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The Alley Cafe

8th Street, Leavenworth, WA 98826
509.548.6109
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Ranked #12 of 69 restaurants in Leavenworth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Walnut Creek, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The food was good and very artfully arranged. The service was attentive but not intrusive. The only drawback was that we were seated right by the door that leads from the bar area to the dining room, which is small, so my husband had to keep leaning forward to avoid being bumped. It was the only table available so moving... More

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Gulf Breeze
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Everything went well here for dinner. Spaghetti. Cannelloni was prepared well. No issues. Service very good. Would return.

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University Place
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My food was excellent, but my husband's was not. Waiter was friendly and it seemed like a local hangout. Lesson be learned-eat German food when in Leavenworth. Probably will not return.

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Anchorage, Alaska
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend who walked us to it. The staff is very friendly and accommodating, The food is excellent, portions a little too large. So nice to get something other than German food(although they have some on the menu). My only complaint was sand in the scallops. The mushroom ravioli was delicious.

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Marysville, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We enjoy a meal at the Alley Cafe every time we visit Leavenworth. The food is very good, the service is great and the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing.

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Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

After asking a local where we cuold eat something other than german food in Leavenworth, the Alley Cafe was suggested. We walked by to look at the menu, saw reasonable prices with a good varity of food that my picky self would enjoy, and decided to come back after 4pm for dinner (doesn't open until 4pm). We came back around... More

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Port Moody
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Run of the Mill - Not a true Italian Restaurant as German Fare still on menu, Great little spot - could be great with right menu!. Very poor lighting. Awful wine even at $28 a bottle!

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maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We were here for Christmas dinner..it was very, very good and just like home..meal was great-tasted home made. Portions were plenty. Our server was super nice and the staff there was very friendly. I would definitely recommend this place and if I go back to the town, I will stop there again. Although it is not the German style, it... More

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Wenatchee Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

We recommended the Alley Cafe to meet some friends at and ended up being a little embarrassed. When we arrived we asked if our friends had arrived yet as they had the reservation. Were told oh yeah, they are in the other room, but were not directed there. They were not actually in the other room but hadn't arrived yet.... More

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Blaine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

When visiting Leavenworth we always duck into the Alley Cafe to warm up with a bottle of wine and one of their wonderful appetizers while waiting for the Christmas Town Lighting ceremony to begin. The owner Steve is always the quintessential host and the staff is warm and friendly as well. It's a destination place while in Leavenworth!

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