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Windmill

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1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
509-665-9529
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Renton, Washington
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Windmill seems to be trying to take advantage of a reputation that they aren't maintaining anymore. We have tried this on last two visits to area and have to conclude that their high priced entrees are average, at best. We tried the prime rib (tough) and a filet (mediocre). Overall, way too pricey and very disappointing.

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1 Thank Susan M
Wenatchee, Washington
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was disappointed with the prices - seemed like they were twice as high as the value I received. Nothing was outstanding....

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1 Thank shostenson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

They are a little pricey, but it's worth it if you want the best steak in town. They look pretty small from the outside but once get inside its amazing how many people they can seat. The staff are informed and friendly.

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2 Thank Yvonne P
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The prime rib was full of flavor, juicy, melted in your mouth. The service was friendly and helpful. The baked potato loaded with special recipe butter was the best I have ever had at a restaurant.

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2 Thank Penny L
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We've eaten dinner here three times over the last year while visiting relatives. It's kind of an "old school" place with a lot of steak, some fish, and they really do a good job in the bar. The wait-staff is professional and friendly. Definitely a consistent and good option in Wenatchee. Can't imagine that we would ever eat anywhere else

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2 Thank abearfellow
Fresno, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The windmill is old I can remember it being there in the late 40's. The service and food had always been top[ quality. The parking lot is a problem being crushed gravel.

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1 Thank Lin B
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a great dining experience from the get-go. The oysters appetizer was perfect; oysters were huge. My husband and I shared the meal which was filet steak with prawns, both prepared perfectly and delicious! Sides were baked potato along with sweet potato tidbits, bread, and salad with homemade ranch dressing and croutons. The blackberry cream cheese pie topped cookie... More 

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2 Thank Volrooster
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite steak around, better than Ruth Chris, The Met or Daniels. Have often taken road trip just to enjoy a steak.

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1 Thank fwag
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Best steaks in Wenatchee period. The food and service are always first class and the atmosphere is charming and quaint. Have never bee disappointed .

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1 Thank Bruce C
East Wenatchee, Washington, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We gave this place one more try.... big mistake!!! Our daughter ordered there burger, the first time it came out totally burnt. Sent it back only to have them send another one back out burnt on the outside and completely raw... disgusting! Prime rib was tuff..... Will never visit again. Save your money and go somewhere else!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1156
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Wenatchee
  • Phone Number: 509-665-9529
Description
First opened in 1931, The Windmill has earned an international reputation for excellent Western American food and devoted staff. The rustic and cozy interior invites the visitor to a unique social and dining experience, attended by a highly professional service staff. Slow roasted prime rib, highest quality hand cut grain fed steaks and fresh seafood are the mainstay of this landmark restaurant. Old fashioned, home made apple pie, marionberry and cream pies are made daily at the restaurant. An excellent selection of regional wines and beers are available.

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