5 Local Restaurants to Try in Kitsap County During Phase 2 Reopening

Photo courtesy of Moctezuma's Facebook Page

As of May 29, 2020, Kitsap County began Phase 2 reopening for restaurants and eateries.  Businesses now have the option to open at 50% occupancy, and can only serve groups of 5 or less. Restaurants can continue to offer curbside services only, as well. 

Here are a few places to try when you decide to venture out to dine: 

Danny’s BBQ – Silverdale, WA

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Danny’s BBQ offers “Texas Hill Country” style BBQ with Texas sized portions and no need for BBQ sauce except to enhance the natural slow cooked meats delicious flavor. Their menu offers everything from smoked meats by the 1/2 pound, or delectable sandwiches like “The Brick,” chopped brisket with mac and cheese and jalapeno served on Texas Toast.

Slippery Pig Brewery – Poulsbo, WA

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Slippery Pig Brewery is a local brewery in Poulsbo that includes delicious beer and great food. Their menu offers great shareables from cheeseboards and impressive “viking boards,” to artisanal nachos and soft pretzels. On Sunday’s the brewery hosts “Beer Church,” a forum on all things beer, along with  a family- style spaghetti dinner.

Bay Street Bistro – Port Orchard, WA

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In Port Orchard, Bay Street Bistro serves up fresh and delicious, locally-sourced ingredients with an international twist. The menu offers bistro style salads, house-smoked meats, delicious seafood, pastas and burgers. The restaurant only serves patrons 21 and up, and reservations are encouraged during this reopening phase.

The Green Light Diner – Poulsbo, WA

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For a fun, family brunch, try The Green Light Diner in Poulsbo. The restaurant is a 1950s style diner, decorated with fun chachkies and memorabilia, complete with a black and white checkered floor.  The diner serves up classics from chicken-fried seaks to patty melts and soda-fountain floats. A perfect spot for a low key family brunch with a great atmosphere!

Moctezuma’s – Silverdale, WA

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In Silverdale, Moctezuma’s is back open for indoor dining! The popular destination for quality Mexican cuisine is known for its home-scratch recipes, and rich and fresh, authentic flavors. Popular menu items include skillet fajitas, enchiladas and burritos. A fellow spouse swears by the Queso Flameado, hot, bubbling mexican oaxaca cheese served sizzling in a hot lava stone molcajete. There are also great gluten-free options, as well!

At time of publication, all of these restaurants were open for indoor dining and continued curbside/take-out services. For the latest updates, we encourage you to visit their social media channels or websites.  

What are some of your favorite Kitsap County restaurants? Comment below!

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