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Vali's Alpine Restaurant and Delicatessen

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59811 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8233
541-432-5691
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Eugene, Oregon
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped by for a round of golf, decided to have lunch at the course bar, was pleasantly surprised by the food, service and atmosphere. Great food, quick service, too bad we had a tee time!

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Thank Stan S
Vancouver, Washington
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159 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is seasonal and operates on a fixed menu plan, with a different dish offered each night except Mondays. We came with a group of 13 for their steak night. Seating is 5 pm or 7 pm only with a reservation. The meal included a regular or caesar salad, steak perfectly prepared, a twice baked potato and ample homemade... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't know, one of the the things Vali's is known for are their delicious pastries, served only for a few hours on summer weekends. We made sure to visit them while staying at the lake. Everything looked wonderful, but we decided on the cinnamon rolls and loved them. Not too sweet or doughy, just the right balance of... More 

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Thank Karyn G
Joseph, Oregon
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a family style dinner only restaurant with a single menu each night, no menu ordering. Some nights it is Hungarian style, some nights steak or other dish. Check the on-line menu and make reservations or you will not get in. Wonderful food, served with a friendly and animated flair. Two servings, one early, one later. It is my... More 

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Enterprise, Oregon
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Thought is may seem a bit odd to have a dedicated ethnic food establishment in an out of the way location, this place in a must. If you wish to have a great meal look no further.

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Thank Hiram1873
Albany, California
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Vali's has been in business for over 40 years, and their attention to good quality food has never waned. A warm family and their Hungarian recipes attract many people to their restaurant which operates on an unusual menu system: each night, only one dish is served. Enough of each dish is made to serve the people who make reservations, with... More 

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Thank HereWeGo282
Nine Mile Falls, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

One word describes it. OUTSTANDING! The service is absolutely superb. The food is absolutely delicious. The owners are wonderful. The restaurant is fabulous. You will not be disappointed. And the donuts on Saturday are the best. Be sure to order ahead to get your choices. Be sure to order dessert after dinner also. Yummy!

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Thank sondutes2
Joseph, Oregon
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I can't understand why Vali's is not #1 in Joseph. The only restaurant to get a truly gourmet meal. The owner's cater to you every need. The atmosphere is unpretentious yet romantic at the same time. The Friday night specials fill up fast, so make your reservation early. Steak on Saturday night is always cooked to perfection and the Caesar... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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

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Thank Mike R
Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Eastern European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
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?