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5th Avenue Sandwich Shop

117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
+1 360-705-3393
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (71 reviews)
“soups” (31 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Little unassuming place right in the heart of downtown. Interior looks like a typical diner. Ordered the half tuna sandwich on jalapeño bread and half Caesar salad. The Caesar salad was nothing special but the tuna and bread were delicious! Definitely drooled over the dessert...More

Thank robrien0215
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large variety of sandwiches and excellent home made soups. Lots of govn't offices nearby so tends to be busy at noon. Also has drive through service..Right between the two one way streets on fifth.

Thank Klahane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the best French dip on the 3 occasions I have visited this shop. The portions are generous and the wait staff are attentive and pleasant. The prices are very reasonable, much better than fast food places for inferior food!

Thank lianebaum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Great service, great sandwiches! I highly recommend this spot. My partner and I stopped here twice on our west coast road trip and can't recommend it enough! So so tasty! The portions are big, food delicious and a super affordable meal!

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Delicious sandwiches - love the Hot Oly! The bread is fresh baked, the staff is always friendly and the food always delicious!

Thank TravelerWa62
Reviewed 14 April 2017

5th Avenue Sandwich Shop is my younger son's favourite place for a turkey sandwich and a frequently requested stop...even though it's over 20 miles away from us! The turkey is true roasted turkey, the bread they bake themselves, and the price is great for the...More

Thank jay s
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

While this restaurant isn't much for ambiance, it makes up for it with service and food. Great sandwiches and salads. Their house made potato chips are yummy.

Thank inchild
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place was great! Everyone was very nice the whole time we were there. I ordered the Hot Oly and it was great. They also bake the bread fresh and have homemade pies. I have found my new sandwich place.

Thank Taylor c
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I love this sandwich shop they always have fresh baked bread you have your choices a bread but in your sandwiches soup of the day and it's just a great place to have lunch I love the reuben sandwich and their chicken salad sandwich is...More

Thank tim H
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

There's a lot of hype about this place but I wasn't impressed by anything that I've eaten there. Wally's on the Westside beats these guys.

Thank Hazelpip
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Subject: An inquiry from a TripAdvisor user Hello. We are planning to visit your restaurant soon. We wanted to find out if you have any menu items that a family member could eat. The family member has the following food allergies: gluten, corn, soy, and peanut. We would appreciate this information. Thank you.
29 August 2015|
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Response from clship | Reviewed this property |
I would hate to give an incorrect answer so I would suggest simply asking the restaurant. I think they do have alternative choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-705-3393
  • E-mail