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Puffin Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Jamaican, Seafood, Pub
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24 S A St, Floating in the marina, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
+1 360-335-1522
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Sw Grand Mound,
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Feel the wake move you in this floating restaurant with unique menu. Jerk chicken, full bar, Barbados fish tacos, blackberry salsa. It is fun to be here.

Thank michellewV2711CV
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The location on the water is stunning. Food is just fair - some was good, some was a disappointment for the price. Kids loved because of the boats as you are in the marina on the water-- but pricier for what you get food wise. But on a sunny day.... you can't help but to want to be there, looking... More 

Thank Karen C
Camas, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The Puffin Cafe is a great place for indoor and outdoor dining. Sitting right on the waters of the mighty Columbia the atmosphere is very unique. The decor is Carribbean Pirate in nature and all around fun. The food is Burgers and seafood but it is divine. The staff helps the keep the party alive with their helpful and playful... More 

Thank BaileyML2005
Fair Play, South Carolina
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a small, cozy, and cute place to eat. The food was excellent and well priced. Our waitress was very nice and was fun to chat with. I highly recommend the Halibut.

Thank Jodele079
Washougal, Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The waitress are very nice and the food is alright. The atmosphere is nice because you are eating right next to the river watching people enjoying their family going out on their boat

Thank silviacalvo5
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have lunch and watch the boats go by. Wonderful hidden floating restaurant on the Columbia River located in Camas just south of Highway 14. Food is good and the drinks are good but I find it a little pricey. A bit tricky to find but you ding it you won't be disappointed. Watch your step down the ramp as it... More 

Thank C8166ZKpauls
Las Vegas
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I'm visiting friends in Camas and met my cousins from Portland for a delightful casual lunch. Had the fish tacos with a margarita. Cousins had shrimp salad and ice tea. We sat outside on wood picnic benches/table. Food good but the service was just ok. The restaurant was full and I think just not enough servers or cooks. It took... More 

Thank Dolly T
Washougal, Washington
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers all with a Caribbean flair. Delicious food and all housed in a unique warren of floating rooms on the docks at the Marina of Camas-Washougal. They have all manner of fun rum drinks as well as other cocktails, beer and wine. Family friendly and a very fun casual atmosphere. Great fora summer evening when they... More 

1 Thank Carrie B
Washougal, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food. Great location. Bring your friends and let them experience this unique gm. Love watching the boats pull in and out of the port.

Thank christineberta
Fruit Heights, Utah
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped in here after running the Spartan Sprint in Washougal. My wife was looking for a good place to grab lunch, and TripAdvisor reviews pointed us this way. Thanks, fellow TripAdvisor reviewers! The restaurant itself is a little hard to find, as you head towards the docks. There is boat trailer parking for the boat dock right in front,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Jamaican, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 S A St, Floating in the marina, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Washougal
  • Phone Number: +1 360-335-1522

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