Guide To Al Fresco Dining & Water Views


One of the best ways to enjoy dining at a restaurant where the scenery is as fine as what’s on the plate. To greet the official arrival of summer and to serve as a guide from now through the fall, here’s a sampling of our region’s best dining destinations, from casual outdoor seating to high-end dining experiences with stunning views. Bon appétit! -KELLY LENIHAN

OLYMPIA
Anthony’s Homeport704 Columbia St. NWanthonys.com
Budd Bay Cafe525 Columbia St. NWbuddbaycafe.com
Dockide Bistro & Wine Bar501 Columbia St. NWdocksidebistro.com
Waterstreet Cafe & Bar610 Water St. NWwaterstreetcafeandbar.com
TACOMA
Anthony’s at Point Defiance5910 N. Waterfront Dr.anthonys.com
Boathouse 199001 S. 19th Stboathouse19restaurant.com
Cliff House6300 Marine View Drcliffhousetacoma.com
Sel229 St. Helens Ave
The Fish Peddler on Foss Waterway1199 Dock Stfishpeddler-tacoma.com
The Social Bar & Grill1715 Dock Stthesocialbarandgrill.com
Chambers Bay Grill (University Place)6320 Grandview Dr. W.chambersbaygolf.com
RUSTON WAY
CI Shenanigan’s Seafood & Chop House3017 Ruston Waycishenanigans.com
Duke’s Chowder House3327 Ruston Waydukesseafood.com
Fish Brewing Pub & Eatery5108 Grand Loopfishbrewing.com
Harbor Lights2716 Ruston Wayanthonys.com
Katie Downs Waterfront Tavern & Eatery3211 Ruston Waykatiedowns.com
Lobster Shop4015 Ruston Waylobstershop.com
Ram Restaurant & Brewery3001 Ruston Waytheram.com
Wildfin American Grill5115 Grand Loopwildfiamericangrill.com
GIG HARBOR
Island View Public House & Market7102 Ray Nash Dr. NWislandviewmarket.com
JW @ The Boatyard3117 Harborview Dr.jwgigharbor.com
Morso9014 Peacock Hill Avemorsowinebar.com
Netshed No. 93313 Harborview Drnetshed9.com
The Green Turtle2905 Harborview Drthegreenturtle.com
Tides Tavern2925 Harborview Drtidestavern.com
STEILACOOM
Topside Bar & Grill215 Wilkes Sttopsidebargrill.com
SUMNER
Sorci’s Italian Cafe & Enoteca1012 Ryan Avesorcisitaliancafe.com
Windmill Bistro16009 60th St Ewindmillbistro.com