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Once Upon a Thyme

1090 NW State Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532-1827
+1 360-740-8944
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (43 reviews)
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1090 NW State Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532-1827
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We love to split our meals. Wife had the Caribbean sandwich and I had Curried Chicken. Both were great but as a mixed set they complimented each other and were supreme. You must try this place.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 28 July 2017

If you are looking for a great place for lunch in Chehalis, WA.... Go Here !!! The owner and staff have created a menu of deliciously prepared old favorite and soon to be your new ones. I try to have something different every time I...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our first visit to this cafe. Very homey. Interesting decor. Known for healthy food choices. I am following a Blood Type O Diet so no grain, no dairy. I ordered "Soup and Salad" with Clam Chowder and was told it was Vegan. Lots of clams....More

Thank TravelPair1968
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had the half turkey and cranberry sandwich and vegetable soup. Both were excellent tasting. Everything is fresh made. I highly recommend this place for lunch.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

small, out of the way restaurant that is worth getting off of I-5 for. close to I-5 and easy to find. the restaurant has specials and excellent sandwiches, especially the cranberry turkey. the service is super friendly. soups are also tasty. they do not serve...More

Thank db1215
Reviewed 17 May 2017

this place is probably the best in Chehalis for lunch along with the Chehalis Deli. The food is fresh and all offerings are made in house. The owner, Joy, is one of the best chefs in town and she also does a bang up job...More

Thank mackdril
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited a client in Chehalis and had lunch at Once Upon a Thyme. It's not the first time, and won't be the last. A bit rustic, but they really do a great job on their sandwiches. Generous servings, fresh made, and quite tasty. If it's...More

Thank Al K
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If you not from around here you may not easily find this place. We found it on trip advisor and it was well worth the visit. Not many real good restaurants in this area but this is definitely one of them. Great menu of all...More

1  Thank gott2talk
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is our favorite place for lunch. Food is fresh and always tastes good. Love the soup. The turkey and cranberry is a favorite. They're only open on weekdays.

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here a couple of times before, great stop on road trip to WA, fresh local, delicious food and friendly service.

Thank Kathy W
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Sandy S
27 February 2016|
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Response from Selenaserval | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve any alcohol... I just called the restaurant and inquired.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 NW State Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532-1827
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chehalis
  • Phone Number: +1 360-740-8944
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