The Tides Tavern, Gig Harbor
The clam chowder and extensive list of craft beers have lots of fans, and an outdoor deck showcases the harbor and the surrounding mountains. But readers insist: You must try the Alaskan halibut fish-and-chips; 253/858-3982 or tidestavern.com.
The One Eyed Crab, Westport
Eat at the marina overlooking the very same fishing boats that brought the Dungeness crab, salmon, halibut, and tuna to your plate; 360/268-0891.
Toby’s Tavern, Coupeville
This seafood pub offers steamed mussels pulled from the water just outside the window; 360/678-4222 or tobysuds.com.