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Dining Inside Mount Rainier National Park

Explore the culinary delights of Mount Rainier National Park with a gif showcasing a variety of dishes from Paradise Inn Dining Room, National Park Inn Dining Room, Sunrise Day Lodge, and Jackson Visitor Center’s Paradise Camp Deli, along with a cozy view from the patio of Tatoosh Café.

No need to pack a picnic before you enter the park—Mount Rainier offers a variety of dining experiences right within its boundaries. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a full-service meal, our dining options are as diverse as the landscape itself. Enjoy the convenience of delicious meals and snacks at Paradise Inn, National Park Inn, Sunrise Day Lodge, and the Jackson Visitor Center. Each location showcases the unique flavors of the Pacific Northwest, using organic and sustainably sourced ingredients whenever possible. Dive into our dining scene and let your culinary adventure begin as soon as you arrive.


Views of the Paradise Inn Dining Room.

Paradise Inn Dining Room

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Delight in signature dishes like Bourbon Buffalo Meatloaf in the historic dining room of Paradise Inn. Enjoy a meal by the grand fireplace, or grab a quick snack from Tatoosh Café within the inn, offering sandwiches, pastries, and beverages. The café is a perfect spot to relax with wine or beer in the evening.


Views from inside the National Park Inn Dining Room

National Park Inn Dining Room

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Enjoy homestyle cooking in a family-friendly setting, with favorites including Home-Style Pot Roast and Cedar Plank Red Trout. The dining room provides a cozy atmosphere with views of Mount Rainier, ideal for ending your meal with a warm blackberry cobbler​.



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Operational from July 4 to September 15– Offers casual dining with a menu perfect for a quick refuel, featuring hot dogs, chili, and sandwiches. Located at the highest point in the park accessible by car, it’s a great spot to enjoy a meal with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and meadows.


Jackson Visitor Center Dining

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Open weekends and holidays, weather permitting- Located inside the Jackson Visitor Center, the Paradise Camp Deli serves up quick and easy options like pizza, trail tacos, and packable deli sandwiches, making it an excellent stop for park visitors on the go.


Views of the park from the Tatoosh Cafe

Tatoosh Cafe

Tucked inside the historic Paradise Inn, Tatoosh Café is your go-to spot for a delightful selection of snacks and beverages. Indulge in freshly baked pastries and a range of refreshments. The café offers a charming patio setting at Paradise Inn, perfect for relaxing with a treat while taking in the serene surroundings.


Each dining location combines the natural beauty of Mount Rainier with delicious food, making your visit both scenic and satisfying. Whether settling in for a meal or picking up a snack on your adventure, these dining options cater to all palates and preferences.