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Red Horse Drive-In

1518 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-2337
+1 509-925-1956
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (16 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1518 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-2337
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

FUN place to enjoy great automotive memorabilia decorating both inside and outside dining areas. People were fabulous taking our order and serving our burgers to us. Read about this place on trip advisor and just had to visit during our one night stopover during a...More

Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is unique with a lot of old memorabilia throughout. The burgers and fries are fulfilling and tasty. It's a great place to stop and eat.

Thank Beverlyfromwa
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

On our way through Ellensburg we decided to stop here for lunch. We loved the decorations-so many childhood memories. We ordered hamburgers which were good not great. Steak fries are not my favorite so no comment on those but my daughter’s Oreo milkshake was eat-me...More

Thank sharimom_4-69
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Had lunch with friends and spent a lazy afternoon on the deck. Great food and service, pretty shaded yard and pets are welcome out there. Plenty of parking and the waitress was telling us they will have an Elvis impersonator there on August 12th. I...More

Thank JMG1947
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I live in Ellensburg and eat there at least once a month. They always have great entertainment events and the customer service and food make it easy to go back.

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Dead man's curve burger is my favorite, even better when you have them throw an extra patty on it. Yes, you'll have to unhinge your jaw a bite to get that first bite but it is soooooo worth it. This one gets a 9...More

Thank BigRobsOpinion
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were headed into Ellensburg to shop while camping and we drove by the nostalgic Mobil station restaurant. We actually turned around and stopped to eat. I am so glad we did! So much fun to see all the signs and posters....More

Thank Kathie and Rob L
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Nostalgia drove me back here on my road trip. That's what is good about this place...reading all the old metal signs....remembering being a kid and seeing these when they were actually used to advertise... The food is not bad but I think pricey for what...More

Thank Gabe C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We love the Red Horse and their bar the Nodding Donkey. Great environment wit good food and a great staff. They have music on Ome Friday nights which is fun. They also have a great outdoor eating area.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for nostalgia, this is the place. Old fashioned gad station with gas and road signage on all the walls. Food is terrific but they don't permit substitutions which is a bummer. Only reason I did not give it a 5. Plan ahead...More

Thank E7654RGmikeb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-2337
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-1956
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