Brinnon’s Half Way House Restaurant (41 Brinnon Lane at Hwy. 101, 360/796-4715, 7 a.m.–8 p.m. Sun.–Thurs., 7 a.m.–9 p.m. Fri.–Sat.) has a gourmet chef and reasonable prices on seafood, steak, burgers, and lighter fare. This is also the place to go for a homemade breakfast.
The Geoduck Tavern (307103 U.S. Hwy. 101, Brinnon, 360/796-4430, kitchen open 4–8 p.m. Tues.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Fri.–Sat.) is a great place to soak up the local vibe. It serves up burgers and sometimes there’s live music on weekends.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition