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“Lovely place for lunch. Great haven while traveling on I-5!”
Review of Once Upon a Thyme

Once Upon a Thyme
Ranked #1 of 62 Restaurants in Chehalis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Deli, Soups
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Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We wanted to break for lunch while traveling south from Olympia towards the mountains (Saint Helen's and Rainier). The kids were hungry and we did not want to stop again at some fast food place. So we opened our trip advisor app and looked for something good. Once Upon A Thyme came up as #1. We set address into GPS and drove there. The area outside did not look promising and this place was easy to miss, but boy, where we happy to find it. Great and healthy food, large hot & cold sandwiches and great salads and soup.
We could not wish for a better place!! Must try it - you will not be disappointed :-)

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3  Thank Benny G
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Pleasant atmosphere, good food. You do have to wait a bit, so not the best place for lunch on a work day, but maybe call ahead and order your food so that you sit and enjoy it.

2  Thank Heidi Z
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We eat here two or three times a month. Most of the food is organic in nature. Sandwiches are flavorful, especially turkey/cream cheese/cranberry. Bread is fresh and tasty. They have great potatoe chips and they taste home made! A favorite place but only open Mon-Fri 10 am to 3 pm.

1  Thank PaintHorseLady
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

This is by far my wife's favorite place to stop for lunch!
On our last visit, I had a Reuben sandwich, and it was absolutely stellar! There were so many layers of flavor, color and texture. The bread used had veins of white and brown running through it, almost like marble cake. The bread was toasted, and the surface came out in a ripple pattern. It was done just right. The meal came with a reasonable portion of very thick cut, high quality potato chips.
I also had an ice tea, and it was simply delicious. Portion are sized "healthy", so don't expect to leave stuffed, but satisfied.
The wife had the new veggie wrap. It had layers of hummus and assorted roasted vegetables, with the surprise of roasted parsnips, a welcome treat that generally is not found in restaurants. What a testament to the owners as they truly want you to feel like you are valued guests at their home. and their deserts are to die for! Their carrot cake even puts my wife's to shame... Do yourself a favor and stop by, and Once upon a Thyme will find a place in your heart as well.

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1  Thank Tom-H98532
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This small lunch restaurant features interesting, delicious choices, many created by Joy, the owner and chef. She uses organic, natural ingredients with health and taste taking the lead. She also offers a Monday cooking class once a month so you can try new and different ingredients. Soups and desserts are especially good.

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Thank Betty G
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