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Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

55 W Cherry St, Walla Walla, WA 99362
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Ranked #18 of 114 restaurants in Walla Walla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 2nd Avenue
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68% Recommend
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Come to see the wonderfully preserved factory space and stay for a fine dining experience. We had a perfect meal amid the beauty of the old factory [there is even a locally made pencil tucked in with your check]. Server was on point and the menu varied enough for everyone in my group. Great wine list, featuring local wines.

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Brooksville, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were visiting the Walla Walla area for wine tastings and found that all restaurants are located in Walla Walla downtown area. There are a lot of them but not many fine dining places. Whitehouse-Crawford is located in an old mill building and they have kept most of the ambiance. Their specialty is steak and chops so all four of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Our first visit to Whitehouse-Crawford was very disappointing. Service was decent and we enjoyed the onion appetizer. My halibut was nicely presented but over-cooked and nothing special. This place was highly recommended, but I doubt we will return or recommend it to others.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Walla Walla is known for their sweet onions I guess. We got the fried sweet onions starter and basically ate every shoestring despite it being fried. I saved the crumbs for our halibut that we shared. The fish was perfectly done but the snap peas stole the show.

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Spokane, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I were visiting Walla Walla, WA for my wife's birthday. It was Friday night and we were looking for a place that offered excellent food, service, and an authentic Walla Walla experience. After looking through various restaurant guides, we unfortunately stumbled upon Whitehouse-Crawford (WC) and decided to give it a try. Well, as advertised in the guide... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Do not miss this restaurant! They change the menu regularly with local fresh produce so I will only mention one. One the night I was there the special was morel mushroom soup with truffle oil and a handful of fresh green peas. Wonderful! Everything else very well done too. Lovely wines -- but some above my price range ($200). Thoughtful,... More

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Olympia, Washington
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123 reviews 123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our third dinner here in 3 years. The food is all very good, but the menu is fairly limited. Our group of 10 tried most of the appetizers and both salads and we enjoyed them all, however the foie gras appetizer was so cold (almost frozen) that the flavor was muted. The halibut and filet entrees were both... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a repeat trip for us to Whitehouse-Crawford. I would rank this as one of the better restaurants in Walla Walla. I love the atmosphere in this place. High brick walls and kind of an industrial ceiling with an open feel and lots of light coming through the windows. The menu is brief. It consists of one page, but... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Walla Walla has fallen in love with itself and this is the most vain of many places we visited. The rudeness of the receptionist was surpassed by our server who almost refused to describe the entrees or options. Her knowledge of the wine list was either non-existent or a personal secret. The wine list is of course expensive. The pricing... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Our first trip to Walla Walla, but we were lucky enough to have local friends recommend (and meet us at) this restaurant. We were there on a Friday night; so, it was busy. However, we were seated promptly and courteously. We were seated in the main, lovely dining room. If we had remained seated at the bar, we would have... More

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