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April 24, 2023

Date Night Dining: 4 Best Restaurants in Chelan for Couples

Lake Chelan is one of the best vacation destinations for a romantic getaway! You have the stunning views, a relaxing atmosphere, and plenty of outdoor adventures to explore with your sweetheart. After a busy day of sightseeing, you can enjoy an amazing dinner at one of the local restaurants in town. Here are 4 of the best restaurants in Chelan for couples:

 1. Andante

Andante is an upscale bar and restaurant with Italian-inspired cuisine and a remarkable wine and cocktail selection. For starters, share one of the delectable appetizers, which include everything from clams to mushrooms sauteed in a red wine sauce. When it comes to the main course, there are so many things to choose from. Whether you want to keep it simple with lasagna or try something different in the Italian-style meatloaf, you will surely love the food at Andante! Be sure also to check out the wine menu, which includes several local wines from the Chelan Valley.

2. Sorrento’s Ristorante

At Tsillan Cellars, you will find the perfect escape that creates the ideal date night experience. They offer a remarkable wine-tasting experience where you and your date can sample the estate wines and wines sourced from some of Washington’s best-growing regions. There is also a vineyard on site where the estate grapes are grown and then used for wine production. For dinner, be sure to check out Sorrento’s Ristorante. The owner loves to tell the story of how Italian food captured him long before the idea of winemaking. After many trips to Italy, he gained an appreciation for Italian cuisine and used his experiences to create one of the best restaurants in Chelan! The food is incredible, and you can enjoy your meal while looking out over the vineyard and the Chelan Valley.

3. Vin Du Lac Winery & Bistro

For those wondering where the name of this restaurant comes from, Vin Du Lac is French for “wine of the lake.” This tells you a lot of what you need to know about this fabulous local spot in Chelan. It offers a beautiful lake view, a full list of award-winning wine options, and a farm-to-table bistro. Their own vegetable and herb garden enables them to serve guests the freshest dishes possible. The dinner menu has a little something for everyone, including risotto, seasonal fish entrees, steaks, pasta, and so much more. You can also ask your server for wine recommendations to add the perfect touch to your dining experience.

4. The Bistro at Lake Chelan

grilled tuna with veggies The Bistro at Lake Chelan is proud to serve locals and visitors amazing food in a relaxing atmosphere. They are open for dinner each week, Wednesday through Saturday, from 5 PM until 9 PM. You will find everything from ribeye steak to grilled tuna seasoned to perfection with pumpkin seed aioli on the menu. Be sure to also visit The Bistro at Lake Chelan for Sunday brunch, which is served each week from 10 AM until 1 PM.

Now that you know about some of the best date night restaurants in Chelan, check out other things to do during your romantic evening with your special someone! We look forward to welcoming you to Lake Chelan!