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Eastside Big Tom

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2023 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506-4727
+1 360-357-4852
08:30 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 20:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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540 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eastside Big Tom is an Olympia institution - serving big burgers with their Goop Sauce, solid french fries and over 20 flavours of shakes! If you think they're messing around, try the Glazed & Confused breakfast sandwich: a glazed donut with egg, bacon & cheese. The other breakfast sandwiches are called Close Call, Blockage and Heart Stopper....! This is not... More 

Thank jay s
Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

If you want a local tradition as well as an amazing burger experience, Big Toms is the place to go. Rich in local history, this drive thru burger stand has been consistently great since I was a kid and I would recommend them to anyone traveling to the area, over any other lunch spot.

Thank alie258
oly; wash
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I love this place. Not only is the staff friendly; but never make mistakes. I love the burgers and the onion rings are the best in town. Ive had the fish n chips with fries and they are great. They make a mean Cherry Coke and the milkshakes are good too! I visit here at least once a week and... More 

Thank stinkyoly
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the best restaurant in the world i have never had a better burger before. I wish i lived nesr here

Thank Thomas H
1 review
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Yes, they had been cash only until recently, and it speeds things up a bit now that credit cards are accepted. I usually get a BocaBurger, with the goop sauce on the side --- makes the burger a lot less messy. The banana shake is great. Get yourself some tater tots, too, and you're all set!

Thank Larry K
Shelton, Washington
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I haven't ate there for a couple of years and I'm not really sure why other that I have been trying to clean up my act. That being said it's still not an excuse to stay away from an honestly good burger. Treat yourself to a good old Goo Sauce burger once and a while. Great fries and shakes also.... More 

Thank Todd F
Warrenton, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have been going to BIg Toms for over 50 years. there used to be several locations now down to just one. If you are passing by Olympia it is a must stop. The goop is to die for on everything. The staff is great

Thank Bigdawg1955
Olympia, Washington
Level Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Staff came out to car and was very friendly. Took or orders and said they would take them to us at the outdoor seating area. The seating area has an ice cream shop there where we ordered a banana split (yum!). The tables had dinosaurs on them and there were buckets of Dino toys for my... More 

Thank Danilynn B
Olympia, Washington
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153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

As you come up 4th Ave take the time to turn into Eastside Big Tom's This little building serves out big time flavors on all their dishes. The art work around the building is ever changing as are the seasonal decorations. Fun to look at as you wait for the your food to arrive at your car window or if... More 

Thank Philip W
Olympia, Washington
Level Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We went to have a 'goop' burger and fries, and they didn't disappoint. They're always prompt with taking your order and receiving it also in a timely manner.

Thank Roxie12chick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2023 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506-4727
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-357-4852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?