A Guide to Breakfast & Brunch in Ellensburg

Looking for great spots to grab a morning bite in Ellensburg? Well, It looks like you came to the right place because we are going to show you all of the best breakfast and brunch spots to get the day started!

The Early Bird

A cozy spot with incredibly pleasant staff, The Early Bird may turn into your favorite breakfast and brunch spot. They have a ton of great, unique breakfast options, but their favorites include Avocado Toast, the Scramble Bowl, and Nutella and Berries Waffle!

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The Palace Café

The Palace Cafe has been serving Ellensburg for over 100 years! Entering its second century of service, the Palace Cafe still strives to achieve the highest standards in food and service and they are right on target. Stop by and try one of their great breakfast items such as Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs and famously large omelettes!

1201 Bagels

If you’re looking for the best bagels in town, try out 1201 Bagels! 1201 Bagels will be your go-to for a simple bagel with cream cheese or a fancier eggs benedict. A must-try when in Ellensburg.

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Buzz Inn Steakhouse

A surprise to have a steakhouse on a breakfast and brunch list, but Buzz Inn Steakhouse has a hearty breakfast menu and they serve it all day long! Three-egg omelettes, breakfast skillets, and other breakfast items are customer favorites throughout the day, but stop by for breakfast or brunch for a true morning eats feel.

Daily Bread & Mercantile Inc.

A family-owned business with recipes that span many generations, Daily Bread & Mercantile Inc. is a great spot to stop in the morning! They have great sandwiches, homemade soups, crisp salads, and freshly baked pastries and breads that are sure to start your day off right.

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Lunchbox Café

Lunchbox Cafe has options for everyone as they offer vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and meat-based choices on the menu. Their desserts and pastries are made from scratch and their coffee is roasted right here in Ellensburg! So stop by and try a sandwich, dessert, or any other great morning starter.

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Red Horse Diner

If you want to experience breakfast in the 50’s, check out Red Horse Diner. They offer great breakfast and brunch items such as Belgian Waffles, Biscuits and Gravy, and much more.

The Porch Steakhouse

If you want to experience what good food really tastes like, visit The Porch! They have a variety of options on their menu such as omelettes, Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs, and Eggs Benedict! A great location to come and enjoy an early meal with friends or family!

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Saks Family Restaurant

If you are traveling through Ellensburg, Saks Family Restaurant is a great place to stop and refuel. The breakfast-menu is fantastic and the portion sizes are large enough to share! Come on in for some pancakes, or any of their other great breakfast items!