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Dakota Cafe

Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
+1 509-925-4783
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups
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Pearl, Ellensburg, WA 98926
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

The dinner is fabulous and one of the best in town. Weekly fresh sheet which mixes things up. Staff is wonderful and attentive. Wonderful selection on the wine!

Thank Jeannette S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

family owned, delicious food, good service, relaxed and comfy while also classy. Home cooked meals served with a friendly welcoming spirit.

Thank wendywel777
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This restaurant is located in downtown Ellensburg, surrounded by cute shops and beautiful historic buildings. It is conveniently located across the street from the awesome Clymer Gallery. Parking is available on the streets in downtown Ellensburg, and is plentiful and free. You order at the...More

Thank NickABQ
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped by the Dakota for lunch. The Reuben sandwich was quite good. The pulled pork on the dry side. There was a very large group there but the room is large enough to handle both large parties and small ones. We appreciated the gal...More

Thank acnona
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The food is freshly made, soup, cuts of meat, deserts whatever you're having it's always good. Ambiance is very relaxed. Kids do fine but more suited for adults or mature kids than little ones. Very good food though. Bit pricey, but you get what you...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

One thing was great, the coffee! The food however left a lot to be desired. We had to pay beforehand, which was the only reason why we did not leave after waiting for 20 to 25 minutes. Then the order was not quite right, one...More

Thank Iphm355
Reviewed 19 March 2017

While on an 'out and about' in Ellensburg, Washington, we window shopped, wandered through galleries and antique stores. While marveling in the Clymer Gallery, it became apparent that i was famished, and felt my life slowly ebbing away.....okay, not that bad, but darn close. Charming...More

Thank Russ F
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Located in historic downtown Ellensburg this gem offers great soup, salads and sandwiches along with local brews. Friendly service and tasty food at a reasonable price. Wonderful homemade clam chowder and the hot pastrami is very filling. Worth checking out for a quick lunch stop....More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Traveling home on I-90 and needed lunch. So tired of fast-food. Looked up lunch stops in Ellensburg and found a gem. Great soup and sandwiches. Warmed me up on a cold January day. Not far off the Highway check it out!

Thank jnlsnyder
Reviewed 30 December 2016

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...More

Thank Alverda3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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