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30319 State Route 706 E, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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birthday lunch

We enjoyed an delicious lunch and excellent, attentive service. The view from the front porch was spectacular.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
Shoreline, Washington
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Long Island City, New York
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Best restaurant in the Mt. Rainier area. The food is great, prices good and so was the service. I would highly recommend you visit this restaurant for dinner.

Graham, Washington
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After a hike on the mountain I wanted had a strange urge for a piece of pie. Actually turned around after seeing the sign for homemade pie! This was the most disappointing meal I've ever had. After waiting 30 min. to get my meal it was cold and bland. The pie on the other hand SUCKED. This tasted like the... More 

1 Thank MGDionne
Shoreline, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed an delicious lunch and excellent, attentive service. The view from the front porch was spectacular.

Thank Grandma_S757
Apopka, Florida
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245 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The food was OK and the service was good. The restaurant itself was in very bad shape. There are few places to eat in Ashford.

Thank researchtraveler2010
Blackpool, England
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Passed the restaurant on our way to our B & B for the evening and decided to stop and have late lunch/early diner. Service was very friendly, atmosphere and food was good. All in all had a great time.

Thank Jayne-Steve
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We had few options in Ashford because we were there mid-week so Highlander it was. The restaurant was very clean and had been recently spiffed up, with new booths, paint job and light fixtures. For a picky low fat eater, options were limited-but there. (I would have appreciated a whole wheat bun for my veggie burger!) Tuesday Taco nite was... More 

Thank RobinRider
Worcester, Massachusetts
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175 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We had their soft serve ice cream on multiple occasions. They have more than 30 flavors.Every single time it was a highly satisfactory experience especially after a long hike.

Thank sangoy
SeaTac, Washington
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125 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This used to be one of our favorite places for a burger and a drink; this time the service was terrible - one day we went in and waited 5 minutes and were never acknowledged by anyone. Won't be going back.

1 Thank Velvet21
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We ate here one night as places to eat are limited. The food was basic, but cheap and good value for money. The waitress was a bit unsure but she was nice enough. The wine was cheap, and we would return here and recommend it for its value.

Thank Dotty003
Washington, D.C.
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220 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The food here is very basic bar food. The waitress was pleasant but very confused. The background noise was provided by drunken locals shouting at the bar.

Thank sptravelers5

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30319 State Route 706 E, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Rainier National Park

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20

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