind of takes you back to the 50's. What I really like though is the root beer. Give it a try.

Thank Grymm_Dupp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staffmembers do their jobs, but are not especially friendly. Food was "average". We ordered burgers and fries for $11.75. Sides of fries were small. One friend paid $1.50 "extra" to substitute onion rings for fries and was served a total of five (5) onion rings....More

Thank dfb260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything your ur looking for burgers, fries, phosphates, shakes,malts!! Beautiful diner look and feel!! I was very happy to find this place!! Customer service, food, prices are all excellent!! Must see

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ice cream soda was my choice. Service was fast and servers were attentive. Reminded me of my youth which was good!

Thank dventers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch. We sat on the back patio. Family of 5, service was not very friendly, the waitress barely said ten words. Not even next, for when it was the next person's turn to order...just looked at the person. I ordered...More

Thank Elchuchoperucho
Reviewed 13 June 2017

They make real old fashioned ice cream sodas and have a juke box that plays records. It was great. It is right on the main shopping street and has a deck overlooking the water.

Thank BOC68
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were drawn by the 1950's memorabilia. We were determined to go there for ice cream. The ambience is fantastic and authentic. We sat at the soda fountain. They have a period piece jukebox. My husband had an old fashioned chocolate malt that was fantastic....More

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a fun fun fun place to go, think Happy Days café. Table top juke box coin operated, pick your tunes from your table, think turquoise and Pink colors and bright décor. Great shakes and burgers and fries etc. Malts too

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Was interested in quick, nothing fancy atmosphere or price, paid $20 for fish and chips that weren't as good as frozen grocery store fish fillets, and service was short side of rude, no refill, never came back to table at all though only 2 other...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome crunchy onion rings! Good food, clean overall, priced fair for quality. Service is a bit quite and the waitress didnt get my other half burger order rite but, overall it is good food. My chickenwich and the burgers were done nicely and moist. The...More

Thank jessica s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1931
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