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105 West 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926
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Ranked #7 of 92 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Cuisines: American, International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ellensburg, Washington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Usually damn near empty when I've been there, but decent food... the waiter was a bit strange... Nice enough atmosphere... One of these days I'll give it another whirl, Earl. P.S. Pricy though!!!

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Mount Vernon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our friend had eaten here in the past and enjoyed it so we decided to give Valley Cafe a try. We visited on a Friday evening and practically had the place to ourselves. The owner waited on us and was very friendly. The seared Ahi tuna served with coconut rice was delicious and cooked perfectly rare. This was our first... More

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Moses Lake, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wow Sunday evening and a lot of places were closed but we lucked out and found this gem. We ordered a variety of different foods and found them all to be so much better than expected. The loaded potato soup and tomato basil bisque were both very good and the service was great to boot.

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Kirkland, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We've been stopping at the Valley for years and have never been disappointed. The service is neighborhood friendly and yet somehow sophisticated. The food though is what brings us back. I had a calamari appetizer. It was unbreaded and so tender it melted in my mouth, yet had a serious red sauce that did our red wine proud. And speaking... More

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Ellensburg, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I've eaten at Valley Cafe a couple of dozen times. Nearly everything is very good. The Highlights: 1.) They have recently begun a happy hour from 4-6 with small plates, a great way to try a lot of their food and sample the quality level without spending much. 2.) The environment. Even if art deco isn't your thing (I'm pretty... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I notice that the recent reviews are the most positive, so let me add mine. We were returning from a weekend of wine tasting and literally drove around Ellensburg looking for a dinner place. The variety of the menu drew us in, the beautifully preserved Art Deco decor charmed us, and everyone was very pleased with their choices: the BLTA... More

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Tucson Estates
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82 reviews 82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The chicken breast meal was so bland, dry, and tough, plus gave every indication that it was heated in a microwave, that I can hardly believe it was even served to us. The setting is wonderful and service a bit spotty, but the meal was a big disappointment. It was a boring experience from start to finish and I can't... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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123 reviews 123 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were taken by the historic furnishings and feel of the restaurant; very charming. We had to wait for longer than normal to be seated, though the place was empty. The server was distracted by a conversation with a friend instead of preparing a table. We finally walked to a table and from then on the service was fine. The... More

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Waitsburg, Washington
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124 reviews 124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Beautiful food, wonderful service - one of our favorite restaurants in Washington State. Great steaks. Nice wine list.

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Central, South Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I had an excellent turkey and cheese melt of some kind with a fine sharp swiss or maybe like swiss and it was Very good. There was enough for 2 people for sure and they dont mind if you share. The salad was very fresh too. The total bill was about 17 so sharing is good for students and such.Ellensburg... More

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Additional Information about Valley Cafe

Address: 105 West 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone Number: 509-925-3050
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
Cuisine: American, International

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