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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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American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has a great ambiance and great food. Used to be an actual lutheran church. I cant imagine many people being able to fit there at once however. Nice staff, full bar and decent prices!

Thank Lola K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for a late lunch after checking the reviews and we were not disappointed. I had the Holy Moly Chicken sandwich with a soup side my partner had the linguini ... both were delicious. The customer care and service was really friendly and efficient...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our extended family had to cancel our Christmas Day reunion plans due to snow. So on Boxing Day, we went to Option 2 which was to meet half way between eastern OR and western WA, and we chose Ellensburg. We found the Yellow Church Cafe...More

Thank BINarf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is great and the food is also great. I have to say that this was the best breakfast I have had in a long time if not ever.

Thank Corey O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time having breakfast here, food was excellent service was good! Only complaint we had was that that bloody Mary's were awful. Stick to the food and drafts, you'll be fine!

Thank j-man1970
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Get off the freeway in Ellensburg. Skip the fast food and drive a few miles into town - you won't be disappointed. Fresh food, well prepared. Salad was simply outstanding and the Holy Moley (sp?) chicken sandwich was large and satisfying.

1  Thank Craig H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Not in the mood for fast food? This is the place to go! Our party of four (2 adults & 2 teens) had the following: Skillet Baked Mac-N-Cheese w/Shrimp, BLTA, Holy Moly Chicken Sandwich and Grilled Cheese. OMG - YUM!!! The food does not disappoint,...More

2  Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 13 November 2017

It was lunch time as we neared Ellensburg, so we looked up the Yellow Church Cafe that we had visited years ago. We were seated quickly and had a good lunch before we were on our way again. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank JOregon_11
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Several family members met here for dinner. We ordered an appetizer called Blue Cheesecake. It was pears with herbs and toasted focaccia. It was really delightful! Our wait person was businesslike, but personable. She answered questions and offered suggestions for special food allergies. I ordered...More

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Definitely one of Ellensburg's finest. Very good gourmet type meals with a fine wine to accompany them.

1  Thank Max B
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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, Drinks, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
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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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