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The Yellow Church Cafe

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111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
+1 509-933-2233
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Moses Lake, Washington
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resauraunt has it all, amazing food, excellent service, great wine list! Ambiance is also lovely, very much a full service Bistro. Home made breads and cinnamon rolls, desserts that can't be matched.

Thank Diane M
gabriola bc
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small operation (seating about 35 ) so reservations are probably advisable. There is an extensive wine and spirits list with very good regional representation. The menu is comprehensive but not prolific. My wife felt her sirloin steak was one of the best ever and reminiscent of Gibson's in Chicago. I found the music a bit intrusive but... More 

Thank doddsnarrows
Tumwater, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cute restaurant. The service was good. Portions were perfect sized. The baked goods were yummy!

Thank Olygirl8
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place in ellensburg. Fresh and locally grown food. Amazing chef and owner of the place. I would hire the chef/owner if i was rich so i could acutally eat all the healthy food i talk about. But more than anything it is so healthy and so many gluten free options! Dont miss this place we had it 4... More 

Thank Erica L
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from a weeklong road trip to Eastern WA. Great service and delicious food. So good that my boyfriend stopped here again a month later! Will definitely come back the next time I'm in or near Ellensburg!

Thank cc_seattle_wa
Port Townsend, United States
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch here. The ingredients were conscientiously sourced and expertly prepared. Everything tasted great. The space is interesting and the staff is professional, though our server seemed just slightly harried when we were there – I always like it best when the server seems relaxed and has a moment to say hi, rather than feeling like s/he... More 

Thank Niles P
Olympia, WA.
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While out of town, I like to try places that I have never been. My friends and I decided to try the Yellow Church Cafe. We walked in not sure what to expect. We sat down, placed our order and waited for our food. It was excruciating, because the smells from the kitchen and other diners were amazing. When our... More 

Thank thepalmclan
spokane, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had Thai chicken, Mac and cheese, and the special, beef stroganoff. It was delish! And the atmosphere is very quaint. Will visit again when in Ellensburg

Thank Cindy V
Puyallup, Washington
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast was good. Fun to eat in such an old church turned into a restaurant. The interior has some beautiful woodwork, and art displays. It's unique.

Thank Loretta H
Vancouver, Washington
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381 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Recommended by our great niece who goes to college in Ellensburg, so we stopped for lunch while traveling through the area on our way home. First off, this place is cute - a small old church has been converted into a cafe in a neighborhood. Once inside, we knew we were in a great place because it was packed with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $30
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?