Andrae's Kitchen

716 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Classically trained chef Andrae Bopp worked for top fine dining restaurants in New York before heading west. In addition to operating a highly popular food truck and catering business, his team prepares gourmet breakfast sandwiches, tacos, hot dogs and other nosh-ables for the hot case in the mini-mart at the Cenex gas station near downtown.

Brasserie Four

Four E. Main St.
Downtown
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 529-2011
Beloved among locals and visitors, this intimate spot brings touches of Paris to Walla Walla's historic downtown district, with a menu of rillettes, escargot, bouillabaisse, steak frites and more, prepared with fine ingredients and meticulous care.

Crossbuck Brewing

416 N. 2nd Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-4100
This sleek brewpub shares downtown's renovated historic train depot with its sister restaurant, Walla Walla Steak Co. While dark woods and soft lights give the latter an old-school aesthetic, the brewpub offers a brighter, airier setting for sipping, nibbling or feasting. House brews are complemented by a rotating selection of "guest" beers. The kitchen elevates the quality of pub favorites—nachos, burgers, flatbreads and more—with local, sustainably grown or raised ingredients and refined presentations.

Eritage Restaurant & Bar

1319 Bergevin Springs Road
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 394-9200
James Beard Award–winning chef Jason Wilson brings his culinary flair to Eritage Resort, where the restaurant is open to non-guests for dinner. The seasonal menu showcases fresh ingredients from local farms and suppliers, with several vegetarian and gluten-free options available. The choices range from the traditional, such as prime New York steak, to the eclectic, such as the spice-roasted carrots, served with chili yogurt, tahini, mint and Marcona almonds. A wide assortment of tantalizing small plates encourages family style dining, while the beverage menu emphasizes Northwest wines and inventive craft cocktails.

Green Lantern

1606 E. Isaacs Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-6303
Burgers and brews provide the cure to palate fatigue at this oft-lively pub near Whitman College. This is not the place to go for premium wines or fine dining, but you're likely to bump into a winemaker or chef blending in with the locals and college students.

Hattaway's on Alder

125 W. Alder St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-4433
Hattaway's puts a Northwest stamp on Southern cuisine, tapping into local and regional ingredients to create tasty dishes for dinner and weekend brunch. Tantalizing items include pimento cheese made with Seattle-based Beecher's Handmade Cheese.

Olive Marketplace and Café

21 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-0200
Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch, a light dinner, a snack, a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, it's easy to satisfy your hunger and thirst at this casual downtown spot. The smell of house-baked breads fills the air, and the menus, which include pastries, eggy and starchy breakfast treats, salads, sandwiches and pizzas, offer something for most appetites. The only drawbacks are long waits on busy weekends.

Passatempo Taverna

215 W. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-8822
Exposed brick, reclaimed woods and rough-hewn beams add character to this stylish spot for rustic Italian cuisine. The seasonal menu features house-made pastas, house-cured meats and other items items prepared with local ingredients and great care. The bar, headed by revered mixologist Jim German, offers classic and inventive cocktails, a mix of local and old-world wines, and craft brews. Swing by in the late afternoon (3–5 p.m., Thurs.–Mon.) for aperitifs and light bites. The space formerly housed the Pastime Cafe, a local Italian dining institution that closed in 2006, after a nearly 80-year run.

Public House 124

124 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-4511
This lively downtown pub revitalizes your palate with spirited craft cocktails and eclectic pub fare, including German-style Kraut Kruga dumplings and crispy chicken wings with Korean chili paste and nuoc cham. Northwest wines and craft brews round out the beverage selection.

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen

330 W. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-2112
Chef Chris Ainsworth and his team bring the flavors of Southern Europe and North Africa to Eastern Washington, combining local ingredients with exotic spice profiles and sophisticated presentations. The menu lets you combine tantalizing small plates and flatbreads with housemade pastas and meaty entrees (veg-friendly options are also available). Beverage choices include Northwest wines, artisan cocktails, and a mix of craft brews and Mediterranean imports.

T Mac's

4 N. Colville St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 522-4776
Formerly T. Maccarone's, T Mac's serves refined New American cuisine for lunch and dinner in a casual setting. The offerings include salads, small plates, burgers, pasta dishes, steaks and more, with a wine list showcasing quality selections from Washington, France and Italy.

The Maple Counter Cafe

209 E. Alder St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 876-2527
Delicious, scratch-made breakfast and lunch favorites include French-style baked omelets and four-egg scrambles accompanied by pancakes made with locally sourced flour. Burgers feature locally raised beef, and the restaurant also serves locally baked breads.

The Marc Restaurant

6 W. Rose St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: 509-525-2200
The restaurant inside the Marcus Whitman Hotel presents elegant takes on Northwest cuisine. Sustainably produced ingredients include hormone-free proteins from area ranches and locally grown produce, and the all-Northwest wine list showcases hard-to-find gems.

Walla Walla Bread Company

201 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 522-8422
The aroma of freshly baked breads, made with flours milled nearby by Small Family Farms, fills the air at this casual, glass-and-stone encased downtown fave. In addition to pastries, scones, croissants and biscuits, the cafe offers a full breakfast menu, as well as sandwiches, salads, wood-fired pizzas and more, for lunch and dinner. (Closed Mondays.)

Walla Walla Steak Co.

416 N. 2nd Ave.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 526-4100
Dark woods and soft lighting create an old-school vibe in this new steakhouse (pictured above), which shares downtown's renovated historic train depot with its sister establishment, Crossbuck Brewing. In addition to classic cuts—a bone-in rib eye, New York steak, filet mignon and others—the menu also offers fish, fowl and a vegetarian option or two. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and refined preparations bring a modern aesthetic to these traditional offerings. The wine list emphasizes top Northwest varietals and blends, while artisan cocktails and craft brews are also available.

Whitehouse-Crawford

55 W. Cherry St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-2222
Set in an elegantly refurbished brick planing mill originally completed in 1904, Whitehouse-Crawford attracts lively crowds with its globally influenced Northwest cuisine and killer wine list, which showcases Walla Walla Valley wines. Depending on what's in season, you might find rockfish seasoned with tandoori spices or lasagna on the same menu as a burger or beef tenderloin with mashed potatoes.

Whoopemup Hollow Café

13 E. Main St.
Walla Walla, WA
Phone: (509) 525-5000
The Whoomemup serves Southern comfort foods—think hush puppies, crawfish pie, filé gumbo and more—in a genteel setting in the center of town.