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The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining, Port Ludlow, WA
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The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining

4.5
4.5
799 Reviews
$31 to $50
Regional American (Northwest)
Treat your senses to a delicious meal at the Fireside. Savor the bounty of the local farms, artisan meats and cheese, and celebrate the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Located on the shores of Ludlow Bay and overflowing with Pacific Northwest warmth, The Fireside Restaurant is an ideal setting for farm-to-table, locally-sourced food. The dinner menu changes daily to reflect the best our region has to offer with local, in-season ingredients.
The Fireside is open for lunch and dinner and provides a happy hour daily. Brunch is available in the restaurant on Saturdays and Sundays, and breakfast is provided for hotel guests daily.
The Fireside has garnered recognition for its wine program, winning the Wine Spectator ‘Best of Award of Excellence’ every year since 2011, as well being highlighted by the Washington State Wine Commission, Touring & Tasting Pacific Northwest Magazine, TripAdvisor, and it has been a Grand Award winner at the Washington State Wine Awards.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 13 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Regional American (Northwest), Contemporary American, Organic
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 8:00 am–2:00 pm Breakfast Mon–Fri 8:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat, Sun 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (360) 437-7412
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Dan Ratigan
  • Private party facilities
    Rooms available with a view of Ludlow Bay, the Olympic Mountains, the Port Ludlow Marina. Special events from weddings to social gatherings to corporate events.
  • Private party contact
    Claire Cope: (360) 437-7040
  • Neighbourhood
    Port Ludlow
  • Cross Street
    Oak Bay Road
  • Parking Details
    Parking on site is complimentary.
  • Public Transit
    Jefferson County Transit bus stop.
  • Entertainment
    Classical guitar in evenings on occasion.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 799 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Seattle / Eastern Washington

    Great for outdoor dining

  • North of Seattle

    Best Ambience

  • North of Seattle

    Great for fine wines

  • North of Seattle

    Great for outdoor dining

  • North of Seattle

    Romantic

  • North of Seattle

    Great for scenic views

  • North of Seattle

    Good for special occasions

799 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a delightful anniversary dinner on a Monday evening. Very quiet and pleasant. The flat iron steak was amazing! So tender that you could cut it with butter knife! Highly recommended!

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    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was awesome...! Attentive staff and great food. Thank you for a fantastic experience.

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  3. SissyC

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious Oatmeal breakfast and delightful server!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Naples

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful setting and enjoyed a great meal on the patio overlooking the marina!

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  5. PTJim

    Seattle

    50 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful venue right on Port Ludlow Bay with gorgeous views over the water and marina. I found the service to be excellent, but would only rate the food as "good". At our 10:30am brunch, we ordered the Corned Beef Hash. The eggs were cooked perfectly but the hash was overcooked and seemed to have been sitting around for a couple of hours. Definitely not cooked to order. I'll go here again and hope that my food is much better.

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  6. Cynthia

    Seattle

    118 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    118 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful farm supper! A lovely 3 course meal! Salad, steak and creme brûlée! Excellent food, lovely ambience of the marina and sunshine!

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  7. LorLorSam

    Seattle

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I stayed for two nights at The Resort at Port Ludlow, and had three meals at The Fireside Restaurant. The first night's dinner was outstanding - I had the chicken, which was moist and delicious, atop the most flavorful poleta I have ever had, along with absolutely fantastic roasted beets. My server was extremely attentive and pleasant, and the view was spectacular. A wonderful experience overall! The next day, I had lunch, and it was the same great experience. The chicken sandwich was really tasty - crispy and delicious, and my server was again wonderful. Breakfast the next morning was also top-notch. I had the corned beef hash, which was the best I've ever had. That, along with toast and coffee, sustained me all day. I was totally happy with each meal, and will definitely be back!

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  8. BillS

    Seattle

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed a late dinner on a Friday night of a half dozen oysters, spinach salad, parsnip bisque and flat iron steak as piovre. All the dishes were well prepared and very flavorful. I thought the au povere sauce was week but the flat iron steak was delicious. The bisque was to die for. Great fresh oysters. Very good selection of wines.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic starter (cheese plate) dinner (beef tenderloin and flat iron steak) and dessert was Elevated ice cream.

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  10. LaurieW

    Portland

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Server was great and food was delicious. I am a local and jump in about once a week .

