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El Sarape

1200 Cooper Point Rd SW, Ste 100, Olympia, WA 98502-1160
+1 360-352-1201
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good18%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“carne asada” (2 reviews)
“west side” (4 reviews)
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1200 Cooper Point Rd SW, Ste 100, Olympia, WA 98502-1160
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taco Tuesday to our surprise....$1.00 each and they were filling, delicious and you could order them with pork, chicken and beef.

Thank marsha g
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had a fantastic time. Great service. The help is friendly but not bothersome. The service is superb, the food is tasty, the environment is family like. We had a great time at a reasonable price. ENJOY

Thank Thomas I
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The ambiance here is great! Clean, well lit and inviting. The bar looks hopping and an indoor fire pit. Get a margarita here is you will be content. When I think about Mexican food in Olympia I cry. Bland at best, rotten and foul tasting...More

Thank Family_Traveler_A1
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were looking forward to seeing how the new location for El Sarape was doing, but were disappointed. The decor is very nice. Gone is the typical Mexican decor used in most Mexican restaurants, and a nice modern upscale look is in its place. Very...More

Thank AreWeHavingFunYet
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My wife and I had dinner at the new El Sarape location this evening. Nothing special, the food is OK. The new location is nice, and the décor shows that they put some thought and money into the place. The menu appears to have been...More

Thank Ghery1952
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Been going to El Serape for 30 yrs. Food was always reliably good - as was service. Margaritas always tasty with a little buzz. The new Westside location is truly attractive. Service is sub par these days (been there @ five times in the last...More

Thank 1970cindyw
Reviewed 8 August 2017

El Sarape is a local "chain" of about five restaurants and the one on the Westside of Olympia is in a new location on black lake Blvd. Menu has some changes and the food remains good and flavorful (spiced). Many view El Serape as less...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has moved from Cooper Point Road to Black Lake Road by the Outback. Really nice inside with lots of seating everywhere including the bar where we are last night. The bartender was fast, courteous, efficient and pretty. Cocktails were right on (made healthy)....More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I would not even bother with this place, chips and salsa were okay but that's it. Taco had no taste. Taco Bell beats them. Too bad Black Bear left.

Thank kwfnut
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was very excited to hear El Sarape had a guacamole bar, so I thought I would try this place out. After being seated, I asked our waitress about the guacamole bar. She stared at me with a disgusted look on her face as if...More

1  Thank _stephaniecapps21
Christine R, Public Relations Manager at El Sarape, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

It is beyond embarrassing to hear about your experience. We are so sorry this happened. We are just as excited about the guacamole bar as you are!! Very sorry that wasn't the feeling you got from your server. If you don't mind, I would really...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Cooper Point Rd SW, Ste 100, Olympia, WA 98502-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-352-1201
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