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Red Horse Drive-In

1518 West University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-1956
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Ranked #19 of 90 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Cuisines: American
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75% Recommend
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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160 reviews 160 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was not overly impressed with the food. I would have been better off eating at McDonalds. The atmosphere and decor is unique. The food not so. A hamburger on a hoagie roll? I just ordered a cheeseburger with avocado. Would not recommend this place.

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Ellensburg, Washington, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Want a great meal in Ellensburg? Stop at the Red horse. Always good food and friendly staff in a great classic environment. They are always updating and adding more and more memorabilia to feast your eyes on.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Cute diner with a lot of memorabilia. Went for lunch, the place was recommended the first time I was in town here. Finally had the chance to make it over. Staff was friendly. Food was good. It was what I expected from a place like this. Nothing fancy, burgers and sandwiches. Large menu with many different choices.

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Delta, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This out of the way diner was recommended to me on a road trip along I-90 through Washington State. It's just off I-90 at exit 106 (about a mile along University Way) and it was well worth the stop for lunch. A diner that is decorated with old-style automotive signs, etc did not feel tacky. Booth, table and counter seating... More

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Arlington, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I love this place! The service was just great. They have cold Beer! It's great family atmosphere. Football TVs. Food was great. Steak fries are awesome!

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