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The Glass Onion

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American, Vegetarian, Contemporary
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604 S. Columbus Ave, Goldendale, WA 98620-9257
+1 509-773-4928
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rolled in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. This place is set in a remodeled older home right in the heart of town. Cozy atmosphere. Service could have been friendlier. Great variety of menu items. Food, absolutely amazing and wonderful! Definitely a must stop if in the area. I sure know where to go!

Thank rollingwheel
Liberty Lake, Washington
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Goldendale over the fourth and ate here for a dinner. I had to try the "African Peanut Stew" since I am planning a trip to Africa soon. It was the very best soup/stew I have had. It now is my most favorite over Irish stew(which was my favorite). The service was very personal and friendly. Did not... More 

Thank Tim H
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find in Goldendale! Gourmet food, attentive and cheerful service, a full bar and wine selection, and very reasonable prices. This restaurant is a husband and wife team who serve up cute ambiance along with truly amazing cuisine. I had a Caesar salad and the duck and they were both fantastic. They also have an eclectic and interesting wine... More 

Thank PNWroadtrip
Flagstaff, Arizona
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This place was perfect for a mother daughter dinner. We arrived after a long day of driving to this clean, beautiful house-turned restaurant. Our server sweetly helped us navigate the menu to find what we were really looking for and it was delicious. The pesto mushrooms were the star! We'll be back - this spot would be perfect for a... More 

Thank JessinFlag
Goldendale, Washington
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My husband and I just came back into town after a 24 hour drive from our vacation. We are both tired and hungry so we decided to give this lil restaurant a try. The restaurant was pretty small, but the food was incredibly amazing, the food presentation was great. Prices are about mid-range.The waitress are nice and accommodating. It would... More 

Thank LovePinkDoll
Battle Ground, Washington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

When lunch time found us nearing Goldendale, I expected a burger or, at best, a deli sandwich. We were delighted to find The Glass Onion instead. Nice photography on the walls, by one of the owners, pleasant setting and the food was very good. The menu is not extensive but is varied and interesting. I had the risotto cakes and... More 

Thank Rebecca S
Kirkland, Washington
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Apparently, several people know because I found their reviews on Trip Advisor. Lucky thing. Lunch in these parts can be tricky. I'm gluten free, so finding fresh ingredients, mixed with inspiration and flair are a very ☺ and rare occurrence. Great drinks options as well. I had African peanut soup (not sure if that was GF), and mixed greens salad,... More 

Thank Foolhardyone
Gresham, Oregon, United States
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Second time there. Foursome. Great food. Simple but good decor. In a converted house. Bill was a surprise.

Thank Steve J
Puyallup, Washington
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The food here was pretty good and the prices were decent; I would definitely go here again. The service was good and fast and the menu was full of interesting dishes such as grilled salmon with french lentils, roasted beets and butter sauce. They had a very good wine and beer selection and the servers were sharp to recommend the... More 

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Sandy, Oregon
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I chose this restaurant because of the reviews here. I was traveling through on a cold, rainy and windy mid afternoon and figured I would be dining alone. Not the case! This is obviously a well-loved favorite. There is a varied menu and I went for Mexican-influenced flavors. I got the "Cochinita pibil tacos - pork slow roasted w/ citrus... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Vegetarian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 S. Columbus Ave, Goldendale, WA 98620-9257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Goldendale
  • Phone Number: +1 509-773-4928
Our food is prepared from scratch by Chef and owner Matt McGowan with fresh local ingredients. We have fresh seafood, brick oven pizza, hickory smoked barbecue and also vegetarian cuisine. The beer and wine list features wineries located here in the Columbia River Gorge and microbrews on tap, as well as specialty cocktails. We are available for private parties, catering and also feature special events such as wine dinners and artist receptions hosted by local photographer and owner, Maren McGowan. We offer fine dining in a casual and comfortable environment. Come visit us today!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?