About Whitehouse-Crawford

Dining at Whitehouse-Crawford is a true Walla Walla experience. Our foods are sourced from local farmers and artisans, our wines from local producers, and the dining space is a unique piece of Walla Walla history.

55 West Cherry Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Northwest, Organic

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Wednesday - Monday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm.

Cross Street:
2nd Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(509) 525-2222

Website:
http://www.whitehousecrawford.com/

Parking Details:
Convenient on-street parking is available on Cherry Street.

Executive Chef:
Jamie Guerin

Private Party Facilities:
Our private dining room is a lovely, airy space with wood paned windows looking into the adjoining Seven Hills Winery Barrel Room. It is a versatile location for both private and corporate events as well as cocktails receptions.

Seating is available in various configurations for groups up to 40 people.

Private Party Contact:
Meghan Cantrell: (509) 525-2222

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our private dining room is a lovely, airy space with wood paned windows looking into the adjoining Seven Hills Winery Barrel Room. It is a versatile location for both private and corporate events as well as cocktails receptions. Seating is available in various configurations for groups up to 40 people.

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Whitehouse-Crawford Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (38)
Good for Anniversaries (37)
Creative Cuisine (35)
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Good for a Date (31)
Notable Wine List (30)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Local Ingredients (28)
Romantic (26)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Worth the Drive (15)
Bar Seating (13)
Business Meals (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Seasonal (10)
Authentic (9)
Fun (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Cozy (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Casual (5)
People Watching (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 22, 2017

A wonderful evening! Everything was superb...the food, ambiance & waitstaff!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Your restaurant was first recommended to us by the Marcus Whitman Hotel next door. After going once to your restaurant we have made sure that whenever in town, we will make reservations there. This last time we brought someone from out of town with us. Great service, will go beyond.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Healthy, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 19, 2017

We started with the fried onion rings which were perfect. Then both of us had the beef tenderloin and it was done to perfection - medium rare for us, along with a wonderful local Syrah. I requested vegetables rather than the potatoes and the veggies were perfect. Unfortunately we were too full for dessert but they have amazing, out of the ordinary desserts! Our waiter was very attentive and friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Perhaps we weren't there st the right time! We were seated earlier than our reservation which was nice.
We all ordered mojitos as we had been on a wine/vineyard tour that day. Drinks came. I took one drink and on the non-sugared glass rim realized? No simple syrup had been added to the recipe. I've never had a mojitos without simple syrup added. They brought us all a jigger of simple syrup.
Menu was very limited. I figured that as I'd been on-line to look.
Two people had salmon. Very little taste & it was white! Not sure what kind of salmon it was.
The BEST thing was the squash soup (highly recommend) the $8 onion appetizer (very yummy) even a member of the group who doesn't like onions loved this!
The $43 filet with mashed potatoes was the best entree & dessert rocked!
I'd like to hope I can try this spot again. I had so many folks say they loved it!
I would recommend it to anyone as their experience could be totally different.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Service, wine and food were top-notch. We get to Walla Walla once a year and we get to Whitehouse-Crawford once a year without fail.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here this past Saturday night. Our server, Michael, upon learning this was our first visit to Whitehouse-Crawford, explained the tasting menu and was very helpful with our wine selections--his recommendations were perfect! Service was excellent, as was the food. My squash blossom soup was extraordinary, and Bob said the calamari was cooked exactly as it should be. The King salmon was quite different from other types of salmon I have had but quite tasty. Bob's tenderloin steak cut like butter--yumm! We never felt rushed nor were we neglected. We definitely will be back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Absolutely one of the best dining experiences my wife and I have had in recent years. Everything about the restaurant is excellent from the moment one walks in to the moment the evening is complete!

