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Best things to do in Cle Elum

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Grocery or Supermarket
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“Unfortunately, this is the only grocery store in town. However, if you like NATURAL foods, head to the Natural Food Store on the other side of Cle Elum. Even though small, there are many options to choose from (along with a wonderful coffee shop!)”
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Bakery
“Wonderful small town bakery with all the yummy goodies. Many specialty items too, soup mixes, jams and jellies, scone mixes, sauces, hats and t-shirts. Great coffee too!”
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Butcher
“If you are in the mood for a great steak and want to cook at "home," look no further than Owen's Meats. They have the best selection of meats and are well known for their beef jerky. Check out their beef jerky vending machine outside!”
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Café
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“Cle Elum's slice of Americana. Great diner. Great lounge. Great service. Consistently good food. Awesome baked goods by local baker.”
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American Restaurant
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“Excellent food, great service, nice ambience, did I say Pizza, pizza, pizza!!! Limited days open and hours”
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Cafe
“Best coffee around. If you are heading over from Seattle... take the back way and stop here for a coffee on the way in or out...”
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Gift Shop
“Awesome store you can spend a couple hours browsing in! Southwestern home decor and wonderful gift ideas! AND homemade fudge! ”
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Steakhouse
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Route
“Park at flagpole park, grab a coffee at Stellas and have a great hike out to Roslyn for lunch at the Brick! ”
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Restaurant
“Reliable Mexican Restaurant east of the pass! The fajitas are Dave's favorite, but I love the spinach enchiladas. ”
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Store
“Anything you need, this place is bound to have it like the old style general store.”
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Bar
“comfy dining, great bar food, cold beer, ice cream bar, pool & darts too. kids welcome in non bar area.”
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Restaurant
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Café
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“Fabulous food, great service, easy in and out or dine there, casual, quaint environment, outside dining, kid friendly.”
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Store
“The Yakima River is a short drive down the forest service road. If you drove to Cle Elum to come to the cabin you passed over a favorite spot for fishing. The river is a 'blue ribbon' river .”
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Restaurant
“Consistently good food, GREAT salads, lots of menu options, friendly good service, good hours, OUTSTANDING pies!!! Easy access location right on 1st street (Main street) ”
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