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The Yellow Church Cafe

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111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
+1 509-933-2233
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Adorable little restaurant with fantastic food. We tried five different dishes for dinner and all were delicious. The Mac and cheese with bacon was amazing. Creamy and rich! Worth every penny!

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Thank Liz D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for lunch as we were traveling across the state. What a great decision! The Holy Moly Chicken sandwich was divine, the bread indescribable...cheesy, soft, mmmm....but then came the carrot cake. WOWZA!! Don't tell my arteries what just happened!! A tremendous slab of mind blowing perfection, with a drizzle of caramel and a dollop of whipping cream! And NO... More 

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Thank Virginia C
Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a unique place with wonderful food. The place was packed--wait was as told --20 minutes for a Sunday brunch--not bad for 6 people. Food was fabulous. The servers were hustling the entire time--they could use a bit more help. But service was still acceptable. Food was magnificent--hash to die for!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here while traveling from Seattle to Spokane. We enjoyed the unique setting and tasty food, and they were able to accommodate our gluten restriction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in town visiting family, dinner at The Yellow Church was suggested. What a fun place to dine. Service was excellent. Each entree ordered was delicious. Take time to enjoy the unique building.

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Thank debden874
Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the way across the state and planned to stop in Ellensburg for lunch on a Sunday. Fortunately husband had the foresight to make reservations at this wonderful establishment, for it was packed. The ambience is fun, and the service and food were exemplary. You can't go wrong with any sandwich made with the Heavenly Loaf. Definitely a... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by the Yellow Church for Lunch on a recent trip to Spokane and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the vibe of the place even though the service was a bit slow. My wife and I shared the Build Your Own Combo which consisted of salad, soup, quiche and "heavenly bread" and the Sasquatch Grilled Cheese Sandwich which was made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to try a nice local spot rather than the fast food offered just off the freeway, venture a few more blocks to The Yellow Church Cafe. Well prepared sandwiches, salads, soup, quiches. The baked goods look great. Funky vibe.

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Thank Kim J
Ellensburg, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Folks are Friendly and You are made to feel welcome and never rushed. The food is wonderful, we went for lunch and their sandwhiches are to die for! Ingredients are fresh from the bread to the veges as well as use of local fresh food when available The TEA is something to savor! All around Great Resturant!

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Thank Keri B
Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The yellow church of cheesy bread is the tastiest organized religion. Go there and imbibe on the gastronomic wonder that is the holy bread of cheese,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-933-2233
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?