Pull up a chair, and enjoy these favorite eating spots in Pullman, Washington. Recommended by locals and tested by us, you will find various food options and price points on this list.
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Breakfast and Coffee Spots
Where can I find the best breakfast in Pullman, Washington?
Zoe’s Coffee and Kitchen
Zoe’s is the favorite breakfast spot in Pullman.
What they serve: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
But don’t worry if you sleep in; Zoe’s is well loved for lunch and dinner too.
Favorites and specialties
Check out the Greek Benny, Stuffed Croissant, Chicken & Waffles, or Nacho Mama’s Breakfast for breakfast. Zoe’s has a full breakfast menu.
Lunch starts at 11 a.m. You can choose from burgers, sandwiches, hoagies, and pasta dishes.
Zoe’s serves smoked meats – pulled pork, brisket, ribs, and Andouille, along with everything on the breakfast and lunch menu.
|1005 E Main St. Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday – Sunday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.|
|Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
Where can I find the best coffee in Pullman, Washington?
Roost is a charming coffee shop tucked in the BellTower, next door to Foundry Kitchen.
The outdoor patio is a great place to sit if the weather cooperates. There’s minimal seating inside.
Roost has a wide variety of breakfast, and lunch nibbles, specializing in coming up with specialty coffee drinks like a bartender creates signature cocktails.
|125 SE Spring St #102, Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Wednesday 6 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday – Friday 6 a.m. -8 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Coffee, Pastries, Light Food|
Casual dining in Pullman
Where can I find the best calzone in Pullman, Washington?
Sellas Calzone and Pizza Restaurant
Yes, Sellas has pizza, pasta, salads, sandwiches, and a gluten-free crust option.
But the real reason to come here is the giant calzones. Create your own, or choose from the signature options.
You might want to take a friend and split one.
|Sellas Calzone and Pizza Restaurant|
|1115 E Main Street Pullman, WA 99163|
|Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.|
|Pizza, Pasta, Salads, Sandwiches, and a gluten-free crust option.|
Where can I find the best drive-in burger in Pullman, Washington?
Cougar Country Drive-In
Exactly what it claims to be – a drive-in hamburger joint, in all its delicious deep-fried glory.
All the burgers, sandwiches, and hot dogs you would expect. If beef’s not your thing, they have fried fish, clams, shrimp, and halibut baskets.
You can get a Bag O’ Burgers for $10 – 5 CUB burgers in a bag from 8 p.m. – closing. This is a college town.
|Cougar Country Drive-In|
|N. 760 Grand, Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.|
|Burgers, Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Baskets of Fried Fish, Clams, Shrimp, and Halibut.|
Where can I find the best Greek food in Pullman, Washington?
Yia Yia Nikki’s
Yia Yia Nikki’s is a well-loved Greek restaurant.
A full menu of pitas, platters, and Greek salads.
Chicken Shawarma Pita is our favorite. (That’s a Thursday special)
Check out the daily special for the best deal.
They do serve Baklava – always a must for us.
|Yia Yia Nikki’s|
|1300 S Grand Ave, Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday – Closed|
|Pitas, Platters, Greek Salads, Chicken Shawarma Pita, andBaklava|
Where can I find the best teriyaki in Pullman, Washington?
Next on the list of good-cheap-fast eats is Oasis.
Get your Teriyaki or Pho fix here. Students and their parents highly recommend Oasis.
|530 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163|
|Daily 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.|
|Teriyaki and Pho|
Where can I find the best tacos in Pullman, Washington?
Tin Tan Tacos
Here’s a good sign. The website is in Spanish.
Another popular place to get yummy food on the cheap. You’ll find all the Mexican dishes.
If you like spicy food, check out the Rated X Burrito – it’s hot!
|Tin Tan Tacos|
|600 NE Colorado ST. Ate. 100 A Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 24 hours, Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Tacos and other specialties|
Where can I find the best pizza in Pullman, Washington?
Porch Light Pizza
Thin crust artisan pizza – gluten-free and vegetarian options. Pizzas are currently $8.35. You can see why this would be a popular place near a college.
The pizza is good – my favorite version is the SILK. It’s original, with peanut sauce, grilled chicken, and cilantro.
Another fan favorite is the buffalo wings pizza – What?!
Don’t worry; Porch Light has all the classic pizza toppings too.
|Porch Light Pizza|
|200 NE Kamiaken Pullman, WA 99163|
|Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.|
|Thin crust artisan pizza – gluten-free and vegetarian options|
Gettin’ fancy restaurants
Where can I find the best American food and cocktails in Pullman, Washington?
Rustic American food. Salads, sandwiches, and burgers are the mainstay. Foundry has a small, carefully curated menu.
Check out the Rosemary Lamb Lollipops, Steak Salad, or Spicy Grilled Chicken sandwich.
I think the main attraction of the Foundry is the facade, decor, and that fantastic patio.
|Foundry Kitchen & Cocktails|
|125 SE Spring St, Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday, Friday, and Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., CLOSED Sunday.|
Where can I find the best Cajun food in Pullman, Washington?
I love the food at Birch and Barley. It’s big and open, with plenty of seating for groups.
We had the catfish PO-boy and shrimp etouffee – delicious!
Also, check out the Rajin’ Cajun Pasta.
|Birch and Barley|
|1360 Bishop Blvd., Pullman, WA|
|Tuesday – Saturday Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Dinner 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. (last seating at 8 p.m.)|
|Burgers, sandwiches, seafood, steak – the menu has a decidedly cajun theme.|
Where can I find the best comfort food in Pullman, Washington?
South Fork Public House
Comfort food – the Cougar Gold Mac n’ Cheese is highly recommended by locals.
The atmosphere is warm and friendly.
Southfork hosts beer pairing dinners, seasonal beer tastings, and wine pairing dinners.
Watch their Facebook page for special social events. This is also a great spot to watch every possible sporting event – including WSU Cougar away games.
|South Fork Public House|
|1680 S Grand Ave Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday Closed, Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.|
|The baby back ribs and cilantro pesto pasta are also a favorite.|
What is the best brewpub in Pullman, Washington?
Paradise Creek Brewery
Paradise Creek is worth a stop just for the building. The restaurant is in a historic post office. Fortunately, the food and beer are great too.
Paradise brews all their creative beer in town.
What they serve: Pub food.
Look at the Brazillian Seafood Stew or Chicken Cacciatore for something unexpected.
And, of course, the beer.
|Paradise Creek Brewery|
|245 SE Paradise St. Pullman, WA 99163|
|Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (note the afternoon closing)|
CLOSED Sunday and Monday
What is the best restaurant for a celebration dinner in Pullman, Washington?
The interior of this family-owned Italian restaurant has a happenin’ industrial vibe.
One of the fanciest restaurants in Pullman, entrees average $20.
The warm, cozy (but chic) atmosphere makes this a perfect date night, celebration, or special outing with someone you want to impress.
The appetizer menu features Black Cypress Dips and Clams – my two favorites on the menu.
There are eight carefully selected entrees on today’s menu – so be sure you’re in the mood for what they offer.
|215 E. Main Street Pullman, WA 99163|
|Monday – Thursday 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday – Saturday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., CLOSED Sunday|
|Greek and Italian food|
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