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Post Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:50 pm   
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Please consolidate your suggestions here (anyone can edit this wiki post)

I-90
The Pour House Bar and Grill, North Bend (Homebase of the 12th Man TailGater - Go Hawks!)
Jay Berry's Gourmet Pizza and Pasta, North Bend
North Bend Bar & Grill
XXX Root Beer Drive-in, Issaquah
Ken's Truck Town, North Bend (Seattle Times Article)
Scotts Dairy Freeze, North Bend (Directions & Reviews)
Rhodies Smokin BBQ, North Bend
Giant Burger (McKeans), Cle Elum
Twin Pines, Cle Elum (they close pretty early on weekends)
Sunset Cafe, Cle Elum (Directions & Review)
Cle Elum Bakery (Seattle Times Article)
Cle Elum Dairy Queen
Cle Elum  Cottage Cafe
New Cam Chinese Restaurant, Cle Elum
The Brick, Roslyn (Directions & Reviews)
Roslyn Cafe, excellent onion rings, fries, sandwiches, salads
Village Pizza, Roslyn
U-Tote-Em Burgers, Ellensburg
The Palace, (steak, hamburgers, salads, excellent fish & chips) - downtown E'burg (More Coyotebell used to wait tables here and has all the scoop)
Bob's Cafe, Moses Lake (Directions & Reviews)
Yellow Church Cafe, Ellensburg
Old No. 3, Ronald (Directions & Reviews)
North Bend Twedes cafe, aka Twin Peaks Double R Diner
Boxcar Burgers, across from Les Scwab (Ellensburg)
Stan's Bar B-Q, Issaquah
Riverbend Cafe, located in that golf course on the road to Rattlesnake Lake (exit 32/Ranger station exit). a little pricey, cloth tablecloths, but worth the few extra bucks - and you can look like sh## and feel comfortable there.
Mountain High Burger - Easton
Tacos Martin, E'burg (closed Sundays)
Los Cabos in North Bend.
Issaquah Brewhouse.  Issaquah, next to the Salmon Hatchery
I-90, North Idaho: Tall Pine in Pinehurst has great huckleberry shakes and good burgers.

Highway 2
Sultan Bakery
Dan's Pizza, Sultan
Zeke's Drive-In, Gold Bar
The Whistling Post, Skykomish - homemade soups, broasted chicken, jo-jos
'59er Diner, Coles Corner
The Squirrel Tree, Coles Corner
Gustav's Restaurant, Leavenworth
South,Leavenworth
Country Boy's BBQ, Cashmere
Prospector's Steak & Ale, Gold Bar
Old School Barbecue, Monroe (by the reptile zoo)
Rusty's in Cashmere - Good old fashioned burger n fries, great halibut sandwich
Red Robin, Monroe
Eddie's Trackside - Chain Lakes road, just off main drag.  Good pub food, great beer selection.

North Cascades, Highway 20
Skagit River Brewery, (Old) Mount Vernon
Birdview Brewery, Birdview ("this" side of Baker Lake Rd, on the s side of the highway). EXCELLENT BREW! (no fries, no shakes)
El Gitano, Mount Vernon, Burlington, Bellingham
The Eatery (Clark's), between Rockport & Marblemount
Marblemount Diner - really good. Americana fare. Good service! Closed in winter.
Mondo, Marblemount. Big, sloppy, good burgers, good fries, teriyaki. New in 2012.  We had excellent service. Hope it's consistent. Open in winter, too!
The Freestone Inn in Mazama. $$$, but trail-dust friendly.
The Mazama Store - The hippie/Subaru capitol of Highway 20, with good sandwiches and pizza. Plus 72 kinds of canned organic tomatoes.
Old Schoolhouse Brewery - Winthrop
Twisp River Pub, Twisp
Logan's Cafe in Twisp. Great breakfasts!
Cinnamon Twisp, Twisp, oh yum yum!
Lorenzo's, Sedro
Annie's Pizza Station, Concrete
Mick & Miki's Red-Cedar Bar, Twisp > for when the chic burgers at the Twisp River Brewpub just aren't going to cut it!
Que Car BBQ in Marblemount east of the Eatery.  Better than the Buffalo Run next door.   http://www.quecarbbq.com/
Mondos, Marblemount. A new restaurant in the old store building. Great old-fashioned hamburgers and steak fries.
Train Wreck Bar and Grill http://trainwreckbar.com/ Great food and atmosphere, big full plates, cold beer.
Buffalo Run. A bit pricey for an after-hike meal, but what the heck. Pie slices are huge.
Coconut Kennys off of Metcalfe St. in Sedro-Woolley. Huge hot sandwiches great pizza, beer!!

