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Puffin Cafe

14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
+1 360-335-1522
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Jamaican, Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Puffin is not your ordinary restaurant. It's located in the Port of Camas-Washougal on the dock. Great food and fun for all. The menu is uniquely thier own with plenty of surprises the returning guest. Some things are beyond HOT, and others are wonderfully...More

Thank larrym0527
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to a couple other wharf cafes so didn't expect much. Was,however, delighted with the setting,tropical decor,reggae music etc.. Enjoyed a quiet Monday lunch.I bet this place is hopping with boaters and cocktail crowd on weekends/summer evenings. Interesting cocktail list and menu.Expected burgers and...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends for drinks & dinner on a warm August evening. Decided on the Puffin due to its location on the water. So glad we did! Drinks were really good, not watered down. The food was very tasty & staff was super friendly as well...More

Thank Gayle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in during the recent heat wave, at about 5pm on a Friday night and the place was moderately busy. The choices for seating were either outside in the direct sunlight, or inside where there is no air conditioning. We opted for indoors, thinking...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is the cutest little restaurant ever ... on a floating dock! I had fish tacos and the fish was so fresh and so yummy. Service was great! I felt like I was on va action in Hawaii!! Check it out!

1  Thank 11thchild
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

At the suggestion of the Best Western hotel staff we walked the 5 minutes to this Columbia Riverside restaurant. So glad we tried it! An hr wait without a reservation but we people watched to our heart's content and also enjoyed seeing all manner of...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Your on a well secured dock surrounded by large sail and motor boats. It is a quite place to visit and have dinner and drinks.

Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is such a great place to go on a sunny day. Sitting outside is best. It is a little crowded, but worth it to be so close to the river. The menu is a bit limited but I have enjoyed everything I have ordered....More

Thank cougarcathy S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Good little spot for a meal. Colorful little place. Friendly staff. Their calamari was very good. Can reach by boat as well.

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's a floating restaurant on the beautiful Columbia river where you can dine with a spectacular view and watch boaters launch their boats. It's super casual, with some seating outside. The food is tropical, with mango, pineapple and blackberries. The jerk...More

Thank 28gayleg
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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: 14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Washougal
  • Phone Number: +1 360-335-1522
Unique floating location on the Columbia River at the Port of Camas/Washougal with views of Mt Hood. Gets very busy on the sunny days, best time to avoid a wait list is on the rainy days. Open year round, closed on major holidays.
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