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Better Living Through Coffee

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100 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6702
+1 360-385-3388
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Port Townsend, Washington
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a surprise, good coffee. nIce selection of pastries some Quiche' Great view of the bay.I'd give it a second try, maybe third.

Thank R0add0g
Boulder City, Nevada, United States
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying parking is tricky here...few spots for a popular place in a busy area so if you're disabled you might have finding something close by. The menu's healthy and simple with everything made fresh including many vegetarian options. I've tried the salads, soups, salmon, coffee, and some baked goods. The atmosphere is simple with a nice... More 

Thank SophiaLeidberg
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent coffee selections and a variety of tasty treats in a cozy environment on the water in Port Townsend. They really know what they're doing with their coffee! Free wifi, accessibility. With a friendly staff this is easily the top coffee shop in the area.

Thank ExploreTheBigIsland
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good coffee, with local baked goods handmade on the premises using local and organic ingredients. If you like home baked pastries, pies and quiches, this is the place. Salads too. My fave is the salmon. Limited menu, but what they have is super delicious. FANTASTIC water view, intimate seating, get things to go and sit outside on the beach.

Thank Merrywoman
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Imagine this… you have just spent the last 72 hours sopping wet hiking through the truest beauty known to man – Olympic National Park – you're on your way back down to Port Townsend looking to refuel. Grab a fuel canister from the local outfitter and slide on in to this little gem. Coffee is taken very seriously pretty much... More 

Thank Kevin R
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to sit and watch the ferries, boaters and kayakers and have a high quality cup of coffee or tea. They offer every kind of milk for lattes or mochas from soy to hemp to oat, which is a plus. Must admit that the baked goods don't look particularly appealing but have never tasted any.

Thank Loyal M
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

View is spectacular as you can drink coffee while looking at the boats go by. They have recently upgraded their food offering to include quiche, pies and cookies

Thank Linda S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent coffee plus a host of home-made pastries and quiche. The apple pie was delicious. Right on the water. Locals use it--come and go. Nothing fancy--just a place to visit with friends, read a book, work on a lap-top--whatever you want to do.

Thank MIke M
Roanoke, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I must say, the coffee was decent. That was it. The place was very dirty. Tons of flys, dirty tables and kitchen, great view if you could see past the bird poo on the windows, stinks. Definitely my last choice for coffee in PT.

Thank valarieemailme
Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stop in early and you'll be surrounded by locals downing their first strong cup of organic coffee of the day. The homemade muffins and quiches are terrific. Love the name of this place!

Thank Sharon B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-3388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?