Passionate chefs and a dedication to ingredients harvested by the Evergreen State’s farmers, fishermen and artisans characterize farm-to-fork restaurants in Washington. Here are just a few restaurants that serve up locally sourced eats with a side of dazzling Pacific Northwest panoramas.
Sorrento’s Ristorante, Chelan
Surrounded by vineyards, Sorrento’s Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars Winery & Vineyards dishes up rustic platters of home-style Italian fare and views of Lake Chelan and snow-capped mountains.
Tillicum Village, Blake Island State Park
Guests dine on traditional alder-smoked salmon as they watch a native-inspired show at Tillicum Village on Blake Island, a 475-acre marine park brimming with saltwater beaches and glimpses of the Olympic Mountains.
Summit House, Crystal Mountain
Jimella & Nanci’s Market Café, Klipsan Beach
Seafood caught by local fishermen is expertly fashioned at Jimella & Nanci’s Market Café in tranquil Klipsan Beach on the Long Beach Peninsula.
The Oyster Bar, Bellingham
The Oyster Bar on Chuckanut Drive, one of the Washington’s most scenic drives, features hyperlocal food, including shellfish plucked from tide flats below the cliff-side restaurant. Find more scenic byways in Washington State.
The Corson Building, Seattle
The rustic Corson Building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood offers spectacular meals fashioned from whatever’s fresh and seasonal, served at communal tables.
Kingfisher Restaurant, Leavenworth
Kingfisher Restaurant at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort prepares sustainably minded meals inspired by local favorites and produce from the resort's 2-acre organic garden in a national park–style lodge framed by views of Icicle Canyon.
Whitehouse-Crawford, Walla Walla
Housed in the 1880s-era Enterprise Planning Mill and Furniture Company, Walla Walla’s Whitehouse-Crawford sources its foods from local farmers, artisans and wineries.
Copperleaf Restaurant, Sea-Tac
Photo Credit: Crystal Mountain Resort–Summit House Restaurant