The Locals Guide to Downtown Yakima

Summer 2019, Issue 001, Updated: September 29, 2019


Consider yourself family, because these are the places that we recommend to family and friends. They are our personal faves, all eclectic and within the walkable historic downtown core. No pay for play ever, so you’re getting the straight local scoop.

Look for the 💗 for I Heart Yakima well-loved spots that we frequent and recommend. We drop wisdom on the places that we flirt with, but don’t get to as often with a 💡.

A little tip from our heart to yours: Our valley is geographically large and populated, yet our agrarian small-town roots and vibe remain. Here, “gone fishing” is for real. So if you have your heart set on a specific spot, best to call ahead.

Cheers to hanging like a local!