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Hoist House Restaurant at Swiftwater Cellars

$$ - $$$American,
301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922-8690
+1 509-674-6555
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“steelhead” (9 reviews)
“flatbread” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
All hours
American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922-8690
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was our third Thanksgiving at Suncadia but we made our dinner reservations at the Hoist House to try something different. Dinner couldn't have been better. While it was a buffet the service was terrific! Our adult family of five felt welcomed; our server got...More

Thank TacomaPuffin
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is our second time eating at the Swiftwater. We did this a couple years ago, and it was fun to be back. We started our evening with wine tasting at the Swiftwater bar. Their wines are hit and miss to me. We shared 2...More

Thank Rattlhed
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived early so we had a nice glass of zephyr on the patio. Beautiful but a little windy so next we had our wine flight and pulled pork skins inside. Heavenly. Dinner started with the clams! Awesome. Worth the 100 mile drive just for...More

Thank Everly J
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Decided to visit Swiftwater with friends cause we ran out of options in the area. Just wanted to eat, we were starving. It was a Tuesday night in July and it was around 7:30 pm. Place had a few tables and we were pleasantly greeted...More

1  Thank SillySchmoo
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Very pleasantly surprised. Amazing space! Great food/drink menu. Lot's of fun doing flight tastings. Lots of comfortable space to hang out with friends. Deck is perfect for outdoor dining (although bees are a problem in this area of WA). A must while in the area!

Thank Carin P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but the service was off-putting. My server mentioned appetizers three times after I said I wasn't interested. They've clearly been instructed to upsell, upsell, upsell! The wines are mediocre, but drinkable.

2  Thank ediblecrayonz
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Great wines, beer and food. We often pop in for a flatbread, salad and beer or wine. Great service, food and atmosphere.

Thank AbsolutelyDubrovnik
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We sat outside on the beautiful patio area with a view of the mountains and the golf course. It was so relaxing and enjoyable. One of our entrees was delicious - the bratwurst had delicious flavor and was seasoned perfectly! The other entrée fell short...More

Thank Vicki_Sal56
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I visit the Hoist House frequently with friends. The food is consistently good, and a very friendly staff. It can be very busy so I would recommend reservations.

Thank Wes H
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Completely pleasant. Anything that wasn't perfect was quickly corrected and service was excellent. Made for a restful night and fun for my husband and myself.

Thank PowerhouseGrill
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10 reviews
1.23 km away
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15 reviews
1.60 km away
Canary Lounge Inn at Suncadia Resort
25 reviews
1.53 km away
Nearby Attractions
Swiftwater Cellars
124 reviews
.00 km away
The Brick Saloon
39 reviews
1.62 km away
Roslyn Theatre
24 reviews
1.55 km away
Caboose Bar and Grill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922-8690
    (Suncadia Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-6555
  • E-mail
Swiftwater Cellars is nestled on the historic Roslyn No. 9 Coal Mine in the heart of the Cascade Mountains. Its unique location within a renowned resort makes it a destination within a destination offering premium Swiftwater Cellars’ wines and Pacific Northwest cuisine, mountain outlooks, championship golf and private dark sky observation. Swiftwater Cellars is the focal point of Northwest living with European style. It provides you with a natural sense of mountain elegance and is ideal for weddings or private parties, a venue to reinvent the team spirit of your business or simply, a home away from home to renew in the comforts of fresh air and outdoor activities. Swiftwater Cellars saddles the Cascade Mountains along the Interstate 90 corridor being the ideal location for a quick one hour plus drive from Seattle or the place to stop on the way to the other side of the state. The Swiftwater family looks forward to your visit and we ensure you and your guests the opportunity to take part in all the Northwest has to offer.
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