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Palace Cafe

323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
509-925-2327
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Ranked #20 of 90 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $30
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Lacey, Washington, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by some of the locals. We went here as a group of 30. We did a pre-order so the food would be done by the time we got there. When we first got there they knew exactly where to sit us and we were not waiting at all. This was great. Being that the food was... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I were in town for two days. Last night we chose to eat dinner at the Palace Cafe after reading the reviews. She had the Rubin sandwich, I had the Flat Iron Stake and a Chef's Salad. The food was very good; however, the time it took for our food to be served was too long. By... More

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Orting, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Food was good once we finally got it. We had a party of 9 but it still took longer than expected to get served. It was the end of the Jazz in the Valley weekend so maybe they were all worn out! I would go there again on a less busy weekend. Check out the picture hanging to the right... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We are here for breakfast in early August. We were surprised to find it neatly empty on a Sunday morning around 9:00am. Perhaps folks in Ellensburg like to sleep in, or most everyone goes to church. In any case, we were greeted and seated immediately. Our waitress, Hadley, was very pleasant, and attentive (but not in an annoying way). Our... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great food and service. Really liked the atmosphere. Will definitely eat here again. Servers were very nice and attentive to our needs.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Save your money. We live in Eburg and in the last 10 yrs the food has gotten to be almost disgusting. We get the free meal cards at our birthday and anniversaries but we don't even use them anymore. The only think to stay good is the coffee.

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Waitsburg, Washington
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We ate an acceptable lunch there on 5/8/14, and our credit card was hit twice for the meal in error, and as of 6/21/14, Palace Café has not corrected the error (left my third phone call request that it be corrected today).

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

This place has the smallest steaks and chicken breasts I have ever seen any restaurant serve!!! They load your plate up with the sides because the main entree is tiny! They overcharge for the food you receive.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

First of all, it's quaint...second, the waitress was so very sweet and helpful and a hometown girl. Now for the food...we had the prime rib which was melt in your mouth delicious and steamed veggies made me feel as if it was ok to eat that whole big prime rib! Ellensburg is adorable, and if you do visit, please have... More

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Vancouver, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We ate here twice over the last weekend and both times I had the Caprese turkey burger with sweet potato fries. Excellent! My family loved their meals both days as well. Centrally located, historic, great atmosphere and friendly service.

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