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Hoist House Restaurant at Swiftwater Cellars

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££ - £££
American, Contemporary
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301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922-8690 (Suncadia Drive)
+1 509-674-6555
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Puyallup, Washington
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were a group of 8, 6 adults and 2 children. It is a huge facility - the location and the building are very rustic with many vestiges of the mining industry: mine shafts, photographs, a mining car and miners' work equipment. There was a large variety of food to enjoy: meats, salmon, unique salads, many breakfast items, vegetables and... More 

Thank skal_1110
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A must restaurant experience when visiting Suncadia Resort...BUT make sure you have reservations at least 2 weeks in advance on weekend evenings for dinner. Delicious food. Fun staff. Great ambiance. Will return again.

Thank 1Sunbumm
Spokane, Wa
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We made advance reservations for a group celebrating my daughter's graduation, spoke twice with the concierge and with the hostesses. On the day of the event, we arrived and the restaurant was not ready, didn't know our name, and had to scramble around to set up for our party of 14. Once they were ready, after waiting 15-20 minutes, we... More 

Thank biztraveler57
Kent, WA
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My wife wanted to see the snow, so we drove up to Suncadia just to see the snow and have lunch up there. We hadn't tried the Hoist House Restaurant yet, so we decided to give it a try. You'll be walking on snow from the parking area to the just outside the front entrance, so wear appropriate shoes or... More 

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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We loved the atmosphere and the vibrance here. Happy people, great food and wine, good service. Everyone quite helpful, and plenty of options for eating here - a diverse menu plus you can eat at a table, the "kitchen bar", the bar, or the lounge area.

Thank Spar85
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Our server Trevor was amazing! He kept everything running very smoothly for our party of 12 for a Christmas celebration. The food was delicious and wine recommendations were right on! We thought being put in the banquet room for large tables might feel out of the way but it wasn't at all - beautifully decorated and nice to have some... More 

Thank Kandersonrdh
Auburn, California
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The Hoist House is the perfect place to eat after some sledding fun on the HUGE hill behind them. The place was packed but the food and service were both wonderful. It took at least 30 minutes to get our food once seated, but the hostess brought our kids some fries to help ease the wait.

Thank Sally D
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Everytime we are at Suncadia, we also go to the Winery once or twice. This is a great restaurant with the best food around. The steelhead is amazing and large enough to split for two.

Thank Doug N
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was our third Thanksgiving at Suncadia but we made our dinner reservations at the Hoist House to try something different. Dinner couldn't have been better. While it was a buffet the service was terrific! Our adult family of five felt welcomed; our server got a wonderful picture of us at the table. She was very prompt and helpful but... More 

Thank TacomaPuffin
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is our second time eating at the Swiftwater. We did this a couple years ago, and it was fun to be back. We started our evening with wine tasting at the Swiftwater bar. Their wines are hit and miss to me. We shared 2 tastings of different flights. My wife's flight had 3 wines, and mine had for. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922-8690
    (Suncadia Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-6555
Swiftwater Cellars is nestled on the historic Roslyn No. 9 Coal Mine in the heart of the Cascade Mountains. Its unique location within a renowned resort makes it a destination within a destination offering premium Swiftwater Cellars’ wines and Pacific Northwest cuisine, mountain outlooks, championship golf and private dark sky observation. Swiftwater Cellars is the focal point of Northwest living with European style. It provides you with a natural sense of mountain elegance and is ideal for weddings or private parties, a venue to reinvent the team spirit of your business or simply, a home away from home to renew in the comforts of fresh air and outdoor activities. Swiftwater Cellars saddles the Cascade Mountains along the Interstate 90 corridor being the ideal location for a quick one hour plus drive from Seattle or the place to stop on the way to the other side of the state. The Swiftwater family looks forward to your visit and we ensure you and your guests the opportunity to take part in all the Northwest has to offer.

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