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“MUST GO to the Portside Cafe!”
Review of The Portside Cafe

The Portside Cafe
Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Ilwaco
Price range: US$ 4 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American
Description: We are a small family owned cafe, serving breakfast and lunch. We strive for the home-cooked taste and feel of a small town cafe. With fresh baked bread, homemade jams, hand spanked burgers. and locally sourced seafood, we strive for quality and taste. Stop in and you might find a local fisherman with a fish tale or two!
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Description: We are a small family owned cafe, serving breakfast and lunch. We strive for the home-cooked taste and feel of a small town cafe. With fresh baked bread, homemade jams, hand spanked burgers. and locally sourced seafood, we strive for quality and taste. Stop in and you might find a local fisherman with a fish tale or two!
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Stopped a few places before ending up at the Portside. Did not expect it to be such a great experience based on the places we ate at before. Totally unexpected.
The furniture and plates are mismatched, and it does not have a fine dining appeal, but the staff is amazing and the food is even better.
The owners were working BOTH days we went (of course we went back again) and they were very friendly and engaging. Their food is plentiful and hearty.
We had the Chicken fried steak and the Platter Cakes. Both were fantastic, but the Chicken fried steak over all was absolutely amazing and are worth going back for, over and over.

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Thank Daria D
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Don't expect a fine dining experience, just a diner with friendly service and good food. But having said that, the food is good and the service friendly.

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Very friendly and pleasant employees work here. Food was served quickly as well. Cafe has beach decorations and pictures taken of events, such as seals on the downtown sidewalks.

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Thank Louise B
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Best Chicken fried steak I've had in years! I told my wife if we are within 60 miles we are going back. The owners are super friendly and really do a great job, everyone around us was talking about how good their food was.

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Thank revhawg
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Now it's blue with a cool neon sign. Heart meals. Deb opens up at 4:00AM for Fishermen and makes box lunches. We came for breakfast and all 4 of us didnt leave hungry. Lovely menu full of scrumptious food .

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Thank Jonathan C
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