The Alpine Inn Restaurant—Elegance with a View

The best dining near Mt. Rainier—The Alpine Inn Restaurant at Crystal Mountain serves up fresh, outstanding cuisine in a beautiful mountain setting. Located just 6 miles from the Mt. Rainier National Park and slopeside to the Crystal Mountain ski area, the Alpine Inn restaurant is open all day to greet you with great food after your adventure in the mountains.

Sample Dining Menu

Restaurant Hours:


Breakfast: 7:30 am – 10:00 am

Lunch: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Dinner: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Alpine Inn Restaurant & Dining Room are closed for the season, and will reopen for winter. Visit the Snorting Elk Cellar for food and drinks during the Autumn season.

This charming dining room in the heart of the mountains offers a wide array or gourmet dishes, gracious service, cocktail service, and a selection of finely crafted Northwest wines. The menu changes seasonally and is inspired by local ingredients. We offer a variety of pasta, salads, and steaks along with our signature Hungarian Goulash, Wiener Schnitzel, and Fennel Sausage Pasta.

The Alpine Inn Restaurant accepts Dinner Reservations for parties of 6 or more. 360-663-2262

Take out orders welcome: (360) 663- 0150

If you have a special event, The Alpine Inn Restaurant is available for private functions as well. Host your private party in a beautiful and unique location. Please see our group events and private parties pages for more information.

Wine Tasting

In the Summer Wine Tastings happen every Saturday in the Alpine Inn Restaurant. This can be a great addition to your Alpine Inn meal or a chance to sit down and experience a quick tasting before your ride on the Mt. Rainier Gondola.

Enjoy 4 tasting pours of Northwest wines along with a cheese and cracker plate. The price varies from $15-$20. Tasting notes and winery information are provided by the server at your table.

In the Winter, enjoy special, local wine tastings during March – Washington Wine month! We highlight a different Washington Winery each week during the month of March. The winery representative joins us each Saturday to introduce the wine and answer any questions. The wines are available throughout the following week.

Don’t miss the Mt. Rainier Wine Festival hosted by Crystal Mountain Hotels in July.