FAQ

Dining

What’s the best place for breakfast?

The best breakfast spots would be the Barlow Trail Roadhouse, the Still Creek Inn, Zig Zag Cafe, or the Dragonfly Cafe.  The front desk staff will be happy to direct you to these restaurants and menus are available to view also. Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

Are there restaurants in the area that deliver?

Mogul  Mountain Pizza is located in Welches and Ivy Bear Pizzeria is half way between Sandy and Welches, both restaurants deliver. But Ivy Bear has a minimum order of $50.
Although, it’s not delivery most restaurants in Welches do offer take out options.

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

Do you have coupons for El Burro Loco?

 No, because the prices are very reasonable as is.

Where can I order pizza?

For delivery, Mogul Mountain Pizza  is located in the Hoodland Plaza. The The Ivy Bear Pizzeria, which has Italian inspired pizzas with their thin crusts, also delivers to orders over $50.  Zig Zag Inn has been famous for its pizza for over 30 years! In Government Camp there is the Ratskellar: Alpine Bar and Pizzeria, which offers the most options in town, the Glacier Haus which has a European inspired menu, or the Mt Hood Brewing, where you’re able to order their own house beer or root-beer for the kids.

Can you recommend family friendly dining?

Zig Zag Inn is a great family place with lots of food options and a video arcade area for the kids to play. Two others with kid arcade areas include The Shack (family friendly until 10 pm) and the Ivy Bear Pizzeria.

The Skyway is family friendly until 10PM and has lots of kids activities in the summer months.

 El Burro Loco is also a great family atmosphere with kids menu options.

 Still Creek Inn has a kids menu with counter, cafe, or dining room seating.

 

Are there any vegetarian restaurants here?

There are many vegetarians in our community so most of the restaurants offer vegetarian options.  The Wraptitude offers a larger selection of healthy dining options. A relatively new restaurant-Sissy Mama’s caters specifically to those who are looking for healthy hearty options. The menu changes daily, some days are vegetarian others are not, but all are home made using non GMOs and organics when possible. Visit her Facebook page (Click above) for the daily menus.

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

Where would you recommend to have a nice dinner?

The Rendezvous Grill and Tap Room located on Hwy 26, at mile post 40, is a delicious dining experience and is open for lunch and dinner.  Their motto is “serious food in a not so serious place”  Don’t miss the dessert tray!!

El Burro Loco is also located at mile post 40. The Burro is a Mexican restaurant, is excellent. They have fresh fruit margaritas and great prices on all their items. It’s also a great option for families.

Both of these restaurants are located about 1.5 miles from the resort.

The Altitude at the Resort at The Mountain has a nice atmosphere and traditional menu items.  It is fine dining at it finest. It’s also a great option for localvores, they do their best to bring in the freshest ingredients and bring in items from throughout Oregon.

Dragonfly Cafe This cafe and bakery makes their baked goodies by hand. During the week they offer breakfast and lunch. Friday and Saturday nights they also offer a dinner option. Both days they offer a prime rib dinner special starting at 5 pm and Friday nights they offer a fondue special, which includes green salad, rolls, and mashed potatoes. The bakery has fresh baked goodies that are made from scratch. 

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

Are there any restaurants within walking distance?

The Altitude is the closest resultant located at the Resort at The Mountain.   In the summer months and specific days during the off season, The Mallards, located on the pro shop side of the resort, is also open. Both are about a 1/4 mile from the Clubhouse. 

Where is a good place to eat in Sandy?

The Tollgate Restaurant & Bakery has delicious homemade style sandwiches as well as other home made hearty foods.   Thai home and Try My Thai are two small Thai restaurants serving  authentic and delicious Thai food.  If it’s Mexican food you’re looking for, Two Brothers Mexican and BBQ and La Bamba are good choices.  There are also Chinese and Vietnamese choices available in Sandy.  Oh, and don’t forget the pizza, there are too many to name. Ok, we’ll name a few, Sparky’s Pizza, Poala’s Pizza and Sports Bar, and Smoky Hearth Restaurant, Bar, and Grill. Another great option  includes, The AntFarm Cafe and BakeryThe bakery is filled with wholesome food and relationships. The foods are prepared and served to support local sustainability, natural and organic growing practices, and farm to table understandings. The menu aims to give options for all, including meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and gluten free diets.

Do you have coupons for local restaurants?

Yes, we give them to our guests at check-in and the local restaurants are happy to see you come in and use them.

Any fast food restaurants in the area?

There are two options on the mountain. Dairy Queen is located in Rhododendron, about 3 miles east of Whispering Woods and Subway is about 1 mile east, both are along Hwy 26. Other near by options are located in the town of Sandy, which is about 20 miles west of Welches, along Hwy 26. 

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

What is your favorite place to get burgers?

The Shack Sports Bar, which is family friendly until 9 PM, has excellent burgers and sandwiches.  They also offer salads, soups, sandwiches and other options. Next door is to the Shack is the Wraptitude. They serve wraps and burgers, as well as sandwiches and salads. Be sure to try their fries!   Zig Zag Inn also has great burgers and a full menu, including a kids menu.  Still Creek Inn in Rhododendron has delicious and huge burgers.  The Whistle Stop offers its famous Whistle Burger and is sure to please the biggest appetite. Calamity Jane’s, located about 12 miles west of the resort off Hwy 26, just outside the town of Sandy, has a huge burger selection and old fashioned milkshakes and malts. If you’re looking for the most variety in burger options, Calamity Jane’s is the perfect option.

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

Do you have any seafood restaurants nearby?

The Rendezvous Grill & Tap Room in Welches serves great local seafood.  All of the Rendezvous ingredients are fresh and local when possible.  East of the stop light 3 miles, in Rhododendron is the Still Creek Inn, which offers a seasonal seafood selection.

Please view Welches Area Restaurants for an electronic viewing option of all the local restaurants. 

What are the hours for Altitude?

Our restaurant guide, located in the Clubhouse, has the hours for the local restaurants. Like many restaurants nearby, the hours vary throughout the year. Our best recommendation is to contact the restaurants directly for current hours. The hours we have for the Altitude are 5-9 pm for dinner and 4-6 pm for their happy hour (Jan. 2016). 

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