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Once Upon a Thyme

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1090 NW State Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532-1827
+1 360-740-8944
10:00 - 15:00
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Olympia, Washington
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265 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited a client in Chehalis and had lunch at Once Upon a Thyme. It's not the first time, and won't be the last. A bit rustic, but they really do a great job on their sandwiches. Generous servings, fresh made, and quite tasty. If it's cold outside, you might want to find a seat a bit away from the doors,... More 

Thank Al K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you not from around here you may not easily find this place. We found it on trip advisor and it was well worth the visit. Not many real good restaurants in this area but this is definitely one of them. Great menu of all delicious homemade recipes and friendly service. If you like sandwiches, hot or cold, soups, salads... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is our favorite place for lunch. Food is fresh and always tastes good. Love the soup. The turkey and cranberry is a favorite. They're only open on weekdays.

Thank Rod M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times before, great stop on road trip to WA, fresh local, delicious food and friendly service.

Thank Kathy W
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We love stopping here on our trips between Oregon and Seattle. Everything is great: soups, salads, sandwiches... The atmosphere is unique and comfortable. I am so glad it's here---I hate the chain restaurants! A great place to relax and to enjoy a tasty meal.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is one of our favorite places to have lunch. The turkey cranberry sandwich is especially good. The staff is nice, and there is a good atmosphere.

Thank Kathy B
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I'm glad we arrived early because by noon the place had really filled up! With a quaint, homey atmosphere the one large dining room has tables of varying sizes. There is also outside seating on the front porch. We were impressed with the fresh, home made offerings of mostly soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Friendly service too. You order at... More 

Thank Karen M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I classify Thyme as my preferred luncheon in this town. Hidden in the bowels of Chehalis (but not too far off freeway), Thyme is resplendent on its product. Quality ingredients, made fresh to order and a country feel, Joy puts out some impressive product. Slightly different of a process, you choose your lunch off the giant chalkboard (mostly hot or... More 

Thank Jim G
Chehalis, Washington
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I've eaten lunch at this restaurant 4 times now and have been pleased each time. Lots of choices and food is very fresh. Parking can be a little challenging but have a little patience and you will find a spot. Service is great!

Thank TravellingBean_10
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Atmosphere was similar to a tea room. Food and variety was much better than most Tea Rooms. Prices are a little high for the size of portion- mostly the meat in sandwich was a little skimpy. All the food was good. The chocolate tart was excellent. The ginger peach tea was excellent and they refill the glass free. They are... More 

Thank Allen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 NW State Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532-1827
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chehalis
  • Phone Number: +1 360-740-8944

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