The Carlson Block | Wood Fired Artisan Pizza - Visit Rainier
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The Carlson Block | Wood Fired Artisan Pizza

Carlson BlobkExploring the Carbon River area of Mount Rainier National Park? Bring your appetite because in the small town of Wilkeson there’s big flavor to be found at the Carlson Block. 

Built-in 1910 the building served as a hotel, bar, cafe, and now is home to a pizzeria.

Visit the Carlson Block during lunch or dinner and you’ll be greeted with the delicious aroma of wood-fired artisan pizza. The dough and mozzarella are made by hand to produce the best naturally leavened, wild yeast sourdough, wood-fired pizza. The menu also features daily soups, salads, and small bites.  Save room for dessert because there are decadent cheesecakes with exciting seasonal flavors and small-batch creme brulee. 

The restaurant has a casual atmosphere and also serves wine, ice cream, floats, and candies. Reservations accepted Monday, Thursday and Sunday. Due to limited seating reservations accepted for 8 guests or less.

The Carlson Block is an old brick building in the tiny town of Wilkeson, WA, tucked up against the foothills of Mt. Rainier National Park.  The hotel was built in 1910 by pioneer businessman, Gus Carlson after the original Carlson Hotel was lost due to a fire that devastated most of the town’s business section.

Carlson Block PizzaINFO

Address | 531 Church Street, Wilkeson, WA 

Phone | (360) 761-7593

Website |



Monday, Thursday & Sunday: 3:00PM – 8:00PM

Friday & Saturday:    3:00PM – 9:00PM

Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

* Last seating 30 minutes prior to closing.

Tea and Coffee Bar:

Saturday: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday: 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Carlson Block