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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
509-925-2327
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 41
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  • 58
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Palace Cafe

The food is good. "Service is often slow." Don't be in a hurry. Clean, and the wait staff are pleasant. I will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Diane L
,
Cle Elum, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Good all round American restaurant. The salmon was dry, but the steak my husband had was very good. Best part of my meal was the baked potato with delicious butter! And the wine! The desserts looked really good...but that's too much food for me!

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Cle Elum, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The food is good. "Service is often slow." Don't be in a hurry. Clean, and the wait staff are pleasant. I will return.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Good food and really cool decode. Has a lot of history. The food is worth coming for but don't expect to be in a hurry. For the amount of help that is there it's always a longer wait than I would think. But it worth it

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Asker, Norway
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112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Drove down Main, quite hungry. Saw the place, parked, went in and ordered steak. The steaks were very good, service was good and we hit the road again after a very nice meal. Restrooms were clean. I'll drop by again if I'm nearby.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I checked out this on the recommendation from the hotel staff where I was staying. I got lucky and got there before the Sunday mid-morning rush, otherwise I can definitely see how this place fills up quickly! The food was great, simple breakfast food with some local added ingredients that took some dishes over the top. I had the house... More 

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Denver, CO
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Awesome local, fresh food and an historic site all in one. Great staff. Awesome homemade corned beef, biscuits and gravy and chicken fried steak Mmmmmm

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped over on our way down I 90. Breakfast was served quickly and service was good. I enjoyed my waffle and my son his german sausage. However, the corned beef hash did not thrill me. Overall pleasant and would recommend.

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Yakima Valley, WA
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I love the food here. I always vote to eat here when we come to see our college kids. The Cobb Salad is to die for. Nice baked goods by the checkout register too.

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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Palace Cafe in Ellensburg, WA was a good breakfast stop for us on a recent road trip. Food was tasty, service was fast and friendly and the decor is interesting and fun. It's a few minutes off the I-90 and worth the drive. Favorites: corned beef hash, biscuits and gravy.

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Post Falls, Idaho
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had dinner at Palace Cafe on the way to Seattle. Family restaraunt with bar/lounge attached. Saturday night and sounds from the bar suggested things were gearing up....Ordered chicken ciabatta and Palace bacon burger with fries. Filling, stick to your bones type of meal. Ejoyed a Moscow Mule drink, served in a copper mug, cold and refreshing.

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Additional Information about Palace Cafe

Address: 323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
Phone Number: 509-925-2327
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: 509-925-2327

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?