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Palace Cafe

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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
509-925-2327
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Palace Cafe offers a large menu with something for everyone. Prices were a little high for what you get, but the food was decent, the service was good, and the atmosphere was clean and inviting. I had the blue cheese wedge salad and, while it was a bit overdressed, it was delicious! I would go back just for that. Palace... More 

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Frankfort, IL
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just passin' thru and the hotel recommended the Palace we're glad they did. The decor was rustic Northwest, and our server was outstanding with helping us make our menu choices. Located in downtown you can take a nice walk before or after you eat/drink.

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Thank shrek58
Taichung
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This historical establishment was recommended to us, and it did not disappoint. The food was all delicious and the service was spot-on. There were some interesting historical photos along the walls leading to the restrooms. Well worth a look!

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Thank Mark_only
Richland, Washington
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281 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the downtown area, older building, booths are a bit tight for 4 people and they try to crowd in as many booths as they can. Not a comfortable meal when you are bumping elbows the entire time. The stuff were all friendly, place was clean, Food was OK, nothing that special really, I'd probably go somewhere else next... More 

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Thank Ranbud
Seattle, Washington
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316 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like down home cooking and family favorites this is a great stop on any trip. They have great customer service and big booths to sit in and relax with friends and family. The food is excellent and well priced. I had the club sandwich and my family and friends each had something else. Everyone was happy and full... More 

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Thank Htimmerman
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we arrived here late on Sunday (within a half hor of closing) but we were still treated the same as if it weren't near the end of the day. Great customer service. Our water was kept full. Pleasantly surprised with how affordable dinner ended up being. Under 30 bucks with 2 entrees and a coffee (good coffee too with... More 

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Thank Cwukitty
Seattle, Washington
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228 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for a late dinner, but still were treated as it were regular dinner hour. Was greeted quickly and assisted by a cute young energetic waitress. She knew the menu well and answered all questions of food offerings. Coffee was great as they serve Pioneer coffee from Cle Elum. Prices were surprising good for dinner, seafood and steak options... More 

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Thank KJ9000
Ellensburg, Washington
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of food and beverages. Good specials that are very appealing to all ages. Breakfasts are extremely filling love the omlettes

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Thank Debbie R
Ellensburg, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has the most delicious foods. You can purchase a meal for around $10.00. The food is scrumptious. I love the atmosphere. It is relaxing and private. I love your coffee. I believe there are two restaurants in Ellensburg that have the best waiters and waitresses. You don't have to ask for anything. They are on top of it.... More 

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Thank Martha H
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast is the only meal I find tolerable here. The couple of times I've had lunch or dinner here have been disgusting. Breakfast is decent (though not exceptional).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: 509-925-2327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?