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The Yellow Church Cafe

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111 S. Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926
+1 509-933-2233
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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Washington State
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this small quaint delight. My husband didn't. He ordered the bison burger. Flavor was good but it was del8vered on a cutting board instead of a plate. Very messy since it was all over the table. I had the sun dried tomatoe linguini. It was delicious. Would definitely recommend it. It is very cute but cramped.

Thank sunnymerry
Twin Bridges, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

What is quaint, charming and cute for some can also be cluttered, dirty and disjointed for others. The lighting was dull and had penal system feel to it. Some fresh white paint would Alleviate the acid trip colors that are on the walls. They have a pastry case that looks like a holding tank for bacteria. Public eating places should... More 

Thank Michael G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

My vegan friends her is a place that meat eaters will also stop at. This place is great, the Italian pasta was excellent. This is a place not only a person with certain dietary restrictions will stop. But anyone who loves amazing food.

Thank Heather L
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

when I first went there was 2012, food was very good, much better than other places in Ellensburg; pricy, but at least it was good. I went there again in Feb last year and the quality was obviously lower: Some Food Good, Others Not So Much!. Ordered: Bison Burger: very juicy, but nothing complemented each other! that cheese and burger... More 

Thank OctopusVan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Stopped in for lunch after watching Daughters Rugby game at CWU Food was very good and the service was excellent. It is a small place so you might have to wait for a table- but we got lucky and got seated right away.

1 Thank Kevin C
washington state
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

My friend and I stopped here for breakfast on our way to Glacier Montana. It was a little tricky to find since my friend doesn't have GPS but I'm glad we did! We got there right as it opened. The woman who owns/runs the place waited on us and was very pleasant and friendly. The food was scrumptious (my poached... More 

1 Thank morejourneystocome
Portland, OR
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We had dinner at the Yellow Church based on reviews. It's a very tiny space, and definitely full of character. They had a steelhead special the night we were there & it was delicious, they also have delicious bread & baked goods.

1 Thank Sophie_Linn
Mill Creek, Washington
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

So it is a cute place but nothing that great. I thought the service was slow. My glass of wine was less than I would say was a standard poor same for both my wife and daughter. The top sirloin was on the stringy side. Been here a few times and is ok but don't think I'll be back.

Thank Stewm262
Villa Rica, Georgia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

A very quaint spot. Great wines. The prawn risotto was amazing. My wife's Mac and cheese was equally outstanding. Then the carrot cake for dessert was the best I've had! All together, it was a very good stop! They could spend a little more time cleaning the floors.

1 Thank dtesno
Seattle WA
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

A really neat place with great food. The little building has such charm. Comfort food but the the desserts are a must

1 Thank thesingncowboy

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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
  • 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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