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Budd Bay Cafe

525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“salmon” (67 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great food, great service, local seafood, nice decor, patio is great in summer. A favorite of locals for years!

1  Thank HornsAndHawks
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a weeknight. Between 1600-1800 they had 4-course meals for about $23 each. The food was excellent, fair sized portions and the server was very helpful and friendly. It took a little while to get the beverage order but was over all...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Let’s start out by saying the atmosphere was perfect. Overlooking the harbor was so romantic. They met us at the door (which I am not used to) and immediately sat us (I was rude and followed the hostess-they like to set up your table.) the...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

I just picked a random date for when visited, my family and I have had many breakfasts here, and it is usually excellent. I gave it a very good due to the rare occasions when the service is slow. My kid loves the biscuits and...More

Thank LauraK5564
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Matthew was a super server; the wasabi fried oysters (3) as a starter hit the "gong bell" as a winner - each oyster being served on a half shell with a bed of cole slaw placed under the oyster - quite good; my wife enjoyed...More

Thank Sidney R
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This placed smelled amazing when arriving! So many brunch choices! My favorite was the spinach salad with candied pecans; the dressing was fabulous. I also loved the red pepper hummus. Drinking bottomless mimosas on the water is quite nice ... I will definitely visit here...More

Thank Veda R
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Stopped at Budd Bay Cafe for lunch. Plenty of tasty sounding options on the menu to choose from.....salads, sandwiches, seafood, chowder and more. Opted for the Chowder and Caesar Salad....Chowder is very good. The salad could have been a bit larger, but a reasonable lunch...More

Thank Mags52vancouverWA
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

The view was gorgeous. The wait staff was very helpful and friendly. The food was amazing! Was a good place to visit over a delicious meal. Everything was fresh and cooked perfectly.

Thank Tena E
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh, hot, and delicious!! The fresh fruit, veggies and hummus, shrimp, salmon, made to order omelets, crab dip, desserts, etc., were so good that my husband and I made reservations for dinner!!

Thank Sandi N
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Our mid-afternoon lunch consisted of clam chowder and salads, with a slice of lemon cake for dessert. The chowder was thick and well flavored, and we appreciated that bacon wasn't an ingredient, something that we find unnecessary and annoying in a New England style clam...More

Thank HeadingOut98229
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from Diwi1950 | Reviewed this property |
Again - I don´t know
July 16, 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.
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April 26, 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, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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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