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Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe

7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
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“burgers” (3 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“state park” (6 reviews)
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7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

If you're camping at nearby Lake Chelan State Park and want a break from meal preparation, this is a great option. It's right across the highway from the park entrance and serves a good menu of burgers, shakes and fries. There's lots of seating outside,...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were just out for a drive and decided to stop here for lunch. It os located on the south shore of Lake Chelan across the street from the state park. Grilled BLT on sourdough was yummy as was the grilled "Dreaming...More

2  Thank GrandmaShe
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A fascinating set of dining options... ...tables and chairs beside First Creek, on the covered deck, uncovered deck, maybe a bench in the special adult embibing room, perhaps out on their fenced lawn (maybe bring your picnic blanket), set your family at one of the...More

Thank WaStatePanoramas
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, what a fun cafe! We're always looking for a place to eat accessible by boat. Bit of a hike, but you'll need to work up an appetite for the delicious food. Mostly outside seating with some under cover. Deck, grass, and creek side tables....More

Thank KayceezPeople
Robertwatsonjr, Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you found us and enjoyed your time at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe.

Reviewed 18 June 2016

We ate here on a rare rainy day this summer, and so probably did not experience this (mostly) outdoor cafe at its best. Still, the food exceeded my expectations, while sticking to the basics -- in a good way. The burgers were good, the veggies...More

Thank JustBits
Robertwatsonjr, Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe. Yes, we have had some funky weather this year but I am glad you enjoyed your experience regardless of the weather. We hope you will stop by next time you are...More

Reviewed 10 July 2015

You can't visit the south shore of Lake Chelan without stopping in at least once to the Alpenhorn. All outside seating on the decks, lawn or by First Creek. Wide selection of drive-in type items. We especially like their burgers and shakes. On weekends it...More

1  Thank JudgeT
Robertwatsonjr, General Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Judge T - Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review for Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy our burgers and shakes. Please know that for 2016 we have a few new items you may...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

gotta get one of those 22 in. hot dogs then go over to the lake and sit on the pier and soak up the rays! Try the chowder too!More

2  Thank Richard A
Robertwatsonjr, General Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Richard Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe. We are sorry to say that we may not be able to get those outstanding 22 inch dogs this year. The company we got them from came up with a...More

Reviewed 25 July 2014

The Alpenhorn is located directly opposite the entrance to Lake Chelan State Park. It is the only Wi-Fi for miles, so really handy for campers to walk over to and check their e-mails. The cafe has all odf of the classic burgers, fries, and milkshakes,...More

3  Thank adognamedrocky
Robertwatsonjr, General Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Thank you so much for the nice review. I am sorry I am so late in replying but I just got signed up on here. I think I remember when you were here and watching the World Cup games. You may be pleased to know...More

Reviewed 29 June 2013

This friendly restaurant across the street from the entrance to Lake Chelan State Park has lots of outdoor seating, including several cool, shady tables next to a woodland stream. There is also a nice deck for sunnier seating. The menu was big and included fish,...More

1  Thank RottHound
Robertwatsonjr, General Manager at Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

I just got signed up so this is late in coming but I did want to thank you for taking the time to comment on Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe. You are correct. We start the season being open Friday's, Saturday's and Sundays from 9am to 9pm....More

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  • Address: 7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan
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