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Once Upon a Thyme

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1090 Northwest State Avenue, Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 740-8944
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hong Kong
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here today and the wrap and panini were very good. In addition to sandwiches and wraps, they offer delicious soups and deserts. The atmosphere is casual / rustic and pleasant. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice lunch with a little more to offer than the usual.

Thank Wandering-B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop here every time I drive through Lewis County. Joy is an excellent chef and always makes you feel welcome. Her daily specials are creative and delicious. My favorite soup: Carrot Cashew. Sandwich: Rustic Italian, add turkey if you eat meat. Dessert: Carrot Cake is moist, not too sweet, heavenly. Always has vegetarian and gluten free on the regular... More 

Thank nadine955
Winchester, Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking a tip from TripAdvisor we stopped in. The service was great. Food was awesome! We even took time to look through their store.

Thank knrdodson
Chehalis, Washington
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten there several times and have never been disappointed. Great soups, sandwiches, and quiche. Try it, you'll enjoy your food.

Thank TravellingBean_10
Chehalis, Washington
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Down to earth atmosphere, friendly and relaxed. Food prepared with produce that is in season. Very tasty. We often buy lunch for our entire office.

Thank Marles G
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful sandwiches, salads and home made soups. The food is so clean and fresh and nutritious. Love the basil pesto salad dressing. Lots of gluten free options and amazing gluten free chocolate raspberry desserts. Good value for $$. Love this place.

Thank _taraleno530
Chehalis, Washington
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great lunches prepared with nutrition in mind. The owner/cook teaches classes. Local sourcing as much as she can. Really enjoy the food and the people!

Thank compressorguy
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

My sister and I had lunch here yesterday. The sandwich and salad I had were very good and my sister said her soup was outstanding. Everything seemed to be made from fresh ingredients. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. We were able to carry on a conversation even though the restaurant was quite busy. The pastries looked yummy but we... More 

Thank piloti5
Aliso Viejo, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We were totally surprised when we walked in and a couple gave us their table and strongly recommended that we try the meatloaf sandwich ; said it was the best and they weren't wrong. The carrot cake was excellent and wife it was best she that has ever had. The staff was busy but still was friendly and helpful.

Thank donaldfellis
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We had a really great lunch. The food was well prepared from fresh ingredients. There was a good selection of soup, sandwiches and salads. Everyone was friendly and the service was surprisingly fast. I just wish they were open more hours.

Thank JudiSeattle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian, Soups, Gluten Free, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Northwest State Avenue, Chehalis, WA 98532
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chehalis
  • Phone Number: (360) 740-8944

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