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Summit House

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33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Top of the Mt. Rainier Gondola, Crystal Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022-7938
13606633098
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10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food tasted ok but was almost an hour before it arrived. I was with family with a group of only six. People in only groups of two received their food long before us even though we were seated long before them. When it arrived, it was not fresh and felt like it had been under a heat lamp. Two... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a great lunch here on a hot summers day. The burger was proclaimed one of the best ever, and the fish (battered halibut) tasted really fresh and flavoursome. The summer shrimp salad was good but we found it a bit sweet for our taste as was the huckleberry ice cream. But the chocolate lava cake was considered really... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gondola ride to the summit is stunning and this restaurant offers spectacular views, especially of Mount Rainier (subject to clear weather of course) Naturally this restaurant which offers vista views either inside or out is very popular but we still managed to get a table outside for lunch. Service was efficient by very pleasant staff who appear perfectly able... More 

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Thank gowerguy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked the Silver Creek Trail to the Crystal Mountain Trail and it was awe inspiring. Post-hike we ate at the Summit House and it was hands down the best meal I had while staying the resort. I had the veggie burger and fries and it was delicious.

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Thank C2342HFlisam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view of the mountains, the restaurant itself is a little bit pricey , but it is what it is. The chair lift ride to get here is $22 p/p but you are "on top of the world," so you may as well make a day of it.

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Thank Brad R
Tacoma
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoy going here. I have gone in the summer and the view is amazing. The food has always been great. The view in the Winter is also very beautiful. I love to grab a hot cocoa and a steak and enjoy the winter wonderland. Prices are a little high but understandable they are hauling food up to the... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hoped for better views of Mt. Rainier but the weather was partly cloudy. The scenery was still spectacular and the gondola ride was fun. We had been to the top two years ago on a clear day, but didn't try the restaurant. This time my sister said she'd treat us to lunch and it was wonderful. We ate on... More 

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Thank KBall62
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious warm soup after a windy hike along the ridge. Attentive wait staff and a visiting chipmunk!

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Thank 222Joy
Fox Island, Washington
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To reach this restaurant, one must take a very exciting and awe inspiring gondola ride. The ride makes the food and drink worth it. It's not inexpensive but it's worth it.

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The trip to the Summit House was well worth it in my book as the sun was out, the valley covered with intermittent clouds and Rainier just rising out of the clouds was brilliant.

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Top of the Mt. Rainier Gondola, Crystal Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022-7938
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Rainier National Park  >  Crystal Mountain
  • Phone Number: 13606633098
Description
Come dine in Washington state's highest elevation restaurant, featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine with a high alpine flair.

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