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“Great for lunch” 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The Melange salad is great. Service, atmosphere, and food also very good. Small but not crowded on a weekday for lunch.

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Amherst, Virginia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“My Favorite Restaurant in Yakima”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Cozy (only 11 tables) with a great menu and wine selection. Make sure that you have their house salad, either with your entree or by itself. It's one of the best salads I've ever eaten.

Visited November 2012
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Rockford, IL
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160 reviews 160 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“My Expectations Were Higher”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I looked forward to exploring the restaurants in Yakima and gave this one a try. The Wednesday night was not crowded, only one other couple when we got there, only one other couple during our stay. The menu is interesting, seemed like a pricy place per the dishes listed. I took the waiters recommendation and tryed the special for that night. It was a steak and salmon plate. My partner threw out the meat and ordered the salmon cakes only. They were very good. I should have done the same. My steak was not tender, lots of gristle to cut away. The waiter mentioned something about my order getting a larger steak, portion size, than advertised. I told him that was not the problem. Expected better, this is cattle country, isn't it? Wine list was good, would like to see more offerings by the glass. This would not be my first recommendation for Yakima.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Washington State
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86 reviews 86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
35 helpful votes 35 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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McMinnville, Oregon
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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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