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Palace Cafe

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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    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
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
WheresWendy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews 3 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We are new to the area so we are trying out as many restaurants as possible as soon as possible. This is one of the best ones so far. It's a great breakfast place!

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Salem, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had lunch twice at the Palace Cafe during my visit to Ellensburg. Just like the town, it was charming. Try the clam chowder, or any of the salads. Be sure and take a peek at the big lounge area in the back. ( there are several rooms). Reuben sandwhich is excellent. Friendly wait staff. If you're looking for an... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Its been around forever, decent food and reasonable prices, nice lounge, good place for large groups or lunch or dinner.

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Auburn, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

No other restaurant in Ellensburgh had Supercross on, we called The Palace and they did. We were more than pleased with the service, staff, and food! We would stop there again when passing through! The shrimp ravioli was amazing! Oh and the deep fried mac n cheese!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a must stop when dining in Ellensburg, dont miss out. Came 15+ times, never been disappointed. Recommend to all.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Enjoyable atmosphere. Good food. Very nice staff. Just avoid the bar late at night when college is in session, it can get obnoxious.

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Washington State
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I tried not to rate Palace Cafe more than average because the food is pretty standard family fare. However, as I thought more about it, I realized that this is one of my favorite eateries in Ellensburg, and that this place has something more to offer than just a plate of food. It has existed for over 100 years and... 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: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?