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Budd Bay Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (43 reviews)
“salmon” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally meet gals from high school...graduated a LONG time ago. lol They have a fair menu...nothing different from other seafood restaurants. Last time I ordered the Sunset dinner which everything was good except the main entree, the crab cakes. I couldn't put my finger...More

Thank MargieJW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant often. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the food is delicious. We highly recommend the clam chowder. They will offer a small bit of cream sherry poured on top if you wish. It is just the right touch. We have...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated fast and the staff got us drinks in minutes. The food was excellent and the staff was great. The prices were reasonable. We had a good time, had a great seafood meal overlooking the water. I think we will be back very...More

Thank mebyrne57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for a casual dine. Super Happy Hour Specials. Come as you are! Longstanding Olympia Icon. Safe for any occasion. Dine with confidence.

Thank adidave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great outdoor deck or inside view of Olympia harbor. Good menu & food with relaxed atmosphere. And, brunches on Sundays.

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant! Delicious seafood Alfredo, pan fried otters, crab cakes and salads!! Definitely worth the visit!

Thank ReneeCo
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Great fried clams and good service. Since the food and service at Olympia’s Mollusk House has gone down hill so much, this is now the best seafood restaurant in Olympia.

Thank Brimsmith
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We went for Thanksgiving and it was awesome. We were seated right away at a table overlooking the bay. Our server was very friendly. The food was amazing and lots of it. My boyfriend was able to have salmon, steak, ham and turkey. All of...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Called ahead and asked about Saturday morning breakfast service. It was about 10:00am. "We serve breakfast until 10:50. FIVE-OH." Should have known the experience would be less than, given that intro....

Thank Scubamomwa
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

In general, the food is mediocre and overpriced, the view of the marina is fun and service is fantastic.

Thank Hazelpip
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Michael G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Diwi1950 | Reviewed this property |
Again - I don´t know
17 July 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
26 April 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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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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