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“Quaint little place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Basilico

Basilico
Ranked #10 of 344 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Westerville, Ohio
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Quaint little place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

really enjoyed my dinner at Basilico! The lasagna and wine list were aawesome! :) the staff was amazing - great service. I'd go back there in a heart beat!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Lizzib1972
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English first
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Service, Food, Atmosphere - All Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

Arriving fairly late (45 min before closing), my son, his friend and I thought we might be turned away. On the contrary, we were warmly greeted, seated and served without being hurried or pushed. The wine was excellent, the service outstanding without being overbearing and the food was tremendous. My generous portion of lasagna was delicious, my son's full plate of braised pork shoulder was so tender it disappeared almost faster than it appeared and his friend's pasta dish was incredibly tasty. While our visit extended beyond closing time, we were never given any hint that the staff was waiting to leave. Can't wait to return on our next visit to Olympia - Basilico has become my favorite restaurant in this charming capital city.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank WaukeshaWalkAbouts
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Hilo, Hawaii
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

On a beautiful Thursday evening we decided to try this restaurant for the first time. Greeted by a wonderful young lady, we were seated in a nice table to begin a great Italian evening. Our waiter and wine extraordinaire was outstanding with attentive service all evening. Starting with a grilled vegetable appetizer, we tasted marvelous flavors none ever better. The pasta dishes lasagna and tagliatelle Verdi alla Rivera were both homemade and excellent. We finished with tiramisu for dessert which was also homemade and ranks at the top of the list for freshness. Not for those who want a cheap night out, but worth every penny.

Visited May 2014
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Thank rbkoch
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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Service, service, service outstanding. Wine and suggestions appt and entree were the the best. Follow the great staffs ideas to make your dinner the best in Olympia.

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Thank JLHogan
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Olympia, Washington
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366 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, wonderful service, relaxing and enjoyable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Have been here many times for various events and never had even an "average" experience. Last time was for a family birthday. Got good suggestions for wine, which was hard because our orders were all over the menu; fish, pork, ravioli, pasta. Each dish was very tasty. The menu includes vegetarian and gluten free options and they are all good. Of particular note is that we were not rushed. Enjoy the food, enjoy the wine, have some conversation. The wait staff has always been helpful and adds a lot to the experience.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hal72
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