We love Washington’s rich history, and what better place to explore it than a little mill town? The town of Port Gable is a quaint reminder of Washington’s lumber history, and you’ll definitely want to visit. While you’re there, check out the general store!
The adorable little town of Port Gamble is located on the Kitsap Peninsula.
In addition to many quaint shops and restaurants, you'll find this little gem: Port Gamble General Store.
The general store opened in 1916. Back then, Port Gamble was a mill town, and this store provided residents with groceries, dry goods and a place to get the lateset community news and gossip.
The three-story building houses the general store, cafe and a small museum.
The general store has everything from toys to souvenirs.
Browse through the small collection of clothing.
Soft, warm socks always come in handy on the coast!
Port Gamble has tons of decorative items for your home.
You'll find a huge selection of candy here. ..
...including some old-fashioned favorites.
Check out this old cash register!
And the little sign above it is surely sage advice - I'm sure most school teachers would agree 😉
Plan your trip around mealtime so you can enjoy a tasty meal at the cafe.
There's a cozy dining room inside, but on a beautiful day, what better place to dine than the waterfront deck?
Enjoy breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, starting at 8:00 am.
Lunch and dinner are served Wednesday through Sunday. The cafe is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Everything on the menu is delicious, but this prawn fettuccine looks especially tasty.
Leave room for the cheesecake. You seriously don't want to miss out on this decadent treat.
Eat dessert at the cafe, but take home another treat for later.
The pastry case has so many delicious treats that you'll have a hard time choosing just one.
The fully-stocked bar offers cocktails and some delicious local beers.
Take home a growler of your favorite beer.
Head upstairs to see the Sea and Shore Museum.
It's free for visitors to wander through.
Port Gamble General Store is located at 32400 Rainier Avenue NE in Port Gamble.
The store is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; Friday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Have you ever visited Port Gamble General Store? What is your favorite thing about this charming place?