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Better Living Through Coffee

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100 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6702
+1 360-385-3388
07:00 - 18:00
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to hang out with the locals and to get a feel for the young residents of Port Townsend. Because its close to the ferry terminal, there are also a fair number of tourists and commuters who stop it. My Cafe Americano was really good. The food choices are limited, but they are homemade and fresh.... More 

Thank Teresa G
Port Townsend, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect and delicious locally roasted coffees with friendly staff and a wonderful homemade limited menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Windows look out onto Port Townsend Bay. Many locals are devoted. Great coffee, delicious food, very reasonable prices. Casual.

Thank janetzim
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a standard coffee place with a bar in the back. My boyfriend and I came here for a coffee and a quick breakfast before leaving town and were a bit dissapointed. The food selection was limited to a few small, oddball pastries, not a single basic croissant or bagel in sight. Coffee was fine, but nothing special. The best... More 

Thank mirandanbenson
Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They do coffee extremely well. Right on the water - everything just tastes better. Or is it that they do real food and have choices for the Gluten-free(us), the vegetarian, the vegan, and the carnivore. The staff are attentive and really into being part of this place, not just slinging java. A trip to the bathroom features a mermaid to... More 

Thank rvr2mtn
Washington State
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142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cafe where locals gather, it appears to be run by young people who really care about good, locally sourced food. I met there for lunch with a group of fellow artists, so had an opportunity to see and hear reactions to many different dishes. I had just had coffee there before, but now they have a nice selection of... More 

Thank kayaklady2
Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Coffee was good and fair priced. Staff was friendly. People were nice. The location was kinda hidden but the view was nice.

Thank g2messiah
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This coffee was great. It was very crowded and loud with no clear ordering but the coffee was amazing as was the food.

Thank Debbie S
Kenmore, Washington
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, comfy atmosphere , waiting for the rain to stop. Lots of local people. Even went back while we were waiting for the ferry.

Thank GramaSue2007
Port Townsend, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee! Although tasty, it is very pricy. During busy hours it is extremely stuffy and crowded, and not very easy to get around. Personally it made me feel very claustrophobic and uncomfortable. I have to say it has a great view of the bay!

Thank Lauren T
Coupeville, Washington
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292 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very, very popular coffee shop right on the waterfront. It always seems to be crowded. There are a fair amount of tables and the view of the sound with Whidbey Island in the background makes this a nice place to spend an hour of so. Coffee is good tasting and hot.

Thank Peter W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 8
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-3388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?