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Dakota Cafe

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Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
+1 509-925-4783
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08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Tue 08:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Spokane, Washington
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208 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on our way back from Seattle. We had eaten lunch here one time before and remembered it being a hopping place. The menu had a wide variety of items, as witnessed by my Asian vegetarian stir fry and my husband's chicken parmesan. Both were competently prepared and the chef seemed to use... More 

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Thank Alverda3
Snoqualmie, Washington
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388 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I like the way this restaurant looks and feels. Love the booths. I wish they didn't try to get fancy- it doesn't work for them- but basic American burgers, steaks and fries and things like that are just fine here.

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Thank couplessPS
Bellevue, Washington
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694 reviews
533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed homemade clam chowder and a delicious grilled cheese with Sliced Apple sandwich. The sandwich was unusual and very good. The Desserts were so great looking it was hard to choose and what we did choose was Delicious. I don't think you can get a better lunch in Ellensburg!

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Thank larrchar
Wenatchee, Washington
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327 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We travel through Ellensburg,WA . a lot. If it's around lunchtime we always head for the Dakota Cafe. They have the best Reuben sandwiches any where and there home made soups are terrific as well.

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Thank iluvta2
Olympia, Washington, United States
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163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

It was a very hot day the day we went into the Dakota. My daughter had been there before and suggested it as a very good place. On that day, we all had refreshments.

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Thank Wendy334
Spokane, Washington
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138 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This cafe is worth looking for downtown. The décor is western. Very action oriented photo's grace the walls. The desserts and pastries were so delectable. We enjoyed our soups, salads, entrees, crustless quiche, and delicious bread. I hope you'll put DC, Dakota Café on your Map Quest. You'll find yourself like us.......looking forward to our next time at DC.

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Thank Carol W
Cochrane, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The Dakota Cafe in Ellensburg was a good find. Traveling from Spokane across the interior of Washington we didn’t see much in the way of restaurants that inspired us to stop and eat. Mind you, we didn’t drive into Moses Lake and there might have been something there. By the time we got to Ellensburg we were hungry. The Dakota... More 

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Thank Jack B
Ellensburg, Washington
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Always love having lunch here when I crave soup, salad or a quiche. Everything on their menu is good, and their bakery is amazing!! Worth stopping in and checking out

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Thank Morganseton
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great soup and sandwich place. Have only had lunch there. Feels too cafeteria-ish for me to have dinner there.

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Thank Chris T
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Probably the best food in town. The rosemary beef is AMAZING. You'll probably wait an hour to get it though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-4783

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