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Campus U-Tote-Em is an iconic Ellensburg eatery. The menu includes a selection of burgers, sandwiches, fish with house-made tartar sauce, side dishes, and beverages, including milkshakes, malts, and floats. A popular choice is the eponymous Campus burger with a side of fries and a milkshake.
Campus U-Tote-Em, 810 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 925 1600
Cornerstone Pie is a lively venue specializing in delicious Northwest Neapolitan-style pizza. Tucked inside a building featuring repurposed and recycled materials, including a surgical lamp from an old hospital, the space is eclectic. The menu appeals to vegetarians and gluten-free diners alike. Sourcing the freshest ingredients available, many of which are from local purveyors, the culinary team creates highlights such as potato and arugula pizza topped with roasted garlic-cream sauce.
Cornerstone Pie, 307 E. 5th Ave., Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 933 3600
Ellensburg Pasta Company is a charming venue specializing in Italian and American cuisine. From pasta to steaks to burgers to seafood, the culinary team makes everything to order ensuring that many dietary needs are satisfied, including those guests seeking something dairy or gluten-free.
Ellensburg Pasta Company, 600 N. Main St., Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 933 3330
Fidelina’s Taqueria serves a delicious selection of Mexican fare. Popular dishes include the grilled tilapia served with black beans, rice, onions, tomatoes and avocados, the chipotle burrito stuffed with chicken, mushrooms, zucchini, onions, rice, black beans and lettuce with a chipotle-cream sauce, and the taco harin made with lightly grilled fajita-style vegetables.
Fidelina’s Taqueria, 410 S. Main St., Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 962 2347
Winegars is a charming ice cream shop. It serves a large selection of homemade ice cream alongside espresso drinks. Not afraid of experimenting with flavors, the ice cream maker produces a host of mainstay, seasonal, and chocolate options — try the Reecer Creek brownie — all of which are named after family members or anything associated with the Kittitas Valley. Visitors can try the Nutty Truman (Winegars’ first creation), a maple ice cream with walnuts; the Vickiberry (or huckleberry) ice cream with a huckleberry swirl; and the Kevinlicious (or amaretto) ice cream with black cherries and chocolate chips.
Winegars, 1013 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 933 1821
Winegars, 111 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA, USA, +1 509 933 1821