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French in Walla Walla

Brasserie 4

Sharing a latitude with Bordeaux and a French passion for growing grapes, it was only a matter of time before Walla Walla got this français. Cool, minimalist, the waitstaff knows its wines and the Gallic-inspired fo…
Mediterranean in Walla Walla

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen

This place isn't about cooking, it's about alchemy: Saffron takes seasonal, local ingredients and turns them into pure gold. The Med-inspired menu lists dishes such as bison rib eye, nettle pappardelle with duck rag…
Fusion in Walla Walla

Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

If you're feeling flush, bypass the town's ample cafes and make a beeline for this fine-dining establishment housed in an impressively renovated 1905 woodworking mill. Great local seafood and produce highlight the s…
Historic Site in Walla Walla

Historic Downtown

You don't need to be sloshed on wine to appreciate Walla Walla's historical and cultural heritage. Its Main Street has won countless historical awards, and to bring the settlement to life the local chamber of commer…
Mediterranean in Walla Walla

T-Maccarones

Another good reason to come to Walla Walla is T-Maccarones, a contemporary restaurant with Italian inflections that's guaranteed to reignite your tired palate after a tough day in the wine-tasting rooms. Big hitters…
French in Walla Walla

Marc

Widely lauded fine dining in the Marcus Whitman Hotel; try to bag the private chef's table in the kitchen, where you'll get a special meal prepared for you as you watch. Food is of the small-plate, many-course varie…
Cafe in Walla Walla

Graze

Amazing sandwiches are packed for your picnic or (if you can get a table) eaten in at this simple cafe. Try the turkey and pear panini with provolone and blue cheese or the flank-steak torta with pickled jalapeños, …
Food in Walla Walla

Walla Walla Sweet Onion Blues Fest

The Walla Walla Sweet Onion Blues Fest, held at Fort Walla Walla, celebrates the valley's renowned crop (now upstaged by the region's wine). There are food booths and recipe contests, as well as live music provided …
Classical Music in Walla Walla

Walla Walla Symphony

Yes, the supposed rural backwater of Walla Walla has had a symphony orchestra since 1907 and the group is currently led by musical director Yaacov Bergman. Tackling everything from Holst to Gershwin, it runs an annu…
Cafe in Walla Walla

Olive Marketplace & Café

In the historic 1885 Barrett Building, this breezy cafe-market serving breakfast and lunch is a good place to line your stomach for an impending wine tasting. Go for the breakfast pizzas in the morning and the fresh…