Congratulations to the businesses below that have been selected for our 2020 Tourism Promotion Feature Program!
It is our pleasure to welcome you to Ellensburg, where we pride ourselves on the friendly atmosphere of our charming city. Ellensburg's local businesses exemplify customer service standards from start to finish, whether by offering a warm welcome or going above and beyond to personalize your experience. Meet us and our businesses below to find out how we put extra care into our craft in order to exceed your every expectation. It will be our pleasure to host you!
Founded by two CWU students, Ano Delivery is the only service in Ellensburg that will deliver any restaurant in town to its customers, wherever they are! Owners Dante and Juan offer the community the ability to experience all of the diverse culinary options available in Ellensburg.
Pure ingredients, rich flavors and memorable menus are the foundation of Basalt. Striving to deliver an unforgettable dining experience, this is a space that creates lasting memories with family and friends. Most menu items can be adjusted to fit the guest's dietary needs, and many ingredients are sourced from local farms and ranches.
Brightside Vintage Farms
Brightside Vintage Farms offers a charming and friendly oasis for those celebrating special events, including weddings, corporate retreats, and fundraising dinners. The hardworking team at this gorgeous venue strive to provide the most personal level of customer service in order to exceed all expectations of their client's big day.
Canyon River Ranch & Grill
Canyon River Ranch has become a premier resort destination in Central Washington, offering condominium rentals, meeting spaces, corporate retreats, and more. The lodge's restaurant, Canyon River Grill, provides exceptional dining opportunities as well. Both facilities hold guest experience above all else and work tirelessly to satisfy visitors.
Fire-roasted artisan pizza, craft cocktails, and local brews on draft can all be found at Cornerstone Pie, an Ellensburg favorite. A friendly staff and excellent service are among the other frequently named characteristics of this quirky pizza joint, creating an all around enjoyable experience!
Dark Moon Craft Beer
Dark Moon Craft Beer has one of the best beer selections around and is expanding into wine and cider as well. They specialize in finding unique flavors that reflect the ever-shifting craft beverage industry, providing customers with tastes of beer they've never tried in order to expand their beer experience in a memorable way.
The Early Bird
This family-owned restaurant has an amazing charm that has captivated both visitors and locals. The friendly staff, innovative breakfasts, and delightful atmosphere craft the ideal location for enjoying brunch with family and friends. A variety of vegetarian dishes are available and vegan requests can be accommodated as well.
Ellensburg Canyon Winery
Ellensburg Canyon Winery has 10 wines available to sample/purchase and, while the views of the Yakima River Canyon from the patio are priceless, you can picnic here at no cost to watch the grapes grow. Gary and his team are eager to impart their knowledge of the wine making process and will be happy to host you.
The talented staff at Ellensburg Floral prides itself on the excellent customer service and beautiful, quality designs they provide to clients. The expertise and care that goes into their creations are unmatched, and the gift shop is a destination known for its intricate displays, especially during the holiday season.
Evolve Clothing & Jewelry
Evolve is a local boutique specializing in unique and affordable items that support small businesses around the world. The shop features Hildi's personally designed pieces that are handmade in India with the help of local artists. In addition to personalized service and recommendations, you're sure to find meaningful products here!
Ellensburg Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May through October, the Ellensburg Farmers Market offers farm fresh produce, meat, eggs, baked goods and hand crafted items in historic downtown Ellensburg. All vendors grow their own food and hand make their own crafts, offering shoppers excellent customer service and product knowledge.
Fitterer's Furniture provides quality home furnishing and has been committed to customer service since its founding in 1896. Offering a "goof proof" warranty, Fitterer's ensures customers get the furniture they are expecting, every time. You may also expect complimentary coffee and cookies as well as free delivery and haul away.
Gallery One is open seven days a week and provides free entry to visitors to see and enjoy regional artwork. Various types of artmaking classes, available for all skill levels, are always being offered and make a great activity for visitors. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable and is sure to make your visit one to remember!
Gård Vintners is a family-owned and operated winery with a tasting room located in downtown Ellensburg. Their award-winning wines are sustainably grown on the family estate vineyard in the Columbia Valley. Enjoy a glass of their world-class wine - along with artisan food or even a craft beer - as you learn about wine and winemaking from their expert staff.
Combining luxury and history in downtown Ellensburg, Hotel Windrow bridges the gap between rural hospitality and urban luxury. They offer shuttle services throughout Ellensburg and the valet and bellmen ensure that guests have a smooth and enjoyable transition to their guest room, ensuring your stay is positive from start to finish.
Iron Horse Brewery
Iron Horse Brewery believes that community connections are of paramount importance for a thriving experience. Their renowned, unconventional beers can be found in bars throughout the region.
Kittitas County Historical Museum
The Kittitas County Historical Museum connects locals and visitors to Ellensburg's fascinating past. The museum offers evening lectures and walking tours throughout the year, new exhibits that occur at least once a month, and personalized information research that is provided at no charge. Step through their doors and step into the past!
The Ellensburg KOA makes traveling a breeze! Upon arrival, guests are greeted with a guide who can take them straight to their site. Without the hassle of a standard check-in, you can kick back and relax right away with a meal or a local beer, wine or cider delivered directly to your site by the kitchen staff!
Old Mill Country Store
Old Mill Country Store is Ellensburg's trusted source for professional advice on animal health and nutrition. Team members are happy to special order products upon request and are eager to help you discover new products for healthier and happier animals. Shop their fashion forward western clothing, boots and jewelry as well!
The ReCycle Shop
The ReCycle Shop is a bicycle store operating year round to build Ellensburg's cycling community into an even safer, smarter, and more fun environment. They provide professional services and a wide variety of parts and accessories for all of your cycling needs!
Red's Fly Shop
Red's Fly Shop has been outfitting fly fishing trips on the Yakima River for over 30 years. The unique riverside location allows them to operate with a quality and efficiency that is unmatched. Experience their expertise on one of their year round guided fly fishing trips through the Yakima River!
The Mule Cocktail Bar
Gather with friends in the welcoming and relaxed atmosphere that is The Mule Cocktail Bar. Enjoy one of the many specialty Moscow Mules or House Cocktails. The Flight of The Mule is a one-of-a-kind experience and the kitchen creates unique interpretations of your favorite comfort foods.
The Pearl Bar & Grill
The Pearl is a scratch bar and kitchen. The team's passion for food and drinks are palpable, and the staff goes above and beyond to ensure your dining experience is a memorable one. Try their signature rib eye, cooked on a Himalayan salt block and topped with house-made scotch butter!
The Red Pickle
At the Red Pickle, sharing a meal is an expression of love. The friendly staff enjoys making connections with guests and prides themselves on outstanding service with a genuine desire to make everyone feel welcome. They offer a selection of American food infused with a Latin flair that will always leave you craving more!
Wheel House Cider
Three to four rotating ciders are always available for tastings at Wheel Line Cider, each created and fermented onsite in a former barn that has been converted into a cidery. The beautiful rural landscape provides a unique tasting experience and allows visitors to submerge themselves in the agriculturally rich valley and connect over great cider.
Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center
Wild Horse is the only visitor center in the United States that is located in the middle of a wind facility! High quality, unique, and educational tours are offered on a daily basis at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and allow you to explore the base of a wind turbine. The staff truly cares about ensuring visitors have an enjoyable visit.
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