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Nifty Fifty Soda Fountain

) #2 of 3 Dessert in Port Townsend #16 of 80 Places to Eat in Port Townsend ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
+1 360-385-1931
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
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American, Diner
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817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
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Reviews (181)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They make real old fashioned ice cream sodas and have a juke box that plays records. It was great. It is right on the main shopping street and has a deck overlooking the water.

Thank BOC68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were drawn by the 1950's memorabilia. We were determined to go there for ice cream. The ambience is fantastic and authentic. We sat at the soda fountain. They have a period piece jukebox. My husband had an old fashioned chocolate malt that was fantastic....More

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a fun fun fun place to go, think Happy Days café. Table top juke box coin operated, pick your tunes from your table, think turquoise and Pink colors and bright décor. Great shakes and burgers and fries etc. Malts too

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Was interested in quick, nothing fancy atmosphere or price, paid $20 for fish and chips that weren't as good as frozen grocery store fish fillets, and service was short side of rude, no refill, never came back to table at all though only 2 other...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome crunchy onion rings! Good food, clean overall, priced fair for quality. Service is a bit quite and the waitress didnt get my other half burger order rite but, overall it is good food. My chickenwich and the burgers were done nicely and moist. The...More

Thank jessica s
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit to Port Townsend and Nifty Fifty Soda Fountain. The deluxe burgers were delicous and huge! The french fries were lightly breaded and very, very good! My husband enjoyed his chocolate malt (he has a hard time finding malts these days)....More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had to eat quickly downtown recently on a late Saturday afternoon, so I went in to the Nifty Fifty for a hot dog. It was actually pretty good with relish, onions, and tomatoes from the grill, and self-applied mustard at the counter. For years,...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We are a bit of a regular customer here. So much great food to offer in a fun atmosphere. The grilled cheese is one of the best, the burgers are to die, and so much ice cream to choose from! They serve wine and have...More

Thank Christie M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This restaurant had it all - with a fun atmosphere and good prices. The view was fun, too, as it was right on the water. With the tide in, it seemed we could have been on a boat. We learned that this was oldest building...More

Thank Cherie B
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here mid-afternoon for a root beer float and liked it so much we came back for dinner a few hours later-burger and fries, of course! The restaurant is beautifully restored in 1950's style with counter stools and booths. There are 10 or more...More

Thank walter1951
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-385-1931
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