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Palace Cafe

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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
+1 509-925-2327
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Central Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Looking for a Sunday morning breakfast stop last week, and The Palace filled the bill. Good service, good food, good coffee. Couldn't ask for anything else.

Thank Stumblemouth
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious great servers best meal I've had in along time, college town with great vibe.. antiques book store

Thank Christine B
Port Townsend, United States
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is an interesting space in an old building and has lots of memorabilia on the walls. The staff is friendly and the service is prompt. The food is generic, commercial food. The frozen hash browns are from a box and tasted bitter like cheap oil. The meats are undoubtedly from large confined animal feeding operations and thus laden with... More 

1 Thank FoodieGuyPT
Colorado Springs, United States
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place. We were just passing through and didn't want fast food. My husbands Ruben was very good. My cheeseburger had all the makings of a great burger but the meat seemed like a basic pre-made patty. Waitress was great.

Thank Kendall P
South Florida, Florida
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Downtown Ellensburg, nice historic location. Stopped for lunch on Labor Day weekend. There was a Rodeo in town, and Dave Matthews Band was playing the Gorge all weekend, so we waited about 25 minutes for a table at 12:30pm. The sandwiches and soups we had for lunch were very good and the portion sizes were also nice size. There were... More 

Thank TheKodiak
Cle Elum
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I met a dear friend here for lunch. Neither of us had been here before, but we will return. It was a pleasant experience. The food was very good and the waitress very nice and friendly and always had a smile. She returned several times to see if we were doing alright. I loved all the interesting decorations on the... More 

Thank Karen L
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is right down town the food is alright definitely not one of my favorites the prices are really high and unless you eat in the lounge the food is kinda blan definitely do not oder coffee it is horrible and its basically $2.50 a cup if you want coffee youd be better off going up the street to... More 

Thank Pieter R
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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308 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stopped on the way to Seattle from Spokane. What a neat place. The food is all down home style cooking and very good. I asked the waitress if everything tasted as good as it looked and she said, "Yes!". I this place has been here since the town was built. Very quaint and cozy.

1 Thank Janis I
Durham, NC
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266 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were heading out to see a show at the Gorge and decided to stop in Ellensburg for dinner. Palace Cafe was the perfect place to stop. The restaurant is located in downtown with a ton of street parking around it. The restaurant is fun, kind of quirky inside. It's clean with a good amount of seating. We got in... More 

Thank aboyer8
Puyallup, Washington
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Took five college kids to thank them for helping us move our daughter in. Fries - wonderful and huge portions. Oreo shake - who needs dinner. Start with desert. Brisket sandwich- well, it was scrumptious. Service was top notch.

Thank Mark V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-2327

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