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Palace Cafe

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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Got to have their Prime Rib.

I love going there for their Prime Rib dinner. Cooked to perfection. Service is alway outstanding. Best home cooked meals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tim S
Ellensburg, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for consistency and delicious food, you need to go to the palace. their eggs benedict is the best in the state and beyond.. Everything on the menu is great and always prepared to perfection. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. I highly recommend this establishment!!!! The lounge has the best martini's in town!

Thank Lindavietzke
Woodland Hills, CA
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent breakfast choices, friendly staff and really good coffee in a historic building on Main St. :)

Thank Vicki R
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice waitress, a simple place to eat, but thoroughly enjoyable, with reasonable prices. Loved it!

Thank LovesZebras
Ellensburg, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going there for their Prime Rib dinner. Cooked to perfection. Service is alway outstanding. Best home cooked meals.

1 Thank Tim S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our visit. The service was fast and friendly. The food was delicious. I had the eggs benedict. It was the best I've had anywhere. We will defiantly go again next time we are in town.

Thank Melisa V
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115 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a great place for breakfast ,lunch and dinner. I grew up in this town and this place has been here over 70 years. And still going strong . Go on Wednesday and have the burgeroni Soup. Breakfast is always good here. I haven't lived here for over 50 years but ervery time we come to town we eat... More 

Thank Janet G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Great food and the price does not braek the bank def would eat at this bish again its nice and drinks are bomb

Thank Chris J
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

If you are passing through Ellensburg on I-90, don't stop to eat near the freeway. Continue north to the city center, grab some free street parking, and head for the Palace Cafe in the Pearson Building on Main Street. It has been around since 1892 and still does a brisk business of hearty, good American food and lots of it.... More 

Thank Carol_R99SO
Lakewood w
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We had a very nice breakfast. Friends had eggs Benedict and said they were very good. Bacon was cooked just right and the veggie omelet was good. The service was very fast and friendly. Also have a gluten free menu

Thank Pam L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I had a very pleasant experience dining at the Palace Cafe and will definitely return. The wait staff was awesome (I had Kelsey). I really appreciated how they support and wear the local college's tees on Saturdays (Central Washington University) and the Seattle Seahawks on Fridays. Service was excellent; the food was very, very good and lots of it! Street... More 

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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, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine


Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?