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1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
+1 509-665-9529
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 13:00
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Hurst, Texas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I come to Wenatchee to visit my customer I give them choice of dinner/ lunch. The last 2 visits they chose the Windmill. Always friendly atmosphere and Becky the server always great. I met the owner on this last visit and told him, I'm from TX and we know a thing about steaks and that they are doing a... More 

Thank Carlos L
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332 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Eleven family members met to celebrate here and found the food and service to be excellent. Large glasses of beer and wine. Prime rib on Friday Night were done to our wishes.

1 Thank Dick292
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had top sirloin and 7oz fillet. Both done about the same even though we requested the sirloin at medium well and the fillet at medium. Fillet was overdone. Fortunately, the beef was of good quality and withstood the abuse. That could be a one time error, but the sides and salad were what I would expect from an old-time, less-costly,... More 

1 Thank Rick B
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were visiting last weekend from Victoria B.C. to participate in the "Wheels and Wings Festival and Car show". We had reservations at the Windmill for Friday night as we had read that they have a really good slow cooked prime rib available. We were not disappointed, it was excellent, done the way we wanted, and extremely tender! The décor... More 

Thank danny574
Wenatchee, Washington
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

They take reservations. Service is great. Food is great. Prime rib is my favorite, comes with carrots and baked potato.

Thank Kathie W
Renton, Washington
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Windmill seems to be trying to take advantage of a reputation that they aren't maintaining anymore. We have tried this on last two visits to area and have to conclude that their high priced entrees are average, at best. We tried the prime rib (tough) and a filet (mediocre). Overall, way too pricey and very disappointing.

1 Thank Susan M
Wenatchee, Washington
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I was disappointed with the prices - seemed like they were twice as high as the value I received. Nothing was outstanding....

1 Thank shostenson
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

They are a little pricey, but it's worth it if you want the best steak in town. They look pretty small from the outside but once get inside its amazing how many people they can seat. The staff are informed and friendly.

2 Thank Yvonne P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The prime rib was full of flavor, juicy, melted in your mouth. The service was friendly and helpful. The baked potato loaded with special recipe butter was the best I have ever had at a restaurant.

2 Thank Penny L
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We've eaten dinner here three times over the last year while visiting relatives. It's kind of an "old school" place with a lot of steak, some fish, and they really do a good job in the bar. The wait-staff is professional and friendly. Definitely a consistent and good option in Wenatchee. Can't imagine that we would ever eat anywhere else

2 Thank abearfellow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Wenatchee
  • Phone Number: +1 509-665-9529
First opened in 1931, The Windmill has earned an international reputation for excellent Western American food and devoted staff. The rustic and cozy interior invites the visitor to a unique social and dining experience, attended by a highly professional service staff. Slow roasted prime rib, highest quality hand cut grain fed steaks and fresh seafood are the mainstay of this landmark restaurant. Old fashioned, home made apple pie, marionberry and cream pies are made daily at the restaurant. An excellent selection of regional wines and beers are available.

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