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Once Upon a Thyme

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1090 Northwest State Avenue, Chehalis, WA 98532
+1 360-740-8944
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:00
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I'm glad we arrived early because by noon the place had really filled up! With a quaint, homey atmosphere the one large dining room has tables of varying sizes. There is also outside seating on the front porch. We were impressed with the fresh, home made offerings of mostly soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Friendly service too. You order at... More 

Thank Karen M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I classify Thyme as my preferred luncheon in this town. Hidden in the bowels of Chehalis (but not too far off freeway), Thyme is resplendent on its product. Quality ingredients, made fresh to order and a country feel, Joy puts out some impressive product. Slightly different of a process, you choose your lunch off the giant chalkboard (mostly hot or... More 

Thank Jim G
Chehalis, Washington
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I've eaten lunch at this restaurant 4 times now and have been pleased each time. Lots of choices and food is very fresh. Parking can be a little challenging but have a little patience and you will find a spot. Service is great!

Thank TravellingBean_10
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Atmosphere was similar to a tea room. Food and variety was much better than most Tea Rooms. Prices are a little high for the size of portion- mostly the meat in sandwich was a little skimpy. All the food was good. The chocolate tart was excellent. The ginger peach tea was excellent and they refill the glass free. They are... More 

Thank Allen H
Chehalis, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place has a bit of an unusual menu, but everything I've tried is excellent! They're only open certain days and times, but well worth scheduling into your day.

Thank cmayches
Chehalis, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a small town gem for sure. I have never had a bad meal. The down fall it is only open for lunch. People are friendly and accommodating from start to finish. The food is lunch variety of paini to pizza. If your in Chehalis you will thank me.

Thank Shannzboosha
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I love the food and the atmosphere. It's a favorite stop when I take my grandaughters out for lunch.

Thank Linda M
Hong Kong
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had lunch here today and the wrap and panini were very good. In addition to sandwiches and wraps, they offer delicious soups and deserts. The atmosphere is casual / rustic and pleasant. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice lunch with a little more to offer than the usual.

Thank Wandering-B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I stop here every time I drive through Lewis County. Joy is an excellent chef and always makes you feel welcome. Her daily specials are creative and delicious. My favorite soup: Carrot Cashew. Sandwich: Rustic Italian, add turkey if you eat meat. Dessert: Carrot Cake is moist, not too sweet, heavenly. Always has vegetarian and gluten free on the regular... More 

Thank nadine955
Winchester, Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Taking a tip from TripAdvisor we stopped in. The service was great. Food was awesome! We even took time to look through their store.

Thank knrdodson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Northwest State Avenue, Chehalis, WA 98532
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chehalis
  • Phone Number: +1 360-740-8944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?