We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Yellow Church Cafe

111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
+1 509-933-2233
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (15 reviews)
“quiche” (23 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 S Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3328
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (417)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Christmas season my wife and I were heading to Quincy, WA for a getaway and she suggested we take a break in Ellensburg, WA for breakfast at the Yellow Church Cafe. I was a bit skeptical with the name but I thought it best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert W
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Went for lunch and it was outstanding. The service was right on, prompt, friendly, paid attention to what we asked for and the food well, you will have to try it yourself. You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gmastowe
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We were on our way to Seattle and often break up our trip in Ellensburg or Cle Elum. The Yellow Church is a quaint cozy little cafe. It is easy to find and close to where we stay at the BW Plus. I put that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stanaway81960
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We decided to eat in Ellensburg and I found the reviews for the Yellow Church and we weren't disappointed . Saturday morning 9:30 am walked in and got a table,and the coffee was good. Limited menu items but was a lot of good food. You...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank momstephano
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Vegan burger was amazingly good. My husband said his burger was good too. It was served on a fun cutting board. Presentation can Almost make a meal. Cute place and I always look at others meals and attitudes and they were great. Plus they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We found out about this place through a google search. We were pleasantly surprised by the delicious breakfast, cute decor and very friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dina M
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We found The Yellow Church Cafe through our Yelp app. While traveling we like to find little out the way places to visit. We were not disappointed. This little cafe was a former church. The decor was cute and everyone was inviting as we wandered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 46kathleend
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Stopped for lunch...loved this little place. Used to be a church and has been transformed into a great little eatery. We had the BLTA and the Caesar's wrap....both really good. Came with a side of soup (tomato bisque) or potato salad. We ordered one of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank busconi
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My son is considering going to college here, but I happened to be here coincidently on business today. I read the review, and was very intrigued. I am most satisfied with the staff, the quality and quantity of food! I highly recommend it as it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jonziska
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy this restaurant. It serves the best sandwiches and food. The bread used is amazing. The restaurant never disappoints and the location is very unique.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Beverlyfromwa
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Ellensburg
Motel 6 Ellensburg
87 reviews
1.04 km away
Nites Inn Motel & RV Park
28 reviews
1.12 km away
Best Western Plus Ellensburg Hotel
817 reviews
1.18 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Ellensburg
627 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Daily Bread & Mercantile
83 reviews
.20 km away
Palace Cafe
299 reviews
.45 km away
The Boss Brazilian Barbecue
43 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Iron Horse Brewery
78 reviews
.52 km away
Dick and Jane's Spot
57 reviews
.12 km away
Kittitas County Historical Museum
38 reviews
.33 km away
Whipsaw Brewing
20 reviews
1.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Elna D
22 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have vegan options, just ask your server.
David B
20 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have gluten free options.
David B
19 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ShondaShawver | Property representative |
Yes we do have several gluten free options.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing