Established in 2011, Leavenworth Sausage Garten features delicious locally made sausages by Cured, which is owned by the folks at Visconti’s. Procuring the best quality ingredients available for the sausages, guests can savour a host of brats, including bratwurst, currywurst, kielbasa, chorizo and veggie sausage to name a few. These flavourful sausages are served on a freshly baked bun and include a host of toppings, including onions, sauerkraut, pickles, and an assortment of tangy mustards. This ‘garten’ would not be complete without beer, and guests will be happy to know that several micro brews are on tap, such as Deschutes White IPA and Dunkelweizen. A beautiful outdoor space with overhead misters to cool diners off when it’s hot, this is a fun and delicious spot for the entire family.
Leavenworth Sausage Garten, 636 Front St., Leavenworth, WA, USA, +1 509 888 4959
A stunning resort nestled in the Cascade Mountains, Mountain Home Lodge offers guests a home away from home. With cabins and guests rooms, this resort also has a dining room — with impeccable service plus an extraordinary view of the mountains — featuring delicious contemporary cuisine made with the best locally sourced ingredients, including those from the on-site orchards and organic garden. The prix fixe menus change every week, with a past highlight being fresh salmon filet with tomatoes and couscous, yogurt-dill-chive-lemon sauce, roasted broccoli with asiago, plus grilled summer corn and zucchini. Making sure everyone is comfortable, special dietary needs are happily accommodated. They serve dinner on Saturdays only, which may be attended by anyone during the spring, summer, and fall seasons, and reservations are required.
Yes, even pizza parlours are inspired by Bavaria in Leavenworth. A popular eatery with both locals and tourists, the delightful Rudloof’s Pizza und Brats specialises in, as the name suggests, pizza and sausages. Full of Bavarian charm, this eatery provides diners with indoor and outdoor spaces where they can sample delicious cuisine made with the freshest quality ingredients. Touted as serving the largest brat in town, highlights include the half-pound ‘wunderbrat,’ which is a choice of bratwurst or kielbasa served with house-made sauerkraut and a choice of condiments and the Bavarian pizza topped with stone ground mustard, bratwurst, sauerkraut, plus green and red peppers. Side salads and other treats, both savoury and sweet, round out the edible offerings at Rudloof’s.
Located inside the historic Edelweiss building — the first Bavarian building in Leavenworth — Schocolat is a speciality shop featuring mouth-watering gourmet chocolate. Using the best ingredients available, all of the chocolates, which are preservative-free, are made daily and in small batches ensuring freshness and excellent quality. With numerous chocolates on display, including milk, dark, and white varieties, guests can try house specialities, including Belgian truffles and pralines, both of which are filled with delicious ganache. Other highlights include chocolate-covered caramels, brandied pear caramels, citrus truffles covered in white chocolate, and English toffee to name but a few. They also sell their delicious edibles online during the cooler months.
Schocolat, 834 Front St. Suite D, Leavenworth, WA, USA, +1 877 763 7274