The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa

The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://salishlodge.com/diningroom.php
  • Phone: (800) 272-5474
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast
    Monday - Thursday 7am to 11am

    Lunch
    Monday - Thursday 11am to 3pm

    Brunch
    Friday - Sunday from 7am to 2pm

    Dinner
    Sunday - Thursday from 5pm to 9:30pm
    Friday - Saturday from 5pm to 10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Northwest, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Steven Snook
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our team is available daily from 9am to 5pm for a consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.

    Call Toll-free: 800-2-SALISH (800-272-5474) x590
    In Washington: 425-831-6590
    Fax: 425-888-9634
  • Private Party Facilities: Allow your evening to become even more memorable by choosing one of our private dining spaces. Tables are available for an unforgettably romantic dinner for two with accommodations available for parties up to ten.
  • Private Party Contact: Reservations 425-888-2556x
  • Special Events: Our team is available daily from 9am to 5pm for a consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.

    Call Toll-free: 800-2-SALISH (800-272-5474) x590
    In Washington: 425-831-6590
    Fax: 425-888-9634

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
It's hard to imagine a more stunning location for a meal. With outstanding views of the Falls and Snoqualmie River, The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa provides a wonderful escape from the din of everyday life and a refreshing change from the typical Seattle restaurant experience. Our menu, features Northwest cuisine with flavors both simple and sublime, using seasonal ingredients and indigenous cooking techniques.

