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El Sarape

) #166 of 289 Restaurants in Olympia $$ - $$$ Mexican
4043 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98506-5221
+1 360-459-5525
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good16%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
7 Jul 2017
“customer”
11 Apr 2017
“Small on the outside but big portions inside”
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
4043 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98506-5221
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

parking lot was clean and so was the interior. greeted right away. All staff we encountered very pleasant and helpful. Very recently remodeled both exterior and interior. Beautiful authentic decor. No dust or cobwebs that i could see anywhere. New menu and different menu items....More

Thank Lorinda E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Our waiter helped our teen daughter practice her high school Spanish on him. Big portions. Strong drinks.

Thank AmyRMB
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Reviews should always be in the context of the restaurant and time of day. Twice for dinner has shown El Sarape tops in the Mexican food group. El Serapes prompt service and an authentic menu, (insofar as what we north Americans expect) was a nice...More

Thank Kit B
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Weve been coming here for a long time; but seems the food is not been up to pare lately. They have done away with some items. such as you cant get a smaller order of say; Nachos....you have to get the big one and its...More

Thank stinkyoly
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I ordered the ultimate sarape nachos to share with my grand-son. The serving was more than enough but the extra I paid for the chicken was not worth the money. Instead of fresh, shredded chicken it was dry, old diced chicken. I love the atmosphere...More

Thank PamCh1954
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

They recently changed their menu. I had the taquitos that were delicious, but I found a huge white hair within, that I had to pick out of my mouth. It was disgusting. They brought me a new one, that arrived after my family was done...More

Thank Foodie T
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times the last couple of months. Food always good, service fast and friendly. Excellent range of margarita choices. Probably the highlight has been a range of daily specials not on the menu. Very nice each time I have selected it. Flavorful...More

Thank OlyRanger
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Consistently good food and good for the budget. Get the "Fiesta Dinner" and some chips and that will feed two "normal" persons. All for $20 USD. If you are starving then get the big meal for yourself, and you will still get out of there...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I like trying new places, but I get nervous when it is noon on a Friday, the parking lot is empty (better check what time it is), the restaurant is empty, most of the staff is sitting in a booth talking when you walk in...More

1  Thank akittynamedtabitha
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This restaurant isn't fancy and the service can be inconsistent, but I always stop there to order the Carnitas Special. it is a house specialty. There are two on the menu and you want to order the one that has the bone in pieces of...More

Thank Jan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4043 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98506-5221
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-459-5525
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