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Campus U-Tote-Em

810 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-1600
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Ranked #10 of 90 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Price range: $5 - $10
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Renton, Washington
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had to meet someone in Ellensburg this past weekend. I saw the glowing reviews for this restaurant, and decided to check it out. It was average at best. The burger was not bad... but lacked flavor. The onion rings were over-cooked and lacked flavor. The malt was great. This specific restaurant has inside and outside seating. The outside seating... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was a fun place to stop, because it's so authentically retro. Hamburgers and milk shakes were very good, the fries were average but came in generous portions. A large order of fries is enough for 2-3 adults. A very fair value.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Located across the street from CWU, this is a great fast food location to grab your burgers fries and milkshakes. My order had a chicken sandwich and fries. The serving size of fries is great. They have the best fry sauce and also have seasoning on the tables inside. The sandwich was generous in size, the chicken was flavorful and... More

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Helena, MT
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405 reviews 405 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were travelling down I-90 to a vintage travel trailer rally. And looking for an old style burger and malt. The U-Tote-Em was a bit off the freeway and in the university district. But that allowed us to cruise through the historical district of this nice little town and that was good. We went in and ordered a caramel/banana/chocolate malt,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I love the deep fried mushrooms and onion rings. The burger patties are too small though! Overall the food is pretty good though!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were so disappointed! We went there this fall because the reviews were great but we were sorely displeased. My husband and I got their hamburgers and our children ordered hot dogs. The hamburgers had fresh lettuce and tomatoes but where was the beef? The hamburger patties were so thin we could have used them for paper. Then, the kids'... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

From the great food of the 70's to the decor this place is outstanding.... I love the little drive off the hwy. Not been updated inside or out. But the food is worth it and that is number one when it cones to food.

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Seattle
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Whenever we are driving I90 by Ellensburg, we always take the detour through town to stop at Campus U-Tote-M which is right by the Central Washington University campus. Great burgers (especially try the buffalo burger) and real ice cream shakes, maybe the best in the state. They offer gluten free buns that are very good. By the way, Rossos to... More

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15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Had the fish sandwich and it is great. The frys are excellent. Husband had the clams wow a must try.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

A must stop anytime crossing the state. Great menu, super service, huge portions. Definitely worth the stop. My teens are hooked!

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