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1518 West University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-1956
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast or Lunch

We usually try to eat at the Red Horse Diner whenever we are in Ellensburg. The decor is really great especially if you like old car memorabilia. Food is good too. We've eaten breakfasts and lunches here and have not been disappointed. I'm sure we will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We usually try to eat at the Red Horse Diner whenever we are in Ellensburg. The decor is really great especially if you like old car memorabilia. Food is good too. We've eaten breakfasts and lunches here and have not been disappointed. I'm sure we will return.

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Kent, Washington
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We always make a point of eating here at least once when we're in town. Sometimes it's lunch before leaving town, or breakfast with our friends who live just outside town. I'm a car gal, so love the place and it's decor. All the gas and oil signs you can imagine, and everything else car-related. And it has the red... More 

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Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have stopped at the Red Horse several times on our way to and/or from Seattle. It is a fun place to look at old signs and "remember when". As for the food, my husband likes their breakfast menu the best, I prefer the lunch/dinner menu. Our last stop was for breakfast last week. They were very busy on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The red house is great! The diner is cool on the inside and a great place to watch the games if you sit in back. The friendly service blends terrifically with their food. Best part is they do deliver and they will deliver just about anywhere in Ellensburg. Thank you again red horse!

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great diner, with pretty good service, tasty breakfast. Had a couple of burgers there for lunch, they are good, but not great. The atmosphere is interesting and fun, old filling station with lots of old signage.

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53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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150 reviews 150 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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

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  • Cuisine: American

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