Top things to do in Port Townsend

Top Choice French in Port Townsend

Sweet Laurette Cafe & Bistro

This French shabby-chic cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the bistro and delicious coffee and pastries between mealtimes. The food is made with sustainable and mostly local ingredients – try a breakfast cro…
Cultural in Port Townsend

Victorian Days

This unique festival offers an array of exhibits, walking tours and craft workshops. Horses and carriages are dusted off, refined manners are polished and half the town dons asphyxiating corsets or austere waistcoat…
Park in Port Townsend

Fort Worden State Park

This attractive park located within Port Townsend's city limits is the remains of a large fortification system constructed in the 1890s to protect the strategically important Puget Sound area from outside attack – s…
Fusion in Port Townsend

Silverwater Café

The Silverwater provides a romantic atmosphere in the not-too-fancy setting of a classic Port Townsend Victorian-era building. Renowned for its creatively prepared local dishes such as ahi tuna and artichoke Parmesa…
American in Port Townsend

Doc's Marina Grill

With a great location by Port Townsend's marina, Doc's offers up something for everyone. There are burgers, sandwiches, fish and chips, various salads, pastas, steaks, seafood and a few vegetarian selections. It's h…
Music in Port Townsend


A nonprofit arts foundation based at Fort Worden State Park, Centrum sponsors a stream of arts and music festivals and seminars, many held at the fort. Among the most popular are the Festival of American Fiddle Tune…
Cinema in Port Townsend

Rose Theatre

A Northwest diamond and an architectural emblem for the city, this theater lay woefully abandoned for 37 years before being brought back to life in the 1990s as a gorgeously renovated art cinema. If only there were …
Seafood in Port Townsend

Belmont Restaurant & Saloon

Dine on seafood in a lace-shaded booth or on a dais overlooking the water, in a dockside former saloon that once heaved with crowds of brokers, hustlers and merchant seamen. The bar is open till late.
Bar in Port Townsend


A dimly lit, romantic, yet unpretentiously hip upstairs bar with a balcony overlooking the port. This is the perfect spot to have a burger and a beer and wait for your ship.
Pizza in Port Townsend

Waterfront Pizza

If you're craving a quick snack, grab a delicious, crispy, thin-crust slice downstairs – just be prepared for lines in the walk-in closet–sized dining room. For more relaxed, sit-down service, climb the stairs and s…