The Bistro at Lake Chelan

4.8
99 Reviews
$30 and under
Bistro
After a well received beginning in the Lake Chelan Valley, the Bistro moved downtown to even better serve our guests. We are opening again April 30, 2021 with new inspired food, expanded drinks and wine program, and the warm, caring service we have always provided. We look forward to introducing guests to our new fully refitted commercial kitchen, all new seating and décor, and our improved and expanded outdoor seating spaces, the largest in the downtown area.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 99 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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4.8
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMark
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food in Chelan!

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DonnC
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food! Love the Bistro

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ErinP
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, sat outside, wonderful night great ambiance

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is just amazing! We enjoyed a Sunday brunch and the atmosphere outside was just a perfect garden like setting and the decor inside was just as beautiful.

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Boise
6 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food and good staff
A real plus for Chelan

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant. Ambiance is really nice. The food was fabulous and the service was great. Definitely will be going back!!

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Adolph
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, the food is fresh, creative & delicious.
Cocktails are innovative and tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good food and excellent service in a lovely space. We’ll definitely return!

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ClarissaM
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed every dish our group ordered. Very considerate service and lovely ambience on a summer evening. Thank you for a wonderful last dinner in Chelan before we headed home!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my family to The Bistro for my wife’s birthday while on vacation, and was not sure what to expect. We all loved it! Great Caesar salad, crab cakes were wonderful, burger was “awesome” per my son and the burrata cheese appetizer was wonderful. Even the bread with lavender butter was a hit! But what made out experience wonderful was the outdoor seating ambiance combined with incredible service. Absolutely loved our whole dining experience! Thanks for making my wife’s birthday dinner a memorable one! If there is a better restaurant in Chelan, I haven’t found it!

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vipDonnC
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Food is fantastic - great drink menu and the servers are awesome! Highly recommend !!

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deek
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I love this restaurant! The food is usually superb but the service can be kind of slow. I understand it's tough given the shortage of workers so I choose to be patient. I was not that fond of the chicken pasta dish as others I've tried but it was still worth 4 stars! The drinks were excellent and the staff is helpful and very nice. Everyone else's meal in my party was excellent! Highly recommend going here.

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Amelie
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it !! Would recommend for anyone looking for a nice restaurant. Good food/drinks and amazing service!

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Boise
7 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch. Beautiful food and great waitstaff. Even though the weather was questionable it was still a great experience. Definitely planning on going back for dinner.

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cmjgemini
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Bistro is AMAZING! The service was outstanding. Super cute and fun atmosphere. The food was also excellent. We will definitely be back when we are in Chelan.

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MicheleR
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are excellent. Always a great place to have dinner.

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LeslieP
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Food, ambiance and the service is over the top. The pear ginger fizz is fabulous. We will be back for sure.

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ZmanbCC
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First time to try out the Bistro. Really good food. Nice outdoor dining, but close to main road so noisy at times. Service was great. Really fun cocktail menu….and tasty!

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LouisB
Boise
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The BEST restaurant in Chelan. Bartender makes a killer old fashion! Steak frites are incredible.

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AmyM
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a very nice setting with great service, food, and cocktails.

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vipLauriek
Seattle
39 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Love the interior and we had great service with Ashley! My husband had pasta which was good and I had the poulet frites, also very good. Meals were a little slow coming out (30 minutes) considering there was only one other table ordering ahead of us. And my fries could have been warmer (wish both plates had been warmed). But overall, very good and we will return.

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vipLavenderTrin
Seattle
149 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went with another couple and sat in the patio area. We started with drinks and I tried the lavender handcrafted cocktail and it was very good. We each chose a different entree from chicken club, burger, ahi tuna nicoise and the croque monsieur and they were all very delicious. We will definitely go again. Be sure to get reservations before going!

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WAwinelovers
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Bistro has the perfect French ambience. The burrata appetizer was wonderful. Three of us had the poulet frites, which were equally wonderful, and the other had crab cakes, which were very good but the sauce overwhelmed the crab just a bit. All in all a wonderful experience.

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AndreaC
New England
11 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had traveled into Chelan for 2 days and was so excited to have reservations at the Bistro!
It was such an enjoyable experience from the checking in to checking out.
Wine, meal and dessert-perfection!

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Lakegirl
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience3

The food at the Bistro was high priced for what you get. The drinks were also very pricey. Disappointing because we are locals and heard this place was great. There are better places to eat in Chelan unless you are loaded and just don’t care about price and quality of food I would stay away...

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vipGjoe
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Staff is wonderful
Food very good
Service was timely
A jewel in Lake Chelan

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vipJulesyB
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place! Best place in Chelan. The food is outstanding and love the waitstaff! MK waited on us and it was her first day. She was slammed but made it thru it with a smile!

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BetsyK
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, our dinner was fabulous. Busy night and many turn aways, but service, food and ambience made for a relaxed and delicious dinner for those of us who made reservations. Don't miss the Bistro Lake Chelan experience.. make reservations.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The cocktails are inventive and the food perfectly prepared

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vipJulesyB
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding! We had brunch, there was 4 of us and we all rate the our food a 5! We will be back next week for Dinner and then again the 4th of July for BRUNCH and bringing an additional 4 people!

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DraykeH
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chicken and waffles is absolutely amazing & the rose sangria pitcher is perfect for brunch

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JHK37
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food with high-quality ingredients and great service!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we ordered was amazing. We started with the burrata, charcuterie, and bread with lavender butter. All delicious! Then I had the crab cakes and my boyfriend had the chicken club. Both amazing 10/10. Best crab cakes I have EVER had by far! The drinks were also all delicious. My favorite was the Hugo!

The best restaurant in chelan without a doubt!

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allisonr
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little french bistro. The Charcuterie was wonderful as well as the Steak Frites and the Spicy Chicken pasta.

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Rowan
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff- seated promptly- food was served hot and artistically. Everything we had was very tasty!

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Brad
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Bistro has great food and ambiance. One of our favorite locations

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DianeJ
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Too much ginger, lurking in the garnishes...and it wasn't mentioned in the descriptions.

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KimK
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE the Bistro and have sent several friends there when in town. We always look forward to going- highly recommend. Great atmosphere and delicious food!!! So good!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Incredible ambiance and delicious meal. Very good cocktails.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
10 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor dining and margaritas!

FAQs

The Bistro at Lake Chelan is rated 4.8 stars by 99 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.