Posted by Larry Dorminy | Posted on 10-14-2012
Read recent reviews and you will discover more reasons than ever to leave the familiar confines of the AICW, and journey upsteam on the Pamlico River to the Washington downtown waterfront. This SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR has sooo much to offer the cruising community. Tell them we sent you!
And now, thanks to our fellow cruisers who responded below, you know some of the best spots to slake a healthy appetite in downtown Washing!
Anyone have suggestions for a good restaurant in Washington NC in walking distance from City Docks? Our Power Squadron is planning a cruise there and would like some info.
Probably the most popular is Down On Main Street. Access is via Main Street or through their backdoor/patio seating area. On The Waterfront opened earlier this summer and appears to be quite popular.
Virtually across the street from Down On Main Street is a pizza parlor, that has excellent pizza — name escapes me.
Pias of Washington, I think is now closed.
The Blue Door Cafe is across the street and diagonal from On The Waterfront.
But all of these are easy walking distance from tie up.
I had the pleasure of spending a couple of days in Little Washington about a year ago. “Down on Main Street” was easy walking distance and offered decent food and reasonable prices. It was big enough to handle a group of hungry sailors and of course served liquid refreshments to take the mind off the terrors of the sea. Otherwise there didn’t seem to be a lot on offer close to the waterfront. There was one other place that seemed to be more of the white-tablecloth, expensive setting. There was a pizza place selling slices but I doubt you could fit a power squadron in there. So I don’t have any more to offer than Craig, evidently we’ve got it covered.
We spend this past summer in “Little Washington”. Bella’s Slices and Ices is the Pizza place. Good pizza.
There are two new restaurants, The Bank, nice place, high ceilings so it is loud, and On The Waterfront. It opened in July, ate there a couple of times, mixed review, one meal good, one really bad, bad service. For lunch and breakfast only there is The Meeting Place. Nice town!
Hi, Larry. The Long Bay Power Squadron trip was great! What a lovely town Washington, NC is. Loved the crab sculptures around town and the NC Estuarium. We ended up at “Down on Main” Friday nite, with live music in the streets. The restaurant was good, but the server and atmosphere were spectacular! Great town, and great marina.