The Bistro

​​ at lake chelan

for reservations please visit OpenTable

e-mail us  -  [email protected]            

see us  -  303 east wapato avenue, chelan   

phone us - 509-699-7223

dinner  -  wednesday through saturday from 5 until  9

sunday brunch -  10 until 2 ,    Closing for Season on Monday Sept 27

*the Bistro cannot accommodate parties over six

Welcome To

The Bistro at Lake Chelan

A Bittersweet Farewell...

After five years in Chelan, it is not without a healthy dose of sadness that the Bistro will bid farewell for now and close, at least seasonally until spring on Monday September 27. We have immense pride in the space we have built and shared with all of you and your support, kind words and shared experiences together will always be remembered. Any future news will be communicated through our website at

Au Revoir and Merci

The Bistro at Lake Chelan



 Wednesday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm


baguette 6

warm baked baguette, house lavender butter

pommes frites 6

fried shoestring potatoes, bistro seasoning, garlic aioli

marcona and olives 8

fried, salted spanish almonds, mix of spanish olives

fresh burrata 15

creamy burrata, grilled peach, grilled crostini, aged balsamic syrup

demi charcuterie 20

chef selection of cheeses and cured meats 

served with seasonal accompaniments and warm baguette


salade verte 9

spring greens, chevre, dried fruit, marcona

almond, cosmic crisp matchstick

salade caesar 10

hearts of romaine, pesto caesar dressing, shaved parmesan, 

parmesan crisp, roasted yellow tomato

salade watermelon 10

baby arugula, fresh watermelon, sheeps milk feta, pumpkin seeds

steakhouse wedge  25

demi flatiron steak, romaine, buttermilk blue, candied walnut, crisp red onion


croque monsieur 17

griddled brioche, parisian ham, melted gruyere,

sauce béchamel, salade verte

poulet club 17

grilled organic breast, thick bacon, tomato, butter

lettuce, soft ciabatta roll, sweet garlic aioli

bistro burger 19

custom grind burger, gruyere, thick cut bacon, caramelized onion, 

bistro sauce, grilled brioche bun

catalan cavatappi 26

spicy sautéed organic chicken, roasted red and gold tomato,

 garlic cream, shaved parmesan, pinenuts

poulet frites 26

brined roasted organic bone-in breast, foraged wild

mushroom jus, fried shoestring potato

 tuna mita 29

grilled yellowfin tuna filet, pumpkin seed aioli, crispy roasted corn and potato cake

steak frites 30

grilled flatiron steak, rosemary shoestring potatoes,

bistro garden sauce chimichurri

dungeness crab cakes 32

jumbo fresh daily crab cakes, lemon-ginger

hollandaise, pickled ginger, salad verte


marionberry sorbet 7

with no dairy or added sugar

classic crème brulee’ 8

made fresh daily

chocolate truffle mousse cake 9

caramel sauce, whipped cream

parties of 6 will be charged on one check with an automatic service fee of 20%

sunday brunch

10:00am to 2:00pm

fried chicken and waffles 18

tender chicken breast, belgian liege waffle, warm bourbon maple syrup, butter

crab cake benedict 20

dungeness crab cake topped with citrus hollandaise and poached egg

paired with your choice of brunch side

add another crab cake and poached egg  10

brioche french toast 15

thick brioche griddled in vanilla batter, warm maple syrup, butter

served with thick-cut bacon or sausage

breakfast sandwich 15

griddled egg, gruyere cheese, thick cut bacon and citrus hollandaise on soft ciabatta roll

paired with your choice of brunch side

classic monte cristo 16

thick sliced battered brioche, sliced parisian ham, gruyere cheese, berry preserves

paired with your choice of brunch side


burrata blt  16

fresh burrata on griddled rustic bread, thick cut bacon, butter lettuce and heirloom tomato

paired with bistro salad verte

chicken club 17

grilled organic breast, white cheddar, thick bacon, tomato, butter lettuce, soft ciabatta roll, sweet garlic aioli

paired with seasoned french fried potatoes

bistro burger 19

custom grind burger, gruyere, thick cut bacon, caramelized onion, tomato, butter lettuce, bistro sauce, grilled brioche bun

paired with seasoned french fried potatoes

grilled chicken caesar 16

hearts of romaine, pesto caesar dressing, parmesan crisp, shaved parmesan,

roasted yellow tomato, grilled chicken breast

brunch sides:

fresh fruit with greek yogurt

bistro salad with champagne vinaigrette

parmesan herb breakfast potatoes 


champagne cocktails and pitchers

glass 10  / pitcher 35

pear and ginger fizz —champagne, pear puree, ginger ale, vanilla

summer fruit sangria—rose’, white peach, strawberries, champagne float

lavender opulence—champagne, lavender simple syrup, hibiscus, rose’

bistro sparkler — champagne, elderflower, ruby red, rosemary

aperol spritz — prosecco, aperol, soda water, orange wheel


 peach bellini—cruzan rum, champagne, pureed peach, sangria float 12

the hugo—prosecco, mint, lime, elderflower, soda 12

lavender bees’ knees - bombay gin, lavender honey, fresh lemon, soda 12

the garden fairy – hendricks gin, cucumber, rose water, tonic, rosemary 14

dusk in the garden—belvedere vodka, elderflower, hibiscus, rose water, lime 12

lemon basil sipper – belvedere vodka, fresh citrus, cucumber, basil, agave 12

rose and ginger paloma – reposado tequila, ruby red grapefruit, rose water, ginger beer, rose petals 12

bistro margarita—reposado tequila, aquamiel, grandeza, house sour, star anise, black lava salt 12

citrus 43 – makers mark, licor 43, citrus agave, orange bitters, orange peel 14

french quarter – knob creek, st germain, bitters, grapefruit twist 14       

draft beer  

pint  6

stella artois – pilsner

bale breaker – field 41 pale

icicle brewing - peak seeker ipa

wenatchee vally brewing – tour du bloom hazy ipa

kettlehouse – cold smoke scotch ale

dru bru – kolsch

wine selections


bistro / succession wines premium house label collaboration 100% sauvignon blanc   glass 11 bottle 42

cairdeas – nellie mae   glass 11 bottle 42

tranche – ‘pink pape’ rose’    glass 12 bottle 46

longshadows – poets leap riesling   glass 11 bottle 42

fielding hills – chardonnay   glass 13 bottle 50


bistro / succession wines premium house label collaboration  - 100% cabernet franc      glass 11 bottle 42

bistro / succession wines premium house label collaboration  - 100% nebbiolo   glass 15 bottle 58

tipsy canyon – merlot -   glass 13 bottle 50

nefarious cellars – spinner   glass 15 bottle 58

bottle only

fielding hills – ’18 chardonnay   53

nefarious cellars – ’18 rx3   60

fielding hills – ’18 merlot   65

succession wines – ’18 cabernet sauvignon   72 


gerard bertrand – rose’ champagne   glass 8 bottle 30

ste michelle  – ‘luxe’ - champagne   glass 11 bottle 40

mumm napa – cuvee m - champagne   glass 13 bottle 48

gh mumm – cordon rouge – rose’ champagne   glass 16 bottle 60

la marca – prosecco   glass 8 bottle 30

after dinner

graham’s- tawny 10 year n  14

cockburn’s - tawny 20 year   20

normandin’s mercier - cognac vsop   20