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Windmill

1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
509-665-9529
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Ranked #13 of 118 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

we found ourselves in Wenatchee, with a craving for steak. I had a faraway memory of the Windmill, so we decided to give it a go. From the initial phone call answered by Becky, to the first sip of an incredible lemon drop, to the succulent filet (for me) and prime rib (for husband), we felt welcomed and pampered and... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I had heard this was "the" steak place in Wenatchee so my wife and I stopped in one evening. It is a small place and the booths are small and tight. Fairly uncomfortable for me although I'm a larger guy. The steak was fine, a bit over cooked, but decent flavor. Pretty pricey but I knew that going in.... My... More

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77 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The quality of the meat seems to have gone down. The food service and preparation was excellent.but the hard wooden benches are very uncomfortable even though they add to the old fashion flavor of the place.They need to start serving a better quality of meat especially for the price.I know they know how to make a fabulous steak but you... More

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Yakima
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The food was a 10!!!!!! Becky's service was a twelve....... thank you we had a group of 24 and all of us were happy!!!

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Edmonds, Washington
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My friend years ago went to the Windmill for a dinner and was very impressed by how good the steak was. They were quite busy, it took awhile to be seated. Becky the waitress was very nice and kept coming back and letting us know it would be just a few minutes more. We were seated and ordered our food... More

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Leavenworth, Washington
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's been a couple years since we ate at the Windmill and have always enjoyed it so we decided to go for a special occasion. The one word to describe the dinner is disappointing. I had the small filet and my husband had the New York. The steaks were ok but way overpriced, At least the cost includes a salad,... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We just finished dinner and all was great. The service was exceptional, our waitress was knowledgable, courteous and very pleasant. We ordered an appetizer of whiskey peppercorn Dijon steak tips and it was very tender and tasty. My husband ordered the fish and chips, I had the filet mignon and prawns and both plates came with a salad (plain leaf... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A long time steak house has returned to the quality it used to be. New owners this past year has stepped this place up to what we remember when we used to wait in line to get a table. Delicious steaks, friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommend it if you haven't been there in the past year. Give it a try,... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Cleaned up and repainted but best of all the food is outstanding again. Have been here 3 or 4 times since the new owner took over and every meal was great.

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Winthrop, Washington
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We recently returned on the occasion of an anniversary and birthday combined, and had a terrific experience. The meals were superb and the service was simply outstanding. Our hostess Becky was unbelievable as we had been out of country for a few months--she recognized us immediately and took wonderful care with us on a special eve.

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