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“Everything Organic, Excellent Experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Mark

The Mark
Ranked #153 of 343 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Olympia, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Everything Organic, Excellent Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

All their beef and pork are sourced locally. Well executed, good quality pasta dishes. Creative drink menu...good and reasonably priced.
Perfect setting for a layed back dinner, drink w friends or a romantic evening.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank loveformeat
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Olympia, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Won't return”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

Lousy recipes and limited selections. I don't understand the good reviews of the food here at all. Go to Basillico's, downtown on Capital Way, if you are looking for good, authentic, made from scratch Italian food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Michael3118
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Olympia, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unique Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

One of my favorite places in Olympia for well-prepared food made with local, fresh ingredients and quite reasonably priced for the quality. Kind of a throw-back ambience. Dark wood, quiet, cozy. The menu is not large but meat, chicken and pasta selections with an overall mediterranean cum northwest influence. I love the cacciopepe pasta. One of the few bars I know of that stocks Italian aperitifs and digestivos, like amaro and fernet branca.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Phroggie
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Olympia, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Locally sourced organic elegantly presented on serene patio”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

The ambiance of The Mark Patio feels like a mini vacation to Southern Climes: Globe lights, walls of blooming jasmine, hidden gardens made of herbs. The setting is set for elegantly presented and locally farmed organic produce served in tune with the seasons. The Colvin Ranch steak is an indulgent experience, but save room for some signature drinks as you breathe it all in and think of good times.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank SKYJEM
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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Quaint but poor service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Bartenders are hit or miss, some seem to understand service and others ignore you all together. Sugar ants in the drink spouts were also a problem last summer. A group of friends and I had to return multiple drinks due to the tiny floating creatures. I have heard the food is excellent but have never eaten here.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Rhiannon D
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