The 10 Wackiest Restaurants In Washington Where Dining Is A Blast
Washington is well-known for two things – fresh coastal seafood and coffee. Seafood restaurants and cafes dot the Evergreen State, offering plenty of options for fine dining and quick bites. But sometimes you’re looking for more than just good food. If you’re seeking a fun dining experience that’s a little out of the ordinary, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at our list of the 10 wackiest restaurants in Washington where dining is a blast, and see if you agree with our picks for unique, entertaining, and downright amusing eateries.
1. Poodle Dog (Fife)
If you're driving through Fife, you can't miss the red and blue neon sign towering over
The Poodle Dog Restaurant
. Named after San Francisco's Ritz Poodle Dog French Restaurant, this family-owned eatery has been a landmark in Fife since 1933. Though maybe not as elegant as its namesake, Fife's Poodle Dog has been proudly serving generous helpings of old-fashioned comfort food in a family-friendly environment for decades.
Poodle Dog Restaurant, 1522 54th Ave E, Fife, WA 98424, USA
2. Nifty Fiftys (Port Townsend)
Step back in time at Nifty Fiftys in Port Townsend, (also known as PT Soda Fountain) a diner with décor reminiscent of soda fountains straight out of the '50s. Meet the gang after the big game and treat yourself to a giant burger and frosty shake just like the good ol' days.
PT Soda Fountain & Diner, 817 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
3. Frank's Diner (Spokane)
All aboard for the best breakfast in town! With two locations in Spokane, Frank's train car café serves innovative diner cuisine like fried green tomatoes with Cajun creole hollandaise, Belgian pearl sugar waffles, and homemade turkey pot pie. It's not hard to see why
has received the Inlanders People's Choice award for best breakfast for over 20 years.
Frank's Diner - North Spokane, 10929 N Newport Hwy, Spokane, WA 99218, USA
Frank's Diner - Downtown Spokane, 1516 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201, USA
4. Endolyne Joe's (West Seattle)
Nestled in the Fauntleroy community of West Seattle,
has been a neighborhood favorite since 2004. Open 7 days a week, this unique restaurant offers quarterly rotating menus, art, and music, inspired by North, Central, and South America. What a wacky and wonderful idea!
Endolyne Joe's, 9261 45th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136, USA
5. Dreamland Bar & Diner (Fremont)
Dreamland Bar & Diner
makes our list for its innovative and delicious cuisine, colorful neon décor, and its fun and engaging entertainment. Known for its charismatic Drag Brunch, Dreamland is family, pet, and everybody-friendly.
Dreamland Bar & Diner, 3401 Evanston Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
6. Holy Water (Port Orchard)
From the outside, it may look like any other small-town chapel, but
Holy Water - A Heavenly Lounge
in Port Orchard gives a whole new meaning to "going to church". Holy Water features intimate lounge areas to sip delicious wines, seasonal wine cocktails, and tasty bites in a divinely-inspired atmosphere. Enjoy their scrumptious brunch in their outdoor courtyard for a truly heavenly experience.
Holy Water A Heavenly Lounge, 537 Dekalb St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
7. The Oxford Saloon (Snohomish)
The Oxford Saloon
has been the go-to place for top-notch food and entertainment in Snohomish County. Live music fills the saloon in the evenings, but if you like your entertainment more on the unworldly side, ask about the saloon's haunted history. Numerous tales of ghostly apparitions and spooky encounters make up the folklore of The Oxford and locals are more than happy to share their stories.
8. Pie Bar (Seattle)
A restaurant with nothing but pie? Yes, please!
on Capitol Hill in Seattle is the original pie bar and serves sweet and savory pies, as well as pie-inspired cocktails. Try an Apple Pie Mule, or a Lemon Meringue Pietini rimmed with their signature pie crust crumble. Pie bar is a 21+ establishment, but don't worry. You can order whole pies or pie by the slice at their walk-up window to enjoy at home.
Pie Bar Capitol Hill, 1361 E Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
9. Bors Hede Inne (Carnation)
Step back in time - we're talking way back in time to Medieval times at the
Bors Hede Inne
in Camlann Village. Relax in a tranquil country setting and learn about the middle ages as you enjoy a meal lovingly prepared from authentic 14th-century recipes. Minstrel songs and stories accompany your dinner for a unique evening of dining and entertainment.
Bors Hede Restaurant, 10320 Kelly Rd NE, Carnation, WA 98014, USA
10. The Brick Saloon (Roslyn)
The Brick Saloon
in Roslyn was established as a tavern in 1889 and rebuilt in 1898 using 45,000 bricks, thus taking on the name that stands to this day. This historic watering hole boasts a 100-year-old back bar and a running water spittoon, still in operation and used for the Brick's annual spittoon boat races. Jail cells are housed in the saloon's basement, rumored to have been used as the city's drunk tank. But maybe the wackiest part of the Brick is their "interestingly" shaped neon sign that some say was erected as a conversation starter.
The Brick Saloon, 100 W Pennsylvania Ave, Roslyn, WA 98941, USA
For a unique and wacky dining experience, (and we mean wacky in the most fun and enjoyable way) you can’t go wrong with any of these ten Washington restaurants. For more wacky adventures, be sure to check out this
Chutes & Ladders-themed playground in Kent, and the Rubber Chicken Museum in Seattle.
Have you visited any of the restaurants on our list? Are there any unique eateries you’d add? Let us know in the comments.
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