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Morelli's Cafe Italiano

Fifth and Main, Ellensburg, WA 98926
509 925-7704
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Ranked #7 of 90 restaurants in Ellensburg
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Sagle, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I love eating outdoors when traveling as a family. Great little spot, the kids loved it, good food, great wine, great service, we will be back.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Morelli's closed in June 2014. They had the best gelato in town, some very good entres, and the most bizarre version of carbonarra I've ever had. Nonetheless, they'll me missed.

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Cle Elum, Washington
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Loved their Spicy Chicken and Sausage Linguine dish! I always order this dish! They have an excellent Lasagna as well.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Was hankering for some of Morelli's delicious meatballs. Guess what, they have closed permanently. So sorry to see that. Yes, is was a very small restaurant but they served some very big good meals. So, if Italian is what you are wanting, the Pasta Company seems to be the only choice in town but sorry to say they don't have... More

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Ellensburg, Washington, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Very tasty, interesting combinations of foods, always seasoned beautifully. My favorite place to go for dinner in Ellensburg.

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The food is delicious! I would highly recommend the spicy sausage linguine. It is a little spicy but so good. The amount of food is unbelievably large so be prepared for leftovers. The waitress was helpful in picking a wine that went with my meal. The is every few tables inside, but they do take reservations. In the warmer months,... More

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stopped by with my daughter & two grand babies. We had a lovely dinner, with plenty to share. The owner is present & fantastic, doted on the kids. What a surprise to find such an authentic Italian restaurant in Ellensburg!

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Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Morellis is a great restaurant with food cooked from scratch, the old-fashioned way. With one exception, over the past 5 years I have always had great service there. If you have any problems, just ask for Mr Morelli. He is always there. Just visited in Sept, 2013 and had an exceptional meal.

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Selah, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We always hit Morelli's when we got to Ellensburg. Superb Italian food, but be prepared to be hungry, or at least plan on a take-out box when you're done! Family owned business and just the nicest people you'll find.

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Yakima
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

There is no other word to describe our dinner at Morellis. We have friends that eat there all the time. They suggested we try it. Its a sweet little italian cafe, tucked inside a downtown building. We parked close by. The smell of spicy pasta and red peppers and onion's filled the air as we walked up the sidewalk. Oh... More

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