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Puffin Cafe

14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
+1 360-335-1522
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (14 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Jamaican, Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to grab a bite to eat or a drink. Food is good. The marina there is very pretty on the Columbia River. It's unique in that it is floating right on the water!

Thank cyndalaska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place always has great food, Good service and a great view. During the summer months they sometimes have a steal drum playing or a guitar soloist. Always a pleasant time! 💗

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the food here and sitting on the water watching the birds and boats go by. Burgers, fish, and salads are all excellent with good selection of beers and other drinks.

Thank suzwaa
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed the food, and Jamacian ambiance for lunch last weekend. The fish and chips is the best I have had ever! The Pineapple-coconut salsa was amazing! I took my Dad & his Wife..they are older and there were alot of little stairs and potential...More

Thank Sharon98671
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Good food fast service cozy little nook ! Got my food in good time and good location too! Will be back anytime I travel through !

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant floating on the Columbia River. You can access it by parking and walking or by boat. Good food, good drinks..good fish and chips and salads. You can't go wrong with just about anything on the menu. I found it to be a little...More

Thank C8166ZKpauls
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A great meal at a friendly dockside cafe on the river. We had several types of seafood, fries, salad, slaw, key lime pie. All were good but the calamari was just outstanding. Tasty (and strong) selection of tropical drinks. Eddie (sp), our server, was exceptional....More

Thank beautifulsouth
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Puffin is not your ordinary restaurant. It's located in the Port of Camas-Washougal on the dock. Great food and fun for all. The menu is uniquely thier own with plenty of surprises the returning guest. Some things are beyond HOT, and others are wonderfully...More

Thank larrym0527
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Have been to a couple other wharf cafes so didn't expect much. Was,however, delighted with the setting,tropical decor,reggae music etc.. Enjoyed a quiet Monday lunch.I bet this place is hopping with boaters and cocktail crowd on weekends/summer evenings. Interesting cocktail list and menu.Expected burgers and...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Met friends for drinks & dinner on a warm August evening. Decided on the Puffin due to its location on the water. So glad we did! Drinks were really good, not watered down. The food was very tasty & staff was super friendly as well...More

Thank Gayle D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S a St, Washougal, WA 98671-2163
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Washougal
  • Phone Number: +1 360-335-1522
Unique floating location on the Columbia River at the Port of Camas/Washougal with views of Mt Hood. Gets very busy on the sunny days, best time to avoid a wait list is on the rainy days.
Open year round, closed on major holidays.
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