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The Yellow Church Cafe

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American, International, Vegetarian
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111 S. Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926
+1 509-933-2233
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Description: We are privileged to have some of the best farmers on the eastside of...
We are privileged to have some of the best farmers on the eastside of Washington State, including some of the best wines and microbrews. To insure quality and freshness we work with local seasonal ingredients, we focus on baking all our bread daily, cutting our own meats and using only the freshest ingredients.
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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
This was quite a nice surprise!

Friends told us about this place, right of the main drag just off of Capitol street, north of the fast food joints. Incredible food, bread, coffee, desserts. Looking forward to leaving early for the trip across the state and spending more time here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Driver1969
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Spokane, Washington
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Ellensburg, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was slow waited a long time just for coffee. Food was nothing special and too expensive for what it was. Will not go back.

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Thank mk C
Yakima, Washington
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has new ownership! The food is working at being unique, but it is really too much food without a lot of variety. We could have split our order with four other folks. They need less food and cheaper prices!

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1 Thank terrymarie
Spokane, Washington
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133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends told us about this place, right of the main drag just off of Capitol street, north of the fast food joints. Incredible food, bread, coffee, desserts. Looking forward to leaving early for the trip across the state and spending more time here.

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Thank Driver1969
Longview, Washington
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We had no idea where or what to eat in Ellensburg and we happened into The Yellow Church Cafe! It was excellent!! The food was wonderful and our waitress was terrific

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Thank Debrahae
Spokane, Washington
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This place has amazing homemade food, the prices are great, and the portions are huge! We stop here every chance we get.

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Thank jasminemaxey
Vancouver, Canada
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104 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This was, surprise surprise, and old church with very excellent food and service. The Seared Rare Tuna salad was beautifully cooked and the Winter Pear Salad was well prepared with a lovely dressing. The chocolate cake was great and huge, we couldn't finish it so took the rest home.

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Thank tailes2
Seattle WA
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Our group of four enjoyed this place on a Sunday afternoon. Friendly and efficient service and really decent food made us happy. Their house made bread is lovely and the cheesecake appetizer was quite good.

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Thank BizTravelerSeattleWA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food was pretty good. Giving very good because it is a very charming and lovely place. A reminder though, surly service makes you not want to return. This should be improved! I work with the public everyday and I know it is hard. More bees with honey! Biscuits, go see your grandma and get a lesson. They were flat and... More 

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Thank Calllys
flower mound, texas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We were there on a Tuesday night and walked right in. Great selection of local micro brewery beer, very personable waiter and delicious food. The atmosphere is very warmth and inviting.

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Thank lurrutia
Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Having checked out of our motel, we decided to explore a little of Ellensberg and also find a spot for a snack. Happened across the Yellow Church and could not have asked for a nicer spot. Great range of food, and can heartily recommend the Sasquatch Sandwich. As per the name, this is an old church and many of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 S. Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-933-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, International, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

Description

We are privileged to have some of the best farmers on the eastside of Washington State, including some of the best wines and microbrews. To insure quality and freshness we work with local seasonal ingredients, we focus on baking all our bread daily, cutting our own meats and using only the freshest ingredients.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?