About The Restaurant at Alderbrook
Our location brings out the best in fresh local seafood, dry aged beef, world-class wines and waterfront views - making The Restaurant at Alderbrook a destination in itself.
The interior setting of The Restaurant at Alderbrook takes its inspiration from the outdoors with warm colors of chocolate brown and sage green representing the gardens and lawn of the resort. Floor-to-ceiling windows and multi-levels amplify views of the brilliant shore and snow-capped peaks of the Olympic Mountains.
The cuisine showcases local seafood harvested from Puget Sound and Hood Canal. After all, our shores are encrusted with oysters, our docks lined with mussels, and our sea teems with salmon.
Union, WA 98592
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00am;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm;
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 2:30pm;
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday - 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Friday 9pm -midnight
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lounge Sunday - Thursday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday 7:00am - 12midnight
State Route 106
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Live music in the lounge Friday nights 9pm to 11pm
Valet Parking Available
Private Party Facilities:
THE WINE ROOM
In addition to dedicated meeting space, Alderbrook Restaurant features a private dining room where up to 16 people can gather for a casual meeting over lunch or dinner. Rental fee applies.
Other Private rooms available for various sized groups. Please contact Liv Bourne at 360.898.2200 ext 5398
Private Party Contact:
Liv Bourne: (360) 898-2200 ext. 5398
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Restaurant at Alderbrook Ratings and Reviews
This was my wife and my second visit. Our first experience was great and our second visit was better. We were celebrating our 13 year anniversary our second visit and Alderbrook Resort did not disappoint. The tasting menu was great. We both tried something different and shared eat plate with wine pairing. The service was great as well. I highly recommend a visit.
The dinner I had (chicken breast, asparagus & home fried potatoes) was delicious. I've noticed that the meals in general are a bit on the rich side, my friend had the risotto the night before and triggered a gallbladder attack. It is obvious that the dinners are prepared by a chef/sous chef and breakfast/lunch most likely by regular cooks. This reflects in the taste and presentation
We had been at the restaurant about a year ago and felt that it has gone downhill in the interim. The dishes were kind of flavorless, while at the same time having way too many ingredients. Nothing simple and tasty, just overly creative, such that you couldn't really taste what you were eating. Also, my halibut in a "chowder" which the server described as a light cream broth, was overcooked, and in a gloppy, thick cream sauce (with too many types of vegetables). The other dish was a duck confit, which, while much tastier, still had too many things going on, and was very oily. We know duck confit tends to be on the oilier side, but this again seemed over the top. Same issue with the oyster omelet in the morning (fried oyster omelet with a massive amount of hollandaise). And, oh yes, the lady at the next table over told us her homemade pasta dish was inedible and the server offered to take it off her bill. Again, the menu description of it just had too many things going on, which is why we had not ordered it ourselves. Good beet and hazelnut salad, however, and nice pours on the wine by the glass. It's a shame that it is not living up to its reputation and we hope it improves.
My husband and I like quiet restaurants and we had a 1:30pm reservation for lunch. It was very empty and very quiet on October 5th....maybe just our luck that day. My husband is hard of hearing so melodious music with low volume works the best for us. Our waitress was a pro and we received outstanding service with humorous moments that added to the service. Thanks for providing us with a wonderful Wedding Anniversary memory.
My husband and I were with our good friends celebrating her birthday. We had a special cake made and it was very good. Three of the four meals were seafood and they were fabulous! I mistakenly got risotto which was a gloppy mess, not like any risotto I have ever had or made. It wasn't bad it was just disappointing! Everything else was awesome including the staff.
We had drinks before lunch and mine was very tasty. It was a fig vodka with champagne and a fresh blackberry floating in the champagne glass. My husband enjoyed the fish and chips while I had the roasted beet salad with blue cheese and hazelnuts. Their fresh baked bread is always tasty with their special butter and flaked sea salt.
Have had lunch on the patio so decided to splurge on my daughter's Birthday. After driving an hour then being seated, waited 20 minutes for a drink. Had calamari and cauliflower appetizers and both were good. The beet salad was great. Then waited 45 minutes for entrees. Halibut was over cooked, steak was cold as was the risotto. Didn't send it back for fear that it would just be reheated or we would have to wait again. Sticking with happy hour and lunch.
