The Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants in Port Angeles, WA

This seaside town, gateway to Olympic National Park, is a favorite tourist destination for nature lovers. And when your appetite begs for hearty, healthy food, we know just the spots to recommend.

Our team vets the healthiest restaurants all across the country, and we’re excited to announce our Top 5 picks in Port Angeles, Washington:


117B East 1st Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Sapor features locally sourced fish and crab, farm-to-table fruits and vegetables, rich wines IPAs, and fungi (they also create concoctions from plucked Pacific Silver pine needles.) Open Friday through Tuesday from 5pm-9pm local time, reservations are recommended.

Guests can either gather in the alley-level bright, funky, and casual French-style bistro; or, they can enter streetside, where a staircase leads them to the Port Angeles underground and one of their warm, romantic, velveteen nooks.

Look for favorites such as the Grilled Whole Artichoke appetizer (herb oil, sea salt, lemon-truffle aioli); Sherry & Herb Grilled Mushrooms (foraged & cultivated mushrooms, sherry butter sauce, creamed polenta and Romano cheese); and Roasted Carrot & Fennel Soup.

Entrees include Grilled Romanesco (roasted carrot hummus, herbed yogurt dressing, spring vegetables, and feta cheese); Cacciucco (clams, mussels, prawns, squid and seasonal fish poached in a tomato sage fish fume, served with grilled baguette); and Grilled New York Steak (caramelized onion butter, root vegetables, and fingerling potatoes).

Kokopelli Grill

203 E Front Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Open for lunch and dinner, Kokopelli features local fresh seafood, steaks and produce along with Chef Michael’s award-winning Smoked Salmon Chowder. Try the Clams and Mussels appetizer (local clams and mussels, white wine garlic cream white beans and chiles with tomato); Dungeness Crab and Shrimp Melt (rustic sourdough, arugula, gruyere cheese); Salmon with Cilantro Rice and Black Bean Salad; or Fresh Blackened Halibut (grilled or blackened with cilantro rice and charro beans).

Turnip the Beet

130 East Front Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Wraps, pitas, salads, and bowls are on the menu at Turnip the Beet. Try the Good Beets Salad (spinach, brown rice quinoa blend, Feta, roasted beets, onion, Balsamic); Sprouted Salmon Wrap (wild caught salmon, cream cheese, green peppers, carrots, spinach, sprouts, blueberry vinaigrette); Moon Rise Toasted Pita (chicken, Swiss, apples, tomato, spinach, sweet onion); or the Hearty Vegan Bowl (rice, quinoa, kale, spinach, beans, apples, carrots, raisins, avocado, kale pesto vinaigrette).

Sabai Thai

903 West 8th Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98363

Sabai (the very word means “comfortable” and “relaxed”), and Sabai Thai is just that. Featuring Thai cuisine with flavors derived from lemon grass, coriander, sweet basil, coconut milk, and fish sauce), they use fresh, seasonal vegetables in their diverse menu.

Favorites include Tom Kha (Coconut Milk Soup made with kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass, galangal root, fresh mushrooms and garnished with cilantro and spring onion); Perfect Storm (seafood combination hot and sour soup with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, tomatoes, onions, fresh mushrooms and sweet basil, garnished with cilantro and spring onion); Entrees include stir-fried selections with chicken, pork, beef, prawns, scallops, or tofu.

Chestnut Cottage Restaurant

929 East Front Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Open for breakfast and lunch, Chestnut Cottage offers hearty breakfast fare such as Montrachet Scramble (herbed scrambled eggs with crispy bacon, scallions, plum tomatoes, and creamy goat cheese; and lunch specials such as Stir Fry Chicken Salad (tossed greens, garden vegetables and cashews topped with a marinated chicken breast char-broiled and thinly sliced, served with sesame seed dressing and warm bread); Thai Stir Fry (fresh garden veggies stir fried with cashews and chicken in a mildly spicy peanut sauce served over rice); and Quiche (made with fresh eggs, cheese, whit wine, and shallots).

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Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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