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Basalt Rock Cafe

) #37 of 54 Restaurants in The Dalles
5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058-9755
+1 541-296-8600
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 May 2017
“Good food, reasonably priced, great for a museum repast”
4 May 2015
“Fresh Food - On site”
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5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058-9755
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Basalt Rock Cafe is part of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, serving good meals for the museum goer and for special events. The food is good and wholesome at a decent price.

Thank Lloyd D
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The Basalt Rock Cafe has a limited menu but the food is freshly made on sight with local produce. It is clean and comfortable. On days that are not too cold or too hot or too windy ... you can sit outside and just enjoy...More

Thank CollinsVancouver
Reviewed 23 September 2014

It was nice to sit outside and enjoy the views while eating my tuna sandwich. It was nicely prepared and just perfect for a museum cafe. For museum food its very good - but as tuna fish sandwiches go it was average but good. I...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We had lunch before we started seeing the Discovery Center and it would have been worth the trip if we had just had lunch and had to leave. My Husband said his BLT was the best he had ever had and he has had hundreds...More

Thank Joyce N
Reviewed 12 December 2012

A great place to visit for the Museum however, you would not know that lunch is available unless you walk to the rear of the Museum.... Please do that because it is a wonderful lunch... Please try the BLT... Outstanding if you love Bacon... Friendly...More

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Prices are reasonable food is delicious. I added a 'soup of the day' Chili to my croisant for $1.50 extra so my meal was $9 for lots of delicious food. Hubby had his 'hamburger fix' which was $7 and a good burger also. Only a...More

Thank bd W
Reviewed 24 November 2011

The Basalt Rock Cafe is located in the Columbia Discovery Center & Museum at The Dallas, Oregon. For lunch, my date was impressed with the home made tomato bisque soup and sourdough bread. My BLT sandwich on rye bread was excellent with large tomato slices...More

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  • Address: 5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058-9755
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-296-8600
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