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Bookwalter Winery

) #5 of 133 Restaurants in Richland €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
894 Tulip Ln, Richland, WA 99352-8588
+1 509-627-5000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
894 Tulip Ln, Richland, WA 99352-8588
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has a first class wine list and the food is awesome. Has a burger cooked to perfection! I also had a piece of the sausage pizza the guy next to me was eating when he offered. It was soooo good. I highly recommend...More

Thank hank3512
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food and wine were excellent. Happy hour is an added bonus with several high-value options at reasonable prices. The food was fresh, hot, and tasty with appealing presentation. One minor complaint. Two micro brews on draft our last two visits. Both IPA's. Not every...More

Thank John B
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We have rotating tap handles that are changed every few days. We are happy to put more of a variety on. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Bookwalter for dinner, and we were not disappointed. The menu has a nice assortment of options for appetizers and main dishes. We happened to get there during happy hour, so wine was 1/2 price by the glass and the...More

Thank Annenterry
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your first visit to Bookwalter. We look forward to seeing you again on future visits to the Tri-Cities.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And great food. Pizzas are enjoyable & fun. Gouda burger & onion soup are delish. Appreciate the Happy Hour prices on the patio. Paul, Kirsten, Ross, Jojo & Braxton took great care us! Thank you!

Thank Srbehill
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great experience here at the restaurant. We hope to see you again soon for Happy Hour on the patio. Cheers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time here. Sat outside ordered 2 glasses of wine and the avocado fries. Both the wine and appetizers were good. I asked our server for a glass of ice, both to add to my water that had none and for my wine. She...More

Thank theshire50
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience here at Bookwalter. We are so glad that you enjoyed the wine and food but are more than disappointed to hear about the customer service. We will be meeting and training with...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Great food and drink. They even have Bocci Ball. Dogs are welcome.

Thank David S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your afternoon here at Bookwalter. We hope to see you again soon to enjoy the Bocci Courts.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice evening with live music on the patio. We didn't have a reservation and the hostess Jojo was very accommodating. Our server Mitch did a superb job in helping us with the wine pairing and food suggestions. We had the avocado fries...More

Thank Brent U
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

When it comes to wineries on Tulip Lane, I've always stuck to the idea of Tagaris for food, Barnard Griffin for wine, and Bookwalter for ambience. I believe since I coined my phrase, that management or the operating style at Bookwalter has changed. When we...More

Thank CPT_Laurion
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to offer your comments. I could not disagree with you more in terms of your assessment of our operation. Factually based, our wines consistently score in the major wine publications (The Wine Advocate, the Wine Enthusiast and the Wine...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We came for dinner at Fiction, made sure we had reservations as they do get very busy on weekends. They have both indoor and outdoor space; the outdoor area is quite large with plenty of shade for a hot summer night. Since it was warm,...More

Thank Brown_Samantha
Management response:Responded 30 June 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience at Bookwalter. We are happy to hear that you think our Pork and Pancetta is delicious, we do as well. Thank you again for coming in and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

I really, really like this place. Was there twice this last weekend - for Saturday night dinner and Sunday Brunch with different groupings of people. It's a winner. The outdoor seating areas are really fun and pleasant - the indoor areas are dark. The dinner...More

Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
Management response:Responded 30 June 2017

Thank you for such a glowing review of our wines and food. We cannot be happier that you visited us twice in one weekend. Nate is one of our best servers and we are glad that he has taken such good care of you. We...More

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Theresa R
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
We had wine on the patio before dinner and I believe we saw dogs there that evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 894 Tulip Ln, Richland, WA 99352-8588
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tri-Cities  >  Richland
  • Phone Number: +1 509-627-5000
  • E-mail
Join us for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch!

J. Bookwalter specializes in producing some of Washington’s finest wines through meticulous winemaking and exceptional vineyard sources. The winery’s tasting room in Richland includes a full-service restaurant, Fiction, and was named one of the best tasting rooms in the United States by Sunset magazine.

Fiction serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch featuring local ingredient-driven dishes such as wild Pacific halibut, Snake River Waygu beef strip loin and Draper Valley chicken and mushrooms. Live music sets the soundtrack several nights per week at the restaurant and winery.
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