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El Sarape

5409 Capitol Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98501-4422
+1 360-956-9488
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
8 Nov 2017
“Dinner with friends”
14 Oct 2017
“Side of Chicken Chimichanga ”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
5409 Capitol Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98501-4422
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

It was a busy place😊didn’t have long to wait for the waiter or the food. Big portions and good too!!

Thank raeleen2015
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We love it here. The staff knows just what we want and are very attentive. I cannot remember how long we have been coming here but we love the staff and the food.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Years ago, this was a great restaurant. I haven't been back in town for years, and decided to meet a friend for dinner. The chips and salsa were good, but beyond that it was a huge disappointment. Pollo a-la Crema was just poorly done. The...More

Thank prizepig
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Excellent staff. Very nice modern decor. The ceviche was not bad. The chips were okay, salsa was fair. The rest of the food was bland and questionable. It almost seemed like it might have been frozen. I ordered the chili relleno and I had to...More

Thank annetho
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Service was good, food taste was not so good. We waited about 20 minutes for a table thinking it was going to be a great experience but we were disappointed after we left. Menu did not have many choices. Overall not a great experience. Very...More

Thank jackiemi2017
Reviewed February 26, 2017

I found the food good and nicely prepared. The prices were reasonable for Washington state. Was disappointed that they had changed from Coke products to Pepsi. Rum and Pepsi is just not the same Rum and Coke. Couldn't finish the drink.

Thank kmvw2017
Reviewed November 24, 2016

We used to come here all the time and the food was fresh and so good. One of the highlights was their salsa. But one taste of the salsa they gave us with chips last night and we both knew that something was different. Both...More

Thank TheNWTammy
Reviewed November 14, 2016

El Sarape serves what I consider good Mexican fare -- you can find better if you look, but it's consistently and reliably good, and the service is ridiculously fast (better than almost anywhere I've ever dined) and the prices are great for the budget-conscious.

Thank BlameRico
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We took the family for dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meal the service was great and the price was reasonable I thought the senior chile relano was excellent and very affordable

Thank JohnandPat991
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Though it was 10:00pm the service and food was fantastic. Honey n I both had coffee it was old n burnt we asked politely for fresh coffee the waiter obliged with a smile. Yes we will return. Loved the whole experience. The Harps

Thank Caroline G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5409 Capitol Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98501-4422
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-956-9488
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