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Essencia Bakery

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3rd Street, Yakima, WA 98902
5095755570
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Puyallup, Washington
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pastries here are to die for-- try the rhubarb croissant, you won't be disappointed!!! The coffee was good but a little too cool- I like very hot coffee. Service was polite and fast and the locals seem to love this place!!!

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Thank NikkiG1234
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The atmosphere of Essencia is fabulous. Relaxed, old world looking, indoor and outdoor seating. They had to wipe drool off of the bakery case after I left. :) I was having coffee with a friend (Americano, tasted great) and we were there for about 2 hours. Early morning crowds and small group meetings. It cleared out and the lunch crowd... More 

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Thank AngieMQ
Yakima, Washington
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I stopped in with work colleagues on the advice of one in our group. It was suggested that I have the lunch special, half a sandwich, cup of soup, AND a cup of salad. I had the chicken salad sandwich. It looked simple but was FULL of flavor! Smokey and delicious. The soup was kabocha curry, just delicious. The salad... More 

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Thank lisa c
Cody, Wyoming
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Had a great lunch at Essencia and what a great concept they have...you choose thelunch specials (includes half sandwich, cup of soup, and a salad) from their freshly made varieties of the day. I had a BLTA on a croissant, clam chowder, and spring said with strawberries. Yum! The clam chowder was excellent, altho not like the thick New England... More 

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Thank Jean P
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is truly a wonderful find. The coffee is really good. The foods are fresh, reasonably priced, and flavorful. The best part, to me, is that it is possible to be super healthy here. I enjoyed a quinoa, kale, butternut squash salad and a cup of vegan kabucha curry soup. Both were incredible. The iced coffee is also the... More 

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Thank Jon R
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

This is my early morning go to place for freshly baked treats. Beautiful sweet pastries and also savory options. Local folks always in there .... highly recommended.

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Sonoma, California
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

An unexpected find in Yakima - an authentic artisan bakery with every sweet meat you can possibly want to eat, including croissants, biscotti, macaroons, and pastries. Fresh baked breads and lattes, too, plus breakfast sandwiches and fresh fruit cups.

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Thank binNotes
Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Essencia has an amazing array of pastries, croissants (many with different fillings-ham and cheese -delish!), and other yummy goodies. It was a great place for a morning coffee and pastry.

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Thank Wajere
Chelan, Washington
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Essencia has the best breakfast and lunch items! Even when you select the healthier choices (and somehow avoid the amazing looking treats in the case!), items are full flavor and delicious!

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Thank Jennifer W
Yakima
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely amazing bakery. Their food is beautiful and absolutely delicious! A little pricey and worth every penny. Definitely give it a try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street, Yakima, WA 98902
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: 5095755570

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