No doubt, most visitors come to Lake Chelan to enjoy the numerous activities in and around the beautiful lake. And there’s nothing quite like a long day of beach fun to rev up your appetite for a delicious and rejuvenating meal.
Fortunately, you’ll find plenty of restaurants in the area to satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re in the mood for something fast and casual, or you’re up for a fancy dinner, you can find the perfect dining spot just minutes from the lake.
Here are some of the places you simply have to try:
Located in the family-friendly Campbell’s Resort, Campbell’s Pub & Veranda is the perfect stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner near the lake. Their lunch and dinner menus include share plates of calamari, pizza, ribs, and flat breads that the entire family can enjoy. You can also order solo plates of halibut or salmon, burgers, steaks, and dungeness crabs. The restaurant has an extensive beverage list that includes signature cocktails, local wines, beers, Irish whiskey, and more. They also offer family meals that you can order for takeout and enjoy in a picnic by the lake.
Opened in 1957, Lakeview Drive In has achieved legendary status in Lake Chelan. You can’t visit the lake and not try this perennial favorite, especially when you want something hot and delicious fast. Located next to the Lakeshore RV Park and Don Morse Park in Downtown Chelan, Lakeview Drive conveniently offers food to go, including great fries, freshly grilled burgers, milkshakes, ice cream, and more. There’s also a small dining area at the back with gorgeous views of the lake.
This restaurant is the place to go for a relaxed, unhurried dinner for two or an intimate gathering. Customers here rave about the ambiance and service, as well as the delicious food, which includes classic Italian style dishes like spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, chicken marsala, and others. Andante also has an extensive wine list featuring famous local and international wines and blends, as well as an excellent selection of cocktails.
Lake Chelan Winery is one of the largest and oldest wineries in the Chelan area. In addition to charming wine tasting rooms, the winery also boasts BBQ in the Vineyard, a picturesque picnic style restaurant with covered outdoor seating. Set amid acres of vineyards with stunning views of the lake, it’s the perfect place to enjoy sumptuous barbeque ribs, baked beans, and mac and cheese, while sampling some of Chelan’s best wines and cheeses.
Just a short walk from Chelan Riverwalk Park, Marcela’s boasts Chelan’s best margaritas and delicious Mexican food using fresh and organic produce. With homemade tortillas made fresh daily, the restaurant also serves some of the best tacos in town. Marcela’s is also a nightlife destination, offering a wide selection of margaritas, beers, wines, and cocktails.
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