Port Townsend, Washington: Fat Smitty's Restaurant

Serves as an outdoor gallery of carved statues of a giant multi-tiered burger, a claymation California Raisin, a lady on a slice of pie, and many others.
Address:
282624 Us Highway 101, Port Townsend, WA
Directions:
At the intersection of US 101 and Hwy 20 at the southernmost tip of Discovery Bay.
Phone:
360-385-4099
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When I first was introduced to Fat Smitty's I had just been stationed up here in the Pacific Northwest. I was driving with fellow service members up to Port Angeles. The atmosphere was so friendly to us on active duty that for a moment I forgot I was far away from family and felt right at home.

After eight years in the Navy I was honorably discharged and I have family of my own now in the Pacific Northwest. Whenever I'm in the area, my son and I enjoy a burger and I reminisce and share with him the stories about my time in the Navy and how much Fat Smitty's was so much a part of it. In fact, there is a Navy hat that I gave to them; I point it out to my son every time we go there.

[Dan Bennett, 01/27/2016]

Money on the ceiling.

Fat Smitty's

This burger joint has over $10,000 in currency hung on walls and ceilings, as well as great chainsaw-carved offbeat characters. The food is so-so.

[Sumoflam, 08/13/2015]

Smitty's.

Fat Smitty's

Loads of photo ops at this place. I just love giant things. Quirky, colorful (and the burgers are good, too), but remember to bring cash, as that is all they accept.

The inside was a surprise. Over the years patrons have tacked dollar bills to the ceiling -- many, many bills. They do not have postcards for sale, believe it or not, but I rectified that by sending them a batch from the pictures I took when I was there. A fun place to stop after you've visited Bandy's Troll Haven.

[Connie in Seattle, 10/22/2014]

Fat Smitty's statues.

Fat Smitty's Restaurant

While I haven't been since 2005, I have been to Fat Smitty's Restaurant about five times since I was a small child (in the 80s). The burgers have always been good and the statues out front always make for a fun photo!

Inside, the number of dollar bills with funny, sarcastic, sweet and boring things written on them keep a person more than entertained. I know I have several bills hanging up and plan to go back and add another soon!

[Brickner3, 07/24/2010]

Fat Smitty's.

Weird Carved Statues

In the small town of Discovery Bay. At three locations down from each other are a wood-carved ice cream cone, a hot dog man with pterodactyl and logger, and a crazy store.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 06/10/2010]

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Motel Room Where Kurt Cobain Shot Heroin, Seattle, WA - 34 mi.

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