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King Solomon's Reef

212 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1105
+1 360-742-3199
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good53%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
212 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1105
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

waiter and food very good. atmosphere somewhat sketchy. felt monitored, like wearing a tie was outside a culturally accepted attire. fried chicken was great, as are the mashed potatoes and gravy. salad fresh and crisp. RC Cola on tap was a nice surprise. food was...More

Thank MJ C
Lindy M, Owner at King Solomon's Reef, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi MJ, My name is Lindy, I am one of the owners. Thank you for your review and I am glad you liked the food. I am sorry you felt judged or uncomfortable. We get people from all backgrounds and lines of work here, from...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Yes, it’s a diner and kind of a dive, and while the “just the facts ma’am” wait staff may run true to form for diners everywhere, the food is fantastic. The decor is eclectic as are the regulars. It felt like dinner and a show...More

Thank Susie K
Lindy M, Owner at King Solomon's Reef, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you so much and I am really excited that you tried so many pies!! We appreciate your fun review and hope to see you in again next time you're in town.

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We saw they had pies and decided to stop in after lunch for a treat. It was great. We looked at the menu. Lots of comfort food. Tater tot nachos sounded good. Then we saw them. They looked great. Its a divey looking diner with...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

On the scale of diners, drive ins and dives, this place makes the dive chart being a hole in the wall with funky decor...and great people who took care of us and food was good and huge portions. I'd go back for sure. The scariest...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My first time in Olympia, I was passing through around lunch time and just happened to randomly choose the Reef - pretty sure it was because it had the word "burgers" outside. They had a classic diner menu, with vegan and vegetarian options included. The...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was out and about Oly with a friend from out of town and wanted to go out for lunch to a place that they would not have where they were from, something unique…something distinctly Olympia without being to “fluffy” or “funky”. I had been...More

Thank ducklakedaniel
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Our hotel recommended this great little place as we needed a meal at midnight on a weekday. I had the grilled tempeh sandwich, really tasty. My travelling companion had the tofu fried chicken style burger. The coating was nice but the patty was a bit...More

Thank hereandthere2012
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent breakfast. Omelets and pancakes are delicious. Well worth going. It is well known for its mac and cheese as well.

Thank allyson360
Reviewed 6 August 2017

What's not to like about this place? If you need quiet, better stay away! The seats are worn out for a reason!

Thank yosemiterisk
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

An old downtown dinner but dam the food was good. Pancakes had a unique tasty flavor, chicken and waffles, biscuit and gravy were all ordered. The 2 hr breakfast road trip for my son birthday was a hit, something he will remember. It is hard...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-742-3199
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