Mt Baker Highway
Graham's Restaurant, Glacier. Gourmet burgers & good beer selection.
The North Fork Brewery, Pizzeria, Beer Shrine and Wedding Chapel , between Deming and Maple Falls
Milano's in Glacier: homemade pie
Acme Diner on Highway 9:  Don't miss their satisfyingly dense ice cream
Chair 9, just East of Glacier. Great pizza

Hiway 7/706 Mt Rainier (Paradise)
Kelley's Kafe, Spanaway (breakfast)
Country Rose Cafe, Spanaway (breakfast)
Copper Creek Inn, Nisqually Entrance
Scaleburgers, Elbe from Nisqually entrance, you can eat and watch the steam train switchin tracks.
The Pour House Grub & Pub, Eatonville
Brunos Family Restaurant & Bar , Eatonville - good brews on tap, buffalo and elk burgers, organic greens.

Mt Rainier (N Side)
Wally's Drive-in, Buckley
Pick N Shovel, Wilkeson
Naches Tavern, Greenwater
Wapati Woolies, Greenwater (Espresso)
Krains Corner, Hwy 169 outside of Enumclaw
Lee Restaurant, Enumclaw (Diner food, Map & Reviews)
Black Diamond Bakery, Black Diamond off Hwy 169
Dog and Pony Alehouse, Renton

Mountain Loop Highway
Burger Barn, Darrington.
Home Town Bakery & Cafe, Darrington - open til 9 PM even Sundays.  Cash only.  Excellent pza.
Fountain Drive-In, Arlington
Some other mexican place across from  Walgreens. Something-Acapulco. Good food.
La Playa Mexican restaurant.  Typical grubbin' Mexican grub. Big menu.
Lochsloy Store[/u], Hiway 92 - great burgers and shakes
Arlington - the BEST thai food - Arlington Thai, on the main drag downtown. North side of street, on a corner. Next to the mexican place.  Open til 8:30PM 7 days a week.
Omega Pizza & Pasta, Granite Falls

Olympic Peninsula
Silver City Brewing, Silverdale
Loggers Landing, Quilcene
Granny's Cafe, Port Angeles
Forks Cafe
Taqueria Santa Ana, Forks (cash only)
Three Rivers Resort (groceries, gas, restaurant), near Quilyute
The In Place, Forks (great burgers)
Waterfront Pizza, Port Townsend
Fat Smitty's, Discovery Bay
El Cazador, Sequim
Gordy's Pizza and Pasta, Port Angeles
Drakes subs, Port Angeles
Olympic Bagel Company, http://www.olympicbagel.com/, Port Angeles
Sawadee Thai Cuisine, Sequim
Sully's, Forks
Pacific Pizza hungry.gif , Forks
Linda's Woodfired Kitchen, Neah Bay
The Garage Barbeque, Port Gamble chow.gif

Highway 12
Mt Adams Cafe, Randle - good food, reasonable prices, friendly service
Cliff Droppers, Packwood - Big burgers with a skiing motif

Oregon
Terminal Gravity brewpub, Enterprise, OR (on the way to many Eagle Cap wilderness/Wallowas trail heads)

Wyoming
Wind River Brewing Co. Pinedale, Wy (Wind River trips)


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Post Mon Aug 08, 2005 11:51 pm    Best Post-Hike Grub
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(I'm sure this topic has been visited before, but it seems appropo)
The scenario - you've just put max effort into enjoying the great outdoors, it's just past sunset, and of course, you're starving!  Where do you go for soul-satisfying grub and brew?

I nominate the North Bend Bar & Grill for I-90 adventures.  Good brews on tap, and the chicken quesadillas are hard to pass up!  BTW, they serve food until 10:30 PM...a TNAB fav!

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Post Mon Aug 08, 2005 11:59 pm   
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I always crave burgers when coming down a trail after a long day, so any place that has good char-broiled burgers and a thick pint of amber usually gets my vote  burger.gif
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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:05 am   
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Playing in the Sky Valley, Sultan Bakery is a must. Food is great and the portions are HUGE!!!
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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 6:37 am   
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I am probably the only person who will NEVER eat that bar and grill in N. Bend. They forgot my order-and fed everyone else in my group-and it was the owner serving us!!!! Had the guy just said "hey I am sorry" it would have been fine. But nothing! He just shrugged his shoulders like "whatever". Now that other place in North Bend....the one that was on Twin Peaks with the cherry pie-that one is good! Good service also.
I love stopping at Wally's Drive In at Buckley.
The Black Diamond Bakery in BD.
The little greasy spoon cafe in Enumclaw..Cynthia's Pony Express or something..always packed-great waitress staff.
In Port Angeles we eat at the Olympic Bagel Company going in, and at the mexican joint leaving..I cannot rember the name, but it is the one that has sister restuarants in Forks and the corner of Hwy 7 and 12 (Great for Packwood trips.) All 3 of the places are equally good!
El Cazador in Sequim serves massive bowls of chips and large plates of food. Urp!
Loggers Landing in Quillibilly.....
In Aberdeen we love Duffy's-there are two, we eat at the one farther away from Walmart. Totally old school-and cheap!

