Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

Chestnut Cottage Restaurant: Elegant and upscale atmosphere, delicious American cuisine, courteous dining experience in Port Angeles Washington.

Private booths ring the spacious interior of the restaurant, and a fascinating and eclectic collection of memorabilia, plates, and photos hang on the walls. Very high ceilings lend added graciousness to the ambience.

Steaming hot coffee, fresh, melt-in-your-mouth bakery items, and a can't-go-wrong menu make this friendly restaurant one of our favorites. 

I love the food. Try a gooey cinnamon roll with any of the breakfast omelets. Their selection of hamburgers is killer. Or order the spinach salad laden with bacon pieces (no 'bits' here!), onion rings, and tangy dressing.

Chestnut Cottage Restaurant Info

Address: 929 E Front St, Port Angeles, WA 98362 
Website and Menu:
Phone: +1-360-452-8344

Hours: Every day: 7am - 3pm

Tripadvisor: Tripadvisor Reviews of Chestnut Cottage Restaurant in Port Angeles, WA

Member of the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce

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Getting to Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

Chestnut Cottage Restaurant is not hard to find.

In fact, it might be hard to miss.

It is located on the north side of Front Street, which is actually Highway 101 headed west, one block east of Race Street. Race Street is east of downtown Port Angeles. 

Sequim Washington is 16 miles (25.75 km) east of Chestnut Cottage, a drive of about 25 minutes.

Forks Washington is 57 miles (91.7 km) west of Chestnut Cottage, a drive of about one hour 15 minutes.

About Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

Starting from a small space in downtown Port Angeles, Chestnut Cottage has been creating wonderful breakfasts and lunches since 1976, moving to its lovely current location on Front Street east of downtown Port Angeles when it was built in 1992. 

Chestnut Cottage spares no effort to find and utilize the highest quality of ingredients. For example, they special-order heavy cream, and prepare their baked goods and some egg dishes with USDA 93 score butter (highest quality available). Chestnut Cottage also uses hardwood smoked bacon, cut extra thick by a local Seattle butcher. 

The Chestnut Cottage chefs are at the restaurant by five in the morning, preparing their hand-made, made-from-scratch baked goods, hand-mixed batters, sauces, dressings, and soups.

One of Chestnut Cottage's main passions and goals, besides creating delicious food, is courteous service to their guests in order to provide every guest an experience beyond their expectations. The entire staff is of the same mindset, some of which have been with Chestnut Cottage for decades, and have the same goal of making each and every one of their guest's days a little brighter through food, atmosphere, and splendid service. 

Chestnut Cottage hopes that your positive experience will help you feel like a part of their family. 

Attira's review of Chestnut Cottage

I visited this restaurant on September 27th, 2020, for the first time EVER. 

I was not sure what to expect at all, despite everyone I know raving about how great it is. 

Our group of five sat outside in the sun, which was really nice. I will first note that every single person at the table loved what they ordered to eat and drink. 

I had their Greek Salad which had artichoke, kalamata olives, feta cheese and a lot of other stuff on it, as well as a basil vinaigrette to go on top. I can honestly say that I was incredibly grateful that I go it, it was DELICIOUS!!!!

The other orders were a chicken and brie panini, a Belgian waffle, A barbecue chicken salad, and I think the other was a special, but it was like a curried salad. All of these were apparently extremely delicious as well. 

What Customers Think About the Food at Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

Out of 385 Tripadvisor Reviews, 272 of them rate Chestnut Cottage as Excellent, and 76 reviews rate this restaurant as Very Good. 

  • In February, 2020, One Customer from Washington says that they and their spouse visit Chestnut Cottage fairly often and are never disappointed with the food, quality or service, and that the atmosphere is very warm and inviting. They specifically mentioned the fish and chips, but also agree that they have been very happy with all the menu choices they have made.  

  • In January, 2020, another customer said that they loved the beautiful and traditional Victorian decor of Chestnut Cottage and also mentioned excellent service and generous portions. In their words, "This is the 'place to go' if you enjoy 'gracious dining'."

  • In January, 2020, yet another customer used the words, 'fresh', 'hot', 'unique', and 'tasty' to describe their dining experience here, and also saying that Chestnut Cottage has great service and a warm atmosphere. They appreciated that "the coffee is plentiful and always hot." 

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Page was updated on 7/13/2021.

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