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  11. WilliamB

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The menu is just the right size with some unique dinner selections. Service staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, It is easy to find a place to park not like trying to find a place to park in a city and have to walk blocks. The room is very quiet

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  12. JudyD

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our experience was very very good. Our food was outstanding. The service was attentive but a little slow. I chalk that up to it being Easter Sunday. I would highly recommend the Fireside Restaurant.

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  13. LynwoodH

    Hawaii

    29 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service very nice and helpful. Cozy dining room with nice views. Very average food. We had Eggs Benedict for one meal that were overcooked eggs on strange bread. At dinner the small plate scallops were undercooked with strange sauce. Spinach salad not good. Poor spinach and strange dressing. Side bread not good. Dry and hard! Smash Burger and fries Excellent and saved us! We had fun but food needs improvement!

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  14. Winniwoman

    Seattle

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Fireside Restaurant is one of the best in the area. We were kind of a noisy group as we celebrated my husband’s and my 54th wedding anniversary. The servers were all very tolerant and I have no idea how they kept everything straight but they did! The children’s meals were even delivered as soon as they were done prior to the adults. They are very kind and a good reason to return. The food was good And the views are lovely.

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  15. SharonR

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Casual dressy when we went. Farm/sea to fork menu. I had perfectly cooked halibut and Hubs had perfectly cooked flat iron steak. Dessert was creme brulee and apple tart. Both perfect. Food was excellent, service was attentive and we had to buy one of the gurgling fish pitchers on the way out. We ate indoors but the porch would be great if the weather were a bit warmer.

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  16. Excellent

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful dinner. It’s always very nice at the Fireside! Our salads, cheese flight and wine were excellent. The scallops were good but not outstanding. We have eaten here many times and have always enjoyed our meals and the lovely view

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  17. TraceyS

    Houston

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    We have eaten here several times and enjoyed it. This time we went for Sunday brunch and food/service was not up to their usual standards. Removed plates too early, felt rushed and didn’t offer desert. The music was on so loud we couldn’t hear our conversation.

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  18. GaryJ

    Palm Springs

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our experience at the Inn, as always was pleasurable, but this time even better because of a server named Suzy. Suzy was knowledgeable, funny, articulate, professional and caring, turning our evening into an utter delight. Thank you very much Suzy!

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  19. KarlaC

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed the sunset dinner option. I had the wine pairing with mine. A tremendous value for quality dining experience. Friendly staff!

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  20. Woodinvilledad

    Portland

    40 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice location. Service was good. I got the tenderloin which came with two chunks. Cooked well but meat lacked flavor and was tough. My wife got spinach salad, which was very good, and mushroom soup. If you were blindfolded and ate the soup you would have no idea what it was. Very bland and zero flavor. Overall highly average

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  21. rayS

    Seattle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    With some very minor qwibbles over some choices made in a few dishes in our valentines day repast, the Fireside was an exemplary dining experience . A suggestion was made that either the server describe each dish as presented or leave the prix fixe menu on table. With five courses, the older mind sometimes has trouble remembering the entirety of the repast. The wine (pinot) by the glass needed a bit to open up as the volatiles in the nose on presentation were still dominant. A decanted or at least rested glass would have presented better and did so after approximately ten minutes. As for the food, a dessert selection via a dessert cart would have gone a long way to five stars. The soup opener was a standout, along with the fish. The palate cleanser ice was not completely granularized so there were large unbreakable ice chunks, especially at the bottom. There was a bit too large a portion of potatoes in the main course for a multicourse dinner, but the protein was excellent. A cheese course wouldn't have gone amiss, but wasn't truly missed as there was an abundance of food. The ambiance was good and quiet, it was mentioned that the gas fireplace kept going out and restarting which ruined the illusion of a crackling fire in the room. Overall though a lovely night out.

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  22. WD22

    Seattle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really good food - small menu of seasonal and local fare, so not a ton of choices, but everything we had was perfectly cooked and delicious. Service was incredible, getting us a wine that wasn't on their regular wine list and getting some extra sides to try from other entrees. The ambiance was a little off, seemed like it was too brightly lit (for me).

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was outstanding! A positive environment. Highly recommend

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  24. HerbC

    Seattle

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Salad greens were very fresh. Cod with clams and lentils was excellent. Theo's chocolate mouse was dark and rich.

