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33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fort Worth
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found out quickly there are not many restaurants to choose from in the area we were staying in (Alta Crystal Resort). We chose the Alpine Inn restaurant because it was close enough and wanted to get a view of the gondola for a future expedition. It was virtually a ghost town. It seems (at least when we were there)... More 

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Thank jfuller14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited after a hike and ride up the gondola with dogs- food was great - staff was super! They were patio pet friendly. Desert was delicious - who can resist a brownie Alamodome?

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Thank Lucy W
Olympia, Washington
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Was impressed with the number of Bavarian-inspired dishes offered during lunch and dinner. Quality is higher than expected (given it's semi-remote location) and both meals didn't disappoint. The Breakfast buffet was definitely filling and had a more than reasonable selection to choose from. And was kept well-stocked for a hungry breakfast crowd. It's located in a wing of a very... More 

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Gardena, California
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is the lone sit-down restaurant at the Crystal Mountain Resort, but fortunately it is a keeper. My 18- and 21-y olds and I sat down on a Friday after skiing and enjoyed our meal from a window table as the sun set on the adjacent conifer-studded slopes. Service was extremely attentive and friendly. We started with bruschetta which disappeared... More 

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Thank NoCalDad
Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

A good friendly pub where you can enjoy a few beers and some pub grub. We shared a plate of nachos, hot spicy and delicious, and could not make our way to the bottom of the plate. Friendly barman, jovial and noisy clientele, good beer, and probably a good place to find out what is happening on the mountain. Worth... More 

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Thank Chris181054
Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My wife and I were excited about spending a weekend at Crystal mountain. We had not been there in several years. We were bummed about the dining situation. They had a very limited menu and I had the wienersnitzle, which was not horrible, but that is hard to mess up too bad. My wife had a pasta she thought was... More 

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Thank Timothy D
Seattle
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

While staying at Crystal Mountain for a couple of nights on a ski trip, our room booking came with a free buffet breakfast at the Alpine Inn. After the first morning, we opted to pay for breakfast at the day lodge because the buffet breakfast was SO bad. The worst part was that the eggs, sausage, and hash browns were... More 

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Sapporo
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75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We stayed at the Alpine Inn and ate two dinners and two breakfasts here. Given you are at a ski resort, on the cost scale, it's Seattle-type prices, not surprising to me. The food we had (salads, soups, fish entree, dessert) were well prepared and tasty. We did not try the German cuisine. The ambiance is "Alpine" (though the evening... More 

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Thank Jody_11
Hawaii
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Predatory pricing due to the fact there's only one other establishment serving food (the pub downstairs). The drive into town is 45 mins away. So, if you're staying overnight and have vouchers for $20 for dinner, count on spending another $10 for something as basic as a piece of deep fried battered meat (i.e. weiner schnitzel)

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North Bend, Washington
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Friendly efficient staff and wait people. Delicious home made food, with an European flare. I love the view outside watching it snow.

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Thank NeverdullLeslie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, German
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Mount Rainier National Park, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Rainier National Park

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