For tasty, reasonably priced, and authentic south-of-the-border meals, visit Rico’s Mexican Restaurant (636 E. Front St., 360/452-3928, 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. daily), with an extensive menu and daily specials.
Housed in a cozy Victorian-era home, Toga’s International Cuisine (122 W. Lauridsen Blvd., 360/452-1952) specializes in upscale German and Hungarian dinners, but also includes Northwest seafood. This place is very nice, but expensive.
Four miles east of Port Angeles , C’est Si Bon (23 Cedar Park Dr., 360/452-8888, 5–9 p.m. Tues.–Sun., closed Mon., entrées $20–25) prepares delicious local seafood with a French accent. The Olympics and rose garden views add to the luxurious ambiance.
Located downstairs from an organic grocery, Bella Italia (117B E. 1st St., 360/457-5442, 4–10 p.m. Mon.–Sat., 4–8:45 p.m. Sun.) blends traditional Italian cooking with a natural foods sensibility. The result is easily Port Angeles’ finest Italian restaurant, with great desserts, too.