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The Bayview

1539 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-1461
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (26 reviews)
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“chef salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1539 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, with a nice selection of local beer and wine. The view is nice and the restaurant is immaculate. The wait staff is extremely friendly.

Thank Hairup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here before getting on the ferry. The food was hot and tasty. Ask for the Belgium waffels, it's an inside joke.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every small town has one - sort of a Denny's lite, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But the Bayview provides every table and booth a spectacular view of Port Townsend Bay, and this actually makes it a very pleasant space to dine. We've been going...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Port Townsend for 4 days. After a disappointing meal at another restaurant, we asked a local for a recommendation and she suggested the BayView. It seems like a place locals -- not tourists -- eat at. It's a family-friendly, old-style restaurant with great...More

Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dinner menu offers a wide selection of seafood and American dishes. Good portions for the price. We ordered shrimp and halibut. Both were just the way we liked them.

Thank Claude M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They made a table for 8 right away and treated us like royalty. The menu had everything we were hoping for, and each of us ordered something different, but equally good. It was certainly a good value compared to other Anthony's restaurants, but not as...More

Thank Diane Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again, I feel like I need to grade on a curve. The food was good, the server was very attentive and friendly. I ordered a burger and fries and had no complaints. A great view of the water and a clean dining room make...More

1  Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Calamari & coleslaw were very good, rest of the food was okay. Our waitress was friendly but forgot to bring my husbands soup. It finally came after his meal. The noise level was not good as there were people speaking loudly. The view was fantastic...More

1  Thank Betty E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here after a whale watching tour for dinner. We waited quite awhile for anyone to come to get our drink order and then quite awhile more to give our food order. My husband ordered the shrimp salad, which was a...More

2  Thank snorkledork23
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Service slow due understaffing on a Sunday evening. Menu is heavy to deep fried seafood only. Might be a good option for breakfast or guick lunch.

1  Thank Lloyd M
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Nearby Attractions
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.70 km away
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.65 km away
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.69 km away
Port Townsend Ferry Terminal
12 reviews
.19 km away
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline F | Reviewed this property |
Yes on Friday and Saturday night they have a prime rib special. You can also get steak 7 nights a week. Dinner starts at 4:30 I think. Might be 4.
23 February 2016|
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Response from Lynda L | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about Easter brunch but many restaurants are walkable from the boat dock there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1461
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