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  25. CBrady

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The pasta with shrimp and mushroom was dripping in oil. No real flavor at all but my husbands Ruben was excellent. I think I should have ordered a salad.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful venue, servers are great; food only fair.

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  27. StuartM

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Celebrating a birthday and the staff and food was delightful 😊

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  28. JustBob

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nickie is a wonderful server. It's always beautiful at the Inn. The food is fabulous. We enjoyed the prime rib dinner with mushroom strudel as a starter. Yummy. I only gave 4 stars for food because of the horseradish sauce served with the meat. While creamy and good, it had no bite. A little more horseradish please. We'll be back

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  29. djhbremwa

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Superior service by Robin! Excellent food - spinach salad, bisque, flat iron steak, a pork chop in a maple bourbon glaze, and good drinks!! Strongly recommended!!

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  30. TamaraG

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had never experienced a multi course meal before. It was phenomenal. All of the food was unique and delicious.

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  31. SantiaS

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The dining room has a beautiful ambiance and lovely attention to all details. We received wonderful and knowledgeable service. The food and beverages were fantastic! We loved the festive drink options.

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  32. MaryB

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Was disappointed that with the name Fireside, there was no fire in the fireplace. Minor, but noticeable. The service was very slow to start with. Felt ignored or invisible. Once we got a waitress she was capable and mostly helpful. I know it was a busy night for the crew so I appreciate that. Mostly 3stars. The chef deserves a lot of credit for his menu and food!

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    It was disappointing to find out that it was a fixed menu for Christmas Eve dinner. I didn’t want most of what was offered, but we were stuck. My husband made faces as he swallowed the app with mushrooms which he hates. They thankfully made me chicken which was not on the menu because I don’t eat beef or fish. And I couldn’t enjoy more than a few bites of chocolate which I’m trying to avoid because it sends my heart pounding. We had no choices. I won’t be doing this again sadly, but will be happy to come back with a full range of choices on the menu.

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  34. HZMM

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I ordered Cioppino. For $32, I received a 3 inch piece of cod, 5 mussels, 2 shrimp, and about a half cup of broth. The flavor was good, but the quantity was barely enough for an appetizer. Highly overpriced. A great disappointment for a restaurant that was previously known for its excellent cuisine.

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  35. LoriM

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for happy hour with a friend. The bartender attended to us with wonderful cocktails and great small plates. It was warm and cozy inside and a delightful atmosphere. Plan to return!

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  36. BexarKid

    Austin

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    lovely setting. excellent service. good food. would eat there again

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  37. CherylH

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Port Ludlow Inn was all lit up with holiday lights and it was magical to spend a few hours having dinner at Fireside. We were able to order off the happy hour menu and the food and drinks were very good. Our table ordered lemon drops, martinis and an assortment of appetizers to share. Everything was wonderful.

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  38. KatherineM

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved my server. Great experience. The fireplace on a cold day was wonderful.

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  39. LarryW

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 14, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The wrap was refrigerator cold. The tortilla was like cold leather. I tried to eat the inside Italian ingredients that had large thick slices of cold salami very unappetizing. My friend ordered chocolate mousse which had an unpleasant texture instead of smooth texture and did not eat it. We were disappointed in the food but enjoyed our time together in the restaurant as it was our Christmas get together. The wait staff were great. We did not bother them with our dissatisfaction with the food. Venue was wonderful but the food offered needs to be improved.

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  40. Suzy

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We wish scallops were on the menu as they were long ago. Also oysters.

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FAQs

The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (360) 437-7412.

The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining is rated 4.5 stars by 799 OpenTable diners.

The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 13 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Fireside Restaurant, Waterfront Dining

One Heron Road, The Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA 98365

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Oak Bay Road
  • Neighbourhood
    Port Ludlow
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 8:00 am–2:00 pm Breakfast Mon–Fri 8:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat, Sun 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Regional American (Northwest), Contemporary American, Organic
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Parking on site is complimentary.
  • Public Transit
    Jefferson County Transit bus stop.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Dan Ratigan
  • Entertainment
    Classical guitar in evenings on occasion.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (360) 437-7412
  • Private party facilities
    Rooms available with a view of Ludlow Bay, the Olympic Mountains, the Port Ludlow Marina. Special events from weddings to social gatherings to corporate events.
  • Private party contact
    Claire Cope: (360) 437-7040
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