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Within 5 minutes of entering Whitehouse-Crawford, I fully understood and experienced the word 'content'. Right off the bat, the ambiance was on point, meaning the music perfectly complemented the environment, the service was top notch, the food and drinks were out of this world delicious, and the overall vibe of the place made you feel like you were the only party/group in the the whole establishment. Kudos to the chefs, the managers, the waiting staff, and the bartenders for making my experience one that I will never forget. Cheers to all that you do at Whitehouse-Crawford and here's to the many more visits to come! :-)

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 7, 2017

This last visit was our 4th. We do not live in Walla Walla and when we're there we plan on eating at WC. It was a quiet night and the manager's attention was lovely. But our meals were less than warm. The waitress said "all meals are picked up immediately. We declined manager credit as we ate our meal. My steak dinner was delicious. My spouse's salmon was called marbled but was pink salmon which is an Alaska Spring salmon run. Or else it was Columbia River far upstream. It was horrid. And the accompanying vegies were a weird sweet combo. We both think that the meal was over priced for the quality and service. We were very disappointed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 4, 2017

service was iffy - rushed away with the food order without taking the wine order which was off putting.
Menu - nice and simple but would have preferred one more focused on local produce.
not as smart as it used to be - man there in shorts and a singlet !
Other than that a good night but hard to get over the above points

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Had a nice dinner at Whitehouse Crawford. Lots of great wine to choose from. The salmon was very good, but the highlight was the fried chicken.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 2, 2017

My wife and I make a point to dine here each visit to Walla Walla. Their food is always precise and expertly prepared. Their wine list is second to none, in my opinion. All the fantastic Walla Walla wineries are represented!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Walla Walla has a restaurant scene that is all above what you would expect, but it is because of the wine industry. This is one of those very nice restaurants. The food is very good, the service is superb and the ambience is very nice. The menu varies and is always quite good.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 27, 2017

This is a "must stop" whenever we visit Walla Walla, Washington. Quality of food and service is excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Lovely atmosphere, good service, and great food! A real gem! Gotta get the salted caramel ice cream for dessert!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Loved both the space and the food. Friendly staff and thought it was a really well done renovation of an old space.

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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Our server was outstanding Chas, was outstanding, ensuring we were happy with our beverage selection by offering samples prior to placing our order.

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Every thing was excellent
Warm spinach salad
Steamed buns with pork
Japanese style fried chicken
Rye profiteroles
One of the best meals I have ever had, perfectly prepared and seasoned, elegant but unfussy. The service was great. I would drive to Walla Walla, from Seattle, to eat here again.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Wonderful food. Good for foodies. Very good wine selection.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Five of us had a Friday night dinner here. Our table was set up and waiting when we arrived. The restaurant is large, warehouse height ceilings, open kitchen, good lighting, comfortable and old iron works. Service began well but it slackened off somewhat, plus a technical mishap in the kitchen slowed the meal, with apologies. The food was creative, original, and done well. Crispy onions should be shared with everyone at the table! A popular place and friendly. Recommended as one of the best in town and I would agree. I shall never forget being introduced to Barolo Chinato!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

We enjoyed an outstanding meal, wonderful service, perfect evening. Great date night with my wife, highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Great food and atmosphere, with a wine list that nicely complements the menu. Extra fun sitting at the chef's counter and watching the meals being prepared!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Gracious staff and wonderful food as always! Our server was exceptional. The pablano squash soup was incredible. Loved our pork and innovative chicken dishes. Apricot bread pudding was delicious!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Outstanding! The best meal we enjoyed on a two week road trip, including Portland and Seattle. It was a memorable meal!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 12, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant that complements the wine industry in Walla Walla. The food is fresh and so creatively prepared. Service is good, but a little slow. Would highly recommend it to anyone.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

The food was great and the waitstaff was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on August 10, 2017

Vacationing and this came highly recommended! It was wonderful.

