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Budd Bay Cafe

525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“salmon” (65 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We experienced great food and and great, personable service! Everyone in our group of 8 was happy and left wanting to go back!

Thank lkchome
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food very good. Budd Bay has always been a sure bet re food. Service was great. Do feel that it is time they do a retrofit. Beautiful location although very worn look. We will return although it will be a while. Really looking very run...More

Thank Dee M M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a good meal, but the service was VERY slow and the ambiance is just average. The setting is very pleasant - on the water facing a small marina, with outdoor seating available if weather allows.

Thank JoyceMU2015
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Budd Bay Cafe is the best restaurant in Olympia, and has been consistently good for over 25 years. We have never had an meal we didn't enjoy, brunch through late evening meal. Summer time dining on the dock is a special treat, while a warm...More

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Nice place, very good food. Drinks are fine. Waiter/Bartender overworked. View to the water and marina. Clean bathrooms.

Thank Ursula B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great place for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. The spread for brunch is impressive. Great for groups and out-of-town guests. Really comfortable ambience. A little upscale but not at all stuffy. Nice menu with a variety of choices. Everything we've tried has been delicious. Steak,...More

Thank OlyAnnie
Reviewed 2 May 2017

e were there on a Sunday evening not realizing that sunset dinners apply all evening on Sundays. Started with a shrimp cocktail with a tangy sauce and fresh shrimp. On to a Caesar salad with crisp greens and a tasty dressing with hints of lemon...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Just ate here again last week, I've never had a just ok meal here, it's alway above the normal. It was 21 years ago my wife and I had our first date here, I picked it then because of how good it was and to...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Truly enjoyed this above average eating establishment the Cippiono and Bud' seafood sampler are out of this world delicious. The death by peaches cobbler is the best dessert that i have eaten in a long time. This is truly one of Olympia's finest and the...More

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My husband and I had a nice dinner for two with a chance to talk without the kids:) It was a little on the later side of the evening (almost 8pm) and we were seated right away. Our waitress was very attentive and our table...More

Thank Kimberly T
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Michael G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Diwi1950 | Reviewed this property |
Again - I don´t know
17 July 2017|
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Response from carolmK3397WF | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but you could call and ask. The phone number is (360) 357-6963.
Ashley W
26 April 2017|
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Response from G3581FKmarcusm | Reviewed this property |
In the upper $20 range with a beverage. I can't remember the exact price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6963
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