Lake Chelan Valley is known for wineries that produce some of the finest wines in the country. And there’s no better way to enjoy a glass or two of these excellent products than to pair them with great food that use farm-fresh ingredients. Lake Chelan restaurants deliver all that – and more. You’ll find a wide array of cuisines to choose from, as well as plenty of opportunities for al fresco dining to better enjoy the area’s lovely views and 300 days of sunshine.
Here are six restaurants in Lake Chelan Valley that you simply must try.
- Campbell’s Pub & Veranda
- The Winemaker’s Grill at Wapato Point Cellars
- Lake Chelan Winery
- Sorrento’s Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars
- Lake Chelan Artisanal Bakery
- The Fox & Quail Café
- BC MacDonald’s
- Andante Italian Style
- Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana of Lake Chelan
- 10. Siren Song Vineyard Estate & Winery
104 W Woodin Avenue, Chelan
This Lake Chelan staple is found in Campbell’s Resort – a historic landmark whose ownership has been handed down through several generations of a local family. The restaurant is located at the lobby of the resort’s original hotel, built in the late 1800s. Today, the classic pub atmosphere is complemented by a topnotch selection of Washington wine, rare whiskeys, craft beers, and unique cocktails. The menu is seasonal, using only the freshest ingredients found in the region. Live music is featured every Friday night, and an open air veranda provides refreshing outdoor dining.
200 S. Quetilquasoon Road, Manson WA
This restaurant is a wonderful place to sample world-famous Washington varietal wines. With its cozy tasting room and a picturesque patio surrounded by willow trees and exquisitely landscaped grounds, The Winemaker’s Grill is a great choice for an intimate gathering of families and friends or for couples on a romantic night out. The items on the menu constantly change based on the fresh ingredients available at the moment.
3519 Highway 150, Chelan
Makers of award-winning wines, Lake Chelan Winery features stunning lake views that make their restaurant’s patio seating a wonderful dining experience. The outdoor restaurant, called BBQ in the Vineyard, is set up as a picnic area and serves delectable barbeque dishes along with the vineyard’s best varietals. The winery’s tasting room serves cheeses with their wines.
3875 Highway 97A, Chelan
Tsillan Cellars boasts more than 400 gold and platinum awards, with an expansive vineyard located on Lake Chelan’s south shore. Sorrento, the winery’s Tuscan-inspired open air restaurant, is found by the lake, providing the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. It serves classic Italian cuisine that goes well with Tsillan Cellars’ award-winning wines.
246 West Manson Highway, Suites 3 & 4, Chelan
Founded and operated by a Chelan native, this bakery and restaurant sells and serves breads, desserts, and pastries on a rotating basis. Among its most popular offerings are the butter croissants, bear claws, and Danish pastries. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch, with a menu that includes gourmet sandwiches, quiches, and soups of the day.
303 E. Wapato Avenue, Chelan
This café’s cozy space belies the extensive menu that includes a wide selection of appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, and entrées – most of which are made from scratch. An impressive collection of wines, beers, and cocktails are also available. The outdoor seating is a great place to spend leisurely sunny afternoons over delicious food with the freshest ingredients.
104 W. Woodlin Avenue, Chelan
This well-known Chelan restaurant and bar boasts a great location in the downtown area, with the luxurious Lake View Hotel on top and the beach just steps away. BC MacDonald’s was recently remodeled to incorporate elements and inspiration from classic British pubs. A small ice cream area was converted into an ice cream parlor and fantastic new appetizers, bigger burgers, and chicken wing dishes were added to the menu. The bar serves beers and wines on tap to guarantee freshness.
113 S. Emerson Street, Chelan
This fine dining restaurant located just minutes from Lake Chelan boasts a cozy ambience and great service that makes eating here a wonderful experience. The menu includes pizzas, pastas, and other Italian classics with a unique and sumptuous twist. Live piano and Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on the background make Andante the perfect place for date night or an intimate celebration with family and friends.
119 E. Woodin Avenue, Chelan
This restaurant serves some of the area’s finest Mexican food, using recipes that have been handed down through generations of the owner’s family. Located just a few minutes from Campbell’s Resort, Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana has become a favorite dining destination in the downtown area since it re-opened in 1912. Regular diners come here for the mom & pop feels and the delicious Mexican fare that uses only the freshest ingredients.
635 South Lakeshore Road, Chelan
This picturesque winery and restaurant is famed for its gorgeous views, excellent wines, and delectable food pairings that include artisan pizzas, authentic Spanish paella, European cheeses, salads, handmade desserts, and more. Siren Song has three distinct wine collections, sought after by wine connoisseurs from around the world.
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