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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Absolutely loved the warm spinach w trout and seafood chowder!! Lovely old historic building with excellent, attentive service!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Healthy, People Watching, Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea
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 (Portland)·Dined on August 7, 2017

We were with friends in Walla Walla and Whitehouse-Crawford was a very short walk from our hotel. It ended up being a wonderful find. I had the greens tacos which were outstanding. It was one of the best vegetarian meals I've ever had. My husband had the salmon which was made to his specifications. His side dishes were equally delicious including the vegetables that were cooked to tender-crisp doneness. Our friends were well satisfied with their meals, too. The pace of the service left us ample time to visit without interruption, which was just what we were looking for. The wine list was filled with excellent vintages and labels. It was the best meal we had while in Walla Walla. After dinner, we enjoyed viewing the historic photographs and reading the history of the building, which is on the historic registry. If you want good food, quiet ambience, knowledgeable servers, plenty of time to eat and visit, and history, this is the place.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great service, fantastic food, and my guests loved every minute of it! You truly have a wonderful dining experience with WHC, which is a family favorite. Everything from the appetizers through the salad, entrée, and dessert was wonderful-- and all accompanied with truly wonderful service.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Authentic, Good for Groups, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great food and service. Combination anniversary and birthday celebration. Definitely will return next trip to Walla Walla!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We had not been to this restaurant in a number of years and wanted to return to enjoy it once again. In fact, it was a focus of our short trip to Walla Walla, WA. We had made a 6:15 P.M. dinner reservation and upon arrival were seated promptly. The restaurant is a single large open room with high ceilings that resulted in a slightly elevated noise level, but not enough to limit casual conversation. The tables were covered with nice starched white linen table cloths, adding to the ambiance of the restaurant. Our table was located adjacent to a wall of windows that allowed viewing the wine making equipment and barrels in the adjacent winery. Service was prompt and our waitress was very friendly and courteous. We chose the cheeses and crackers appetizer. This was made up of three cheeses and some homemade crackers--very tasty and a great way to start dinner. I had the Japanese Fried Chicken for dinner. It was very flavorful and tasty and presented boneless with some peppers and beans. The chicken was breaded and was not at all greasy. My wife chose the pork loin. It was nicely done, juicy and tender. We both enjoyed our entrees very much.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 5, 2017

The gentleman seating us and running the floor was awesome and greatly enhanced our experience!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great restaurant, amazing food. Needs a dedicated host/hostess. Would have liked being asked for a seating preference since the restaurant was mostly open. Servers changed several times during meal. Wasn't checked on after main course service until nearly complete. Slow to notice and refill empty drinks.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Little Rock)·Dined on August 3, 2017

This restaurant is in a historical building that has been refurbished into a restaurant. The bar area is a bit small considering the size of the restaurant, but it was very busy the night we were there. My husband and started our with some of the restaurant's signature cocktails which were great. The menu is very limited with an emphasis on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. My husband had a tuna entrees and I had pork tenderloin with a sweet cherry sauce. Everything was perfectly cooked. The chefs are visible in the dining room and you can actually sit at a bar area and watch your meal being prepared. If you would like bread with your meal, you will need to ask for it, but when it arrives, it is absolutely delicious. We did not have room for dessert. Service was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on July 30, 2017

My husband and I ate at Whitehouse Crawford for our last dinner during our visit to Walla Walla. It had been recommended by our innkeeper and by a couple of people with whom we spoke during Walla Walla area wine tastings. We were pleased with our decision to eat there. James provided expert service and we enjoyed all our meal selections -- fried onions, soup of the evening, spinach salad with smoked trout, taco greens, Japanese fried chicken, and house made sorbet and ice cream for dessert. An outstanding experience in all respects.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great food, average portions. We didn't realize they added the tip for a party of 6 & we added it on our own as well without realizing this.

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

White Hall Crawford is a very special place. There is great attention to detail and quality. They offer very creative and healthy choices. Each dish is prepared with obvious attention to detail and quality. The setting is relaxing and unique and the service is with energy and flair.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Not what it use to be. Both Dinner and Wine Menu's were wrong. Also server did not know the menu and when asked for a missing item said it didn't come with that dish. She was wrong.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Great find. 4 of our 5 meals were outstanding and the fifth very good.
Very nice building and ambience. A little pricey but worth it for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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