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Vali's Alpine Restaurant and Delicatessen

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59811 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8233
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One choice of dinner with seatings at 5PM and 7 PM per night. Make a reservation and check the website for menu offerings.

Thank Mike R
Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is the type of restaurant you will remember for the experience of it as much as for the wonderful food. Clearly a family restaurant that puts a lot of love into the whole dining experience. You feel like you are joining together for a family meal in a home- you are treated like family, the food is unusual and... More 

Thank ljs1313
Lenore, Idaho
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Vali's is a bavarian-style restaurant nestled in the pines near Wallowa Lake. It's unique in that it's reserved-seating only...two seatings per evening, accomodating approximately 30 people each seating. We visited twice on a Friday this summer, when the fare was a fabulous rib steak, twice-baked potatoes, & salad. Be sure to have dessert---one evening, there was a delicious lemon bread... More 

Thank JulieGG1029
Lyons, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I recently dined here with my siblings after not having been here for over 30 years. It was a wonderful and most enjoyable experience! The food was delicious, service was prompt and the staff entertaining! I loved that Maggie was still there after all these years! She is a delight, and should be so proud of her son for continuing... More 

1 Thank Mary S
Portland, Oregon, United States
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is an excellent place to eat. They have limited days and hours and you cannot get in without a reservation. But it is so worth it! Had the Hungarian Goulash and enjoyed homemade bread. But the homemade donuts on Saturday are the best ever!

Thank Mary R
Kennewick, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Not so Good Service as we wnt there for Dinner @5:30 p.m and they acted as though they were not prepared.

Thank Kathleen C
Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I have eaten here many times over the past 28 years. It has never disappointed me. Not once. Yes, the menu has been pretty much the same the whole time, but I only go once a year, so I don't get tired of it. Most recently I had the schnitzel. But I think my favorite is the chicken paprikas and... More 

1 Thank PDXSD
Orem, Utah
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here. I called a few days in advance during off season and I was fifth on the waiting list! We never got called back. It's our first time away from our young twins, celebrating our anniversary 4 hours away from home. We likely won't be back for a long while. It's a shame... More 

Thank travelingtmans
Portland, Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Vali's Alpine Restaurant at Wallowa Lake, OR provides excellent food and outstanding, friendly service. You need to be sure to make a reservation well in advance as this place is very popular.

Thank Jeff B
Walla Walla, Washington
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My wife and I just had our 47th Anniversary. We traveled to Joseph, Oregon to celebrate. While there we had a Saturday night dinner at Vali's Restaurant. It was WONDERFUL! Each night, Vali's offers a different entrée. On Saturday's it is steak...Wow, and is it delicious. Vali's is now operated by the son (and his wife) of the original owners.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Eastern European
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59811 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8233
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Joseph
  • Phone Number: 541-432-5691

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