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Whoopemup Hollow Cafe

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120 Main St, Waitsburg, WA 99361-9703
+1 509-337-9000
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 15:00 - 21:00
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Richland, Washington
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

What a find in a super small town. An excellent stop to plan around if your out and about Dayton, Washington area for skiing, wine tasting, or whatever! Better yet, make it the focus of your visit. Tasty food, for sure!

Thank chriswip
Kennewick, Washington
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Situated in the small downtown strip of Waitsburg, an unusual site for a restaurant. It's about 20 minutes from Walla Wall and an hour from TriCities. But despite the remote location, it is not lacking of patrons. It is a popular destination after wine tasting from Walla Walla. What is interesting are the people that come to the restaurant straight... More 

Thank LTMiranda
Austin, Texas
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372 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. Had a Pulled Pork Sandwich with Gumbo and Mac and cheese. The pulled pork was okay but not special. The sauce on the pork seemed to be the bottled hot sauce that was on the table. The Gumbo was also only marginally above average. The Mac and cheese was pretty good but rather pricey and hard to... More 

Thank Jay F
Randle, Washington
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This interesting restaurant seemed so out of place (Main St., Waitsburg WA - not much going on here, it seemed), but what a find! I do like good southern comfort food, and this certainly fit that bill. And the bill was not bad for this good fare. Must try - the Jambalaya!

Thank Ray M
Pullman, Washington
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153 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

One does not expect authentic Cajun food in Waitsburg, Washington, but it's there tucked into one quiet end of Main Street. We had Jambalaya (VERY spicy but good), delicious gumbo, and various types of cornbread/ hush puppies included with meal. We also had what they called a wedge salad--a little tricky to eat but delicious and some incredibly delicious Klicker... More 

Thank PullmanCougar
College Place, Washington
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Well located right on Main St. Seating is sparce so make a reservation if you have time. We didn't and there was only two of us and they were able to get us in. I had the shrimp and crawfish etouffee and she had the country fried catfish and fried green tomato. Portion size was perfect in that we weren't... More 

Thank Jack S
Walla Walla, WA
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My wife and I had had lunch with a friend and the three of us were very pleased with the service and the food. Two of us had file gumbo (if you are old enough you will remember the song) and my wife had a pulled pork sandwich and soup. We thought everything was exceptionally good. This should hold for... More 

Thank Jubilado
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

You will find a bit of the southland here. Cajun cooking with authentic spicing and taste. They are open for lunch as well as dinner now and is bound to become the classic that their mother café in Waitsburg, WA has been. You won't be disappointed in the Walla Walla experience!

Thank Cathy W
East Wenatchee, Washington
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253 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This cafe is start to finish a classic. Our server recommended her favorites, told us about the restaurant's history and made our visit better. The hushpuppies were over the top. We had the crawfish pie (a small pizza) and it's great as an entree paired with the wedge salad. Everything is made there. I can't get the pizza dough out... More 

Thank Blondedawg
Walla Walla
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We LOVE dining at Whoopem up Cafe! Ross and the entire team are wonderful! Love the soups and lemonade. The fried catfish is my favorite and the gumbo and jambalaya are my husbands favorite. We always feel at home and Ross always knows our order when he see's us. A MUST eat at place if you are visiting the Walla... More 

Thank wallian67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Main St, Waitsburg, WA 99361-9703
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Waitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 509-337-9000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?