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“Excellent dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Melange - CLOSED

Cafe Melange
7 N Front St, Yakima, WA 98901-2609
+1 509-453-0571
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Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Washington State
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82 reviews 82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Excellent dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

We had made reservations at the French restaurant around the corner. My wife has allergies and when the chef there couldn't tell us the ingredients we left and came here. Glad we did! Duck with marionberry port sauce was tremendous. Melange salad was huge and delicious. We each had a tenderloin. Both were well prepared. Shitake was a little better matched to steak. Server recommended a good, fairly priced red to complement our meals!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
McMinnville, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Still excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Stopped by again on my annual visit to Yakima. Food was once again outstanding. Service a tad below par, but acceptable.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Average to Poor”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

It may have been good at one time, but I cannot say it was that great. Waiter was brisk, food was over cooked and wine was hugely marked up. Gilbert's Malbec next door in the their wine tasting room $26.00 but $66 in Cafe Melange.

We have past it the last two nights and it has been all but empty perhaps there is some merit to my comments.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Nice Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Walked into this restaurant without a reservation and we were treated to a very nice meal in a cozy setting (not a large restaurant). Other reviewers mentioned the cost, but unless you're totally clueless, you know going in that it is going to be more expensive than other destinations. Our food quality was excellent and worth the extra cost for that special occasion. The staff is attentive and eager to please. We enjoyed our evening.

Visited September 2012
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Seattle
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172 reviews 172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Restaurant Has Slipped”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

I can no longer recommend this restaurant. The last time we were there it was definitely a below average experience. The dishes we had were not properly executed and the plating was subpar. Gasperetti's might be a better bet.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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