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Banyan's Restaurant

1260 NE Palouse Ridge Drive, At Washington State University's Palouse Ridge Golf Course, Pullman, WA 99164
509-335-8474
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Ranked #35 of 77 Restaurants in Pullman
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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- Sep 3, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Pullman, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We brought a first time visitor to Pullman to enjoy the views of the Palouse. Unfortunately the views were the best part of the visit. Ordered wine with dinner but server was "challenged" by task of opening the bottle. Got it open finally and then failed miserable on the basics of the taste and pouring the glasses--it was like he... More

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Pullman, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant is on the golf course, and the view of the rolling hills is gorgeous, and that's what makes it so pleasant to enjoy a meal there. The food, unfortunately, is not high quality but just okay, so it's a great place to have lunch with colleagues or a dinner with a sweetheart. I recommend it for a casual... More

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Coeur d alene
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Brunch was terrible! Pre made desserts, and breads. Had to find someone to make omelets at omelet counter, it was raw when it came back with no apologies and an attitude! Food quality control policies were not followed, recently heated food was added to the buffet on top of food which had been already out, mayonase and egg salads were... More

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Olympia, Washington
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I attended my high school reunion in Pullman this summer and we had brunch at Banyon's. It was a beautiful day and we sat on the patio. The service was great and the food was good. They only service brunch but you have a choice of everything from omelettes, French toast, Eggs Benedict, fruit, desserts, juice and cereal. You won'... More

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Olympia, WA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very nice setting for lunch with a small group. We were able to sit on the patio. I ordered the St. Croix salad. it was fresh and fairly good, but nothing to rave about. Average portion (which was fine) and the service was pretty fast. No bread was offered, and there was a lot more lettuce than toppings (although someone... More

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stopped for a night of great steaks and received four of the most grossly pieces of garbage for $26 a pop. Stay away unless your looking for ok salads. Too top things off the beer selection sucked, no IPAs or Wheat beers in house .

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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140 reviews 140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A nice building and a good view combined with good service should also have fine food. Unfortunately the kitchen at Banyans needs some cooking help. My food was just ok it was not bad but it was not inspired and the others at our table thought the same. For the prices that are charged I guess it was to pay... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The view at Banyan's is the best in the area. If you're there on a beautiful evening, aim for an outdoor table overlooking the rolling green hills of the Palouse - gorgeous! I enjoyed their salmon very much - a large and delicious portion served with rice pilaf and assorted veggies, also tasty. I've been there several times in the... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I were in Pullman for a family wedding, which occurred the day before his birthday. I took advantage of the fact that all of his siblings and most of their families were in one place and booked a brunch reservation at Banyan's. They set us up on the patio and took excellent care of us. Everyone had... More

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Inland Northwest, US
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137 reviews 137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I was excited to go to Banyan's because I had heard it was one of the best restaurants in the area. The view, the tables, the service was very nice. Our waitress was very attentive and pleasant. The food - not so much. I ordered a Monte Cristo and soup. The sandwich is traditionally served with with powdered sugar and... More

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