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The Yellow Church Cafe

111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
+1 509-933-2233
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bison burger” (13 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience while sitting inside of a remodeled old church to eat. The staff goes out of their way and are very very friendly and polite. Thanks to the previous trip adviser reviewers! Their Heavenly Bread is just that tasty seasonings and well...More

Thank jim b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Yellow Church Cafe is a cool environment. Interesting history on how this small 1923 church evolved into a coffee house, and then the current restaurant. When you reach the bakery counter, you can see the kitchen is tiny, and the menu quite ambitious for...More

Thank JSWKingsfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place with great food and nice people. Excellent eggs Benedict with flavorful sauce and perfectly done roast potatoes; huge, delicious cinnamon rolls. Take out or eat-in, lovely interior.

Thank L H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steak wass wonderful. I really enjoyed the food. I know they were crazy busy, as there was a music competition in the area, but they did a great job of keeping up!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way from Yakima to Chelan, my wife and I had heard good things about this cafe and stopped for lunch. We each had Caesar salads (mine large, hers small.) This didn't give us a wide appreciation of the menu but did provide an...More

Thank R0adTripper66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We started by coming in the wrong door and the hostess kindly greeted us. My gf and I hemmed and hawed as to stay or takeout and decided to takeout. I mention this because the hostess had to flag a waitress down to take our...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I am not typically one to easily get upset at restaurants, or write bad reviews. I wish I didn't have to do this one, because the Yellow Church was maybe my favorite restaurant in Ellensburg until this morning. After today, I will not be back....More

1  Thank Phil D
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Horrible service, never coming back. From the mess up of our reservation, to taking 20 minutes to take our order, to over an hour before we were served, to BURNT English muffin, to no explanation, sincere apology or credit on our bill. Multiple more instances...More

2  Thank Mosmomma
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Keep in mind this is a Cafe’. knocks it out of the park for breakfast, but dinner is more a 4 Star experience. Quality cooking, friendly staff, better than many other local eateries. For dinner try the seared Ahi Tuna. As good as it gets....More

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. They have great food and the setting is so quaint. We had only been here one other time for dinner. It is definitely a good place to try. Wait staff are very attentive.

Thank Jane B
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Elna D
August 22, 2016|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have vegan options, just ask your server.
David B
March 20, 2015|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have gluten free options.
David B
March 19, 2015|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have several gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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