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Swing Wine Bar

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825 Columbia St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1215
+1 360-357-9464
16:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old house just off the Capitol Way that sits on the hill that overlooks the bay facing west and the capitol building, Swing is the perfect place to enjoy the sunset. The food is trendy, but also reasonably priced and delicious. The brisket was melt-in-your-mouth tender and deliciously juicy. The wine selection is great because duh, it's a wine... More 

Thank Navagante
Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Katie was an incredible server. Really made first time user feel right at home. Atmosphere was casual quality hors d'oeuvres happy hour well priced will definitely return.

1 Thank Tom J
Lacey, Washington
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the wine and rum flights. Bacon wrapped dates were so flavorful & smiley perfect compliment to the wine. Street tacos also delicious. Live guitar was a great Romantic & relaxing treat. The only slight downfall is the very narrow small stairwell and dining areas can feel a bit cramped and overwhelming for those who are a bit cloister phobic.... More 

Thank Amaris C
Federal Way, Washington
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452 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Good wine list, good food, excellent service, nice views - not cheap, but certainly worth it. This is one of the best places to dine in Olympia - the location is small (a converted house), and I highly recommend reservations, especially if you want a window view of the lake.

Thank noworries2000
Buffalo, Wyoming
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Oh, my gosh, this was a wonderful find - we were visiting from Wyoming and checked trip advisor and figured this would be a great find. Perfect service, perfect table, perfect food, perfect drinks.

Thank Wageria
Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

One of our favorite spots in Olympia. Wonderful staff, interesting menu (in a very good way) and great wine selection. Very comfortable and welcoming...Great work all of you!

Thank rodnmartha
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Swing is a small refurbished house that has been converted into a lovely restaurant. We did not have reservations but chose to sit at the bar anyways. We had a lovely view of some body of water (not sure which one) and enjoyed some great wind and appetizers. The bartenders were charming and a lot of fun to chat with.... More 

Thank kathyhK2757IM
Kennewick, Washington
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325 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Located in a house built in 1937 with a lovely view of the lake. We had friendly efficient service. They have a number of $6 specialty cocktails on the happy hour menu and we each tried 2! We had the brisket sliders, the Gorgonzola stuffed mushrooms and the pork bellly and eggs. Everything was wonderful. When we return to Olympia... More 

1 Thank juliebug52
Lacey, Washington
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

had a great time downstairs listening to the live jazz guitar player for arts walk. it was packed and a little too small and cramped downstairs for my anxiety when its a full house. i cant wait for a nice day when we can try the outside seating area overlooking the lake. wine flight was great and i found a... More 

Thank Amaris C
Olympia Washington
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138 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Olympia for 22+ years and always thought of Swing as a cool little wine bar for after work wine flights with friends. This past weekend we met here with friends and sat outside on an early crisp, almost fall, evening. It was surprisingly busy for so early but the service was impeccable. Close, but not too close,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Columbia St SW, Olympia, WA 98501-1215
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-9464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?