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McMenamins Spar Cafe

) #12 of 289 Restaurants in Olympia $$ - $$$ Cafe, American,
114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
+1 360-357-6444
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

This place offers a good breakfast menu. They change their menu according to seasons. For example, in the fall they offer pumpkin pancakes. In general the menu food is good.

Thank gloria g
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I stopped in there with friends to have some dessert. They have great desserts if you are wanting to fill a void with a sweet tooth. I had mud pie cheesecake. It was delicious. You won't be disappointed.

Thank 56Cole
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here during a weekday morning and were quite happy. The omelet I had was delicious and the coffee is great! Attentive service was greatly appreciated. The place looks like it stopped in time during the 1950s. Lovely.

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Had dinner with some buddies: fun atmosphere, good food, but the service was so-so. Certainly worth visiting. My friends say that the breakfast is very good.

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is always interesting. Love the old buildings. The food is good and so are the prices. Wish they were closer to where I live!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

First, you have to have one of the morning cocktails, so good. I had the spar coffee. We had a few items. The Denver omelette was really good. The cheese to filling to egg ratio was perfect. The 4th ave mess was also good. Make...More

Thank Darth V
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

First visit since it was sold and it's perfectly acceptable. The metal frame over the front seating area is a little weird but not horrible. The coffee was great, very hot and actually good. The house breakfast, the usual eggs, meat, potatoes, bread was one...More

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Grabbed lunch here with my MIL. I had a burger and she had a turkey sandwich with cranberries and stuff on it. The food was good. The service wasn't bad. Its in a neat building. Its a good place to stop for a quick lunch...More

Thank MandieSunshine86
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The food and drinks are good. The staff is fun and accommodating. They have yummy, big breakfasts. They also have good appetizers, sandwiches, and burgers. They offer a nice selection of regional beers. There are nice booths that are private, which makes it a nice...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Good brews and Black Rabbit wine. My sandwich was really good--had kimchee and Asian sauce. Great place to sit near a window on a rainy day.

Thank Whaaat77
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if there is anything in particular on the menu but just ask them to make something special for you. These guys are usually very good about taking care of the customers.
Penny S
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jhonesnaps60 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast ends around 1100 to 1200hrs. You can also google to find the answer its correct.
21 August 2015|
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Response from joslyn1966 | Reviewed this property |
The folks at Mcmenamins Spar are super helpful. I have a gluten intolerance and my wife can't eat soy and we do great at all the Mcmenamins including spar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6444
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