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) #40 of 91 Restaurants in Mount Vernon €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Pub
416 W Gates St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-3835
+1 360-336-9989
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak salad” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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416 W Gates St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-3835
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Reviewed yesterday

This has been one of my favorite haunts for years. The beer selection rotates so there is always something new on tap and they stock a fair variety of wine but to be fair, it's mostly about the beer. No hard liquor so it stays...More

Thank jonsN1089TT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was our first visit to that area and to the restaurant. The fish and chips were delicious and good sized portions. The waitress was slow and not very friendly.

Thank Ira C
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite! Great food, atmosphere, staff is 10 stars. Favorites are steak salad, pulled pork, fish and chips. Always soups and specials!

Thank Margie A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stopped for a late dinner, great menu good beer selection. The restaurant is a little loud but the atmosphere was great. We had quick friendly service, I would definitely have dinner here again.

Thank Debra O
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere. Older place, but well taken care of. Went for a beer and an app and was not disappointed. Would recommend the quesadilla with chicken.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Didn't have one IPA I wanted and were out of clams so all clam dishes were unavailable, Service was fine and the IPA I did have was also fine. However, I ordered fish and chips and asked the guy that waited on me how many...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Always get the special. We usually go on Fridays and it's busy but worth it. The are gluten free friendly. Never had a bad meal. I go for the wine but my husband has a beer. So many to choose from. Love the relaxed atmosphere....More

1  Thank Anita M
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It is a seat your self place. Decor is casual. You can eat at the bar, or just have a cold beer. I had a problem with the food! Fish and chips is what I had. The first try came out, french fries where cold,...More

Thank JON B
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Porterhouse specializes in beer and traditional pub food. With many micro brews on tap, there is a beer available for any pallet. The food is always good. The menu is small, but everything they cook is complex, interesting, and perfect. The atmosphere reminds me...More

Thank Kati T
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Always a great selection of real beers, especially IPA's. Noisy interior. Lower seating area has games, and rollup door cool breezes on warm summer days and evenings. Food as you might expect in a bar. Good, lively and friendly atmosphere. Best place to go after...More

Thank skagittraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Gates St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-3835
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-336-9989
  • E-mail