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Shipwreck Cafe

244 Madrona Beach Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502-9537
+1 360-866-4788
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
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06:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
244 Madrona Beach Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502-9537
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly staffed place. Casual atmosphere, old fashioned upholstered booths, open kitchen, good service. The senior swabbies biscuits 'n sausage gravy is the best to be had. Breakfast crowd can make it noisy especially on weekends. Plenty of available parking however. If I have...More

Thank cheezemaker
Reviewed 9 June 2017

On my way to Union, WA, I saw the "CAFE" sign from the freeway. My intuition (and growling stomach) said, pull over, so I did. All alone in the middle of a huge parking lot was the Shipwreck Cafe. Honestly, there is nothing nearby, but...More

Thank AnnieOlson
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This was the best oyster sandwich we have ever had. The ciabatta roll was soft with a very generous portion of fried oysters. The next time we have a craving for an oyster sandwich we will come here.

Thank Dklivingston
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite off-the-beaten path independent restaurants. The food is good and the service is usually good. We moved away from that area so we had not been there for several years and noticed that the prices have gone up. Other than...More

Thank Wspmf1
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Last Saturday I missed the exit on I-5 to go to our intended breakfast stop. So we drove on and stumbled across the Shipwreck Cafe. Had on of their senior breakfasts, and was quite disappointing. The food was okay at the best, but way overpriced...More

Thank GeorgeTheDriver
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Maybe it was the day we went, but the meal was disappointing. My burger wasn't too bad, and the fries were plentiful, but my daughter got the 2 piece fish dinner, and asked for 2 dressings on the side for her salad, but got 1,...More

Thank gayleh-k
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

So very good eggs benedict was excellent service fast highly recommended, friendly service. Easy on and off the 101.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I have been to this cafe few times and I found the food to extremely good, has good menu and variable choices for young and old. There to few of these places around these days, but this fits well. Plenty of parking and very easy...More

Thank kdeaksea
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Shipwreck Cafe...the name says it ALL! After typing in the best ten states to go for succulent seafood/food, I decided to journey to the state...Oregon. After, re-stocking my snack-pack in preparation for my plane trip and quest, I anxiously typed in places to go for...More

Thank Butterfly-JOY777
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I was a kid, I'm almost 40 now . Still great service. Food is still good though not what it used to be. Great breakfast and lunch spot.

Thank Amaris C
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24 August 2015|
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Response from Markwkimberly | Reviewed this property |
I am an customer of the resturant, I cannot answer that. I only wrote an review. It was an awesome experience though!!
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Madrona Beach Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502-9537
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-866-4788
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