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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” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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11 - 20 of 576 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surf and Turf! I've been to this place a dozen or so times and it's always great. I take family visiting from out of town here all the time. It's quiet atmosphere and delicious menu options are fantastic for catching up. Food is made to...More

Thank Gotts34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view was nice and they have a special if you get there before 6 pm. Food was average, but my service was not very good. The server had several tables and nobody ever saw him.

Thank 2014ksmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to live in Olympia and loved going to Bud Bay. We had a great dinner there on the 15th while visiting. We sat outside and enjoyed the night. The food was great as usual.

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

`my wife and I had our 15th year anniversary dinner here. all in all it wasn't bad. the tables were a little to close for my comfort. they seated a couple behind us and we had to keep moving around every time the lady got...More

Thank 58775Rick
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Another great Trip Advisor recommendation! We got to sit outside by the water and watch the sunset. The crab dip was very good (though being a MD girl I am partial to blue crab dip). The blackened salmon was excellent as was the seafood combo...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Last night I had a fine meal at Budd Bay in Olympia. My martini was very good as was my dinner of Salmon on a plank. The clam chowder wasn't from Boston, but it was OK. Our waitress was fun and competent. The prices were...More

Thank baltoro
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The location is in an ideal spot, great waterfront views, good location, great sunsets when you can see the sun. The service, and food selections were great. My family and I had a great experience!

Thank jrjojola
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was great, lovely view of the bay! Very friendly service! Went for a friends retirement lunch, we all enjoyed it!

Thank V8500TZhelenk
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have been eating at Budd Bay Cafe for at least 25 years. The food is always good and the waterfront views are divine. Watch boats head out to sail the southern Puget Sound while enjoying a lovely lunch or dinner. It is also open...More

Thank Annryherd
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ate here while on vacation and had pretty good food and service The place was pretty busy but we didn't wait for being seated and served. We had steak and seafood and both were good.

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