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Local cuisine, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Cafe, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast is amazing. Butter horns and cinnamon rolls are great! Portions are very big and great price.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go-to stop on the way home from Eastern Washington! It is fantastic comfort food. Lots of choices, and we've had breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Friendly service, and really good food. Pot roast was wonderful, so was the pork roast and the...cheeseburger! A huge variety of breakfast choices too!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 12, 2020 via mobile

Their food is pricey but very very good. We stopped for lunch and had a French dip sandwich and a Reuben. Both were excellent. Fries were delicious as was the potato salad. We got dessert to go because portions were so big. We will return...next time we’re in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 4, 2020

PROs -lots of parking -lots of table CONs -NOISY and NOISY- screaming hostess, screaming waitress and just plain LOUD.. get some noise abatement walls and cut down the noise -OVER PRICED- $14 to $16 for an omelette -TASTELESS- sausage omelette had no taste... get better...sausage -served omelette COLD and I had to sent it back. Attitude from waitress -bitter and burnt tasting coffee... please get better coffee -get better hashbrowns vs packaged frozen -OVER PRICED and OVER rated JUST NOT WORTH ITMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Best breakfast I’ve had in a very long time. Hubby had sausage n eggs, I had ham n cheese omelette. I don’t eat toast or hash browns, so they substituted a whole side of bacon! All the meats were very smokey and so good! Great...service and super fast.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 10, 2020

There are an east and a west exit off I-90 that lead to Cle Elum, WA. Either which way you are driving, pull off the highway for a good food break at "The Cottage Cafe & Fireside Lounge." Eunice greeted us cheerfully and made sure...we were seated, then made sure we received our beverage before turning us over to Jennifer, our waitress for our stay. Even though this was our first visit, they made us feel welcome and at home. Even through the masks, we could feel their welcome was sincere. When the food was served, it was the proper temperature and very well presented. They were delicious, too. You can expect that this place will be a stop each time we pass through the area.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020

This was a return visit to the Cottage cafe. We stopped for a breakfast that is served all day. The omelet was great, eggs and hash browns did the trick but nothing special. Very much a country feel here and we had good service. There...is a showcase by cash register with all sorts of homemade pies, cobblers, and cinnamon rolls, making it hard to walk away from!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020

Their fish/chips were both overcooked. Their Oatmeal was good but then they charged for the brown sugar and peanut butter. They then added $2. because I had to have my own filtered water due to medical reasons. The total bill, including my wife's ice tea...was $26.00. Will not return!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 19, 2020

We stopped for the first time to eat here, and it won't be our last! The food was down home good cooking and everything we had was delicious! I had a burger and asked to have it without a bun. The waitress kindly brought a...steak knife so I could cut the burger and toppings like a steak. The hamburger meat was really tasty, and the soup I had was also hot and delicious. My husband had the chicken fried steak breakfast and he devoured most of it. The servings are generous and it's all I could do to not walk out with a whole fresh-baked pie - they all looked yummy! This cafe is a must-stop and eat when you are going through Cle Elum!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 17, 2019

great service and good portions. we love stopping here for breakfast, or during the week for dinner.

Date of visit: March 2019
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