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1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
509-665-9529
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: First opened in 1931, The Windmill has earned an international reputation...
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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Good for:
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Breakfast

It was my wife's birthday. We decided to go to the "Mill" to try their breakfast. It was the best breakfast I've ever had. My wife had Chicken fried steak and it was perfect and I had Eggs Benedict and they to were perfect. The Hollandaise sauce was not too lemony. Becky, our favorite waitress... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Tom M
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Entiat
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  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Entiat
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It was my wife's birthday. We decided to go to the "Mill" to try their breakfast. It was the best breakfast I've ever had. My wife had Chicken fried steak and it was perfect and I had Eggs Benedict and they to were perfect. The Hollandaise sauce was not too lemony. Becky, our favorite waitress was the perfect hostess.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Oh my. That was delicious. Hubby loved the steak. This is a nice place with a pretty romantic atmosphere, and good food.

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Spanaway, WA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Dazed due to why we were asked by the hostess if we had a reservation. The place was very small. Confused why the prices and reservations hinted at fine dining but the quality of food and service boasted mediocracy. Three different staff members assisted us so who exactly was our server was confusing. It just gave us the impression that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place was fabulous! Food was great, atmosphere was cool, and the service was unmatched. Note to owner: Becky and team all deserve double-digit raises. I will eat here again and recommend it to my coworkers who end up traveling to Wenatchee. Nice job!

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Wenatchee, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you've never had a steak or never been to a steakhouse, this may be okay. But even then, it's doubtful. The meat is substandard for the prices charged. They put a sauce or seasoning on the steak when there should be none. Came plated with sweet carrots on the same plate, again, where there should be none. The end... More 

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Kent, WA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My wife has wanted to visit the Windmill Restaurant for years based on recommendations from some friends, so after a golf outing in the area we decided to give it a try. I was a bit apprehensive about trying it after reading the mixed reviews from others, and the recent changes in ownership. The Windmill is a small restaurant; I... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Amazing food but for a very high price! excellent service. The inside was really dark but cozy. Our only downside to our visit was the seating was acually horrible and very uncomfortable, we were sitting in booths that the seats had lost the support, kinda like a old truck stop (you know what that feels like) we felt rushed to... More 

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BRITISH COLUMBIA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The menu is not extensive but there are enough choices that everyone in our part of 4 was able to find something they liked. The service was good and the food was provided quickly enough to make the meal very pleasant. The nice bottle of Walla Walla wine was a good match to the ribeye steaks two of us chose.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Windmill is the best place to go in Wenatchee for a steak, and the staff is dedicated to making sure you always have the best dining experience. Save room for dessert!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Wenatchee
  • Phone Number: 509-665-9529

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?