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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 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Four of us stoped in for lunch and had a great meal! Our waiter was courteous, friendly and efficient. The menu was very diverse and the food unique. I had the seafood chowder and it was delicious. I split a turkey Rueben with my wife and loved it. It filled up quickly and I noticed it getting louder as we... More 

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Thank Brewsbeer
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looking for a hippie chow joint, wandered in here lured by the old building front, and knew I'd found the spot. Not hippie food, but fresh, inventive with ample proportions. Try the Misto salad with prawns, the Hungarian mushroom soup, the Bread Pudding with custard and whipped cream, and the Irish Cream Creme Brulee. None disappointed.

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Thank Catherine M
Port Townsend, Washington
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful food. A small place but people rant and rave about how good the food is. Located at the bottom of the Hill on Washington Street. A must dine in Port Townsend.

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Thank mamahama
Bozeman, Montana
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ciopinno was very complex in flavor and outstanding. My son's tuna was seared to perfection and my wife's halibut was excellent. I also loved to "locals" feel to the place. Go here, skip the more heavily advertised Doc's Marina.

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Thank Steve E
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time eating at this small, cozy eatery that feels like you're in the front parlour of someone's house. In a good way. I had been dreaming about their shrimp and crab stuffed mushroom caps in a lemony hollandaise since 2 years prior when I first tasted it and it didn't disappoint. Outstanding. My boyfriend ordered the puttanesca and I... More 

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Thank Ee-JinL
New York City, New York
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite thing on the Washington coast is seafood. I'd arrived in Port Townsend and wanted to explore the town, but I was hungry and it was 3:00 pm. I was lucky to step into the first place I saw, The Fountain Cafe—after perusing the menu, of course. I was the only customer at that hour on a Friday. The... More 

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Thank TripEvalu8
Issaquah, Washington
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160 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 different pasta dishes--both excellent & unusually flavored. Excellent service. Prices were reasonable for the quality--would have been much higher back in Seattle area. Small, so could get crowded and noisy, but not a problem for us while we were there.

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Thank TriRidge
Port Townsend, Washington
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All t hree of our meals were delicious and the owner was charming. A wonderful experience. It is a cozy restaurant and the seating is arranged well.

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Thank sbender2016
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here on a whim and holy cow, it's great. I had salmon cakes that were made earlier in the day and they were divine. My friend had pasta, also delicious. Everything cooked and seasoned just right. I'll eat here every time I go to Port Townsend from now on.

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Thank Becky K
Kirkland, Washington
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marvelous.. What a great way to end a day of touring the town and Peninsula.. They had a wonderful Halibut special that was spicy and scrumptious.. my wife loved the Moroccan Chicken... The Staff and Chef were right there in view in this hidden gem..

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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
USD 8 - USD 17
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?