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Watson's Alpenhorn Cafe

7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
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“fries” (4 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“state park” (6 reviews)
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7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We visited here on a Saturday evening in September where we learned they were completely out of everything. It was highly disappointed. They offered mini lays bags of potato chips (like the boxes you can pick up at Costco which aren't for resale) with the...More

Thank WAgirl82
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

If you like to be in the woods and enjoy a great forested setting, you’ll love this place! And as a bonus the food, which consists of burgers, grilled sandwiches, shakes and ice cream, is really delicious. I loved it, and am looking forward to...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The Alpenhorn is a family favorite for us. Great burgers and even better ice cream and shakes. Relaxed atmosphere.

Thank HeideBF
Reviewed January 26, 2018

A little far out, but that's country for you. Neat setting next to running stream, outdoor seating. Good food and nice people. Only issue is they aren't open year round and we're never sure when they are open. So it's a long drive for it...More

Thank Johnnie L
Reviewed September 5, 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 SFantle101
Reviewed June 18, 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

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Reviewed August 21, 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 July 12, 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 July 14, 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 June 18, 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 June 20, 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 July 10, 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 May 26, 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

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July 16, 2017|
Response from Jeremy S |
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 7600 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816-9851
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan
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