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Freestone Inn Dining Room

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American, Contemporary
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31 Early Winters Drive, Mazama, WA (Early Winters Drive off Highway 20)
+1 509-996-3906
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Des Moines, Iowa, Usa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had the place to ourselves. It was so peaceful sitting there overlooking the ducks on the partially frozen pond as we came back from sledding. Really nice place with great service. I had the sirloin french dip with the beet salad. My daughter had the kids menu "chicken tenders" which came with asparagus and fresh fruit- even raspberries! The... More 

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we will pass your compliments on to the chef! More 

La Center, Washington
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

An excellent dinning experience with a beautiful view in a beautiful mountain lodge We had an excellent breakfast and an outstanding dinner. The fresh king salmon was excellent done to perfection and so very very fresh. The executive Chef was very visible in the restaurant visiting tables and making sure everyone was very satisfied with their food. Definitely a place... More 

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Spokane, Washington
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369 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The servers try hard, but they aren't trained for the job in most cases. The service was slow, although they did bring our first course before the cocktails. You can always tell a cocktail made from a non cocktail maker. Cocktails made to a recipe that is looked up and consulted during the entire process are never right. Ice sits... More 

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am so sorry to hear your experience was disappointing. I will be following up with our staff to see what went wrong, and I do you hope you give us another chance in the future. More 

Seattle, WA
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant has had some ups and downs. It is up now! Quality ingredients, well prepared. Very good service. Not a bargain, but not over-priced either. If you are staying in Mazama, it's a much better choice than a night drive to Winthrop.

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Seattle
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Good but not exceptional breakfasts, always excellent creative dinners and new bar and cocktails to add to your enjoyment. Setting is awesome huge wood burning fireplace and overlooking the lake.

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We do serve breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner, every day. All with different menu items to choose from! More 

Portland, Oregon, United States
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Had breakfast and dinner here during our stay. Best of all, the dining room and bar are lovely to look at, the view superb, the fireplace a welcome attraction during the cool weather. First breakfast: the corned beef hash is tip-top though I was curious why the toast portion was a mere half piece. That said, the kitchen was extremely... More 

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Both our dinner menu and craft cocktail menu changes all of the time, we hope you can find something you enjoy more on your next visit! More 

Snohomish, Washington
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had the good fortune to have dinner here! My wife ordered the coffee rubbed rib steak while I had some of the best scallops ever. Both perfectly prepared. The smoked salmon appetizer was almost a meal in itself and very good. While I typically avoid dinner in hotel restaurants as I have frequently been disappointed this one is not to... More 

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, we will pass on your compliments to our Chef! More 

Bellevue, Washington
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Let's face it restaurants located at the end of the universe and far from the madding crowd are always at a slight disadvantage as to what's being offered in the city. That being said the Freestone pulls it off with excellent food, beautiful scenery, and a relaxed atmosphere. We really enjoyed our meals both breakfast, and happy hour selections were... More 

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Thank steelsss
Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

We will pass on your review to our kitchen staff, they really do a great job! More 

Bellevue
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190 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The food was good a bit pricey. I am a hiker and prefer a cozy place and a feel for ownership. Thus place does not have this but I am sure it the food and the view would win people over ..

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we hope to see you again in the future. More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Freestone Inn Dining Room (Sandy Butte Bistro) provides outstanding dinners and breakfasts. The happy hour was a pleasant surprise. We've had great full dinners and breakfasts there, so we decided to give happy hour a try. We were delighted with the quality and quantity of delicious food, and the draft beer was unexpectedly good. Nice friendly wait staff too.

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Chris M, General Manager at Freestone Inn Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank your for the review. We are glad to hear your enjoyed your meals with us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$39
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Early Winters Drive, Mazama, WA
    (Early Winters Drive off Highway 20)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mazama
  • Phone Number: +1 509-996-3906
Description
At The Freestone Inn you'll discover a fine restaurant serving fresh Northwest cuisine and a sweeping view of Freestone Lake. This atmosphere of personal service and hospitality echoes the style and traditions of the back-country inns of the past. Reservations suggested.

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