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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 7:31 am   
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Had an excellent Olympus burger at the Quinault store and snack bar (which is for sale) on South Shore Road recently post-hike. Double patty with Canadian bacon and cheese, mmm mmm. Bummer though was the shake machine was busted. Used to stop at JJ's nearby for berry pie, but heard its closed.
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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 7:59 am   
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Half the fun of a trip is the post-hike grub.  I do very little in S Cascades, so it's nice to have those tips from folks, in case I go someday.


Mtn Loop:  Mountain View Cafe.  everthings' good.  Waitresses surly and freindly all at the same time.

Darrington:  Glacier View Cafe or that mexican place in Arlington.  Haven't been that way in awhile tho, since the floods of '03.

NCascades:  Twisp Brewery, Winthrop Brewery, (not a fan of Duck Brand, but everyone seems to be in love with the damn place, so I'll throw it out there too.

NCascades:  Good Food (except the sanitary conditions are poor nowadays, so I might have to bump Clark Cabins up as the replacement grubbin' in that area as far as I'm concerned.  I'm very tolerant of down-home atmosphere, but that place is getting ridiculous)
EDIT 8/15/05.  Good Food is definately on the hit list.  Unsanitary, even by my standards.

I-90: Ken's Truck Town.  Excellent shakes and malts.  I don't go into NBend if I can help it.  I figure getting back to Seattle is city enough, soon enough.  I like to keep out of towns as long as I can.

Hwy 2:  Zeke's.  I can never wait til I get to the Sultan Bakery to eat.

Chiwawa Rv area:  59'er Diner's irritating, but I'll take it 'cause it's all there is.  Please someone tell me if there's another place.

Teanaway, Cle Elum:  Sunset Cafe, or that mexican place.

Quilauyte:  3 Rivers store/restuarant/campground/gas station/local dog hang-out.  the BEST shakes and malts ever!  Local souvenirs in the store, books by local authors, too.

Forks:  Forks Cafe

Entiat area/Cashmere:  Rusty's Drive Inn.  Went to Mineral Springs Resort a few months ago;  very uninteresting food.  Great fireplace in there, tho.

Leavenworth:  still searching, but there are good tips on another thread (Kodiak Pizza and some other place)

Grand Coulee:  La Presa mexican, couple miles outta town toward Wilbur

Roslyn:  That pizza place, but it's crowded

Tonasket area:  Grab what's open and be glad about it.

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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:53 am   
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All you North Bend Bar and Grillers are missing out on Gordy's two miles east at exit 32. It's quite a bit pricier, but the ribs are spectacularoriffic! Plus afterwards you can ride the dinosaur home.

Oh wait, I only feel like a Flintstone after eating there. Duh.
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I usually stop at one of the places already mentioned in Marblemount on my way out the the N.Cascades, but this past weekend, we drove all the way to Mt. Vernon before grabbing grub at the skagit river brewery

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Quark list is fairly comprehensive but missed the A&W in Issaquah. The ambience is great with 50's-60's memorabilia all over the place complementing the hamburgers and fries menu.
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Post Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:00 pm   
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The Old Spaghetti Factory is good if you can wait that long.

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It's always something cooked on the tailgate and something alcoholic and something caffinated.  Except when it is near midnight before I get out, then it is something spooned out of the can cold and scarfed without tasting.
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Mike Collins wrote:
Quark list is fairly comprehensive but missed the A&W in Issaquah. The ambience is great with 50's-60's memorabilia all over the place complementing the hamburgers and fries menu.

isn't that the XXX drive in? didn't know there was an a&w in issaquah..
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Quark wrote:

Tonasket area:  Grab what's open and be glad about it.

I was in Tonasket this past weekend and my daughter and son in law took me to "Sarge's Burger Bunker" for dinner. The food was great. I had a taco soup that was incredible. Be forwarned, the cooks, waistresses, and other employees dress in camo fatigues and for decorations they sport demilled pineapple hand grenades, howitzer shells, and assorted militaria along the windows.

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In Roslyn, the Roslyn Bakery, of course.

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