We began our evening by having a drink outside by a fire pit which was delightful. We were celebrating a friends Birthday and ordered the Chefs Tasting Menu with wine pairing. The first courses of heirloom tomatoes and tempura cauliflower were delicious. The second course of salmon was excellent. We all ordered the steak medium rare as the next course and unfortunately they were all closer to medium well/well done. I had forgotten to ask if the meat is humanely raised....after I received my steak I inquired and was told the animals are raised humanely but the Chef could not confirm if they are slaughtered humanely. I appreciated the honesty and elected to not eat my steak on principle. My friends decided to eat their medium well steaks and described them as dry and not flavorful. Our server was wonderful and literally insisted that she replace my steak. It was my fault for not asking before ordering about the humane practices so I was not expecting a replacement. She brought a scallop entree to substitute which was very good and greatly appreciated! Desserts were also very good. The wine pairings were generous and nicely complemented the food. We will definitely return!
I ate 3 meals; breakfast was simple, bacon & eggs; lunch salad with crab & bacon wrapped prawns; and a delicious chicken dinner. My friend had the pasta with prawns and said it was very good, waffles for breakfast. I loved everything but wish the chef could have gone easier on the salt.
Came for lunch. My husband had the Reuben, which he said was just "ok". I had the Ahi Tuna salad, which I wouldn't order again. Tuna was overcooked; lots of potatoes and green beans, but no lettuce. Not sure if the menu stated that, but either way - was disappointing.
Highlite of the meal was the bread...fantastic, along with the herbed butter topped with sea salt.
Our lunch was excellent...service also outstanding. Celebrated a birthday and anniversary.
(My deceased husband and I often came to Alderbrook for a get away weekend many yrs ago)
So I came back to revisit your restaurant. Thanks so much for a delightful lunch and visit.
We have been to this restaurant several times and always had a good experience. This particular visit the restaurant was Much busier than usual which slowed service and ticket times from the kitchen considerably. While my wife enjoyed one of "the best" crab benedicts she had ever tasted, I was very disappointed with the tough New York steak. It was served sliced which I did not ask for, on a room temperature plate so the meat was not hot, nor juicy as one would expect from this relatively expensive cut of meat. I am sure we will return again for a special occasion, but will likely "steer" clear of the steak.
We enjoyed two dinners and two breakfasts at the restaurant at Alderbrook. All meals were delicious....we especially enjoyed the halibut, beet salad, and pork chops at dinner. Breakfast options were plentiful and also very good. Food was beautifully presented to the table with care. Servers were consistently friendly and well versed regarding the menu. Would highly recommend.
I reserved a table ahead of time for lunch. The restaurant was not busy, but the view from the first table we were shown to was blocked by the outside cook tent. The next table was marginally better even though there were empty tables around us The clam chowder was barely lukewarm and although it had plenty of bacon we found little evidence of clams. The focaccia was salty and garlicky which helped, but overall it was over priced and not an experience we would want to repeat.
We often drive an hour just to have lunch and enjoy the view. This time the service was very slow and the food poor. The cod sandwich was less tasty and more expensive than a McDonalds fish sandwich. The crab & cheddar had almost no cheddar and the crab was spoiled and inedible.
Everything is just right about this restaurant. Lovely service and the Dungeness crab appetizer is absolutely smashing and so is the rest of the menu.. We ate at a highly rated restaurant a day later in Vancouver and the Alderbrook easily held up against that standard. Portions are right too, with all this good taste, you don't want to overeat. Worth the drive, early reservation with ask for waterfront view seating highly recommended.
We had a dinner reservation but cancelled because we had eaten a late lunch and weren't hungry. Cancellation was easy and the receptionist was very friendly and gave us other options like sitting outside or in the bar and ordering off the bar menu, which we did. We had the Grand Marnier Shrimp which was luke warm, the sliders which were dry, and the calimari, which was warm but seemed under cooked. The food took quite a while to get there for which the waiter apologized a couple of times. Surprising since the restaurant/bar wasn't that busy. Pretty disappointing, but not many options for dinner in the area.
Don't look now but this place has arrived. Food is now really quite good-- no longer a "hold you hostage" only game in town but stepping up their game and executing at a quite respectable level. My only beef is with the host and the clueless way we were seated--I wouldn't bother if it hadn't happened on each of my last 3 visits. The team needs to start showing first impression technique and sorry but a high school summer job at least should be trained. But nicely progressing as an establishment.
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