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Cottage Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Cafe, Diner
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911 E 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1341
+1 509-674-2922
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Cle Elum, Washington
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bad service, took forever, never got drinks refilled or napkins. small portions that were over priced for the amount.

Thank 68dodd
Snake River Plain
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twice! Yep, we enjoyed our lunch so much one day that two days later on our return we stopped in once more. It was obvious to us both times this is a popular place with locals. It was busy both times and from the looks of the cars in the parking lot most of the clientele were from nearby. I... More 

Thank FlyWagon
Toronto, Canada
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1,041 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food and lots of it. Friendly efficient service, good selection, comfortable seating, easy access from highway. Great nachos!

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Hermiston, Oregon
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast. The servers were enjoyable and pleasant. The portions just right, and accommodating. She heated the milk and a pad of butter, and the jam was the REAL McCoy, with the freezer jam packets

Thank 734MarkH
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good parking. Near truck stop and across from a hotel. Otherwise, I was not impressed with the food, atmosphere, or service. One lady was waiting on the entire cafe - running her legs off - so service was not her fault. The menu was typical of Truck Stop Food. It was loud. Nothing special and I would not recommend to... More 

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Thank LarryB5115
University Place, Washington
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Breakfast is always great, but lunch and dinner are good as well and you can get food late at night! Sometimes it might be busy and have to wait to get in, but once sitting down, you don't have to wait long for the food! The kitchen is very organized! They bake fresh cinnamon rolls that are huge and you... More 

Thank Carole K
Austin, Texas
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My family and I came here for breakfast and loved everything we ordered! The food is "home" cooking. Hearty breakfasts and generous portions! The hash was AMAZING. Don't pass this place up.

Thank SunniK
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I love the meals here. They have great clam chowder and awesome burgers. The best cinnamon rolls ever. They are very friendly and funny people.

Thank Ty And Ashley S
Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My friends and I stop specifically for the BLT sandwiches. Sometimes T certain seasons it can be closed so we made the mistake of getting out BLT at another cafe in town. Big mistake. And yes, this review is only about the BLTs and fries since I have it every time and it's always consistently perfect. If you like a... More 

Thank issylh
Aberdeen, Washington
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

While vacationing in the Cle Elum area we happened to stop for a meal at the Cottage Cafe. The wait staff really had to hustle to keep up with the volume of customers. Even though they were busy customer service did not suffer. Ordered the corned beef hash and it was great. Definately didn't come from a can. Husband had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 E 1st St, Cle Elum, WA 98922-1341
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cle Elum
  • Phone Number: +1 509-674-2922

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