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Burial Grounds

406 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1152
+1 360-359-4285
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mayan mocha” (2 reviews)
“skull” (3 reviews)
“edgy” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
406 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1152
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We are definitely not the “usual” customers here, but we love this place! The staff are exceptionally friendly and we love the spicy Mayan Mocha. I recommend you get it level-3 hot.

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Yes, this place is different. You'll find tattoos, piercings, guitars, art and color. The mostly young clientele are plugged in for the most part, which is fine. We found a nook, ordered our coffee and pastry and played a game of cribbage, undisturbed. The coffee...More

Thank RushCubFan
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fun coffee shop with a unique vibe that fits the name Burial Grounds. Edgy, dark but fun hand painted artwork throughout the coffee shop. They pour a skull Rosetta on top of your latte or Americano. Espresso was fresh roasted and had a nice rich...More

1  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I were intrigued to find out that one of the most popularly recommended things to do while visiting Olympia is a coffee place (of all places). We went in and ordered our drinks and love the presentation, and more so enjoyed the...More

Thank LambdaP
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Burial Grounds fits perfectly into this dark space. It looks like they've been there forever. I love Firefly Roaster's coffee (formerly Hawthorne's)! Unfortunately, I have been treated poorly by the baristas on my last two visits. This morning, I was apparently standing in the barista's...More

Thank InlovewithMerida
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I love this cafe because of how different it is. The dark vibes are a nice change, and the coffee is very good! Love the skull latte art, such a great idea! Worth a visit if in downtown Oly!

Thank TheBeardedAndBlonde
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We make it up to Olympia a few times a year, and luckily decided to pop in here on a Saturday night. It made me feel very nostalgic - like I was back in college again. Disclaimer - if you don't like GOOD music -...More

Thank BChamp73
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop by while visiting Olympia. Friendly staff and patrons. Love the library and outdoor seating area. Coffee tasted pretty darn good. Will be back, thanks!

Thank bayouturtle
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I try to go here every time I'm in Olympia. Despite its goth appearance, which may intimidate some of the more delicate travelers, the staff is very accommodating, the coffee is Great and poured by Expert Baristas, and the food isn't bad either. You can...More

Thank theefamousperson
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Tons of specialty drinks in a cool setting- big reading room with books, comics, and miscellany. Nice to have a memento mori in your foam.

1  Thank Will J
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1152
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-359-4285
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Burial Grounds is a community coffee shop that offers customers the use of public computers as well as a varied menu of traditional and specialty coffee drinks. Freshly roasted beans are provided by Dino's in Olympia and tea is sourced from Mad Hat Tea in Tacoma.
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