5 Foodie Favorites in Port Townsend

Photo c/o Jefferson County Farmers Market

Photo c/o Jefferson County Farmers Market

Port Townsend Farmers Market

 

Create the perfect picnic from local farmers, foragers, bakers, and chefs at the Port Townsend Farmers Market.

The market features over 70 vendors including artisan delicacies like sweet and savory hand pies, grilled salmon sandwiches, and ethically sourced espressos. With gluten-free and vegan/vegetarian options, there is something for everyone.

Find a comfy place to sit and listen to live music and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the market or head over to the sandy beach at Fort Worden for a romantic lunch watching waves crash along the shore, views of snow-capped mountains, and boats cross the Admiralty Inlet.


Finistére

 

Finistére is Port Townsend’s newest destination restaurant featuring the native foods of the Olympic Peninsula including shellfish, cider, and produce from the local farms.

Select from a variety of Pacific Northwest delicacies including fresh Washington oysters, steamed little neck clams, and olive oil poached Coho Salmon while sipping on a specialty cocktail or local beer, wine, or cider. In addition to the delicious dinner menu, you have the option of selecting a multi-course chef’s tasting menu.

Owners, Deborah Taylor and Scott Ross, have an impressive and extensive resume spanning 5-star restaurants from Seattle to NYC. Finistére is open Wednesday through Sunday offering brunch from 10am to 2pm and dinner from 3pm to 9pm.

Photo c/o Finistére

Photo c/o Finistére


Photo c.o Better Living Through Coffee

Photo c.o Better Living Through Coffee

Better Living Through Coffee

 

Looking for a great cup of coffee or a quick snack? Look no further than Better Living Through Coffee. Located in downtown Port Townsend, the delicious and quaint coffee shop offers food and drink with a gorgeous water view.

Appreciate fair-trade, organic, locally roasted coffee, herbal teas, smoothies, specialty drinks and beer & wine. As well as freshly baked and delectable pastries, soups, and quiches.

If you’re looking for more than a quick bite browse BLTC’s organic foods menu offering a variety of salads, salmon chowder, and more. The food is made on-site using local and organic produce, locally raised grass-fed beef, free-range chickens and organic eggs, wild Alaskan salmon.


Photo c/o Finnriver

Photo c/o Finnriver

Finnriver

Although technically not in Port Townsend, Finnriver Farm & Cidery is located in the agricultural town of Chimacum - just 15 minutes from the With These Rings studio.

Finnriver is an award-winning cidery located on a historic 50-acre dairy farm that has been renovated with a cider tasting room, organic farm and apple orchard with over 5,500 trees, salmon stream, and farm co-operative. Enjoy a guided cider tasting or order a glass and walk the farm to view the apple orchard, farm animals, and stunning views of the Chimacum Valley.  

In addition to the creative and tasty ciders, during the weekend you can savor farm-fresh, woodfired pizza, authentic French crepes, and locally harvested seafood including oyster and clams.

 


Photo c/o Fountain Cafe

Photo c/o Fountain Cafe

 

Fountain Cafe

 

Visit the Fountain Cafe for an intimate and delicious lunch or dinner. The cafe proudly serves high-quality, locally-sourced seafood and fresh produce while supporting small and local businesses.

The cafe is aptly named for its location next to the historic Haller Fountain.The historic fountain features a goddess statue donated to the city of Port Townsend in 1905 “in memory of the early pioneers” by philanthropist, Theodore N. Haller.

Share appetizers like crab and shrimp stuffed mushrooms or a kale Caesar salad with smoked salmon, savor entrees including oysters dorando or vegan black bean cakes, and save room for desserts including warm gingerbread or an after-dinner port.