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Ajax Cafe

271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
+1 360-385-3450
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“large windows” (2 reviews)
“hats” (49 reviews)
American, Seafood
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271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

It has been awhile, but oh my, what fun and delciousness! It's a treat on so many levels. Great food, fun hats, wonderful music, and a lovely get-away.

Thank Patrice S
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is definetly a "Cheers" experience. A red brick building with large windows to the street and bay. The fun atmospher is enhanced by the supply of unorthodox hats that patrons may wear. Folks around you are usually friendly and it is a bar to...More

Thank EdIssaquah
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Down the hill to explore and there I am at the Ajax. It's funky fun with lots of kitchy decor. The food is good local and healthy food. I love the architecture of the old victorian house turned restaurant. Seafood is excellent and so are...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I found this restaurant simply by seeing a sign that said AJAX with an arrow. Down the hill and around the bend, when you see the water, you're there. It's a quaint area, great cafe filled with charm, wonderful and interesting food and great staff....More

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Ajax Cafe has been a wonderful restaurant and local hangout for many years. The location, in an old Victorian house, that is reputed to have been a brothel in the 1800's, is down almost on the water, surround by Port Townsend Wooden Boat School...More

1  Thank heysooooos
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We both ordered steaks tonight, but I wish I would have had a seafood option. Silly me. Steak was a a bit over cooked, but I didn't complain. Love the atmosphere, the hats and easy table conversations with the table next to you. Didn't stay...More

Thank montana_beauty
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Tuesday night jazz was fun and the food was very good! Not really fancy, but everyone seemed to be having fun. Nice location by the bay in Port Hadlock

Thank Lyle D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A jazz trio played some of our favorite songs. The décor was very unusual and food was yummy. Everyone was very friendly. Very close to the Port Ludlow hotel and easy to reach by boat.

Thank Darlene W
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Looking out over the waterfront from the historical Ajax Cafe can be quite charming, however the dining experience does not back it up. The first thing you will notice is how loud it is. Somehow the acoustics of the room reflect the sound inward making...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It's probably been 8-10 years since our last visit to the Ajax, which we as fairly regular visitors loved! So it was with a bit of trepidation that we booked a table when we finally got back to the area...would it be the same? Well,...More

Thank Vancouvergma
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Virginia E
28 April 2017|
Response from heysooooos | Reviewed this property |
The last I heard, they had shut their doors! But there is a gofundme page to get the Cafe opened again. You can find the link on their Facebook page.
15 January 2017|
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Response from Darlene W | Reviewed this property |
I have not idea about hosting a private party but I understand they are now closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 S Water St, Port Hadlock, WA 98339-8722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Hadlock
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-3450
  • E-mail
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