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The Tav

117 W 4th Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3127
+1 509-925-3939
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (43 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
117 W 4th Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3127
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The TAV is a must in Ellensburg. Great food, tasty beer and friendly staff. Go with a burger and fries!

Thank Snow_1080
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Smack dab in the heart of historic Ellensburg. Comfortable booths with tables etched by initials from years hosting college kids. Friendly, fast service. Lots of big screens to take in the game. And an exceptional assortment of beers and wines.

Thank Vortem
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped in for dinner one night , the place was packed , it took a while for a table to open up , but when one did the bar maid was there right away to take our drink & food order, even though they...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

From Australia on a bus tour. Stopped here for lunch a month ago. Ordered the 12 Fried Chicken Wings for $9.00. Tasted really good and we shared them between the 2 of us. Good value. Really liked the basket that was on every table too,...More

Thank Motivated01
Reviewed 25 September 2017

A classic in E-burg! I always try to stop there when on I-90. Every one of their burgers are great!!! I'm not sure if they flame broil the burger , but it sure has a great flavor! My favorite is the Black & blue. Be...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Tav is small (unless you eat outside) and gets very loud. The food is OK, smaller portion of fries and the burger is just another burger. Hoping it would have a more "tavern" flavor. The portion was on the smaller size and the service...More

Thank mandahobartzoo
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A great deal - lots of good food. The place was busy, but we still got a table and they still had enough prime rib for the whole party. Mashed potatoes were especially yummy.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I had a very rude service person just now on the phone while I was trying to make a reservation. She couldn't hear me (bar noise) I repeated three times and finally shouted the name and she hung up. Don't know about going back there!!!

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The TAV has the best most adventurous burgers in town. Awesome Ruebens and amazing deepf ried green beans are just a few of the scrumptious things you can find on their menu.

Thank nrsmarcey
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Friendly staff and we were promptly greeted, orders taken and food arrived quickly. This is a busy place, but staff were capable. Shelley had the burger dip and liked it; I had the chicken san; it need more seasoning or dressing.

Thank gary053
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Dana P
3 April 2017|
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No, this is a bar and all guest must be 21 or older.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W 4th Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3127
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-925-3939
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