You’re sunkissed from a blissful day on the water. You’ve spent all day swimming in the lake and frolicking in the sun, and now it’s time to end the day with a delicious dinner.

But if there’s one thing everyone knows, it’s that a full day under the sun can work up quite the appetite AND it wears you out. So forget about cooking dinner tonight and treat yourself and your crew to a meal at one of these ideal post-lake restaurants!


323 W Manson Hwy, Chelan, WA 98816

Nothing beats a burger, milkshake, and a big ol’ bucket of fries after a day under the sun! Lakeview Drive-in is a Chelan institution and your trip wouldn’t be complete without at least one stop here. Eat your dinner on the patio overlooking the lake or take it for a picnic at the park. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the sun setting over the lake. Your whole crew is guaranteed to love their dinner from the drive-in.


2212 Chelan Falls Rd, Chelan, WA 98816

Easy, fast, and oh so delicious. Tacos La Roca offers delicious, authentic Mexican food. Fill up on as many tacos as you want, treat yourself to a combination plate of epic proportions, or kill a burrito in one fell swoop. Pair it all with an ice-cold soda or horchata and you’ll be in summertime heaven. Tacos La Roca is another easy option for takeout so you can spread out by the lake or back at your rental.


50 Wapato Way, Manson, WA 98831

Staying near Manson? Order a dinner of pizza, chicken wings, salad, and more from Troy’s Pizza in downtown Manson. With the wide variety of menu options, you might just find it possible to please everyone for once! Enjoy dinner on the patio with an ice-cold pint of draft beer under the setting sun, or order your food to go to enjoy across the street at Manson Bay Park or back at your rental.


Photo | Lake Chelan Winery

3519 WA-150, Chelan, WA 98816

The BBQ in the Vineyard at Lake Chelan Winery is a hit for all ages! Enjoy delicious barbeque ribs, mac and cheese, baked beans, and so much more — all paired with delightful local wines. Take in gorgeous views of the lake as you sit back and delight in some of the most flavorful food around. Frolic on the lawn as the sun goes down or browse the gift and cheese shop inside for souvenirs and goodies to take home with you. It’s a visit you won’t soon forget.


133 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816

This family-friendly brewery is a perfect place for a casual, delicious summer dinner. There’s something for everyone on the menu – from BBQ ribs to tacos to fish and chips! Choose from a wide selection of beers on tap (or fountain soda for the kids!) while you sit back and recount the day’s best moments. The bright, casual ambiance is the perfect backdrop for a summertime meal.


There’s nothing quite like ending a day in paradise with a delicious meal. There are plenty of restaurants throughout the Chelan Valley. We hope you find what you’re craving after your long day of basking in the Lake Chelan sun. Bon appetit!