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“Great old style hamburger joint”
Review of Campus U-Tote-Em

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Campus U-Tote-Em
Ranked #9 of 109 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were travelling down I-90 to a vintage travel trailer rally. And looking for an old style burger and malt.

The U-Tote-Em was a bit off the freeway and in the university district. But that allowed us to cruise through the historical district of this nice little town and that was good.

We went in and ordered a caramel/banana/chocolate malt, made the old style way. And a blue cheeseburger which came with big thick strips of bacon on it. Real leaf of lettuce and not the shredded stuff in the chains.

Good choice, good to get off the freeway and support these little places so they can stay in business.

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Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

I love the deep fried mushrooms and onion rings. The burger patties are too small though! Overall the food is pretty good though!

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were so disappointed! We went there this fall because the reviews were great but we were sorely displeased. My husband and I got their hamburgers and our children ordered hot dogs. The hamburgers had fresh lettuce and tomatoes but where was the beef? The hamburger patties were so thin we could have used them for paper.
Then, the kids' hot dogs were cooked to the point of being dry and tasteless. Not sure how you could ruin a hotdog but we tried them and couldn't even eat them. We ended up getting the kids something else at another restaurant. The fries weren't even good.
The inside is fun, just know that it is the size of a closet and their are only about six small tables to sit at. We had more room sitting in our car.
If they improve and start giving out normal sized hamburger patties we would be glad to go back and try but for now, be warned. :-(

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1  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

From the great food of the 70's to the decor this place is outstanding.... I love the little drive off the hwy. Not been updated inside or out. But the food is worth it and that is number one when it cones to food.

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Thank Nieniebob
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Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Whenever we are driving I90 by Ellensburg, we always take the detour through town to stop at Campus U-Tote-M which is right by the Central Washington University campus.

Great burgers (especially try the buffalo burger) and real ice cream shakes, maybe the best in the state.

They offer gluten free buns that are very good.

By the way, Rossos to the west of town is the same.

Thank JTSeattle
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