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Budd Bay Cafe

525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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11 - 20 of 585 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to some good food and service. Overall, we had neither. It was a slow night for the restaurant, so we were seated quickly. That was the last time we could describe our service as quick. It took our server quite awhile...More

Thank TheCheerfulGivers
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The menu is full of yummy seafood, but there is something for everyone. Short, but good cocktail list and a variety of NW wines and beers.

Thank carron h
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is my families favorite seafood restraunt. We usually do several appetizers and chowder with drinks. A little expensive but well worth it. The seafood is always fresh and the desserts are fantastic and big enough to share. I recommend Budd Bay to visitors who...More

Thank Wesley G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had a fantastic waitress who's name escapes me now but she recommended two appetizers instead of an entree. Wrapped Scallops and Seared Tuna (plus a bowl of NE Clam Chowder). She was correct. Fantastic! Also were able to enjoy an evening on the patio overlooking...More

Thank netfish
Reviewed 3 October 2017

BBC has been one of the 'go to' places for family and visitor entertainment dinners for more than 20 years. The view is the best....sitting outside (when available and weather permitting) is the best location for eating on the water in Olympia.

Thank BobbyGolympia_WA
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were not all that impressed. The food was sub par, and the prices were very expensive. Would not recommend this place for sure. The view was great though

Thank lorinehallc
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Budd Bay is one of those places that you can go and you can always rely on getting a great meal. If it's a nice day, you can sit outside overlooking the boardwalk and the harbor.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Was good food & good service! Next time I have family & or friends coming into town for a visit, we’ll come here to enjoy food family & fun!

Thank ShelleyTK
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Good food atmosphere was wonderful, quite so we could talk without yelling. And service was great.I give it a 10

Thank evasV75FK
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We've always been impressed with the staff. They are always friendly, smiling, and go out of their way to take care of you. The sourdough bread is amazing and the Sunday brunch is the best in Olympia.

Thank Mike J
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Michael G
27 August 2017|
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Response from Diwi1950 | Reviewed this property |
Again - I don´t know
16 July 2017|
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Response from carolmK3397WF | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but you could call and ask. The phone number is (360) 357-6963.
Ashley W
26 April 2017|
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Response from G3581FKmarcusm | Reviewed this property |
In the upper $20 range with a beverage. I can't remember the exact price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-6963
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