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December 31, 2020

6 of the Best Lake Chelan Restaurants for Families

With all the fun things to do in Chelan, you’re sure to work up quite the appetite. Luckily, there are so many delicious restaurants in the area! When your family visits Lake Chelan, you’ll have plenty of options of places to eat. We’ve made a list of our 6 favorite Lake Chelan restaurants for families to help you decide where to dine while you’re in town!

1. Local Myth Pizza

Local Myth Pizza is a family-friendly restaurant in the heart of downtown Chelan. It’s been serving pizzas, calzones, salads, desserts and more since 1997! Local Myth Pizza is known for its fresh ingredients, house made sauces and freshly made dough, which results in some of the best pizza you’ve ever had. All of the sauces used in the restaurant are made in house, including salad dressings! The menu features everything from appetizers, to signature calzones and pizzas, or you can create your own. Families love visiting Local Myth Pizza to grab a bite to eat after exploring Historic Downtown Chelan!

2. Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana

plate of nachos with a margaritaIf you’re in the mood for authentic Mexican food, Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana is the perfect choice! This Lake Chelan restaurant is known for its family recipes and the best margaritas in town. The recipes have been handed down through generations of the owner’s family, and visitors love the mom and pop feel the restaurant provides. The menu includes all your favorite Mexican dishes, including quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos and more! You can find Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana in downtown Chelan.

3. B.C. MacDonald’s

B.C. MacDonald’s is one of the most popular Lake Chelan restaurants. When you step into this restaurant, you’ll feel like you’re walking into a classic British pub. There’s a small ice cream area that’s been converted into an ice cream parlor, and you’ll find a variety of appetizers, big burgers, chicken wing dishes and more. B.C. MacDonald’s has an extensive menu featuring steaks, seafood, pasta, gourmet burgers, salads and more!

4. Bear Foods Natural Market & Cafe-Creperie

bananas and nutella crepesFamilies love enjoying delicious crepes at Bear Foods Natural Market & Cafe-Creperie! It’s the perfect spot for breakfast or lunch. There are savory selections like crepes with bacon, chicken and ham, and sweet selections like crepes with sauteed apples with cinnamon, bananas and chocolate hazelnut spread, and more. The kids will love the kid-sized treats, like crepes with fresh peanut butter and jam and grilled cheddar. You can also enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with your crepe!

5. Vin Du Lac Bistro

One of the best parts about visiting Vin Du Lac is being able to sample wine before dining at the bistro! Vin Du Lac Bistro has its own vegetable and herb garden to offer the freshest dishes possible, and the menu is updated quarterly to highlight seafood, harvested foods and more seasonal foods. There is outdoor heated seating in the bistro’s covered pergola area. Items often seen on the menu are sandwiches, pasta, roast chicken, grilled salmon, steak frites and more.

6. Lake Chelan Winery

pulled pork BBQ sandwichNot only can you taste award-winning wines at Lake Chelan Winery, but you can also enjoy a meal at The BBQ in the Vineyard. The restaurant is closed for the 2020 season, but you have to plan a time to stop by when it opens for its 2021 season! The family-friendly BBQ picnic area offers gorgeous views, covered seating, heaters to keep you warm and misters to keep you cool. You can enjoy mouthwatering BBQ while you sip a glass of wine. There are fall-off-the-bone ribs, BBQ sandwiches, smoked chicken and more.

More Things to Do in Lake Chelan

These Lake Chelan restaurants are great for families, and they’re just some of the many places families will love when they visit! Take a look at more things to do in Chelan and start planning your visit!

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