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Leavenworth Restaurants

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Bavarian Style Cuisine

J.J. Hill's Restaurant and Wine Bar
505 Us Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Hours: 4:30 to 9:30
Reservations: 509-548-8000 for groups, 800-558-2438 for banquet rooms.

Old Leavenworth endures in this blending of old railroad atmosphere with Bavarian-style delicacies and the finest selection of local wines. This restaurant celebrates all aspects of Leavenworth's storied history especially the man who brought the railroad that gave birth to the town, James Jerome Hill. Savor a thick cut of local history and the full flavor of Leavenworth. Throughout the summer J.J. Hill's celebrates the best local products with their winemaker salmon bakes, where area vineyards pair their wares with finely prepared fresh salmon. The perfect meal to ready yourself for rafting the Wenatchee!

King Ludwig's German Restaurant
921 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Monday-Thursday: 11:30 AM to 9 PM
Friday-Saturday: 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Reservations: 509-548-6625

Named for the German King, Ludwig II, this restaurant offers up a tasty dose of Gemutlichkeit, roughly translated as, "good times for all." Embracing fully the Bavarian theme of the town, King Ludwig's offers hearty Bavarian meats and malts. Fun for the whole family with live music every Saturday from Bob Otto's Polka Pals. Eat, drink, be merry, and be replenish your energy for more rafting!

Andreas Keller German Restaurant
829 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-6000

Live music! The broad selection of bands and authentic Bavarian cuisine are the toast of the evening in Andreas Keller, where Head Chef, Anita Hamilton of Hessen, Germany brings the best authentic cuisine over land and sea to serve you with the accompaniment of Leavenworth's most talented bands!

Munchen Haus
709 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-1158

What would Bavaria be without Beer Gardens? Sample the best German-style brews alongside brats and kraut from the open grill at this authentic German eatery. Send emails to the old country till you can't type using the free wireless internet here.

Renaissance Café
217 8th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-6725

A fine vegetarian menu complements the traditional German dishes served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Renaissance. Call them up for reservations, banquets, or wedding party options, right after you call Blue Sky to book your rafting trip!

Tinker's Best of the Wurst
220 8th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-7580

The name says it all. Take no break from Bavaria, just step off the street and into sidewalk service. All the specialties you'd expect from one of the most excellent fueling stations for your river weekend adventure.


Fine Dining

633A Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-7600

Asian fusion is the featured phenomenon at Dragonfly, one of Leavenworth's most chic eateries. Enjoy any of the diverse dishes from all over Asia, the raw bar, and after dinner entertainment on the dance floor to the beats of local and visiting Djs. Take a break from Bavaria in this cool outpost of the Orient.

221 8th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 800-330-5826, 509-548-5826

A long-standing Leavenworth landmark, Katzenjammers is an award-winning dinner house with prime rib, crab, lobster, and an extensive salad bar. Though open for dinner only, Katzenjammers will be happy to host a banquet for your weary Wenatchee runners to cap off a long weekend.

833 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-2103

A varied menu, specializing in such delicacies as crepes and sea scallops. Pavz knows good food and how to fix it. Be sure to hit them up before or after you hit the river.

Viadolce at Visconti's
636 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-1213

Gelato, cafe, and all the sweet Italian delights you can imagine to spike your energy for another round on the Wenatchee. Doused your partner running the river? Make it up to him or her with a romantic dining experience at Visconti's restaurant; reservations recommended.


Casual Eats

617 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-4509

With over twenty-five beers on tap, Gustav's provides the perfect cap to a day on the Wenatchee, with a friendly atmosphere, tasty entrées, and outdoor seating available, Gustav's is a favorite haunt of all river runners.

Uncle Uli's Pub
902 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-7262

A local Leavenworth favorite for sports, suds, and barbecue. If the Mariners aren't making it, turn away to refresh your feelings with views of the snow-caps, which will be sending you down on your Wenatchee whitewater adventure!

The Alley Cafe
On the alley between 8th and 9th streets
Leavenworth, Washington
Reservations: 509-548-6109

What better food to complement the wide local wine selection than the dishes born under the Tuscan sun? With the masterful, well, fretwork of Fretwerk II most Fridays, the atmosphere of the Alley will pique and then pleasurably sate your appetite for fine cuisine with a wide selection of Italian dishes, local wines, and love of the good things in life.

'59er Diner
15361 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-763-2267

Old time rock n' roll atmosphere, anything to go, and a promise that every burger will require two napkins. Add to all that the fact that the '59er is the number one Leavenworth location for Elvis sightings, and you've got a must-hit eatery for rafting fuel. Famous shakes and glam that's been good for half a century. Complete a perfect rafting weekend with a meal in your river-approved polypropylene poodle skirt. Do the twist!

Ducks and Drakes Riverview Restaurant and Lounge
633B Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-578-0270

Every rafter likes to keep an eye on the water, and what better opportunity than at this Leavenworth attraction? Ducks and Drakes is open late, but don't stay up all night; you've got to go rafting in the morning!

Heidleburger Drive-in
12708 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-5471

"Come eat where the locals eat!" is the invitation of Hiedleburger, where you can pick up comfort food or a shake on your way back into town after rafting the Wenatchee.

Kristall's Restaurant
280 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-5267

Serving all the staples for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it's hard to go wrong at Kristall's. With a friendly vibe, big screen televisions, and portions to fill up any river runner.

Leavenworth Pizza Company
894 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-7766

Since 1988 the LPC has been the go-to place for pizza in Leavenworth, with beer and wine, big servings, to-go, and deliveries. Good fuel for your fun.

The Old Post Office Saloon
213 9th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-7488

You don't need to lose track of the Mariners just because you're rafting the Wenatchee! Check the day's scores at Leavenworth's best sports bar. Pool tables and karaoke fill out the atmosphere. Start your tab!

Sandy's Waffle and Dinner Haus
894 Highway 2
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-6779

"Breakfast all day" is all we need to hear. Homemade soups and a homey atmosphere complete this Leavenworth restaurant. The perfect cure for overindulgence in out-of-season Oktoberfest!

Tumwater Inn Restaurant and Lounge
219 9th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-4232

The 2008 "Royal Lady of the Autumn Leaves" owns this fine fixture on the Leavenworth food scene. The oldest restaurant in the area, the Tumwater Inn serves excellent steak (second only to Blue Sky's), seafood, and entrées appropriate to the town's Bavarian theme.


Specialty Foods

The Gingerbread Factory
828 Commercial Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-6592

An enduring Leavenworth landmark, the Gingerbread Factory serves up tasty cheer at all times of year. Not just gingerbread, but all sorts of baked delicacies and a café/deli, make this a fine fueling station for your river crew.

Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant
220 9th Street, Suite L
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-2230

Worked hard on the Wenatchee? Can't quite make it out of the hotel? Call up the Happy Valley for authentic, MSG-free Chinese cuisine, delivered right to your door!

Los Camperos
200 8th Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-3314

The Mexican community makes its mark on the Leavenworth food scene with this excellent eatery. Cool down that desert-dry throat with a margarita and feast on finely spiced south-of-the-border specialties.

Soup Cellar
815 Front Street
Leavenworth, Washington
Phone: 509-548-6300

Want to know what white chili is? Want to see how much prime rib you can polish off? Seek out the Soup Cellar.

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