Mt. Rainier & Crystal Mountain Lodging

Mt. Rainier / Crystal Mountain Dining

Pick up a picnic lunch to take with you on the trail or experience elegant dining on a mountaintop. Enjoy the beautiful days of summer with several outdoor dining options or simply relax at a local pub. Come dine with us in the fresh mountain air!

At Crystal Mountain

All Crystal Mountain restaurants are open during the summer season:  June 23 -September 17, 2017

Alpine Inn

33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd.
Crystal Mountain, WA 98022
Phone: (360) 663-7727 Reservations recommended for parties of 6 or more.
Cuisine: American
Serving Breakfast buffet, Lunch & Dinner
View sample menus: Lunch | Dinner
Summer Wine Tasting: Every Saturday – All Summer. Sample some of the Northwest s best wines. Cheese and cracker plates are also available.

The Alpine Inn Restaurant offers a cozy Austrian inspired atmosphere — and with a view! Located at Crystal Mountain, this charming restaurant offers casual fine dining where you can choose to eat indoors, or dine on the outdoor patio overlooking meadows and the surrounding mountains. Menu items range seasonally using many local ingredients. Entrees include gourmet pastas, vegetarian items, seafood and mouth-watering steaks and a wide selection of fine wines and many Northwest micro-brews.


Summit House

The Summit House sits at 6,872’ and offers beautiful mountain views out of every window. The menu features a wide range of items from homemade soups and fresh salads to seafood, burgers and steaks.  The Summit House is open for extended hours on Saturday.

The Summit House also offers patio dining, where you’re surrounded by flowers and views. The patio even has a special “paw-tio” section for dining with your 4-legged friends (first come basis).

A Gondola ticket is required to access the Summit House.


Fireside Café

33818 Crystal Mountain Boulevard
Crystal Mountain, WA  98022
Cuisine:  Deli & Ice Cream

Sandwiches, wraps, salads, ice cream, beer, wine & beverages at this walk-up café.  Located just up the steps from the main plaza, at the base of the Gondola.  Dine on the Sundeck or take your items with you on the trail.


Snorting Elk Cellar

33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd
Crystal Mountain, WA 98022
Phone: 1-888-SKI-6400
Cuisine: American/Pub food
Serving Lunch & Dinner

Located at Crystal Mountain, come relax in this cozy Bavarian Rathskeller. Enjoy a wonderful selection of salads, sandwiches and soups and enjoycocktails, microbrews and wine. This is the place to share your adventures of the day on the mountain! The Snorting Elk was voted the “Top Ski Bar in the West” by Snow Country Magazine.


Alta Crystal Resort Grocery – Open Year-Round

68317 State Route 410 East
Greenwater, WA 98022
Phone: 360-663-2500
Cuisine: Groceries & Grab and Go

Located just 10 minutes from Crystal Mountain, between mile markers 55 and 56 on Highway 410. Open 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. every day and featuring a wide variety of “real” food, in addition to convenience items. Guests can also enjoy in-room Heat & Eat gourmet meals as all Alta Crystal Resort accommodations have small, fully equipped kitchens. Click here for a sample menu.

Greenwater Area

Greenwater restaurants are open year-round.

Greenwater Outfitters Deli

58410 SR 410 East, Suite C
Greenwater, WA 98022
Phone: (360) 663-2255
Cuisine: Deli grab-and-go
Serving Breakfast & Lunch

Stop by Greenwater Outfitters for their fresh sandwiches and tasty wraps (smoked Salmon Caesar Wrap is a favorite). For breakfast enjoy biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos and more. Grab a cup of Artisan brewed coffee and espresso. While you’re waiting for your meal, browse the store and check out their great merchandise.


Naches Bar and Grill

58411 State Route 410 East
Greenwater, WA 98022
Phone: 360-663-2267
Cuisine: American/Pub food
Serving Lunch & Dinner

The historic Naches Bar and Grill is a full service restaurant serving casual, hearty meals in the bustling Greenwater community. Enjoy burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and wonderful milkshakes for lunch and dinner. Sit by the rustic fireplace or play a game of pool in this laid-back atmosphere. Now family friendly! Dine-in or To-go available.


Wapiti Woolies

58414 SR 410 East
Greenwater, WA 98022
Phone: (360) 663-2268
Cuisine: Espresso & ice cream

Here’s a great place to stop by for an espresso (they serve Starbucks coffee) or a refreshing ice cream cone. They also have great muffins and breakfast sandwiches available.


At Sunrise Inside Mt. Rainier National Park

Sunrise Lodge Snack Bar

Sunrise Day Lodge
Sunrise, Mt. Rainier National Park
Cuisine: American/Deli
Serving Lunch/Snacks
2017 dates: June 30 – September 4, and selected weekends in September.

The Sunrise Day lodge features a snack bar with hearty options for the entire family. Enjoy a mouth-watering cheeseburger hot off the grill, super all beef hot dogs, deli sandwiches, chili, soup, and soft serve ice cream cones. Dine in or take out and enjoy a picnic in the Sunrise Picnic Area surrounded by the awesome alpine beauty of Sunrise.


Across Chinook Pass

Whistlin’ Jack’s

20800 State Route 410
Naches, WA 98937
Phone: 1-800-827-2299
Cuisine: American
Serving: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Located on the banks of the American River, about 45 minutes from Crystal Mountain, Whistlin’ Jack’s offers dining in a casual mountain setting. Daily specials are always a favorite, with the best of Yakima and Naches Valley produce featured in season. Favorites include their huckleberry chicken, mountain rainbow trout and of course their well-known steaks. Enjoy Washington wines from the select wine list.