Sure, We all have taken the trek across the water to taste the wines of Woodinville. But one can not always live on wine alone. Here are a few great restaurants, distilleries, and lodges - as well as some top wineries - to visit on the Eastside.
If there's one thing you do while you're in this region, you must treat yourself to a luxurious meal at the Herbfarm. Nine course dinners are changed seasonally to reflect the freshest ingredients around. Stroll through the herb garden before dinner then settle in for a memorable evening.
One can not live by wine alone (sad, but true). Fortunately there are places like Barking Frog where you can find some of the best Northwest cuisine to forage. But if you are still looking for a little wine they can set you up with their award-winning wine list which features Washington wines and regions beyond.
A stylish tasting room that hops on the weekend with couples and friends doing the wine tasting loop. This is a must stop.
If you like red wine, you're going to love Ross Andrew. Pinot Noir, Syrah and a blended Cabernet Sauvignon rule the day here. They also pour an impressive Meadow White and Meadow Rose wine to round it all out.
After a long day of tasting all of the wines in the area this is the place you'll want to rest your weary head. Kick off your shoes and sit by the toasty fireplace in the lobby or soak your tired toes in the outdoor Jacuzzi. If you're in need of some sustenance then head out to some of the renowned restaurants right outside your door.
A new menu, a new deck and a new beer discovery always on tap makes this Eastside brewery a "go to" place for those looking to kick back with a cold one. Situated next to a major bike path this has become an almost mandatory stop for those sportin' two wheels.
Lauded by some of the top wine pubs around, stop by and taste what all of the buzz is about. If they're pouring it, make sure to get a taste of the Ruckus Syrah.
This tasting room offers a friendly vibe to go along with the award-winning wine. If you're in the mood for a little music stop by for Flip Flop Fridays and take in the sounds of local musicians while you enjoy your wine.
You can find plenty to like in this down to earth tasting room featuring the best from Mark Ryan. You'll also find plenty to like with their Happy Hour which normally happens when they keep their doors open two hours past the 5 o'clock hour on Thursdays & Fridays.