Come in for our Salish Lodge Country Breakfast, a lodge tradition featuring a four-course breakfast, including our famous steel-cut oats and the iconic Honey from Heaven service where honey from our own hives is poured from high above your plate onto your buttery homemade biscuits. Or bring friends in for lunch and enjoy a relaxing meal by the fire. Of course, The Dining Room is most magical at dinnertime, and just what you would expect in the finest luxury resort in Washington.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa reviews from OpenTable diners
176 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (146)special occasion (128)romantic (113)great for brunch (98)fit for foodies (68)notable wine list (36)great for lunch (28)good for groups (22)neighborhood gem (16)kid-friendly (8)hot spot (7)vibrant bar scene (4)late-night find (2)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Our server was a young man, Taylor. He was great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    Food was wonderful. We did have to wait some time for our first server, as they were having a meeting. They should have left one person on the floor. But when Taylor served us, all was forgiven.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    berlinborn
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Lovely view. Interesting menu a bit pricey. Our server was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • defines the northwest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    nestled amongst the pines atop the Snoqualmie Falls and integrated into The Lodge, The Dining Room at Salish Lodge is one of those experiences that defines the Pacific Northwest and Seattle. the drive in itself takes you through the ever retreating splendor of the great northwest, a winding road that follows the banks of the Snoqualmie River off I-90, through Preston and Fall City at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. The Lodge is bordered by Snoqualmie Falls Park, whose outcroppings are dotted with walkways and lookouts to view the splendor of the falls, views matched only by those provided by the The Lodge itself. Rain, snow or shine, The Lodge presents views of rural beauty despite residents moving ever eastward from the bustling city and into the forests and hills that define the location. one need not reserve a room to enjoy what The Lodge has to offer in the form of their dining room and bar. all provide great views to enjoy their fare, but it's their fare and service that make the drive worthwhile should you be looking for less than an overnight experience. where locations like Canlis and Metropolitan Grill present the best in local food in a fine dining experience, The Dining Room at The Salish Lodge offers the bounty of the Pacific Northwest in a fine dining experience without being "smug." the servers present you a meal that's worth every penny you'll spend in a way that makes you feel comfortable and welcome, impressing you with skilled dishes that can only be found fresh here, without attempting to belittle you no matter your background. it's this skill that's unique to The Salish Lodge that leaves you heading home not just content, but already planning your next visit. it's a genuine experience to be savored and left for special events or the weekend trip away from the realities of life. this is where i go to make special events truly feel special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good but not perfect, especially in winter
    mapmaker
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    given that it was full dark, and the quality of the menu is quite good, but not amazing, I came away feeling that the meal was 30-40 dollars over priced. In the summer, with an evening scenic view, this gap probably narrows. No specific complaints, but enough minor imperfections to keep me from going back soon, at that price.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stick with their Breakfast
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Salish breakfast's are fantastic, dinner...not so much. For the price the food was mediocre at best, dry overcooked prawns on 'ho-hum" wide noodles for $38, not impressed. For such a nice dining room, with low lights and what I was hoping was a relaxing atmosphere, there was a group of 3 couples that should have been at TGI Fridays, very loud and obnoxious (not Salish's fault) but when I pay a lot of money for dinner I want a refined atmosphere to go with it, and they should have been asked to keep it down. I will stick with coming for breakfast, which never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Try the hot chocolate!
    whnz
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The ambiance was mellow, the food was quite good, the service was excellent, but the best part of our anniversary brunch was the hot chocolate. It was quite the experience with it being heated at the table in copper pots and blended in a special teapot. And it lived up to the anticipation, rich, rich, rich. Like drinking a fancy Swiss truffle. If you're at the Salish Lodge - be sure to try the hot chocolate!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Northwest Tradition
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Good food and great service. Wonderful scenic park to explore after dining.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Dining room is lovely, and service was very good, kale salads and bread were delicious. We waited a very long time between finishing the salads until the entree arrived. My entree, the prawns had a burnt taste, and literally had charred black pieces on it. The cook does not know how to make good prawns! Because my entree was $38, it was not up to par for what they charge. Ivars makes more delicious jumbo prawns at $9.99. So because my entree was not good, and it was $160 bill, (We each only had one drink with dinner), we would not recommend dining at the Salish Lodge. However, the rooms were amazing and we would recommend staying there.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expensive!
    knitbit
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    My husband and I went here for our anniversary. The ambiance is nice, the view of the falls its nice, but the food was wildly overpriced. The charred prawns atop fresh pasta was $38. I asked for a glass of cab and it was $16. The wedge salad was good with blue cheese, but $13 for a side salad? Ouch. It was hard to celebrate when you knew the bill was going to be so much for pretty average food.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • ltdispatch
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Everything was very good except the steak my wife got was stringy and tough and would never order it again
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Because I mentioned in my reservation that it was a special event, we were seated in a special alcove / private room. Very nice touch that my friend (her 60th birthday) really appreciated. Excellent service overall.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Our server obviously had her mind on someone or something else!!! The hostess was great. The brunch was so, so. We've been there many times over the years and always had a great experience. VERY DISAPPOINTED this time.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable Experience
    aGratefulSon
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    My 86 year old mother had sort of a "bucket list" wish to eat at Salish Lodge for years, so we were able to go together out for brunch recently. On the comments section of the online reservation form, I requested a window seat so we could have a good view of the falls and valley below. When we arrived, we were escorted back to a beautiful, semiprivate room jutting out from the rest of the building with the most beautiful view I'd ever seen in a restaurant. Of course, the brunch was excellent - even down to the coffee and hash browns. Mom talked of nothing but the wonderful view, meal, and the "honey from heaven" for the rest of the day - and I expect to all of her friends for the rest of her life. This wasn't a meal, but an experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It was just ok
    snsnk
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    The restaurant was very nice. We got a table at the window and could see the waterfall. The food was just ok. It was a bit bland. I had the Cod and it had no taste. The regular fries were really good though. The husband had garlic fries and they were kind of weird, but his steak was good. The hostess who seated us was super friendly, but the waitress was just average. There was no smile or small talk. She did her job and service was fast, it just did not feel welcoming. It wasn't busy the day when we were there, so a little better service would have been nice. I would recommend to go upstairs to the Attic of Salish Lodge & Spa, they have great pizza there and the staff was super nice.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Great view and elegant setting. Our dinner was good, but not spectacular for the high price we paid. The country breakfast was very good and we enjoyed it more than the dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great View
    Theodus
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Took my wife to Salish Lodge for an anniversary brunch. Service, from the parking valets to the dining servers, was polite and accommodating. Food was rather good. The view of Snoqualmie Falls is what really captured our attention. Will return if ever in the area.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent meal
    skibear52
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Excellent flavor and presentation on all three courses!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious honeymoon dinner
    ChiGolf
