A visit to Lake Chelan is memorable in every way and the dining options throughout the valley are no exception. Both Chelan and Manson are chock full of enticing food options from elegant dining to quick bites. Enjoy a multi-course meal with thoughtfully paired wines or a burger and fries after a long day on the lake. With a wide variety of dining choices, you’ll always find something that fits the bill. We’ve compiled a list of places to check out while on your visit to Lake Chelan. For a complete list of dining options in the Lake Chelan Valley, check out our list of restaurants!
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and the Lake Chelan Valley definitely delivers. Whether you’re staying in Manson or Chelan, you’re never too far from a good breakfast or brunch, and more importantly, a good cup of coffee. If you’re in Manson, check out Blueberry Hills Farms in the hills of Manson. The huge portions are worth the long lines! If you’re in Chelan, try Riverwalk Inn for a healthy, hearty spin on classic breakfasts and unique mimosa flavors or treat yourself to brunch at Campbell’s Resort and enjoy a lake view while you sip your morning coffee!
Whether you’re spending your day browsing local shops downtown or swimming in the lake, you’ll want to fuel up with a good lunch. If you’ve been out swimming or boating, you can’t go wrong with a burger, fries, and milkshake from Lakeview Drive-In or Watson’s Alpenhorn Cafe. Call in for pick-up beforehand to maximize your time on the water! If you’re out and about wine tasting, take a break and grab lunch at the Bistro at Benson Vineyards, Vin du Lac Winery, or Siren Song Wines! Looking for a mid-day brew with your lunch? We recommend Lake Chelan Brewery in Manson or Stormy Mountain Brewing in Chelan!
Whether you’re thinking casual or elegant or anywhere in between, dinner options in the valley are sure to impress! Make reservations ahead of time at Tsillan Cellars’ Sorrento’s Ristorante on the north shore, Andante in downtown Chelan or Wapato Point Cellars in Manson. Good, old-fashioned pub fare can be found at places like My Buddy’s Place or Sunset Bar & Grill in Manson. If you’re craving Mexican, try Marcela’s or Fonda Oaxaqueña in Chelan or El Vaquero in Manson. Looking for a quicker taco fix? Taco trucks located in both Chelan and Manson will do the trick! And, finally, if you’re trying to please a whole crew, you can’t go wrong with pizza. Check out Local Myth, Company Creek, or Troy’s Pizza for good pizza, cold beers, and lively atmospheres!
Bon appetit and welcome to Lake Chelan!