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Dakota Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
+1 509-925-4783
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08:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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355 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I like the way this restaurant looks and feels. Love the booths. I wish they didn't try to get fancy- it doesn't work for them- but basic American burgers, steaks and fries and things like that are just fine here.

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Thank couplessPS
Bellevue, Washington
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687 reviews
528 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed homemade clam chowder and a delicious grilled cheese with Sliced Apple sandwich. The sandwich was unusual and very good. The Desserts were so great looking it was hard to choose and what we did choose was Delicious. I don't think you can get a better lunch in Ellensburg!

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Thank larrchar
Wenatchee, Washington
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324 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We travel through Ellensburg,WA . a lot. If it's around lunchtime we always head for the Dakota Cafe. They have the best Reuben sandwiches any where and there home made soups are terrific as well.

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Thank iluvta2
Olympia, Washington, United States
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

It was a very hot day the day we went into the Dakota. My daughter had been there before and suggested it as a very good place. On that day, we all had refreshments.

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Thank Wendy334
Spokane, Washington
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135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This cafe is worth looking for downtown. The décor is western. Very action oriented photo's grace the walls. The desserts and pastries were so delectable. We enjoyed our soups, salads, entrees, crustless quiche, and delicious bread. I hope you'll put DC, Dakota Café on your Map Quest. You'll find yourself like us.......looking forward to our next time at DC.

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Thank Carol W
Cochrane, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The Dakota Cafe in Ellensburg was a good find. Traveling from Spokane across the interior of Washington we didn’t see much in the way of restaurants that inspired us to stop and eat. Mind you, we didn’t drive into Moses Lake and there might have been something there. By the time we got to Ellensburg we were hungry. The Dakota... More 

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Thank Jack B
Ellensburg, Washington
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Always love having lunch here when I crave soup, salad or a quiche. Everything on their menu is good, and their bakery is amazing!! Worth stopping in and checking out

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Thank Morganseton
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great soup and sandwich place. Have only had lunch there. Feels too cafeteria-ish for me to have dinner there.

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Thank Chris T
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Probably the best food in town. The rosemary beef is AMAZING. You'll probably wait an hour to get it though.

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Thank Holly P
Ellensburg, Washington
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

My wife chose the restaurant. I was not really looking forward to it. Sounded much to much like a local burger place with Coke on the side. The decor is 'rodeo town' and the overall appearance is that too! When the menu arrived, I got very interested - good selection of dishes and wines of the region. We ordered adult... More 

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Thank imanley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-4783

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