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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
509-925-2327
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6:00 am - 10:00 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: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    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
Quick Stop on Way Home

Travelling along the I-90 going home and needed to stop for lunch. A recommendation from a family member that competes with cutting horses recommended the Palace, and we're glad we took him up on the recommendation. Shared a mocha milkshake - and we're glad we shared because of the size ... and had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
BlueJayJohn
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Delta, Canada
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Delta, Canada
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Travelling along the I-90 going home and needed to stop for lunch. A recommendation from a family member that competes with cutting horses recommended the Palace, and we're glad we took him up on the recommendation. Shared a mocha milkshake - and we're glad we shared because of the size ... and had fish and chips and prime rib dip.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Palace Cafe is a superb place to get a big breakfast. All their selection are exceptional. And they don't hold back . . . you'll get plenty of great tasting food. And the building itself is historical, given that it's about a hundred years old.

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Seattle Washington
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Good meals in the past at the Palace prompted me to ask my brother and wife and a friend if they'd like to have an early dinner there upon our return to Seattle. They agreed. Besides the regular menu, there were Mother's Day specials. We chose the halibut and salmon dinners with side Caesar salads. Each of us enjoyed the... More 

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Long Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Best prime rib dip and milkshakes! Downtown location. Rustic decor. Fast service, even when busy, which is most the time.

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Spokane, Washington, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Large menue. We just wanted something well made and not trendy. Just good food. We got it here. Place was busy which is a good sign. From the outside iy was hard to tell if it wss.open. so we took a look, saw lots of dinners so we stayed and glad we did.

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Kent, Washington
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220 reviews 220 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We chose the Palace Cafe for breakfast on our way out of town recently. We'd had breakfast here about 10 years ago and thought it was great, and I'm happy to report that it's still great. Our server was friendly and efficient, answered questions about the menu, and our food arrived hot and well prepared. We spent quite a bit... More 

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed dinner 1 night while in town on business and the steak was amazing! The help staff was very friendly and courteous. They are reasonable priced for what they offer. I would recommend and I'll eat here again next time I'm in town!

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were happy to have found this place online. The food was delicious, fresh and plentiful, and our server was very nice. We'll definitely visit again the next time we are in Ellensburg!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is one of Ellensburgs best restaurants, for many reasons that is. All i can say is the food was outstanding and the service was good.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The palace Café is a great place for family's & friend's to enjoy one of the more delicious dishes in town! Open since 1892 they sure do know what they are doing. The service compliments their food perfectly our groups waiter Greg, was fantastic! He was very attentative to our needs & always made sure we were taken care of.

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Romantic
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?