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3875 US Highway 97A, Chelan, WA 98816
+1 509-682-5409
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5:00 pm - 8:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Sorrento's Ristorante at Tsillan Cellar's owner, Dr. Bob Jankelson, admits...
Sorrento's Ristorante at Tsillan Cellar's owner, Dr. Bob Jankelson, admits that the food of Italy captured him before he developed his interest in wine. Dozens of teaching trips to Italy instilled an appreciation of Italian cuisine paired with food friendly wine shared with friends and family. The same meticulous attention to detail evident in Tsillan Cellars stunning Italian architecture and grounds, transfers to a kitchen that brings world class dining to the shores of Lake Chelan. While Sorrento Ristorante is the perfect setting for a romantic evening of dining with that special person it is also the perfect venue to entertain business colleagues, friends, or have a warm family friendly dining experience. In winter, the inviting Italian fireplace and panoramic views of Lake Chelan and snow clad mountains blend with award winning food and wine to leave indelible memories. Outstanding ambiance, food, wine and service- four reasons Sorrento's Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars was named OpenTable Top 100 Scenic Restaurants in America in 2014.
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fantastic: great food (we visited for breakfast/brunch), service, wine and surroundings. Would love to eat here again. The view is absolutely amazing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Ellensburg, Washington
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bellingham wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stunning views of Lake Chelan from the "inside"dining terrace which has no walls or windows.The inner courtyard has a flower bedecked waterfall that plunges into a Koi pond.This restaurant is a perfect gem.We were there for lunch and the food and service were very nice and beautifully presented.Tsillan cellars wine tasting room is attached to the restaurant.A pefect place for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a high end restaurant just outside Chelan. It is up on a hill with a gorgeous view of the lake in the distance. It has a beautifully landscaped courtyard area. The food was very good, but it is a pricey restaurant. It was over $100 for two dinners, and we didn't have any drinks or wine. I would... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic: great food (we visited for breakfast/brunch), service, wine and surroundings. Would love to eat here again. The view is absolutely amazing.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

For years my wife and I would drive by Sorrento's on the way into Chelan and say "we should go there for dinner sometime." Well, this past week we finally did and now regret passing it by. The décor is outstanding. It has the look and feel of an Italian courtyard, with great views of the lake. The interior dining... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The food was good,but the service was slow. Everything we bought to eat in the Chelan area was expensive!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

If you desire one of the best views in Lake Chelan for dinner then you will not be disappointed by this lookout. That's where the excitement ends. One server for wine. One server for food... And they don't work for the "same place" or communicate at all. This is where the entire experience goes bad fast. The food is good.... More 

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Covington WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We worked with the winery for 2 months putting together a 15th anniversary dinner for 16 people. We wanted to choose wine and appetizers ahead of time to help the staff keep things moving. The day before we were brushed off and only ordered wines. Once our group arrived the restaurant was understaffed to say the least and very busy.... More 

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Auburn, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Gorgonzola salad superb, steak and lobster fabulous, excellent service, impressive views, we will return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This lovely restaurant overlooking Lake Chelan and adjoining Tchelan Winery was magnificent. The food was delicious. We were with another couple and started with a appetizers: Bruschetta and a flatbread (like a small pizza with mushrooms, veggies); I had a pasta with a pesto sauce...great! Another had the Chicken Marsala and one the Canneloni. All of us commented on how... More 

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to the Sorrento restaurant for my anniversary celebration dinner. I was really disappointing with the food. Appetizer and Salad was good but our pasta tasted like the sauce came from a bottle! Our server was pretty nice and the venue was fantastic!

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Additional Information about Sorrento's

Address: 3875 US Highway 97A, Chelan, WA 98816
Phone Number: +1 509-682-5409
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 36
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3875 US Highway 97A, Chelan, WA 98816
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan
  • Phone Number: +1 509-682-5409

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 36
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Sorrento's Ristorante at Tsillan Cellar's owner, Dr. Bob Jankelson, admits that the food of Italy captured him before he developed his interest in wine. Dozens of teaching trips to Italy instilled an appreciation of Italian cuisine paired with food friendly wine shared with friends and family. The same meticulous attention to detail evident in Tsillan Cellars stunning Italian architecture and grounds, transfers to a kitchen that brings world class dining to the shores of Lake Chelan. While Sorrento Ristorante is the perfect setting for a romantic evening of dining with that special person it is also the perfect venue to entertain business colleagues, friends, or have a warm family friendly dining experience. In winter, the inviting Italian fireplace and panoramic views of Lake Chelan and snow clad mountains blend with award winning food and wine to leave indelible memories. Outstanding ambiance, food, wine and service- four reasons Sorrento's Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars was named OpenTable Top 100 Scenic Restaurants in America in 2014.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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