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We visited during restaurant week, and were able to take part in the prix fixe menu. The portions were full size so this was a perfect way to try out a rather pricy restaurant that we were unfamiliar with. The kale salad with goat cheese, candied pecans and apples was divine. We also had the delicious Lobster Mac and Cheese which has destroyed my ability to ever eat regular mac and cheese ever again. My husband had the cod which was perfectly cooked, and I had the braised pork cheeks. They were tender and delicious, but not particularly creative. Overall, the food was very, very good- but there were a few items that we felt were superb and others that were simply well done. Our server Leilani was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Dining
    JJJS
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The food was spectacular as well as the view! Everyone was friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • AMAZING!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We were on our honeymoon & guests of the Salish Lodge - we had dinner twice at The Dining Room while there and both times were wowed (and we definitely love great food)! The service (we had Lelani both nights, as well as a wonderful & friendly busser) was outstanding - from the front of the house to the end of the meal. Truly a great group of people we encountered. The food was fabulous - creative, well timed & plated, cooked both precisely to our order and as the food should be. I absolutely loved the crispy duck leg, the lobster mac n cheese and the pork belly - all highly recommended! My husband loved the rib eye, but said the pork cheeks were his favorite. We will definitely be back for special occasions!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    firsttimediner
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We went here for restaurant week. Great food and service but the restaurant itself was very cold, we were freezing thru the whole dinner. I don't know if that is how they normally keep the temperature but I don't like shivering when I am eating.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food and A Waterfall
    4eats
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The Salish Lodge Dining Room serves a superb Country Breakfast. The four course meal takes 90- minutes to serve and consume. You won't want to eat anything else for the rest of the day. Afterwards, take a walk along the paved cliff sidewalk for spectacular views of Snoqualmie Falls.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful experience
    breakfastclub
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We booked a table for a birthday gathering and were placed in a private room. The group was "wowed" by the experience of great food, great view, private room and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food in a romantic setting
    queenofswords
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    If you are staying at the Salish Lodge and Spa, enhance your experience by having a romantic dinner, sitting either in front of the fire or at at a table overlooking the falls. The food was excellent and so was the service. We returned the next morning for their huge multi course breakfast.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely
    tutu
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Amazing service and lovely view and ambiance. They made our meal quite special. As a foodie, meal wasn't amazing, but the rest of the package made it worth it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful view
    FoodGalVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    The food was delicious, the service was wonderful, and the view was gorgeous
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Brunch
    MJay
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Excellent service and presentation. We enjoyed a lovely brunch . Great ambiance - view and décor - the menu items were varied and delicious . Everything was served hot and cooked to perfection. We also had a wonderful server who was delightful and attentive Highly recommend for special occasions or anytime you want to enjoy a great brunch
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for Special Occasions
    RSlattery
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The Salish Lodge offers an exceptional dining experience. This is a top tier restaurant - we prefer it to Canlis or Palisade in the city. The food prices are also top tier, and the portions are small. We went were entertaining another couple and the bill came to $125/person, including wine and tip. This was our first experience with dinner at the Salish - we typically dine here for breakfast/brunch. This is the best breakfast venue in the Pacific Northwest. Not as expensive as dinner, but still pricey enough to save it for a special occasion. For either breakfast or dinner, you won't be disappointed with the Salish Lodge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The 5 course breakfast
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    It was outstanding. From the great latte to the delicious bread rolls to the tasty eggs and potatoes. Tons of food for a reasonable price. We also had a nice private table with a pretty view. Definitely recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice but needs more options
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We don't eat meat or chicken, fish and veggie is fine. We had the only 2 meals on the menu we could have and overall they were okay. Considering the prices and the fine dining atmosphere, the food should have been better. Nice atmosphere, quiet and romantic. Great for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Momma
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Had hoped for something special, but they did not come through. The ambiance is nice, the food good and service slow. Have been there in the past, with same results. Won't be in a hurry to return.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasantly Surprised
    ExploringWesternWA
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    A co-worker recommended I try the Salish Lodge for my wife's birthday. I was very surprised by the elegance of the atmosphere, the quality of the food was absolutely amazing and the wait staff were very friendly and professional. The view of Snoqualmie Falls was breath taking as the sun was setting. Make sure to bring a camera. The dress code for the Dining Room is business/formal, so leave your jeans and flip-flops at home. The meal itself was a bit on the pricey side but well worth it. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a quiet, romantic evening, with delicious food. Next time, I'll have to book a room at the Lodge to extend our stay.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent, but...
    happywoman
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    An amazing restaurant with a beautiful view, delicious food and cocktails, and romantic atmosphere. Smaller private rooms are especially recommended. The service is good, however one of our guests was served a soup cooked with some beef broth, though he asked the waiter to double check to get a vegetarian version. This was very unprofessional.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The bang wasn't worth the buck
    Pdxeater
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The service was attentive, prompt and friendly but missing a bit of knowledge. The food was fine. Pork cheeks with parsnip mash instead of potatoes but fairly lackluster otherwise. The lamb was very good, an interesting and varied range of flavors. Carpaccio was ok. Given the price, every bite should have been delectable & it was good to fine. A request for a window seat was disregarded despite 2 other groups being assigned window seats within 10 minutes of our reservation. The bartender was friendly and great to talk with, but drinks were over priced. Gin martinis, manhattans & negronis were all shaken. An expensive beautiful meal is one of life's great joys and Salish Lodge is overpriced for the food an drink that is served.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect for the over night occasion
    northwesterners
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We had great food, service and an overall experience. The steak was cooked perfect to our ask, and the wine expert helped us find a great pairing toward our likes! The waitress did just right with taking care of our needs without unnecessary interruptions; even chatted and took my jokes (or pretended to).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great setting...
    Dnalor
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    But food (e.g. Steak over cooked) and service could be improved.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Meal
    Mellimel
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Staying at the lodge for a romantic getaway from San Diego. We were looking forward to a romantic dinner in the Dining Room. Our meals were delicious, Pork Cheeks and the special for the evening, Prosciutto wrapped Pork Loin. We were seated next to the fire, very nice as it was chilly. The website is slightly misleading as it shows the restaurant having more ambiance than it really has. Many diners were in lounge clothing and speaking loudly, ruining the ambiance. It would be nice to instill a dress code.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    SeattleRainorShine
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This was my second visit to The Dining Room at Salish Lodge for brunch. The first time I brought my mother who was visiting from out of town. This time I brought my sister and her husband who were visiting from out of town. It's the perfect daytime outing. You have the scenic beauty of the falls coupled with a great meal. The food and service are impeccable. I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The staff worked with me to create a very special evening for my fiance's birthday. The extra touches and service were more than I had hoped for. Lori struck that perfect balance between being attentive and letting us enjoying our romantic evening together.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent in Every Way
    Todd98296
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The staff, service and food were all excellent. We were seated in a private dining area (we didn't ask for it) and the staff was some of the most attentive and pleasant I have ever seen. The food was excellent as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.