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Budd Bay Cafe

525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
+1 360-357-6963
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (61 reviews)
“salmon” (65 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
525 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8230
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a hankering for a bowl of clam chowder and so very glad we found Budd Bay Cafe. A table by the window - right on the waterfront - watching the sun set and lights come on across the by was unexpected ambience. Lots...More

Thank Travelers22018
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very pleasant atmosphere on a night of heavy rain. Warm and welcoming, all the staff were friendly and accommodating. We had a reservation and were promptly seated in a booth overlooking the water.I had the cioppino, which is always a highlight on pacific coast...More

Thank dwgibbs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambience with the wide, broad windows. Staff is pretty nice as well. Very helpful. Food is mediocre, nothing exceptional. Ate breakfast there twice now. Kind of pricey for what you get but it's so Puget Sound.

Thank z0fmui
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pasta with shellfish and sourdough bread. Mum said her wild Salmon with Wasabi cream and glaze was excellent. Can’t wait to return to Olympia Washington and eat at Budd Bay Cafe again!

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Budd Bay Cafe was a lovely place to relax, enjoy dinner and take in the dockside views. We timed our visit to coincide with the sunset, and we were rewarded for our timing. Our dinners consisted of a glass of Prosecco, the yummy, hot Dungeness...More

Thank kindtraveler2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday brunch visit..was very good with a good variety of food..only drawback was peel and eat shrimp which were on the small side and hard to clean..great views

Thank hunblos
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Food was mediocre and a dollar or two overpriced. I ordered the cod tacos and it was topped with raw onion. Would of tasted better with grilled onions. Also, we went a month ago for the Sunday brunch. It was nothing to rave about, but...More

Thank Katrina T
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Trip Advisor gave this restaurant high marks and a local recommended it as well. I am so glad we tried it. The food was high quality, the view and atmosphere were wonderful, and the staff gave a lot of personal attention (you could tell they...More

Thank watsode
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been here for more than 10 years (boring menu, bad fish) but the owners are different and it’s such a nice dockside location. We really liked our lunch. We had well prepared salmon, salads with freshly made dressing, all good. The lemon cake...More

Thank Kathleen2cats
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went to Budd Bay on a recommendation from a new employee at our hotel. The food was fresh and delicious. So good in fact that we ate there a second time while in town. Most of us had salmon but I had a fillet...More

Thank Mansfjj
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Michael G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Diwi1950 | Reviewed this property |
Again - I don´t know
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KathyH360
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.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
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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