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Palace Cafe

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323 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3311
+1 509-925-2327
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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205 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place had been recommended as one of two good places for us to have a good dinner. It had been a long day traveling and we wanted a relaxing place with good food. We were not disappointed. The meal was presented very nicely, service was excellent, staff friendly and the surroundings very comfortable. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Dorvin S
north platte
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely diner the menu has lots of choices and food came fast and hot. was a good place to visit well worth trip

Thank Charline E
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been on a health kick and really sensitive to how much junk restaurants add to meals. I had a rare tuna salad with a vinegarete dressing ans it was gross. The tuna was coated a some kind of unhealthy coating and overcooked to the point of being tasteless. The dressing was overly sweet. Yuck!

Thank Anne P
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't order a bad item in this restaurant- I had an oriental chicken salad, my daughter-in-law had a french dip, my husband fish and chips, and my son a hamburger- all great. Prices kinda high, and the booths are kinda tight one does feel closed in but it adds to the folksy western atmosphere.

Thank Ilovebelize
Grapeview, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was very attentive, breakfast was great. Good choices, well cooked. The décor is western themed and they have some great pictures of the past in Ellensburg.

Thank stewsawyer
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace cafe is a great place for the weekend breakfast. We prefer to sit in the lounge and eat (much faster, don't have to wait for table) service is always top notch here and bartenders make a great bloody Mary! They made sure to keep checking on us making sure all was good, and quick to get you the... More 

Thank j-man1970
Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here for a conference reception where appetizers and drinks were provided. The restaurant is located in a beautiful, historic building downtown. Because it is downtown, there is no dedicated, on-stie parking. However, there is plentiful street parking that is free, and downtown Ellensburg is a nice place to take a stroll, so I actually preferred parking down the... More 

Thank NickABQ
Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great menu with something to please for anyone. I had the most amazing sandwich with BBQ beef and lots of bacon that was heavenly. I splurged and had the fries with fry sauce. You can tell that everything is made on site rather than poured from a bottle. My husband had the wedge salad- loads of bacon and wonderful dressing.... More 

Thank Linda F
Boise, Idaho
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite spots when we travel on our way to western Washington. I've never had a bad meal. The service is usually good. Interior could use a little TLC. The ambience is a subtle Western theme. They also have a good selection of craft beers. If you like a burger with bold flavor, I recommend the... More 

Thank brandonsc1998
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My brother took my sister and me to lunch here two years ago and I really liked it. Took my daughter to breakfast, it was fantastic and the service was excellent.

Thank Cheryl B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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?