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Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters

516 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501-1204
+1 360-786-6717
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (8 reviews)
“pastries” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (20 reviews)
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516 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501-1204
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Reviews (88)
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coffee is OK, which doesn't mean much in downtown Olympia where there's at least one good espresso shop every block. The staff is snooty and distant. The food is mediocre. The ambience is pretty comfortable. I wander in about once a year to see...More

Thank meinoly
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I love the way they make little trees, flowers, and leaves in the foam. The coffee itself is delicious, and the ambience is just what you'd want from a coffeehouse; relaxed and comfortable.

Thank SteveWestfield
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Pleasant environment that is welcoming .With the ability to see the roasting room from inside the store. Staff were friendly and educated as to the nuances of each of the offered beans. well rounded full flavored to mellow and sweeter there is something for everyones...More

Thank Ulsternana
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The place is great for coffee with the girlfriends. The staff was friendly, the coffee was fresh, hot & good! A hidden jewel downtown Olympia. You can take a breath or you can talk, smile & have a belly laugh. Next chance I get, I'm...More

Thank MsK253
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first time there. It is a good place to meet friends and was very suitable for conversation. The coffee was good and although the food choices were limited, they were quite tasty.

Thank Rick j
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I was headed for a national chain coffee shop a few doors down when I came across Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters. This is the type of coffee shop where you want to meet friends, spend time reading or studying, or just take a break....More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Locally roasted coffee, an acceptable cup. Not a big fan of the chai, but the hot chocolate ie and s delicious. Service is incredibly slow, almost as though it is a test of one's will. Rest assured that no hipsters were harmed during the preparation...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The coffee is absolutely stupendous. I have only had a few of the baked goods but all were very tasty.

Thank KzKayne
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Olympia for the day with my husband and 7 year old son. We're from Michigan and were on vacation in the Pacific Northwest. This coffee shop is wonderful! It's cozy and inviting inside. The staff went above and beyond, even bringing me...More

Thank vrieskie
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopping in Olympia for a couple of hours we needed a good coffee. I sure am.glad we stopped here. Not only is there a nice atmosphere and the staff are pleasant and helpful but the coffee tastes fantastic. We had the drip coffee which can...More

Thank BA001
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-786-6717
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