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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” (54 reviews)
“salmon” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (59 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

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

Thank Hazelpip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to some good food and service. Overall, we had neither. It was a slow night for the restaurant, so we were seated quickly. That was the last time we could describe our service as quick. It took our server quite awhile...More

Thank TheCheerfulGivers
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The menu is full of yummy seafood, but there is something for everyone. Short, but good cocktail list and a variety of NW wines and beers.

Thank carron h
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is my families favorite seafood restraunt. We usually do several appetizers and chowder with drinks. A little expensive but well worth it. The seafood is always fresh and the desserts are fantastic and big enough to share. I recommend Budd Bay to visitors who...More

Thank Wesley G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had a fantastic waitress who's name escapes me now but she recommended two appetizers instead of an entree. Wrapped Scallops and Seared Tuna (plus a bowl of NE Clam Chowder). She was correct. Fantastic! Also were able to enjoy an evening on the patio overlooking...More

Thank netfish
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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