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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (55 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 via mobile

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

Thank ReneeCo
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Hazelpip
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Budd Bay for a quick lunch while in Olympia. Many of the tables were situated near the windows with a waterfront view. A friendly hostess seated me and I had a pleasant waiter who got my food and check out quickly. The fish...More

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The place has a great location with nice views of the marina. The service was good. The prices and quality were a little off. There are better places in the downtown area,

Thank gregg w
Reviewed 28 October 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 curiouskitty02
Reviewed 27 October 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 23 October 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

Thank SeattleMeadowlark
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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