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All 69 Leavenworth Restaurants

Cafe Christa

801 Front Street, Upstairs, Leavenworth, WA 98826
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Ranked #44 of 69 Restaurants in Leavenworth
Price range: $5 - $24
Cuisines: American, German, Central European
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Upstairs across from the Maipole featuring German and Northwest specialties with 11 German beers on draft.
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English first
Leavenworth, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Café Christa is no longer in business...don't plan to go there. It is a upscale bar now if you want to try that instead.I believe it is Bavarian Bistro now. It is not the same thing as in the past.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We've been in Leavenworth for the Christmas Light Celebration. On Sunday December 22 we went to the Bavarian Bistro & Bar for a lunch. We have been seated by a window that overlooked Front Street which was nice. However, the place is definitely not specious. At noon it was full of people. My son had Frigadelle. It is a small... More

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Depoe Bay, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We enjoyed our lunch and the restaurant. I had jagerschnitzel, Hefeweizen, coffee and cheese cake; all was very good. My wife had a German-style Mac and cheese which, if you like Swiss, cheese you'll love it. The waitress was friendly and helpful, the bathrooms were not the mess described in another review. Overall it was a good experience.

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Plano, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

It was lunch time and we were strolling by and felt this was a convenient place to stop. We were seated right away, upper stairs with a great view. I had a 1.5 l beer huge! Great looking mug. The hefeweizen. Very tasty. The sausage platter was very good, the sauerbraten was tough and had to be sent back. The... More

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This restaurant is now known as the Bavarian Bistro & Bar. We went into this place simply because as we were walking by, 2 ladies came out and said that it was the best they ever had. So we thought we would give it a try. We went there for both lunch and dinner. I had a snitzel for lunch... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Leavenworth is a German town with several German restaurants. We had an incredible german meal and even got the german bottled beer at half price. We were very impressed with the hostess as well. I have had many german meals and the one at Cafe Christa was definately one of the best!

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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Cafe Christa has always been one of the better restaurants in Leavenworth, and now that it is under new ownership, it is even better than before. Interesting additions to their menu, expanding beyond basic 'American/German' fare, have added greatly to its appeal, including even a great blackened fish item, while old favorites such as schnitzels of various types remain great,... More

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Duvall, Washington, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I cannot believe this place has survived as long as it has. The food is beyond mediocre, the service slow, and the layout of the restaurant is very strange. really will be surprised if it is still there next year.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband and I love this restaurant. Every time we've been to Leavenworth, we've eaten there multiple times. We love the location--it's upstairs and above the street commotion; if you're just a couple dining, chances are you'll be seated in a table for two along a narrow seating area with windows to look out on all the fun down below.... More

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Moses Lake, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

The food was good, just not anything above average. The service however was excellent. Very good waiters helping you and checking on you often. The manager also came by to check on us. We were seated in a narrow hallway by the lovely windowseats which we loved....but the air conditioning made everyone freeze! They did turn it off when requested... More

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