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“Great Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Dockside Bistro

Dockside Bistro
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Ranked #13 of 345 Restaurants in Olympia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Columbia Ave NW
Lacey, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Great Place!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Went there last evening (for the first time) for my birthday ,we were a party of 8.
We were served fresh hot bread with a olive oil dip right after we placed our drink order. The bread was very good and they put more on the table when they saw that one of the little loafs was gone. Very attentive staff! The food was excellent, can't praise it enough. I had the Tenderloin and it was so flavorful and tender, tried the Halibut of my husbands plate (again very good) and the Duck of my sons plate ( wonderful)! We also had dessert and once again, it was very very good (Creme Brûlée, Bread pudding and a chocolate dessert drink that was out of this world)! The water was refilled several times without having to ask and the relaxed ambience made us feel comfortable to laugh and chat. When the check came they had removed the charge for my glass of wine because of my birthday! I thought that was very nice :)

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank sembesh
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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner with my wife. The meal had lots of flavor with items not found every where. Try the duck very nice. Great seafood.

Thank JLHogan
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Olympia, Washington, United States
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“One of Olympia's finest”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The Dockside has great food in a very pleasant atmosphere. The wine selection is good and the servers are knowledgeable. They obviously care about the quality of food, wine, presentation and service. Every meal we've had here has been a delight.

Visited March 2014
Thank Doug R
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Outta Sight!”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The Dockside Bistro is a gem! The food is incredible with service to match! The roasted beet salad is fantastic and the lamb chops were just outstanding!

Visited January 2014
Thank Terry S
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Olympia, Washington
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delicious food, delightful view, and a dedicated owner”
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We dine at Dockside several times each year, and it never disappoints. Lunch or dinner, the food is always excellent. We love the salmon BLT and fish tacos at lunch; any seafood you order for dinner will be fresh and perfectly cooked - not something you can necessarily say about most restaurants. The view is quite lovely, overlooking the marina. And our favorite aspect of the restaurant? The owner. She is kind, gracious, and committed to the community, sometimes hosting events with the proceeds going toward a person or organization that has suffered a loss - often the type of loss that doesn't make it to the front page of the newspaper, but is "front-page news" to the person or organization that has suffered. So become a regular...you'll not only get consistently good food, sometimes with a pairing of flavors you might not have thought of, but you may also have an opportunity to contribute to a worthy cause in OlyWA.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Lynne M
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