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Martin Way Diner

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American, Diner
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2423 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506-4820
+1 360-705-1438
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun 06:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Olympia, Washington
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love the Martin Way Diner! Frequent visitors to this old fashioned diner. Great milkshakes, very good meatloaf, and all the breakfast you could ever eat. Like to take out of town guests to breakfast here. It's our favorite go-to place when we just don't feel like cooking dinner!

Thank evanslkwd
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went here for first time today. Just moved into area. Cute little local stop. Everyone was very friendly and service was great. Food was well prepared and came out hot and delicious. Syrup was warmed and coffe was plentiful. A lot of the customers seemed to know each other and the servers. Would definitely go back. Good find.

Thank Quilter59
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98 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Typical diner with find-your-own-seating. Their fish and chips and decaf coffee isn't bad. Good friendly staff.

Thank David R
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We went to have breakfast at this restaurant after staying in the area for the night. I got their French toast which was good. My boyfriend got the biscuit and gravy, their sausage gravy is SUPER GOOD. I kept eating off his plate. I will visit again.

Thank Nate S
East Olympia, Washington
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had dinner here tonight and ordered the chicken pot pie. I had three forks full and could not eat any more. The flavor was perfume like and there was very little turkey in the pie. My partner had a chicken fried steak sandwich and wanted to substitute a salad for the fries. We were told that you had to get... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

An old Ribeye restaurant now reborn as a decent diner. Good high cal breakfasts and decent burgers, sandwiches and other lunch foods.

Thank Glomared
Des Moines, Washington
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The staff isn't incredibly attentive but the other diners are so friendly! Every time I have gone it's always a great atmosphere where people aren't afraid to chat with their neighbors. Food is good, hash browns are soggy but all in all typical diner food.

Thank Rebecca F
Fort Lewis, Washington
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Husband and I visited on a Saturday morning, and it was packed (always a good sign, empty parking lots don't bode well). Despite the busy morning, our food order was taken quickly, and the food arrived about when we'd expected. Nothing super fast, nor super slow. The server was very attentive, refilled water without our asking, refilled my tea pot... More 

Thank djak12
Olympia, Washington
Level Contributor
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The food is great: well prepared and a lot of it. The wife usually orders oysters, and I like to be adventurous and order stuff I've never had. I now dream about their chili omelette. The décor is absolutely primitive but clean. If you go when it's not crowded, you get to hear the 1950's rock 'n roll piped in... More 

Thank Alan J
Olympia, Washington
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474 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Martin Way Diner has the old-fashioned comfortable look you would expect of a diner. We stopped there for Saturday morning breakfast, and it was excellent. The portions are plentiful and the staff is friendly, fast, and efficient. The menu, food, and the prices are what you would expect in a diner. They have daily specials in food and drinks.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2423 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506-4820
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-705-1438

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