1. Keenan’s at the Pier, Bellingham
You’ll find Keenan’s at the Chrysalis Inn & Spa, which sits on the Bellingham Bay. Indulge in their delicious seafood entrees and then walk the nearby Taylor Dock to Boulevard Park, which now has direct beach access.
2. South Beach House, Point Roberts
Enjoy a meal on the Salish Sea. South Beach House opened in 1980 after renovating an old grocery store to design the perfect beachfront spot, and they’ve been creating delicious dishes ever since.
3. Anthony’s Beach Cafe, Edmonds
Anthony’s has a string of waterfront locations in Washington. The one in Edmonds is located at the marina, mere steps from Marina Beach Park.
4. Ocean Crest Resort Restaurant, Moclips
The beachfront Ocean Crest Resort now has a restaurant, serving upscale American food with incredible views.
5. Depot Restaurant, Seaview
Casual and inexpensive with delicious food made from local ingredients, Depot is the kind of place you love to find when you’re on vacation.
6. Cactus on Alki Beach, Seattle
Cactus has several locations throughout the Seattle area, but their Alki Beach spot can’t be beat
7. H20 Waterfront Bistro, Port Angeles
H20 sits right next to the Port Angeles City Pier and waterfront. If you want a meal and a drink all in one, just order a Shipwreck Bloody Mary.
8. Cama Beach Cafe and Catering, Camano Island
This casual eatery overlooks the beautiful Cama Beach State Park. Enjoy one of their tasty breakfast or lunch options, or go straight for the pie. No one would blame you.
9. Via Birch Bay Cafe and Bistro, Blaine
The Birch Bay area is quiet and peaceful, and this contemporary bistro delivers excellent food and ambiance.
10. The Manor House Restaurant, Bainbridge Island
The Manor House overlooks Pleasant Beach, and they provide family friendly fine dining.
11. Salty’s Redondo Beach, Des Moines
It’s hard to choose between all of Salty’s waterfront locations, but the one at Redondo Beach seems to have the best views and the easiest beach access.
12. Campbell’s Pub & Veranda, Chelan
Campbell’s Resort’s restaurant sits right on Lake Chelan, serving classic American meals to happy tourists and locals.
Even if you won’t be near a beach this summer, you’ll still have plenty of waterfront dining options.
Here’s a list of some of our best.