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1518 West University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-1956
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love coming to this place when going through Ellensburg

Every time we come through Ellensburg, we try to coordinate it to be-able to have lunch here. The burgers have, and still are great, and the milk shakes awesome. Bree, Gilgesle, and Willy are all very friendly, and helpful. Nice people. Bree has been there for quite along time, and she always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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duvall
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Every time we come through Ellensburg, we try to coordinate it to be-able to have lunch here. The burgers have, and still are great, and the milk shakes awesome. Bree, Gilgesle, and Willy are all very friendly, and helpful. Nice people. Bree has been there for quite along time, and she always remembers me even if it has been a... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and loved all the memorabilia. Menu is huge and lots of things to choose from. Come hungry food is great and portions are large. Service was a bit slow but I think there was only one waitress on duty so she was doing the best she could. The only real down side was the cost... More 

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We have passed this diner many times going to Ellensburg. We decided to stop today and is a real find! Friendly service from the sisters that run it, delicious charbroiled hamburger and steak fries. Quite a variety of choices too including vege burgers. Next time - a banana split!

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Anderson, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and immediately were in love the building and the memorabilia. We both ordered burgers and fires. Food came to the order window and sat for several minutes while the three wait staff were discussing something of "utter" importance. More important than the customer for sure! Apparently one of them had an order to delivers and... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We almost always stop at the Red Horse when we're in the area. We've been there for breakfast and dinner and have never been disappointed in the food or the service. You can't go wrong. Great gas station and automotive memorabilia from a by-gone era. Will continue to patronize this place.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wife and I had dinner here tonight while staying in town. We were the only people in the place and everyone working was super nice and friendly. If you love cars and old signs, you will love this establishment.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Do yourself a favor and skip all the standard big chain, fast food places right at the interstate exit and head over to enjoy the plentiful personality of the Red Horse. The decor is well done with plenty of automotive history. Even the names of the various menu items pay homage to motor heads. And you really can't go wrong... More 

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SpokaneWA
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166 reviews 166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch and the raspberry milkshake was excellent. The place was roomy and clean, although air conditioner wasn't working in larger half. I had been there before with a large crowd and it was great, portions were large.. We will return. We used to Blue Grouse before it closed, this is a better choice, place made from an... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We got there at 11:10 am and wanted to order breakfast, NOT only serve till 11am. so had lunch instead, food was alright, atmosphere made up for it and our Waitress was very attentive.

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Yakima Valley, WA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Fun place to eat! Lots of great memorablia to look at and the menu is so funny to read. Someone had a great sense of humor who named the items. We took our three grown children with us here and they all enjoyed the atmosphere too. The booths are large and roomy so we could all spread out, the waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1518 West University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: (509) 925-1956

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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