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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%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (66 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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81 - 90 of 654 reviews

Reviewed October 28, 2017

I got the Fisherman's Stew to go, and it was plentiful and very delicious! It had just enough seafood and the perfect balance of variety. My co-workers went for their (before 6 p.m.) dinner special; which they raved about the next day. They went back...More

Thank Derin n
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Great dining place, good food, service, and atmosphere. Happy to go there again! Got a surprise with the Sunset dinner, very good.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed October 23, 2017

It's been years since I patronized Budd Bay Cafe. Years ago, they were a fabulous restaurant. They had a walk up window where you could buy a cup of their clam chowder to go, which really was great on one of our gray, rainy days....More

1  Thank SeattleMeadowlark
Reviewed October 20, 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 October 12, 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 October 11, 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 WesleyG437
Reviewed October 4, 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 October 3, 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 October 2, 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

1  Thank lorinehallc
Reviewed October 2, 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
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Michael G
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.
Ashley W
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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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