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Casual (and Delicious!) Dining Options in Walla Walla

Looking for a quick tasty bite or a laid-back atmosphere for cocktails and apps? Have no fear; casual dining options abound in Walla Walla! From delicious pub fare to hand-tossed pizzas to incredible seasonal cocktails, you’re sure to find a spot on this list for whatever your heart (and stomach) desires!

AK’s Mercado: If you’ve got a hankering for tacos, AK’s Mercado has you covered! The Al Pastor tacos are a can’t miss, as are the nachos, and the (dangerously delicious) boozy slushies. The corn tortillas are made in-house here, so you know they’re fantastic!

21 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Bacon & Eggs: Locals love this spot that specializes in homestyle cooking and yummy breakfast cocktails. Expect a line on the weekends, but don’t worry – it’s worth the wait. We highly recommend the huevos rancheros. 

57 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 9936

Big House Brew Pub: A beer lovers delight, Big House Brew Pub is the perfect spot to grab a local brew. They also serve a full lunch and dinner menu, and source as many ingredients locally as possible. Their large patio is the place to be in the summertime, and the fish tacos are sure to please.

11 S Palouse St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Colville Street Patisserie: If you’re in need of a quick pick-me-up, Colville Patisserie has the caffeine and the sugary treats to give you a boost. Expect expertly crafted coffees and perfect pastries at this downtown gem. Their house-made gelato is also divine. 

40 S Colville St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Crossbuck Brewing: Crossbuck has well over a dozen beers on tap, with the bar sitting in front of the tanks where they’re brewed. Their fried chicken sandwich will leave you weak in the knees, and their pretzels are a guest favorite. In the mood for something fancy? They also serve the full menu from sister restaurant next door, Walla Walla Steak Company.

410 N 2nd Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Graze: Whether you’re in the mood for a fresh sandwich, salad, or panini, Graze is the place to be! They have two locations downtown (a drive-through where you can pick up eats to bring to your favorite winery, or enjoy their location on Colville Street, which offers a fantastic patio). You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu!

Maple Counter Cafe: The best tip we can give about beloved Maple Counter is to come hungry. Portion sizes are bountiful here, and the pancakes and omelets are shareable (and delicious). This family-owned restaurant is the perfect spot to start your day.

209 E Alder St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Public House 124: If you want to go where the locals go, look no further than Public House 124. Located in the heart of downtown, this restaurant offers fantastic, seasonal cocktails, and a killer menu (with arguably the best burger in town). The outdoor seating is great for people-watching, and you’ll instantly feel at home with their friendly staff.

124 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Red Monkey: You’ll find Classic American pub food in a family-friendly setting at this local hot spot. Burgers, salads, tacos, and sandwiches make up the menu, along with sinful desserts should you have a sweet tooth. Multiple TVs and an extensive beer and cocktail list make it a great place to watch the game. 

5 W Alder St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Sweet Basil Pizzeria: Sweet Basil is a great place for the whole family. Their dough is made fresh and hand-tossed daily (and is quite fun to watch as you wait in line to place your order). Pizza is available by the slice or the pie, and gluten-free options are available.

5 S 1st Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Wiener & Bun: The Weiner & Bun is a must-visit should you be in Walla Walla during the warmer months! This seasonal hot dog window couldn’t be more charming and serves up everything from the traditional dog to artisanal masterpieces with ingredients like kimchi, tonkatsu sauce, and curry ketchup. 

2 S 1st Ave STE 100, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Wingman Birdz and Brewz: This family-owned, kid-friendly restaurant specializes in chicken wings (of course), craft beer, and local wines. They’ve got a great bar, with plenty of televisions for watching the game, as well as a great sidewalk patio for people watching. With over 20 different sauces and rub options available, you are guaranteed to find the perfectly flavored wings for you!

230 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Walla Walla Bread Co.: Walla Walla Bread Company has become a local staple, with

visitors and locals raving. Their pastry case is a work of art (get there early to see it full), and their breakfast toasts, fresh juices, and lunch options are all fresh and delicious. The avocado toast and banh mi sandwiches are two of our favorites. 

201 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Yama’s Greek Eatery: Yamas is the spot for Mediterranean food in Walla Walla! You’ll find delicious spreads like hummus and tzatziki, and the Greek fries are covered in feta and not to be missed. Fresh greek salads, rice bowls and pilafs, gyros, and kebabs round out the yummy menu. 

 7 S 1st Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362

By: Stephanie Forrer

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