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The Yellow Church Cafe

111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
+1 509-933-2233
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (38 reviews)
“bison burger” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Upon walking in, saw the smallness of it, rather unpretentious looking and had some reservations. Was there with husband and another couple. But the greeting staff (all young) was terrific, relaxed, and warm. Smart choice: food was truly terrific as were their salads and appetizers....More

Thank via60
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an intimate birthday party for my dad there in their little private room. The service was great, the food was incredible and the ambiance was perfect. Nice variety on menu, just not a big menu. Seems a bit pricey, up worth it for...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here one night while passing through Ellensburg, on the recommendation from the hotel staff. This is a relatively small, mostly local restaurant. There are maybe 12 tables. While the menu was fairly limited, all the food was very good. The wait staff was...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a special place to celebrate my son's graduation so we picked Yellow Church. Best decision ever. Great service(friendly hostess, Tanya), delicious food(everyone loved their choice), comfy atmosphere. Would definitely return to church to be blessed with more good times!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A top notch restaurant in a little, eclectic house. Great selection for breakfast. Huge omelet with house made fire roasted salsa - amazing! Perfect waffles. I wish we had gone there for dinner and drinks. Such a great atmosphere with friendly, superb service.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Ellensburg we wanted to try someplace new for lunch. Checked Trip Advisor and this was listed as top place. The atmosphere was great. It's kind of small so may have to wait. We waited about 10 minutes, not terrible. Menu is good, sandwiches,...More

Thank Corinna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch with excellent, friendly service. My husband had the holy, Molly chicken sandwich. Delicious! I had the beef burger and Caesar salad. Excellent. A must stop in Ellensville.

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way through to Leavenworth, we were going to stop in a different town, but the lunch rush was insane so we kept traveling on and we are so happy we did! This little joint in Ellensburg was a perfect lunch spot. I got...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adam was our server - he was excellent - he had a strong knowledge of the menu and the ingredients used in the preparation of the menu items. Also, helpful in selecting a wine. We had a good meal - I had the pork shank...More

Thank RNA1958
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Based on TA reviews, we stopped at The Yellow Church Cafe. So glad we did. Our server, Chelsea, is the manager and she runs a very nice ship. The menu was varied and intriguing. The setting was charming. The food was outstanding! I had the...More

Thank TAW7507
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Questions & Answers
Elna D
22 August 2016|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have vegan options, just ask your server.
David B
20 March 2015|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have gluten free options.
David B
20 March 2015|
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Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have several gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-933-2233
  • E-mail
We are privileged to have some of the best farmers on the eastside of Washington State, including some of the best wines and microbrews. To insure quality and freshness we work with local seasonal ingredients, we focus on baking all our bread daily, cutting our own meats and using only the freshest ingredients.
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